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25 people shot in one weekend across city
25 people shot in one weekend across city
Police Queens Courier Staff 6/03/2013 at 12:48PM

A hot weekend in the city was also a violent one. In less than 48 hours 25 people were reportedly shot, six of which died. Gun violence occurred in all of the city’s boroughs except for Staten Island, with four shootings in Queens, according to the Daily News. A 21-year-old man was struck in the [...]

51 charged in drug sweep at Queens housing developments
51 charged in drug sweep at Queens housing developments
Police Cristabelle Tumola 5/17/2013 at 3:51PM

An undercover drug investigation at two western Queens housing developments has led to the indictment of 28 men and women for selling narcotics, and the arrest of 23 others, announced District Attorney Richard Brown and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly. Authorities have 15 of the indicted individuals in custody and are still seeking 13 more. Ranging [...]

Suspect allegedly pushes cop down stairs at Astoria housing complex
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/16/2013 at 12:39PM

A housing officer broke her leg when she was allegedly pushed down the stairs while chasing a domestic violence suspect at the Ravenswood Houses in Astoria, according to published reports. The unidentified female cop and her partner were following up on an abuse report around 5 p.m. Friday. They tried to arrest the man involved in [...]