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  1. Cops hunt for trio in botched attempt to rob Queens jewelry storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A trio of crooks tried to rob a Queens jewelry store while the shop's owner and one of its employees cowered inside, police sources said.

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  2. Carol Alt supports Trump and AilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Former supermodel Carol Alt proudly counts herself among the minority of celebs who are happy to see Donald Trump move into the White House. And she isn't thrilled about the criticism surrounding the former model who'll be joining the President-elect in Washington - on occasion.

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  3. NYC man stiffs victims in Facebook scheme over Nike sneakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Germaine Wright, 18, is accused of robbing two people of their Nike Air Jordan sneakers, and Nike jackets after meeting them on Facebook. An 18-year-old Queens man ripped off two people at gunpoint after arranging on Facebook to buy coats and sneakers from them, authorities said Tuesday.

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  4. New Yorkers head out early to vote in 'election of our lifetimes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Fired up New Yorkers casting their ballots Tuesday said the fate of the country rested on the results of the presidential election. At the Magnet School for Civics in the Community in Jackson Heights, longtime voters said the lines Tuesday morning were the longest they had ever seen.

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  5. EXCLUSIVE: Queens woman's home vandalized in possible hate crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A Queens woman of Indian descent is on edge after someone scrawled the N-word on her door and splashed it with tomato sauce, the Daily News has learned. Ragoo discovered what happened when she left her Jackson Heights apartment Monday morning to go to her job at the Taxi & Limousine Commission, where she works as a community associate.

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  6. Subway train strikes two MTA workers in Brooklyn tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Two MTA workers were hit and badly hurt by a subway train as they worked in a Brooklyn tunnel early Wednesday, authorities said. The workers were preparing a southbound G train track for overnight construction between the Fort Hamilton Parkway and Church Ave. stations in Kensington when the train struck them both shortly after midnight, MTA spokeswoman Amanda Kwan said.

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  7. Gun-toting man went on Queens robbing spree on HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Police released a surveillance photo of the man who robbed four delis and a dry cleaner in less than two hours on a spree from Woodside to Jackson Heights the morning of Oct. 31. The string of robberies began at 55 Laundromat on Roosevelt Ave. near 55th St. around 5:00 a.m., when the thief brandished a handgun and demanded cash from a 68-year-old employee, police said. The worker handed over $50.

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  8. Four bandits caught with loot on the George Washington BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A quartet's shoplifting junket was going just fine - they had a haul of almost $11,000 - until their getaway driver forgot to signal a lane change, authorities said Sunday. The bandits were at coming up to the toll plaza just before the Manhattan-bound George Washington Bridge when driver Reinier Noriega, 24, of the Bronx changed lanes without putting on the blinker in his SUV, Port Authority spokesman Joe Pentangelo said.

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  9. Driver hits, kills 8-month-old boy in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | New York Daily News

    The white van was backing out of a commercial driveway when it hit the child about 11 a.m. at 93rd St. and Astoria Blvd. in Jackson Heights, according to officials.

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  10. Cops nab Queens man who tried to abduct 13-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Police have charged Jaime Arias , who attempted to abduct a 13-year-old girl, with endangering the welfare of a child. A man who tried to lure a Queens teen earlier was busted after a tipster spotted him and notified police, cops said Wednesday.

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  11. Young couple dies of drug overdoses in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | New York Daily News

    The 22-year-old man and his 19-year-old girlfriend were found dead in his Jackson Heights apartment around 4:45 a.m. on Monday, police said.

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  12. Young couple dies of drug overdoses in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Investigators on Monday were seeking to determine what drug caused the fatal overdose of a couple in Jackson Heights, Queens. A 22-year-old man and his teenage girlfriend died from a drug overdose in Queens, police sources said on Monday.

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  13. Irene Jedrlinic, mother of former Newser, dies at 68Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Irene Jedrlinic, the mother of former Daily News reporter Nicholas Hirshon, has died of a heart attack. She was 68. Jedrlinic, who was born in Jackson Heights and grew up in Flushing, worked for 41 years for the Social Security Administration before retiring in 2013.

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  14. The Meadows festival pledges money, support to Queens communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Organizers of the The Meadows Music and Art Festival has promised to bring Kanye West and a whole lot more to Queens when it kicks off on Saturday. Founders Entertainment, which also produces the Governors Ball, is pledging part of the proceeds from the two-day event in the CitiField parking lot to charities, and offering free tickets to concertgoers who agree to volunteer for a local soup kitchen.

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  15. Errol Louis: The will of the voters, loud & clearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | New York Daily News

    The recent party primaries for state offices held a few welcome signs that New York voters are wising up. In a city that often mechanically reelects incumbents, three were turned out of office.

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  16. Queens residents fume over 50% rise in LGA departuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Northeast Queens residents saw 47% more departing planes from LaGuardia Airport flying over their heads between 2002 and 2014, an average increase of 2,779 flights a year, according to flight data from a group called Queens Quiet Skies. And in nearby Jackson Heights, residents there saw a 78% increase in departing planes zooming overhead since 2008, mostly on weekends, according to the group.

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  17. Queens man pleads guilty to killing girlfriend's ChihuahuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | New York Daily News

    The Queens man pleaded guilty Wednesday to brutally killing his girlfriend's dog by slamming the small Chihuahua into the floor during a fight in January. Hernandez, 33, will also be required to register as an animal abuser with the city Department of Health, a status that bars him from purchasing or adopting a pet from stores, shelters and rescue groups.

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  18. Man who wore fake beard when he shot 2 cops gets 20 years to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Antonio Olmeda pleaded guilty earlier this month for attempting to kill Officers Stephen Denisi and Matthew Ferrara in Jackson Heights in 2011 while wearing a fake beard as a disguise. Two NYPD officers thanked God for their lives in a Queens courtroom Tuesday before a judge sentenced the admitted gunman to 20 years to life for opening fire at them in broad daylight.

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