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Five Queens men charged in alleged luxury car theft ring
Police Angy Altamirano 12/12/2013 at 5:05PM

Queens District Attorney Richard Brow announced on Wednesday, December 11 the shutdown of a luxury automobile theft ring allegedly responsible for stealing 48 high-end vehicles, valued at close to $2.4 million, after an 18-month investigation.
As a result of the investigation, 18 people have been charged, including five people from Queens, said Brown.

NYC debuts interactive crime data map
NYC debuts interactive crime data map
Police Angy Altamirano 12/08/2013 at 12:51PM

The City of New York debuted Sunday, December 8 an interactive crime map that will allow the public to search basic data on the seven major felony crimes as defined by the New York State Penal law. The searches are based on address, sip code or police precinct. The map displays crimes at the nearest street intersection or area.

De Blasio names Bill Bratton next NYPD commissioner
De Blasio names Bill Bratton next NYPD commissioner
Politics Maggie Hayes 12/05/2013 at 11:49AM

In a much anticipated move, mayor-elect Bill de Blasio named Bill Bratton as the city’s top cop  on Thursday, promising to “heal the wounds” caused by stop-and-frisk. “He has combined the best of tradition and the best of innovation in an extraordinary career of achievement,” de Blasio said. This is Bratton’s second run as commissioner, [...]

Cop charged with extorting Astoria restaurant owner
Police Liam La Guerre 12/03/2013 at 6:34PM

An NYPD officer and two people were arrested and charged with Hobbs Act extortion of $24,000, attempted Hobbs Act extortion and brandishing a firearm against a Astoria restaurant owner. US Attorney Loretta Lynch, FBI Assistant Director George Venizelos and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly announced the charges against Queens resident Redinel Dervishaj, Brooklyn resident Denis Nikolla, [...]

NYPD’s Kelly: ‘Not hopeful’ missing teen Avonte Oquendo will be found alive
NYPD’s Kelly: ‘Not hopeful’ missing teen Avonte Oquendo will be found alive
Police Queens Courier Staff 10/25/2013 at 9:58AM

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 [...]

NYPD may scale back search for missing autistic teen
NYPD may scale back search for missing autistic teen
Police Angy Altamirano 10/22/2013 at 12:06PM

As Avonte Oquendo, the autistic teen last seen leaving his Long Island City school nearly three weeks ago, still remains missing, police may need to scale back their search. Avonte, 14, was last seen at the Center Boulevard School at 1-50 51st Avenue in Long Island City around 12:38 p.m. on Friday, October 4. There [...]

LeFrak City tenant allegedly stole money, identities from residents
LeFrak City tenant allegedly stole money, identities from residents
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 10/08/2013 at 5:12PM

A tenant at an Elmhurst apartment complex has been charged with money laundering and identity theft involving other former and current residents. According to District Attorney Richard A. Brown, Olawale Akinnawonu, 45, a tenant of the LeFrak City apartment complex, has been charged with stealing more than $100,000 between November 2011 and May 2013 after [...]

Political Roundup: Another poll shows strong voter support for de Blasio
Political Roundup: Another poll shows strong voter support for de Blasio
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 10/04/2013 at 4:07PM

HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB Poll finds support for de Blasio, if not all his ideas New York City voters want to keep Raymond W. Kelly as police commissioner. They want more charter schools. And nearly half of them support the Police Department’s use of the stop-and-frisk tactic. Read more: New York Times Obama: No [...]