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  1. Judge: No access to porn searches of man charged with Karina Vetrano's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newsday

    Judge denies prosecution request to use information from defendant Chanel Lewis' cellphone they said would prove a sexual motive in the 2017 attack in Spring Creek Park. NYPD detectives with Chanel Lewis, center, after his 2017 arrest in connection with the death of Howard Beach jogger Karina Vetrano.

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  2. Judge orders accused Howard Beach jogger killer's hospital records admissableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | New York Daily News

    Chanel Lewis in police custody after his arrest in February 2017 in the murder of Howard Beach jogger Karina Vetrano. A Queens judge made hospital records of the accused killer of Howard Beach jogger Karina Vetrano admissible into evidence on Thursday.

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  3. Uber driver who allegedly groped customer charged with kidnapping, wire fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    An Uber driver has been charged in federal court after allegedly kidnapping a woman, groping her after she fell asleep and then charging more than $1,000 for the ride after abandoning her on the side of a highway. Harbir Parmar, 24, of Howard Beach, New York, was charged in White Plains Federal Court with kidnapping and wire fraud, officials with the Southern District of New York said on Tuesday.

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  4. Audit shows the MTA has let its signal system rotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | New York Post

    The MTA has failed to inspect, maintain and test its rotting subway signal system - a main cause of train delays - in a timely fashion, perpetuating issues on the beleaguered system, according to a new audit. The audit, released Wednesday by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, found between Jan. 1, 2015 and Oct. 31, 2017 signal devices sampled at four sections of the subway tracks were not properly maintained.

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  5. One thing missing from Cuomo's JFK planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Crain's New York Business

    Something was missing from the $13 billion upgrade Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced for Kennedy Airport this month: the one-seat ride to Manhattan that he called for in a 2017 speech. Since the 1960s the idea has been periodically studied by various entities including the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the city's transportation, planning and economic development agencies, and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council.

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  6. Man Kidnaps, Assaults Woman Before Dumping Her On I-95, Feds SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | The Wilton Daily Voice

    A 24-year-old ride-share driver is facing charges after allegedly picking up a Westchester woman, kidnapping her and sexually assaulting her in his car before ditching her on the side of I-95 in Connecticut. Harbir Parmar of Howard Beach in Queens has been charged with kidnapping and wire-fraud charges dating back to an incident in February, U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman announced.

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  7. Prosecutors: Uber Driver Kidnaps Passenger, Gropes Her, Leaves Her On Side Of I-95 In BranfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | The Hartford Courant

    A woman's Uber ride from Manhattan turned into a nightmare after her deranged driver kidnapped and groped her on the side of I-95 in Connecticut, authorities charged Tuesday. A woman's Uber ride from Manhattan turned into a nightmare after her deranged driver kidnapped and groped her on the side of I-95 in Connecticut, authorities charged Tuesday.

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  8. Woman charged $1,047 after Uber driver assaults and dumps her on I-95, NY cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Bellingham Herald

    A New York woman used a ridesharing app to order a car from Manhattan to White Plains in February, then fell asleep inside the vehicle around 11 p.m., according to authorities. But as the woman slept, her Uber driver - Harbir Parmar, a 24-year-old from Howard Beach, New York - changed the destination of the woman's Feb. 21 trip, sending her instead to Boston, Massachusetts, a federal criminal complaint against Parmar said.

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  9. Uber Driver Kidnapped and Groped Woman, Prosecutors Say. She Was Billed $1,047.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | The New York Times

    The woman called an Uber car in Manhattan late one night in February to take her home to the nearby suburb of White Plains. She was exhausted and fell asleep in the back seat.

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  10. Prosecutors: Uber Driver Kidnapped, 'Terrorized' PassengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | NBC New York

    A ride sharing service driver kidnapped and "terrorized" a woman who hired him to take her from Manhattan to White Plains, prosecutors said Parmar also allegedly got into the backseat of the vehicle and put his hand under the woman's shirt while she was asleep, prosecutors said An Uber driver has been arrested and charged with kidnapping and "terrorizing" one of his passengers earlier this year, prosecutors say. Harbir Parmar, 24, of Howard Beach in Queens, picked up a female passenger at 11:30 p.m. on Feb. 21 in Manhattan and was scheduled to take her to her residence in White Plains, court papers say.

