Queens family charged for international cocaine trafficking
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This drug ring was all in the family. A married Malba couple and their son from Woodside were formally booked Wednesday in a federal indictment for operating an international cocaine smuggling ring out of a Corona restaurant and export company. Gregorio and Eleonora Gigliotti, ages 59 and 54 respectively, and their son Angelo Gigliotti, 34, were […]

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Former Queens ‘Cop of the Year’ arrested on drug trafficking charges
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Two years ago he was “Cop of the Year,” but on Monday he was busted in Florida on cocaine trafficking charges, according to police. Philip LeRoy, who received the prestigious award in 2012 by former Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly for his work in the 114th Precinct, was arrested in Florida for attempting to buy 10 […]

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De Blasio swears in Bill Bratton as NYPD Commissioner
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The city’s Police Department has officially changed hands. Mayor Bill de Blasio publicly administered the oath of office to Bratton, 66, at Police Headquarters Thursday afternoon after he was officially sworn in as NYPD Commissioner during a private ceremony at Police Headquarters just after midnight on Jan 1. Speaking before administrating the oath, de Blasio declared […]

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City officials announce new pay-by-phone parking program
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City residents can soon pay for parking on-the-go, officials said Thursday. Motorists will be able to pay for parking via cell phone and also online at all 14,000 city parking meters, taking away the need to place paper receipts on dashboards. The Department of Transportation (DOT), NYPD and Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the new program […]

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Five Queens men charged in alleged luxury car theft ring

A luxury automobile theft ring responsible for allegedly stealing 48 high-end vehicles, valued at close to $2.4 million has been shut down,  District Attorney Richard Brown announced Wednesday. As a result of the investigation, 18 people have been charged, including five people from Queens, said Brown. Those charged are accused of stealing the cars from Queens County […]

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