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  1. Accused animal hoarder claims retaliation from Queens DARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | New York Daily News

    Elizabeth Grant with a photo of Tiny and Cinnamon , two of the 55 cats, 12 dogs and 2 turtles she housed in her Queens home on Monday, April 25, 2016. An accused animal hoarder claims she's the victim of vengeful Queens prosecutors, alleging in a Manhattan federal complaint that they are unconstitutionally charging her in retaliation for requesting the return of her 55 cats, 12 dogs and two turtles seized during a raid.


  2. Renting illegal apartments can be cheap - but a risky solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 23 | New York Daily News

    Chhaya CDC's Afreen Alam and Energy Efficiency Coordinator Silky Misra talk to the Daily News about the perils of illegal apartments in New York City. The basement apartment in Bellerose, Queens was the best deal around - one bedroom with a big living room and kitchen for $950 a month.


  3. Clinton bashes Trump for 'dangerous,' 'divisive' behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 11 | New York Daily News

    Hillary Clinton on Monday took time off of her battle against U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders to blast the third hometown candidate for president - Donald Trump - for his degrading comments about women and minorities. Clinton, who has so far primarily focused her campaign on batting back the upstart Sanders, bashed the brash Donald for what she called his "dangerous" and "divisive" behavior while on a visit to a diner in Queens, where the real estate mogul was born and raised.


  4. Queens mom sues over building's lack of wheelchair accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Getting her 12-year-old wheelchair-bound daughter in and out of their Jackson Heights apartment is a daily ordeal for Martha Santana.


  5. Man beat up, robbed in Queens in anti-gay attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | New York Daily News

    The trio punched and kicked the victim to the ground, then continued the assault with a torrent of blows to the head, face, back and ribs, sources said. A 31-year-old man was punched out in Queens by a trio of attackers who called him gay slurs as they robbed him, police sources said Thursday.


  6. MTA program will see station agents giving subway directionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A small group of MTA clerks might soon be leaving their cramped booths as part of a four-station pilot program. The station agent of the future could be dispensing subway directions from a tablet instead of MetroCards from a booth.


  7. EXCLUSIVE: Queens mosque teacher charged with molesting girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Mohammad Rana, who works at The Islamic Center of Jackson Heights, was arrested for molesting a 9-year-old student while he taught class. A 46-year-old instructor at a Queens mosque has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 9-year-old student, the Daily News has learned.


  8. Off-duty NYPD cop busted for hitting teen with car in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | New York Daily News

    An off-duty NYPD officer was busted Wednesday after he hit a 13-year-old boy with his car in Queens and left the scene, police said. David Walker, 36, was driving on 93rd St. near Jackson Mill Rd. in Jackson Heights on Tuesday when he hit the victim, according to cops.


  9. Queens man charged in attempted kidnapping of girl, 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A Queens man was arrested Friday for trying to lure away a 10-year-old girl as she walked down the street, police said. Jaminton Carela, 29, spotted his young victim walking along 81 St. near 37th Ave. in Jackson Heights around 7:40 a.m. Friday and motioned to her to come over to him from the other side of the street, cops said. 2 comments

  10. Jan. 26: The blizzard, Bloomberg and black Oscar nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Richmond Hill: The Sanitation Department did an amazing job of snow removal in some parts of the city. As usual they forget about Queens - or else they have irresponsible people working there.


  11. Ex-Rikers guard sentenced to 90 days for punching inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Former correction officer Victor Rodman, 53, was sentenced Wednesday to 90 days behind bars for clocking an inmate on Rikers Island and covering it up. A former city correction officer is headed back to jail for covering up an assault on an inmate that left the man blind in one eye.


  12. Raskin & Sitt: A cheap and easy transit fix for todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Gov. Cuomo stuffed his State of the State address and budget chock full of ambitious plans to upgrade New York's infrastructure for the 21st century. These are necessary and overdue projects: investing in modern subway cars and buses, revamping Penn Station, rebuilding the state's roads and bridges and jumpstarting a desperately needed overhaul of LaGuardia Airport.


  13. Wheelchair advocate says NY ferry violates disabilities lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | New York Daily News

    One of the city's most beloved tourist attractions - the ferry ride to the Statue of Liberty - is a nightmare for people in wheelchairs, a disability rights group says. The United Spinal Association slammed Statue Cruises, which shuttles millions of tourists to Liberty and Ellis islands each year, for failing to live up to the Americans With Disabilities Act, the landmark anti-discrimination law.


  14. Attempted hoverboard purchase turns into robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Walter Roth , 34, of Babylon and Brian Taylor, 40, of Bay Shore were bound by duct tape at gunpoint and robbed in Queens. They don't even hover, but they're the hot ticket item - and once again, they're at the center of a Craigslist sale turned crime.


  15. Man charged in stabbing death was found at a Queens libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Christopher Sobers, accused of robbing and murdering Qing Qing Kiemde in October, is escorted to court by NYPD detectives from the 109th Precinct Monday night. The psycho accused of hacking a 28-year-old woman to death and ditching her remains in a park was caught more than two months later at a Queens library branch, officials said Tuesday.


  16. NYPD cop dies of heart attack in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Police Officer Juan Feliciano, 44, was on duty when he suffered a heart attack at Floyd Bennett Field shortly after 10 a.m., police sources said. Police sources said it's believed Feliciano, a 21-year NYPD veteran assigned to the 28th Precinct, died of a "pre-existing medical condition."


  17. Brooklyn comedy gallery showcases hilarious MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Donald Trump should know that a group of Muslims gathered in Brooklyn on Monday night - especially since it included many of them telling jokes at the billionaire's expense. The Experiment Comedy Gallery in Williamsburg hosted its second "Hilarious Muslims" stand-up set this year, and had a special significance given The Donald's recent rhetoric against Islam.


  18. Teen killed in hit-and-run in Queens memorialized at funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Hundreds of mourners, many of Peruvian descent, filled the Jackson Heights church's pews Monday to remember Ovidio Jaramillo.


  19. Cops looking for driver in fatal hit and run of Queens teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Police are seeking this man in connection with a Dec. 8, 2015, hit and run accident at Northern Boulevard and Junction Boulevard. Cops released a photo Saturday of a man who hit and killed 17-year-old Jaremello Ovidio Tuesday night, according to police.


  20. Lawsuit in Queens Burger King deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | New York Daily News

    The family of a Queens woman who was allegedly left to die in a locked Burger King bathroom is slapping the fast-food chain with a wrongful death lawsuit. Shirley McCarthy, 47, took her family to the Burger King on 82nd St. in Jackson Heights on Sept.


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