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  1. Queens Street Renamed After Police Officer Killed in 1971Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | DNAInfo.com

    On this day 44 years ago, police officer Kenneth Nugent, 40, a father of 7, was on his way to work at the 103rd Precinct in Jamaica . The 13-year NYPD veteran stopped at a luncheonette on Hollis Avenue, near 208th Street, to buy a pack of cigarettes.

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  2. Queens man faces arraignment over wild crash that hurt 2 police officers, Oceanside coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Newsday

    A Cambria Heights man drove wildly on the Cross Island Parkway Tuesday, prosecutors said, causing an accident and chain reaction that left two police officers and an elderly Oceanside couple hurt when their vehicle flipped over. Matthew Robinson, 19, of 231st St., was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on first-degree reckless endangerment, leaving the scene without reporting personal injury and several other infractions and violation of the state's vehicle and traffic laws, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown said in a release.

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  3. Man killed in 'basement apartment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Queens Crap

    From the Times Ledger : Hours after police officers from the 105th Precinct celebrated National Night Out against Crime in Cabbell Park in Cambria Heights Playground with nearby residents, a Queens Village resident was found shot dead in a basement near 212nd Street, police said. After 1 a.m. Wednesday, police discovered 25-year-old Jermain Gladimer shot dead in his basement apartment under a beauty salon on Jamaica Avenue in Queens Village, police said.

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  4. Elmont man killed in Cambria Heights crashRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | South Shore Record

    New York City police are investigating the death of an Elmont man, Garth Jackson, 50, who was a passenger in a car that was struck by another vehicle, an SUV, on Sunday night at 119th Avenue and 231st Street in Cambria Heights, Queens. The driver and another passenger in that vehicle, as well as the driver of the SUV, were taken to area hospitals.

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  5. Father dies after his 19-year-old son runs a stop sign and crashes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Daily Mail

    The His and Hers conversion that saved a marriage: How husband and wife spent $1.2m splitting their home into two, averted divorce and are now closer than ever Father dies after his 19-year-old son runs a stop sign and crashes into car driven by 17-year-old leaving three others injured A 19-year-old man was driving a Honda sedan carrying his parents when he ran a stop sign on Sunday around 6pm in Queens, NY The car collided with a Nissan SUV in Cambria Heights which was driven by a 17-year-old boy, who only had a permit A father was killed and three people were left injured after his son ran a stop sign and crashed into another car, police said.

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  6. Elmont man killed in Queens Village crash, NYPD saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Newsday

    An Elmont man was killed Sunday when a car he in which he was a passenger ran a stop sign and was struck by another vehicle in Cambria Heights, the NYPD said. Garth Jackson, 50, was pronounced dead at Franklin Hospital in Valley Stream after the accident at about 6 p.m. near 119th Avenue and 231 Street, police said Monday morning.

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  7. Queens crash kills 1, injures 3 others: NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | New York Daily News

    A 17-year-old boy was driving a Honda sedan north on 231st St. with two passengers when their car T-boned a Nissan SUV driven by a 20-year-old man at 119th Ave. in Cambria Heights at 6:11 p.m., police sources said. "They were dug up from the car by the firefighters," said Mirle Pike, 60, who lives on the block.

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  8. Prosecutors: Queens man drove drunken driver from fatal accident on Southern State ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Newsday

    Demetri Stewart, 23, of Cambria Heights, Queens, is led out of the Third Precinct in Bay Shore for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Photo Credit: James Carbone / James Carbone Demetri Stewart, 23, of Cambria Heights, Queens, is led out of the Third Precinct in Bay Shore for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip on Tuesday, July 14, 2015.

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  9. Police: 2nd Queens man arrested in crash that killed 3 family members ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Newsday

    A father and his two young children were killed early Sunday, July 12, 2015, in a fiery two-car crash while the driver who rear-ended them was charged with driving drunk and fleeing the scene. The crash took place at about 1:30 a.m. on the westbound Southern State Parkway near Exit 41 in Bay Shore, New York State Police said.

