Five-alarm inferno in Queens Village amid stormy weather
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Updated Monday, June 1, 11:24 a.m. Firefighters battled a five-alarm inferno at a Queens Village commercial building Sunday night amid wild weather that caused street closures borough-wide due to flooding. According to the FDNY, the blaze broke out at about 6:30 p.m. on the ground floor of the warehouse located in the area of 218th Street and […]

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Cops seek Elmhurst shooter who injured two during gunplay
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Police ask for the public’s help in finding a gunman who injured two people after opening fire on an Elmhurst street last weekend. Authorities said the incident occurred at 12:10 a.m. on May 24, when the suspect—described as a black male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with white letters on the front, white jeans and […]

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Shooting at Queensbridge Houses leaves one dead, two injured
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A 23-year-old man was gunned down and two others were injured in a shooting at the Queensbridge Houses in Long Island City early Saturday morning, police reported. According to authorities, the gunfire erupted at about 2:30 a.m. in a courtyard of the housing complex on 12th Street between 40th and 41st avenues. Officers from the […]

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Mayor de Blasio promises NYCHA overhaul to fix finances, repairs
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Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan Tuesday to help revitalize public housing and fix financial problems of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) by using the housing complexes more efficiently and reducing expenses. The plan, NextGeneration NYCHA, involves various initiatives targeted to save the reeling city agency, which has only “one month remaining of surplus […]

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City to spend $300M over next three years on NYCHA housing roof replacements
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) announced a new initiative that will benefit thousands of residents, including those at the Queensbridge Houses in Long Island City, in the upcoming years. The city officials announced Saturday that $100 million will be going toward addressing the issue of mold at NYCHA […]

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