Changes on 14 subway lines this weekend


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Over a dozen subway lines will be affected this weekend because of system work. In addition to service suspension between Queens and Manhattan on the No. 7 train, there will be changes to the “1,” “2,” “3,” “4,” “5,” “A,” “C,” “F,” “G,” “J,” “M,” “Q” and “S” (42nd Street Shuttle) lines. If you are […]

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Off-duty FBI agent fires at alleged thief in South Ozone Park


| brennison@queenscourier.com

An off-duty FBI agent fired at three men that attempted to break into his car this morning in South Ozone Park. The agent found the suspects outside his home on Sutter Avenue at about 5:15 a.m., police said. After calling 9-1-1, the man confronted the suspects and opened fire as the trio fled the scene […]

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South Ozone Park speed bump should slow down speeding


| mchan@queenscourier.com

Some South Ozone Park residents are welcoming a bump in the road with open arms. Community Board 10 recently voted unanimously in favor of installing a hump on 134th Street from Rockaway Boulevard to Sutter Avenue to curb the street’s speeding issue. According to resident Claire Austin, 134th Street first became a danger zone close […]

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Captain encourages community input


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Dozens of local residents attended the most recent 106th Precinct Community Council meeting to voice their concerns within the neighborhood. Held on Wednesday, July 13, Community Council president Frank Dardani commenced the meeting with the Cop of the Month award, given to Detective Nathaniel Tauber. Tauber was honored for making 25 arrests; his ability to […]

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POLICE BLOTTER


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Man tied to car, home break-ins According to District Attorney Richard A. Brown, George Wetherall has been tied to attempting to break into an off-duty officer’s car – on the same block he had allegedly tried to commit an earlier robbery. On May 29, Wetherall attempted to break into an apartment on Woodbine Street, but […]

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Cabbie shooter caught


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Shawn Peace, wanted for the shooting of livery cab driver Trevor Bell and a string of other robberies, was taken into custody in Buffalo by the NYPD Violent Felony Squad. He was taken into custody without incident. Charges against him are pending. Bell, 53, was shot multiple times in the legs and neck before he […]

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Cab driver clings to life after shooting


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 A Jamaican-born cab driver was clinging to life after being shot in the neck by a passenger Saturday. Trevor Bell, working for Big D Car Service, had driven the suspect to dead-end 122nd Street and Sutter Avenue in South Ozone Park, according to police, when the perp allegedly pulled out a gun, shot Bell in […]

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Cab driver clings to life after shooting


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 A Jamaican-born cab driver was clinging to life after being shot in the neck by a passenger Saturday. Trevor Bell, working for Big D Car Service, had driven the suspect to dead-end 122nd Street and Sutter Avenue in South Ozone Park, according to police, when the perp allegedly pulled out a gun, shot Bell in […]

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Jamaica Rotary honors
‘Cops of the Month’


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

             For getting criminals off the streets – and for positively impacting the lives of youths – police officers were honored last week by the Jamaica Rotary Club.             Proud president Joe Iaboni, who recently bought a bicycle and donated it to the 113th Precinct, emphasized that, “this is what this club is all […]

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