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  11. Bill Gates leads global call to accept realities of a warming planetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | New Scientist

    It is not enough that we try to limit further global warming - we must also do far more to ensure we survive it. That's the message from a coalition of major global figures, including former UN head Ban Ki-moon and billionaire Bill Gates.

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  12. Queens community newspaper publisher who threatened to write hit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | New York Daily News

    Patricia Adams, 59, leaving Brooklyn Federal Court in June after pleading guilty in a mob-related witness tampering case. The publisher of a Queens community newspaper was sentenced to five months in federal prison after prosecutors said she threatened to write a hit piece story about a woman accusing a mobbed-up deli owner of a sex crime.

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  13. Alvin Hershfeld, etc., et al., respondents, v. JMRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | FindLaw

    JOHN M. LEVENTHAL, J.P. JEFFREY A. COHEN HECTOR D. LASALLE LINDA CHRISTOPHER, JJ.Garbarani & Scher, P.C., New York, N.Y. , for appellant. In an action to recover damages for breach of contract and for declaratory relief, the defendant JM Woodworth Risk Retention Group, Inc., appeals from an order of the Supreme Court, Queens County , entered September 28, 2017.

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  14. Man accused of killing New York City jogger searched web for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Daily Mail

    Investigators have said a man accused of killing a jogger in Queens had searched the internet for 'forcible rape' and had pornography on his cellphone. Chanel Lewis, now 21, is due to go on trial for the 2016 murder of Karina Vetrano later this year.

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  15. Prosecutors: Accused killer of Howard Beach jogger had porn on his phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Newsday

    Deputy Executive Assistant Queens District Attorney Brad Leventhal contends the phone evidence is an indication of a sexual motive for the crime. Chanel Lewis of Brooklyn is led out of the 107th Precinct in Flushing on Feb. 5, 2017.

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  16. Unlicensed Pilot Arrested For Offering Flight InstructionRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2018 | Aero-News Network

    A pilot from Queens, NY who had his airman privileges revoked following a fatal accident in 2016 has been arrested for offering flight instruction to students last year. The New York Post reports that Nelson Gomez has been charged with giving flight instruction without proper certification.

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  17. NYPD, state agreement clears way for use of familial DNARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Newsday

    The deal effectively breaks an administration log jam that prevented using the emerging forensic technology in eight New York City rape and homicide investigations, officials said Friday. A demonstration of the demineralization/decalcification process used to purify DNA at the Charles S. Hirsch Center for Forensic Sciences in Manhattan on Thursday.

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  18. Anthony MastrangeloRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Morning Journal

    Born Aug. 27, 1940 in New York City, he was the son of the late Anthony and Chiarina Mastrangelo. Survivors include his wife, Sara Mastrangelo; two sons, Anthony Mastrangelo, of Lancaster, Pa., and Michael Mastrangelo of Middle Island, N.Y.; two sisters, Theresa Turturro of Howard Beach, N.Y., and Frances Jean Guido of Massapequa Park, N.Y.; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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  19. Readers sound off on Primary DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Manhattan: Quid Pro Cuomo moved the freakin' primary to a Thursday, and y'all believe that it was to honor Tuesday, Sept. 11? None of you think this was an illegal move by a crooked incumbent to lower voter turnout ? It's 2018, and everyone thinks politicians don't cheat, and power doesn't corrupt? No wonder America is dying.

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  20. Former flight instructor charged with giving illegal lessons, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Newsday

    A flight instructor who lost his credentials after ditching a plane in a fatal accident in Setauket Harbor in 2016 has been charged in Brooklyn federal court with illegally continuing to give flight lessons. Nelson Gomez, 39, of Howard Beach, was accompanying a student pilot and two friends on a round-trip flight to Massachusetts from Republic Airport when he ditched the plane in freezing waters after crashing just offshore about 1.5 miles from Port Jefferson.

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