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


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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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Crime drop tops 104th Precinct meeting in Ridgewood


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Crime dropped across the 104th Precinct last month, but the precinct’s commander warned during Tuesday’s 104th Precinct Community Council meeting in Ridgewood about a “significant uptick” in identity theft and tire and rim thefts.

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Jackson Heights travel agency owner faces 15 years for customer fraud


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A Jackson Heights travel agency owner is accused of stealing relaxing getaways and loads of cash from customers, some of whom she left stranded at the airport with canceled tickets, prosecutors said.

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