NYPD officer shot in Queens Village, suspect charged with attempted murder


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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A police officer remains in critical but stable condition after being shot while on duty in Queens Village Saturday — and the man who allegedly shot him remains locked up, according to officials.

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Participatory budgeting winners announced for District 27


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Councilman I. Daneek Miller announced on Tuesday the winners of Participatory Budgeting in District 27, which includes Jamaica, St. Albans, Cambria Heights, Hollis, Queens Village and Addisleigh Park.

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Thomas Edison High School seeks help to attend national health conference


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Students at Thomas Edison Career and Technical Education (C.T.E.) High School in Jamaica are hoping to compete at this June’s HOSA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif. and are asking for help in raising the funds to get there.

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Queens nurse charged with murder in disabled toddler’s scalding death: DA


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A St. Albans nurse could face life in prison after she allegedly burned a severely developmentally disabled 1-year-old girl in scalding bath water, prosecutors said.

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Assemblyman Scarborough to plead guilty: reports


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Assemblyman William Scarborough is expected to plead guilty in a felony corruption case and step down from office after serving southeast Queens for two decades, according to published reports.

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Improvements underway at Jamaica’s Rufus King Park


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

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The Parks Department along with local elected officials ceremonially broke ground Monday on a $2.2 million renovation of Rufus King Park located in an area bounded by Jamaica and 89th avenues between 150th and 153rd streets.

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Ex-teacher from Forest Hills cops plea in Internet sex sting


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

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A former high school teacher from Forest Hills admitted in court Friday that he tried to lure someone whom he believed was a teen girl into a sexual tryst but who turned out to be an undercover officer, prosecutors announced.

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Cops shoot and kill man suspected of firing gun inside Jamaica bar


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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Police shot and killed a man Wednesday night after he allegedly fired a gun inside a Jamaica bar and shot at cops as they tried to chase him down, authorities said.

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