Queens graffiti legend electrocuted by third rail at Brooklyn subway station: report


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A Queens graffiti legend was killed earlier this week when he was electrocuted by the third rail at a Brooklyn subway station, according to a published report.

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DOT unveils new proposal for intersection between Queens and Brooklyn


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The Department of Transportation is trying to untangle an intersection where Wyckoff Avenue, Myrtle Avenue and Palmetto Road meet.

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Ex-NYPD cop from Queens arrested for Brooklyn anti-Semitic graffiti


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A Bellerose man, who reportedly once worked as an NYPD officer, has been arrested for allegedly leaving anti-Semitic graffiti on buildings and vehicles in Borough Park, Brooklyn.

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G train to shut down between Brooklyn and LIC for five weeks


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The MTA has announced the G line will be shut down for five weeks, including weekdays and weekends, starting on July 28 with service suspended between the Nassau Avenue and Court Square stations.

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Lions tear apart Christ the King in Brooklyn/Queens championship


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THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

Christ the King boys basketball team dropped the Brooklyn/Queens championship game to Bishop Loughlin, 90-71.

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Ridgewood musician kills himself, three others in Brooklyn shooting


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A Ridgewood man fatally shot himself and three fellow musicians at a Brooklyn home Monday morning, according to police and published reports. Ali Akbar Mohammadi Rafie, 29, allegedly killed the three men and wounded a fourth just after midnight at a residence on Maujer Street in East Williamsburg, said cops. Two of the homicide victims, […]

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Cops searching for suspect in Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn jewelry store robberies


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Police are looking to identify a suspect wanted in connection to seven jewelry store robberies across the city, including three in Queens. During each robbery, the suspect enters the store, armed with a handgun, and two to three additional suspects jump over the counter and take the jewelry, said cops. No injuries were reported during […]

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