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Cops: Jackson Heights robbers strike again
Cops: Jackson Heights robbers strike again
Police Liam La Guerre 8/03/2013 at 2:34PM

Suspects in connection with a Jackson Heights heist more than a week ago are believed to have struck the same apartment again, cops said. Two males armed with guns forced their way into a basement apartment in the neighborhood yesterday, posing as police officers to get the victims to open the door, authorities said. They [...]

Police searching for suspects in Corona robbery
Police searching for suspects in Corona robbery
News Angy Altamirano 4/27/2013 at 11:30AM

Police are looking for four suspects in connection to a robbery in Corona. On Saturday, April 13 at 5 a.m. the suspects approached a 28-year-old victim and assaulted him as he was walking in front of 35-02 103rd Street, police said. They removed his wallet and chain before fleeing the scene. The victim suffered injuries [...]

Two deadly Queens pedestrian accidents within 12 hours
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/27/2013 at 11:22AM

Two Queens pedestrians lost their lives in separate accidents Tuesday. The first incident occurred around 12 p.m. when a woman in her 50s was trying to cross the westbound lanes of the Belt Parkway near North Conduit Boulevard and was struck by a motorcycle. She was pronounced dead at the scene and the motorcyclist, a [...]

Man critically hurt in Jackson Heights hit-and-run
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/26/2013 at 12:22PM

A pedestrian is in serious condition following a hit-and-run accident in Jackson Heights Monday night, said police. The 48-year-old man was struck at the intersection of 81st Street and 35th Avenue around 8 p.m. Witnesses told police he was crossing against the light when the vehicle struck him and fled the scene. The victim was taken to [...]

Three-year-old dies after falling out of apartment window in Woodside
Police Cristabelle Tumola 2/11/2013 at 2:38PM

A three-year-old died tragically over the weekend after she fell out of the window of her Woodside apartment, said police. After the girl, Rusroshi Barua, fell from the 53-01 32nd Avenue building Sunday afternoon, she was taken to Elmhurst Hospital and was pronounced dead that evening. According to ABC New York, Barua got locked inside her [...]

License of operator in Long Island City crane collapse suspended
License of operator in Long Island City crane collapse suspended
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 1/11/2013 at 8:17AM

The man operating the crane that collapsed at a Long Island City construction site Wednesday, injuring seven, has had his license suspended by the city, said the Department of Buildings (DOB). A preliminary investigation by the DOB found that operator Paul Geer tried to lift 23,900 pounds of lumber at the 46-10 Center Boulevard site, more than double [...]

Suspects wanted for shooting inside Woodside strip club
Suspects wanted for shooting inside Woodside strip club
Police Cristabelle Tumola 9/18/2012 at 9:54AM

The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating at least seven suspects in connection to a Woodside strip club shooting that left one injured, said police. On Friday, September 7, around 3:45 a.m., a group of at least seven men entered the Starlets Gentlemen’s Club, located at 49-09 25th Avenue, and [...]

Sunnyside man murders wife, jumps to his death
Sunnyside man murders wife, jumps to his death
Police Alexa Altman 9/05/2012 at 2:02PM

A quiet morning turned deadly when a Sunnyside man fatally stabbed his wife in their home before jumping to his death from a nearby elevated subway platform. The Thursday, August 30 incident began around 8:05 a.m. when Amis Cales, 41, stabbed his wife numerous times in the throat inside their third floor apartment on 39th [...]

Three children seriously injured escaping Queens fire
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/28/2012 at 10:04AM

A fire at a house in Ridgewood left three children seriously hurt and four firefighters with minor injuries, said the FDNY. Around 12:10 a.m. Tuesday, authorities responded to a fire on 66th Street. According to WABC, three boys,  ages 9, 11 and 16, jumped from a third-story window to escape the blaze and put on [...]

Man extradited from Netherlands faces charges for ’05 assault, attempted kidnapping
News Alexa Altman 7/27/2012 at 1:05PM

Six years after fleeing the country, a man wanted for the sexual assault and attempted kidnapping of a child was extradited from the Netherlands and returned to Queens to face the charges against him. Peter Belegrinos, a 30-year-old former psych tech at Elmhurst Hospital and Astoria resident, attempted to kidnap a nine-year-old girl from Astoria [...]