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Man arrested in alleged interracial attack on Long Island City couple
Police Angy Altamirano 8/19/2013 at 12:43PM

An interracial couple was attacked after leaving a Long Island City restaurant by a group of men who began yelling racial and homophobic insults at them, according to reports. On Saturday, August 17 at 1:45 a.m. Jacob James-Vogel, 37, and his wife Billie, 40, were assaulted in front of 47-20 Center Boulevard, said police. According [...]

Plea for information on fatal Sunnyside attack
Plea for information on fatal Sunnyside attack
News Alexa Altman 10/31/2012 at 2:02PM

Through tears, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer pleaded for information leading to the capture of those responsible for the murder of a close personal friend. Around midnight on Saturday, October 20, Lou Rispoli, 62, left his Sunnyside home for a late night walk as he sometimes did to quell his insomnia. At roughly 2 a.m. on [...]

Hero helps thwart Sunnyside rape
Hero helps thwart Sunnyside rape
News Michael Pantelidis 4/12/2012 at 7:58AM

Sunnyside residents can feel safer under one Good Samaritan’s watch. Mike Novak woke up to the sound of a woman screaming at 5:45 a.m. on April 8 – Easter Sunday. The 54 year old rushed downstairs, thinking of his wife’s safety first. After finding her unharmed, Novak ran outside to find a woman being attacked [...]

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Four Attacks in Queens With Homemade Firebombs
Four Attacks in Queens With Homemade Firebombs
News Jay Lane 1/03/2012 at 9:10AM

Four Attacks in Queens With Homemade Firebombs A Fire Department official on Monday said it was fortunate that the damage was minimal from a series of arson attacks across eastern Queens on Sunday night that the police were investigating as a possible bias crime against Muslims. No one was hurt in the four attacks, in [...]

Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man
Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man
News Jay Lane 12/28/2011 at 12:44PM

Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man Anthony Weiner wanted to do more than share his crotch shots with women online, his former X-rated chat buddy claims. Traci Nobles, who came forward as one of the New York politician’s sexting partners earlier this year, told Radaronline.com that he wanted to have a threesome [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/16/2011: Queens woman describes ‘rape & set-up’ horror
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/16/2011: Queens woman describes ‘rape & set-up’ horror
News Jay Lane 11/16/2011 at 9:06AM

Suspect arrested for George Gibbons’ hit-and-run Only two days after Maspeth residents rallied demanding “Justice for George,” the suspect wanted in connection with the hit-and-run that killed George Gibbons was apprehended in Connecticut, according to police. Peter Rodriguez was taken into custody in Connecticut by the Regional Fugitive Task Force one month to the day [...]