Manhattan man faces 11 years in prison for robbing three elderly Queens women


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A Manhattan man will soon be sentenced to 11 years in prison after pleading guilty to two separate Queens home invasions, involving three women, one as old as 97, according to the district attorney’s office.

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Rookie NYPD cop accused of cashing $7K in stolen checks


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A rookie cop risked his future in the NYPD and promise of a pension to pocket nearly $7,000 in stolen checks. The 24-year-old has now lost his job and is facing up to seven years in prison, according to the Queens district attorney’s office.

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Seven Queens residents charged with selling fake designer goods worth $2.2 million


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Buying fake designer bags may be a cheaper option this holiday season, but selling fake Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Chanel handbags proved costly for seven Queens residents.

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Jamaica man accused of selling weapons, drugs, stolen vehicles through Craigslist


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A Jamaica man has been indicted for selling $500,00 in stolen vehicles and auto parts, as well as, weapons and drugs, through Craigslist, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.

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Elmhurst man stabs wife with kitchen knife, fakes her suicide note: DA


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The estranged husband of an Elmhurst woman was charged Thursday night with stabbing his wife to death with a kitchen knife and trying to make the murder look like a suicide, authorities said.

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Ridgewood man gets 16-year prison sentence for pizza delivery robbery


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A Ridgewood man was sentenced to 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to beating a pizza deliveryman with a baseball bat and stealing his cash and scooter in Jackson Heights, District Attorney Richard Brown said.

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Four busted for drifting at Flushing Meadows Corona Park


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They may have been “Fast and Furious,” but four daredevil drivers ripping through a Queens park weren’t fast enough to escape from the police.

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Seven JFK baggage handlers busted for stealing from passengers’ luggage


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Seven baggage handlers working at John F. Kennedy International Airport are accused of stealing more than $20,000 worth of electronics and jewelry from checked luggage and trying to sell the items, according to the Queens district attorney’s office.

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Pair accused of holding Queens teen prisoner, forcing to work as prostitute


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Two men have been indicted after they held a 15-year-old Queens girl against her will and forced her to work as a prostitute, District Attorney Richard Brown said.

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Queens basketball coach charged after lewd video chats with teen


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A Queens basketball coach has been charged with child pornography possession after a 15-year-old he coached claimed they had lewd video chats, District Attorney Richard Brown said.

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