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  1. Catalina Cruz is New York's first Dreamer to run for officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | New York Daily News

    Catalina Cruz, who has advocated for worker and immigrants rights under elected officials, is currently the first Dreamer in New York State to run for office. Catalina Cruz remembers arriving at JFK Airport from Colombia at just 9 years old with her single mother with one thing on their minds: Achieving the American Dream.

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  2. Drunk driver arrested in Queens crash, victim on life supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Emergency workers aid victim at the scene after the 47-year-old man was struck by a Toyota Sienna and seriously injured on Northern Blvd. near 81st St. in Jackson Heights, Queens, on Saturday night. Luis Orellana, 26, of Jackson Heights, was charged with vehicular assault and DWI after he crashed into a 47-year-old man who was crossing Northern Blvd. near 81st St. in Jackson Heights Saturday night. 3 comments

  3. Driver in custody after badly injuring pedestrian in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Emergency workers aid victim at the scene after the 47-year-old man was struck by a Toyota Sienna and seriously injured on Northern Blvd. near 81st St. in Jackson Heights, Queens, on Saturday night. A motorist in Queens was taken into custody after seriously injuring a 47-year-old pedestrian in a crash Saturday night, cops said.

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  4. Queens woman arrested in alleged stabbing death of her husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Police at the scene in East Elmhurst where two people were stabbed on July 11, 2018. Police responded to a call of an assault at the couple's 93rd St. apartment in Jackson Heights at 1 a.m. Wednesday.

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  5. Readers sound off on the MTA, free speech and SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Chicago: The morning of June 19 brought me a pleasant surprise, which I feel compelled to share with you as an example of excellent customer service. I was visiting New York for business in the Jacob Javits Convention Center.

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  6. Gridlock Sam: Weekend traffic events will snarl trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Motorists drive along 42nd Street during morning rush hour in Manhattan on October 26, 2017. Special Alert Saturday: More than 10,000 New Yorkers will participate in a nationwide Families Belong Together march to demand an end to the separation of immigrant children from their families.

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  7. Activists demand justice after two victims attacked in anti-gay, anti-transgender Queens assaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Chanel Lopez, transgender community liaison, spoke at protest rally for transgender immigrants in Queens on Tuesday. Gay and transgender rights activists are demanding justice after two alleged hate crimes in Queens - the stabbing of a transgender woman and the beating of a gay man - after the borough's Pride Parade.

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  8. Democrats urge Brooklyn Sen. Simcha Felder to give the green light to vote on speed camera billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | New York Daily News

    State Sen. Jose Peralta leads a City Hall rally calling on Albany to pass legislation allowing more speed cameras near schools. With the clock ticking down toward the end of the state Legislature's session, Senate Democrats and traffic safety advocates on Tuesday demanded that Brooklyn Sen. Simcha Felder stop being the "roadblock" to renewing and expanding New York City's speed camera program.

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  9. Man killed on Queens subway tracks was former hotel waiter who served Trump and other dignitariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Isaac Massey, 58, was struck and killed by a Manhattan-bound E train after he fell onto the tracks at the Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Ave. station on Tuesday. According to police, Massey, who used a walker, was struck and killed by a Manhattan-bound E train after he fell onto the tracks at the Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Ave. station at about 6:30 p.m. "They said it was an accident.

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  10. Queens gang sting leads to 15 gun and drug arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Fifteen people - most of them known gang members - were busted for guns and drugs in a Queens takedown, police said Thursday. Cops seized weapons, eight cars that were used to transport narcotics and $80,000 in cash from the Trinitarios, a predominantly Dominican street gang that primarily operates in Jackson Heights and Corona.

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  11. May 22: Bicycles, the Royal Wedding and official languagesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Manhattan: If I had a dollar for every time someone complained to me about cyclists who ride roughshod over pedestrians, I could build bicycle lanes on every street in the city - an initiative that certainly would not please most anti-cyclists. In fact, people who complain about cyclists' behavior often go further.

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  12. Two cousins saved from raging Queens house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Lt. Todd Smith, Firefighter Akiro Rodriguez and Lt. Kevin O'Hare rescued the girls after a fire broke out in Queens home.

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  13. Queens blaze leaves 12 injured after cops rush into burning homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | New York Daily News

    A roaring fire erupted in a Queens home early Friday injuring seven firefighters and five civilians, including one who suffered life-threatening injuries, FDNY officials said. The blaze broke out on the second floor of a two-story house on Case St. near Whitney Ave. in Corona around 5:10 a.m., according to authorities.

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  14. Child, adult critically injured in Queens house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Firefighters work at the scene of a house fire at 30-46 71st St. in Queens. The blaze broke out just after midnight on the second floor of a three-story home on 71st St. near 31st Ave. in Jackson Heights, an FDNY spokesman said.

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  15. The ambassador's dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Congratulations to Rick Grenell, newly minted Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Federal Republic of Germany. Nice title, good job.

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  16. Many of the 69 animals saved from NYC hoarder's feces-strewn homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | New York Daily News

    More than a third of the 69 animals pulled from a Queens woman's feces-strewn home in January 2016 got adopted. More than a third of the 69 animals pulled from a 50-year-old Queens woman's feces-strewn home in January 2016 have found a new home with loving adoptive owners, the ASPCA said Tuesday.

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  17. Driver, 86, in fatal hit-and-run claims he was unaware of crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | New York Daily News

    A memorial is set up for the 9-year-old boy who was killed in a hit-and-run in Jackson Heights. An 86-year-old driver accused of fleeing the scene after fatally hitting a 9-year-old boy in Queens claims he didn't realize he'd struck anybody - and fled because he was being threatened by another driver. 2 comments

  18. Sen. Jose Peralta, activists push for DREAM Act at Queens rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | New York Daily News

    State Senator Jose Peralta pushing for the DREAM Act at a press conference in front of the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, on April 13, 2018. Queens State Sen. Jose Peralta joined activists at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park on Friday to call on lawmakers to pass the DREAM Act giving financial aid to undocumented college students.

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  19. Protesters demand Germany take back Nazi living in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | New York Daily News

    Demonstrators outside the German Consulate in Manhattan demand that the U.S. ship Jakiw Palij back to Germany on Thursday. To his Queens neighbors, Jakiw Palij is a nice old man who keeps to himself and doesn't bother anybody.

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  20. Apparent gun on tracks sparks hour-long power shutdown on F LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | New York Daily News

    The scramble began at 9:30 a.m. at the 21st St.-Queensbridge station, where straphangers on the platform reported seeing a possible gun on the Brooklyn-bound tracks, authorities said. Eagle-eyed subway riders at a Queens station spotted what looked like a gun on the tracks Wednesday morning - triggering an hour-long power shutdown on the F Line to allow cops to grab it, authorities said.

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