Alleged burglar from Hamilton Beach busted for shoplifting in Brooklyn


| amatua@queenscourier.com

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A Hamilton Beach burglar who led officers on a foot chase in April was arrested again on Saturday for trying to return a power drill he allegedly stole from a shopping cart at a Brooklyn home improvement store.

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Brooklyn men charged in Queens theft ring of luxury cars, motorcycles, narcotics


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Eight Brooklyn men who allegedly specialized in selling everything from stolen vehicles to narcotics have been charged for their participation in a Queens theft ring, according to the Queens district attorney.

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Brooklyn man busted for illegally renting out stolen rental cars in Jamaica


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Port Authority Police slammed the brakes on a Brooklyn man’s alleged scheme to illegally rent out “zip cars” he allegedly stole from a lot at John F. Kennedy Airport.

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Star of Queens: Bishop Witold Mroziewski, auxiliary bishop-elect, Diocese of Brooklyn


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

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Auxiliary Bishop-elect Witold Mroziewski was born in Augustow, Poland, on March 25, 1966. Mroziewski graduated from his seminary with a master’s degree in theology and was ordained on June 29, 1991.

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LIC students unveil Marco Polo mural in Brooklyn


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A mural painted by a group of high school art students from Queens that depicts the famous Venetian explorer Marco Polo was unveiled at Marco Polo Ristorante in Carroll Gardens last month.

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Alleged Resorts World Casino killer fatally shot by cops in Brooklyn


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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A 51-year-old woman was shot and killed in the parking lot at the Resorts World Casino early Tuesday morning by her ex-boyfriend, who was later killed in a shootout with police in Brooklyn, according to authorities.

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Remember the old Brooklyn Dodgers


| lpenner@queenscourier.com

Did you know that the first game to be played at the Brooklyn Dodgers Ebbets Field was an interleague exhibition game against the New York Yankees on April 5, 1913? Ebbets Field officially opened on April 9, 1913 against the Philadelphia Phillies. It reminded me that if it had not been for mega builder Robert […]

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Hoping for Lunar New Year holiday, lawmakers move to end Brooklyn-Queens Day


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

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State lawmakers introduced on Tuesday a bill that would eliminate Brooklyn-Queens Day from the New York City public school calendar.

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Brooklyn man convicted of causing wild car chase through Long Island City


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

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Jurors convicted a Brooklyn man Wednesday on assault and other charges for leading officers on a wild pursuit through Long Island City and Manhattan last June, prosecutors announced.

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Queens doctors charged in multimillion-dollar Brooklyn Medicaid fraud ring


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Several Queens medical practitioners were among 23 people indicted in Brooklyn for allegedly scamming the Medicaid system out of nearly $7 million and offering free sneakers to low-income and homeless people in exchange for undergoing unnecessary medical tests and treatments, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced Tuesday.

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Brooklyn artist reveals interactive public art project on Sunnyside billboard


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Margeaux Walter

Keep calm and look up, Sunnyside. That’s the message behind one artist’s new interactive project hitting the skies of the western Queens neighborhood.

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National retailers moving to Queens faster than Manhattan and Brooklyn


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

The consumer market for national retailers is expanding faster in “The World’s Borough” over anywhere else in the city as a new report showed national brands have opened more new locations in Queens during the year.

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