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Ridgewood musician kills himself, three others in Brooklyn shooting
Police Cristabelle Tumola 11/11/2013 at 8:29PM

A Ridgewood man fatally shot himself and three fellow musicians at a Brooklyn home Monday morning, according to police and published reports. Ali Akbar Mohammadi Rafie, 29, allegedly killed the three men and wounded a fourth just after midnight at a residence on Maujer Street in East Williamsburg, said cops. Two of the homicide victims, [...]

Spike in crime sparks push for park safety
Spike in crime sparks push for park safety
Police Cristabelle Tumola 9/05/2013 at 1:00PM

The city may continue to report decreasing crime rates, but its park safety is up for question. Crime in city parks this spring was 44 percent higher compared to the same period last year, according to NYPD data. From April 1 to June 30, 128 crimes were reported in the 31 city parks for which [...]

Queens murder becomes city’s first homicide in nine days
Queens murder becomes city’s first homicide in nine days
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/28/2013 at 11:51AM

The shooting death of a man in Corona this weekend was reportedly the first homicide after the city went nine days without a murder. According to police, around 6:00 p.m. Saturday, the victim, 24-year-old Jahim Campbell, was found bleeding with a gunshot wound to the head in the basement apartment of 97-28 57th Avenue. He [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/04/2012 at 6:54AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers. High of 79. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Tuesday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers. Low of 75. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 1.5 in. possible. EVENT of [...]

Maspeth street renamed for former NYPD detective
Maspeth street renamed for former NYPD detective
News Billy Rennison 4/30/2012 at 9:46AM

A Maspeth street was renamed for a former police officer who passed away last year from the after effects of working at Ground Zero. Kevin Czartoryski, who died in 2010 at 46, was honored on Sunday, April 29 with the renaming of the street he lived on when he passed.  He suffered from pulmonary fibrosis. Fifty [...]