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Cops searching for suspect in Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn jewelry store robberies
Cops searching for suspect in Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn jewelry store robberies
Police Cristabelle Tumola 11/11/2013 at 10:21AM

Police are looking to identify a suspect wanted in connection to seven jewelry store robberies across the city, including three in Queens. During each robbery, the suspect enters the store, armed with a handgun, and two to three additional suspects jump over the counter and take the jewelry, said cops. No injuries were reported during [...]

Suspect sought in five Queens, Manhattan store robberies
Suspect sought in five Queens, Manhattan store robberies
Police Queens Courier Staff 8/14/2013 at 11:49AM

Cops are looking for a man wanted in a string of store robberies in Queens and Manhattan. During each incident, the suspect enters the business, simulates a firearm inside a black plastic bag and demands cash, according to police. The first robbery occurred on Tuesday, August 6, at approximately 7 p.m. at a Metro PCS, [...]

Suspects sought in string of citywide robberies
Suspects sought in string of citywide robberies
Police Melissa Chan 7/12/2013 at 3:08PM

Police are looking for the suspects responsible for a string of robberies in Queens and Manhattan. The thieves, both males and females, have robbed a number of victims at gunpoint in the two boroughs at least eight separate times, authorities said. They usually work in pairs and have a pattern of approaching unsuspecting victims, displaying [...]

Overnight service disruptions on N, Q, R trains this week
Overnight service disruptions on N, Q, R trains this week
News Queens Courier Staff 4/15/2013 at 12:38PM

Starting Monday night, there will be service disruptions on the N, Q and R trains between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m for four consecutive weeknights, as part of the MTA’s Fastrack maintenance program: N trains run in Queens and Brooklyn only. Q trains run in Brooklyn and are rerouted via the D [...]

Police arrest man connected to citywide grand larceny spree
Police arrest man connected to citywide grand larceny spree
Police Cristabelle Tumola 4/09/2013 at 11:09AM

Authorities have arrested a man tied to a robbery spree where the suspects trick victims by telling them they have a flat tire, then steal property from inside their vehicles. Mario Gutierrez, 50 of College Point, has been charged with grand larceny for four out of 13 incidents that occurred in Queens. Two additional robberies [...]

Robbers wanted in flat tire scheme in three boroughs
Robbers wanted in flat tire scheme in three boroughs
Police Cristabelle Tumola 4/02/2013 at 1:22PM

Police have connected four recent grand larcenies throughout the city to 12 more that took place in Queens between August and February. During each incident, victims are approached by one of the three suspects who distracts the victims usually by informing them that their cars have a flat tire. When the victims go to inspect [...]

Districting commission files final map for approval
Politics Terence M. Cullen 3/05/2013 at 5:12PM

The lines have been drawn and they’re staying. New York City’s Districting Commission filed Monday, March 4 its final map to the City Clerk for approval. The final of three drafts had been submitted to the City Council on February 8, after which the legislature had three weeks to vote or the new districts would [...]