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Suspects throw Molotov cocktails into Richmond Hill yard
Suspects throw Molotov cocktails into Richmond Hill yard
Police Queens Courier Staff 6/06/2013 at 9:12AM

Authorities are looking for several suspects wanted in a Richmond Hill arson. The suspects, who were caught on video during the May 24 incident, threw two Molotov Cocktails into the yard of a home around 12 a.m. then fled, said police. There were no reported injuries. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is [...]

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[UPDATE] Suspect charged with hate crime in fire bomb attacks
[UPDATE] Suspect charged with hate crime in fire bomb attacks
News Steve Mosco 1/04/2012 at 11:00AM

The man picked up by police in connection with a string of five fire bombings, four in Queens and one on Long Island, confessed to authorities and has been charged with a hate crime. Ray Lazier Lengend, 40, was tracked through a stolen car eyewitnesses saw at the scene of at least two of the [...]

‘Person of interest’ in custody for Molotov cocktail attacks
‘Person of interest’ in custody for Molotov cocktail attacks
News Steve Mosco 1/03/2012 at 2:54PM

A man is currently being held for questioning by authorities in connection with a string of five fire bombings, four in Queens and one on Long Island, being investigated as possible hate crimes. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, along with Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other Queens elected officials, gathered at one of the targets, the Imam [...]

Condemn Hate
Editorial Queens Courier Staff 1/03/2012 at 12:53PM

We were shocked — and honestly very saddened — to learn of the string of Molotov cocktail attacks happening right in our own backyard. Instead of beginning a new year with peace, it seems Queens ushered in 2012 with hate, especially since one of the targets of the attacks was the Imam Al-Khoei Islamic Center [...]

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 [...]