Avonte Oquendo’s brother shares family’s experience, thanks volunteers in blog post


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One of Avonte Oquendo’s older brothers is sharing what his family went through in the four months during the 14-year-old’s disappearance.

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Remains IDed as missing teen Avonte Oquendo


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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The search for 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo has come to a devastating end for his family who never gave up hope that he would return home alive.

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NYPD’s Kelly: ‘Not hopeful’ missing teen Avonte Oquendo will be found alive


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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CRISTABELLE TUMOLA AND ANGY ALTAMIRANO Following an extensive search for autistic teen Avonte Oquendo who went missing from his Long Island City school three weeks ago, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly is saying police are not hopeful he will be found alive. “Obviously we have devoted a tremendous amount of resources to the search,” Kelly told […]

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Mother of missing autistic teen: Son’s school ‘failed me’


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ANGY ALTAMIRANO AND CRISTABELLE TUMOLA The search continues for Avonte Oquendo, who family members say is a shy yet happy, lovable, care-free and loving boy. Avonte, 14, who is autistic, was last seen leaving the Center Boulevard School at 1-50 51st Avenue in Long Island City around 12:38 p.m. on Friday, October 4. There have […]

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Man arraigned in murder of wife, kids; killed daughters because he didn’t have car seats, DA says


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A Jamaica father accused of fatally stabbing his wife and small children in a jealous rage was arraigned and held without bail Friday.

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Jamaica man charged with murder of wife, two young daughters


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A Jamaica man has been charged with the murder of his wife and two young daughters after being apprehended in Texas and allegedly admitting to the crime, District Attorney Richard Brown said Wednesday.

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Father wanted in stabbing death of wife, two daughters arrested in Texas


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A Jamaica man suspected in the brutal killing of his wife and two young daughters has been apprehended in Texas, police said.

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Cops looking for man after wife, two children found stabbed to death in Jamaica apartment


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Police are looking for the father of two young girls who were discovered fatally stabbed inside their Jamaica home Sunday night with their mother, police said.

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2013: The year in photos


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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As we bid adieu to 2013, The Queens Courier brings you a look at the year that was . . . from the selection of a new Pope to the downfall of our elected officials, to tragedy, controversy and everything in between. And as we look ahead to 2014, we wish our new legislators luck and the best year for our readers.

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