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    Nassau prosecutor resigns after DWI arrest
    A high-ranking Nassau County prosecutor has resigned after allegedly driving drunk when she almost crashed into a police car in Queens and then tried to drive off from the crash on the night her boss was elected to Congress, Newsday reported...
  • NYPD: Cops attacked by hatchet-wielding man were targeted in ‘terrorist act’
    NYPD: Cops attacked by hatchet-wielding man were targeted in ‘terrorist act’
    A hatchet-wielding man who attacked a group of New York City police officers Thursday was a “self-radicalized” Muslim convert who authorities believed was inspired by terrorist groups.Investigators say Zale Thompson, 32, set upon four...
  • Bobby Abreau of the New York Mets takes his final bow
    Globetrotting A to Z: Queens, New York
    New York City has five boroughs: Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Queens. "Sex and the City" as well as most "New York" films in recent memory have been shot on the island of Manhattan, which for many New...
  • Manhattan CB8 hosts meeting on transportation plans for Roosevelt Island
    Manhattan CB8 hosts meeting on transportation plans for Roosevelt Island
    On Wednesday night, roughly 20 Roosevelt Island residents weighed in on the Department of City Planning's proposals for possible future transportation plans for the neighborhood at a meeting hosted by Manhattan Community Board 8.Michael J....
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    Feds: Ex-NYPD cop illegally sold info to Long Island private investigator
    A former New York City police officer has been indicted on federal criminal charges after authorities said he was illegally accessing a law enforcement database to feed the information to a private investigator from Long Island, federal...
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    Officials: No injuries after freight train derails in Queens
    Authorities said there were no injuries reported after a freight train derailed Tuesday night in Queens.A New York City Fire Department spokesman said the “minor derailment” occurred at 6:08 p.m. near Eliot Avenue and 60th Place in...
  • DA: Saks Fifth Avenue employees targeted customers in identity theft ring
    DA: Saks Fifth Avenue employees targeted customers in identity theft ring
    A Queens woman and four employees of Saks Fifth Avenue have been charged with allegedly using stolen customers’ credit card information to purchase high-end shoes and pocketbooks and then reselling the goods on the black market, Manhattan...
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    Prosecutors: Georgia man charged in NYC car part thefts
    A Georgia man is under arrest and facing felony charges for allegedly stealing more than two dozen catalytic converters from cars and trucks in New York City before selling them to a Suffolk scrap yard for a quick buck, Queens prosecutors said...
  • William Scarborough
    Queens assemblyman arrested in corruption probe
    New York State Assemblyman William Scarborough was arrested Wednesday morning by investigators from the state attorney general’s office and is expected to be charged in an ongoing corruption probe, the Associated Press reported.The Queens...
  • Scotland's greatest unity/independence scam
    Scotland's greatest unity/independence scam
    I can understand Scotland's desire for independence, but it will not solve the problem of Scotland's greatest scam. Imagine a family that can legally take half of the agricultural land in Wales and Cornwall, takes any property that is left...
  • Queens teen gets 5 to 15 years in crash that killed friends
    Queens teen gets 5 to 15 years in crash that killed friends
    A Queens teen who prosecutors said was high on drugs and speeding at more than 110 mph when he crashed into a tree, killing his four friends, apologized Tuesday before being sentenced to serve up to 15 years in prison – and then left the...
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    Cat ‘brutally murdered’ in New York
    A tabby cat was stabbed and stomped to death late Aug. 24 by a group of young men near an apartment complex in New York City, according to local animal advocates.Witnesses reported that when a security guard approached the men to find out why they...
  • Sandeep Singh Hit And Run
    Long Island man facing hate crime charges in 'anti-Muslim' hit-and-run
    A Long Island man was charged Tuesday with attempted murder as a hate crime after he allegedly hurled “anti-Muslim” statements at a Sikh man before running the victim over with his car in Queens, the NYPD said.Joseph Caleca, 55, of...
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    DA: Long Island man who posed as lawyer convicted in $5M theft
    A Long Island man who held himself out to be an attorney – despite the fact he isn’t one – was convicted of stealing more than $5 million from clients through real estate and capital investment transactions, Queens prosecutors...
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    DA: Man sold Long Island Rail Road tickets he made himself
    A Rockville Centre man is facing more than 70 criminal charges after he was allegedly caught selling Long Island Rail Road tickets that he made himself on the computer, the Queens district attorney’s office said Friday.Michael Wright, 27, is...