Mother and son arrested after her boyfriend found shot, set on fire in Astoria


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THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

An Astoria woman enlisted the help of her children this weekend to get rid of the body of her boyfriend, whom she shot twice after a dispute over infidelity and money, according to authorities.

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Missing Howard Beach man, known as ‘Second Avenue Sinatra,’ found dead


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Photo via Facebook/Gary Russo- 2nd Ave Sinatra

A missing Howard Beach man who gained notoriety as the “Second Avenue Sinatra” for singing American standards at the subway construction site was discovered dead Friday inside a park near his home in an apparent suicide, police said.

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TSA agent arrested for sexually abusing passenger at LaGuardia


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Photo via Flickr Creative Commons/Thomas Lillis IV

A TSA agent has been charged for sexually assaulting a college student inside a LaGuardia Airport bathroom earlier this week while making her believe she had to be searched for weapons, according to the district attorney’s office.

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Queens cop charged with insurance fraud for car fire: DA


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A Queens police officer has found himself on the other side of the law as he faces charges of insurance fraud — along with other crimes — in connection to his car which he initially reported stolen and was later found burning in New Jersey.

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