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Police are looking for two suspects wanted in a string of armed robberies that began in May and struck a half dozen stores across the borough from Astoria to Woodhaven.
At least nine locations in two boroughs have been targeted by the same suspects, the NYPD said; six of those were in Queens and the three others were in Manhattan.
The suspect in the May 18 shooting death of 14-year-old D’aja Robinson is on his way back to New York City after being arrested in South Carolina Tuesday morning on a fugitive warrant.
Thestate.com, a news website in South Carolina, reported on Tuesday afternoon that Kevin McClinton, 21, was arrested at about 6:30 a.m. in Lexington County, SC, near the state capital of Columbia, by a team that included U.S. Marshals and officers from the NYPD.
Last Thursday morning, while standing in front of LeFrak City where 21 shots were fired at Theo Greene about a year ago, Councilman Danny Dromm (D-Jackson Heights) and state Sen. Jose Peralta (D-Jackson Heights) announced an increased reward for information about his murder.
The total was upped $2,000 to $24,000.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority last week began offering rewards of up to $2,000 to transit riders or others who provide details to police after witnessing a crime against a transit employee.
Advertisements detailing how members of the public can participate in the program are now being posted in buses, and will appear in subway cars by the end of the month.
The NYPD’s Major Case Squad is asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect in a bank robbery that took place in Middle Village on Sept. 28.
Community leaders passed out fliers on Thursday morning in an effort to find the man who broke a woman’s nose in his attempt to sexually assault her.
The handouts were given to passersby at 61st Street and Roosevelt Avenue.
The Police Department is seeking a man who sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl in an apartment building elevator in Flushing July 31.
A 12-year-old girl has disappeared from her Flushing home, and police request your help in finding her.
The 114th Precinct, which patrols Astoria and a small swatch of Long Island City, is fighting a 10 percent crime spike so far this year, compared to the first seven months of 2011.
And the month of July has seen its fair share of crime as well.
The Brooklyn man accused of killing a popular Maspeth businessman in a hit-and-run accident last October faces up to seven years in prison after pleading guilty on Friday to criminally negligent homicide.
Peter Rodriguez, 37, also pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a fatal hit-and-run in the Oct. 15 accident that killed George Gibbons, the 37-year-old owner of The Gibbons Home, a Maspeth tavern.
The Brooklyn man accused of killing a Maspeth businessman in a hit-and-run accident last October faces up to seven years in prison after pleading guilty on Friday to criminally negligent homicide.
Police are looking for tips on who set the fire at a playground in Alley Pond Park in Oakland Gardens last week that left youngsters without a place to have fun.
Between the evening of Sept. 27 and the morning of Sept. 28, one or more lawbreakers set fire to the playground at the corner of Springfield Boulevard and 76th Avenue that damaged the safety flooring and several pieces of equipment. The area has been closed off due to unstable conditions.
Floral Park residents are angry over the destruction of three trees on Hillside Avenue that were not claimed by Hurricane Irene, but rather decapitated by vandals. A civic group and area lawmaker are offering cash for information leading to an arrest.
About 50 community members along with City Councilman Mark Weprin (D-Oakland Gardens) stood near the oak tree stumps, which were all that remained, during a press conference last Thursday to voice their outrage. The three plantings are worth $11,000 according to the lawmaker.
Police are looking for four men in connection with stabbings that left four others injured in front of Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee Co. in Astoria.
On April 10 at around 2:22 a.m., four men were stabbed during a fight with another group at 35-05 Broadway.
The Police Department is on the hunt for three individuals who are connected with several robberies in central Queens that occurred over the last year.
Police this week were asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and tracking down a suspect wanted in connection with a string of violent muggings spanning the past two weeks and three borough precincts.
Police are on the lookout for a brazen robber who held up a Wendy’s restaurant in Bayside on Aug. 8.
Two suspects have been apprehended in connection with a gunpoint robbery in Jackson Heights, police announced Tuesday.
Police are looking for suspects in connection with an armed robbery that took place in Jackson Heights just after 3 a.m. on Sunday, July 11.
Is it the borough’s Halle Berry? Or is Michelle Pfeiffer getting frisky in Forest Hills?
After allegedly molesting a woman on the E train two Sundays ago, police say Juan Ramirez fled through the doors of the train car and hasn’t been seen since.
“I don’t care they call me a snitch,” confessed Elizabeth Montanez, ashamed she had not reported earlier her suspicions about Huang Chen, the accused murderer of a Flushing woman who was hit with a hammer and then savagely stabbed and eviscerated with a utility knife upon returning home with a gallon of milk on Jan. 26.
Middle Village vandals beware.
A police officer assigned to the 112th Precinct underwent major surgery after he was allegedly beaten with a tire iron during an off-duty dispute near the Queensborough Bridge on Aug. 29.
Two Queens residents were the victims of hit-and-runs this month, and in both cases the suspects have yet to be found.