The Queens Community Justice Center has moved its office to Jamaica and will have an additional site in the Rockaways. To celebrate, the nonprofit organization, which works to bring about change through restorative justice, has been hosting a…

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There are at least three driving forces behind the upsurge in hate crimes, attacks on important institutions and overall disrespect for the law that we’ve been suffering the last couple of years. In one of them public policy can have virtuall…

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A report released last Friday showed that drug overdose deaths in Queens County surged during the pandemic, according to Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz, surpassing the national rise in fatalities.“In 2020, there were 391 overdose death…

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A string of recent poaching busts in the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge have shown the persistence of the illegal hunting problem in the biologically rich mudflats of the area’s West Pond.The busts additionally tell us that the U.S. Park Police …

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Police have made an arrest in the July 18 hit-and-run incident that left a 4-year-old boy in critical condition at Cohen’s Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park, LI, after he was struck by a two-wheeled motorized vehicle in Flushing Mead…

Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) announced July 20 that $30 million in funding has been secured in a House bill to expand provisions in her Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act.Meng attached the funding to the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill. …

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Det. Tanya Duhaney, of Patrol Borough Queens South, celebrated her 20th anniversary in the New York Police Department this year and doesn’t regret a single day since she joined her fellow men and women in blue.“I feel great,” said Duhaney, a …