108th Precinct names new commanding officer


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Captain John F. Travaglia has been named the new commanding officer of the 108th Precinct, which covers Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside and Maspeth.

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Pair accused of holding Queens teen prisoner, forcing to work as prostitute


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Two men have been indicted after they held a 15-year-old Queens girl against her will and forced her to work as a prostitute, District Attorney Richard Brown said.

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Queens basketball coach charged after lewd video chats with teen


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A Queens basketball coach has been charged with child pornography possession after a 15-year-old he coached claimed they had lewd video chats, District Attorney Richard Brown said.

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Jackson Heights teen charged with raping, robbing female livery cab driver


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A 19-year-old has been accused of robbing, choking and raping a female livery cab driver in East Elmhurst this past weekend, according to District Attorney Richard Brown.

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Three men in serious condition after car gets wedged under truck in East Elmhurst


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Three men were seriously injured early Friday morning when their car crashed and became wedged underneath the rear of a tractor trailer in East Elmhurst, according to police.

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