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  10. Two Queens Women Busted for Converting House into Pot Farm, DA SaysRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | DNAinfo.com

    Two Cambria Heights women were busted for converting the second floor of their home into a verdant pot farm and stealing more than $64,000 worth of electricity from Con Edison in the process, prosecutors said Thursday. Roomies Larraysha Conklin, 28, and Julene Mercano, 50, were arrested inside their 117-17 219th St. home on Wednesday morning and were awaiting arraignment in Queens Criminal Court as of Thursday afternoon, prosecutors said.

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  11. Two Queens Women Busted for Converting House into Pot Farm, DA SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    Two Cambria Heights women were busted for converting the second floor of their home into a verdant pot farm and stealing more than $64,000 worth of electricity from Con Edison in the process, prosecutors said Thursday. Roomies Larraysha Conklin, 28, and Julene Mercano, 50, were arrested inside their 117-17 219th St. home on Wednesday morning and were awaiting arraignment in Queens Criminal Court as of Thursday afternoon, prosecutors said.

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  12. DA: Queens Women Ran Marijuana Farm In Home With Stolen ElectricityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | CBS Local

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  13. DA: 2 Queens women accused of growing marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | 13WHAM

    Queens District Attorney Richard Brown says 28-year-old Larraysha Conklin and 50-year-old Julene Mercado are scheduled to be arraigned Thursday night on marijuana possession, larceny and theft of services charges. It was not immediately clear if they had attorneys who could comment on their behalf.

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  14. Doc who admitted illegally distributing oxycodone sentenced to 4.5 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Newsday

    Gracia Mayard, shown in a 2013 photo and pleaded guilty to illegally distributing thousands of oxycodone pills, was sentenced June 17, 2015 to 4 1/2 years in prison. Photo Credit: Gracia Mayard, shown in a 2013 photo and pleaded guilty to illegally distributing thousands of oxycodone pills, was sentenced June 17, 2015 to 4 1/2 years in prison.

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  15. Doc who admitted illegally distributing oxycodone sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Newsday

    Gracia Mayard, shown in a 2013 photo and pleaded guilty to illegally distributing thousands of oxycodone pills, was sentenced June 17, 2015 to 4 1/2 years in prison. Photo Credit: Gracia Mayard, shown in a 2013 photo and pleaded guilty to illegally distributing thousands of oxycodone pills, was sentenced June 17, 2015 to 4 1/2 years in prison.

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  16. 'With Gratitude to God': Faith Plays a Really Big Role...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | TheBlaze.com

    Both the owner and jockey of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah have demonstrated how faith and God play a big role in their lives. Horse owner Ahmed Zayat is an Egyptian-born Orthodox Jew and said that for him, God comes first before racing.

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  17. With Belmont victory, colt owned by Orthodox Jew claims Triple CrownRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2015 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    A 3-year-old colt owned by an Orthodox Jew from Egypt claimed the first Triple Crown in 37 years. American Pharoah raced to victory on Saturday in the Belmont Stakes, the first horse to win the Belmont, the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness since Affirmed in 1978.

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  18. American Pharoah, owned by orthodox Jew from Egypt, wins horse racing triple crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    American Pharoah entered the pantheon of US thoroughbred racing's all-time greats by winning the Belmont Stakes on Saturday to become the first horse to capture the coveted Triple Crown in nearly four decades. In winning his seventh straight race, American Pharoah becomes the 12th horse to sweep the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes and the first since Affirmed in 1978.

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  19. Seven things about Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah - and his Jewish ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    American Pharoah, ridden by Victor Espinoza, crossing the finish line to win the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, May 16, 2015. Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images On Saturday, a brawny 3-year-old colt named American Pharoah will take to the Belmont Stakes racetrack in a bid to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978.

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  20. 7 facts on Jewish owner of American PharoahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | The Times of Israel

    On Saturday, a brawny 3-year-old colt named American Pharoah will take to the Belmont Stakes racetrack in a bid to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. A win would not only rock the sports world, it would also be a triumphant stand for Ahmed Zayat, an Orthodox Jew from Egypt who has become one of the biggest forces in horse racing but has mostly tasted bitter defeat in recent years.

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