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  1. Queens transit hub to get $8M in upgrades from the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Commuters at the Jamaica Transportation Center Station Plaza can catch the Long Island Rail Road, the E, J and Z trains and a host of bus routes. A major transit hub in Jamaica, Queens, is getting nearly $8 million in state money for upgrades that'll make it easier to catch a ride, State Sen. James Sanders will announce Tuesday.

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  2. NYC lauds Usain Bolt's Olympic wins with special fetes and eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | New York Daily News

    Much of the world is looking at the Rio Olympic Games - less through the narrow, America-skewed NBC coverage and more via internationally-comprehensive internet streaming options. And those not fortunate enough to be at the Games have other options, such as special events and activities in the U.S. celebrating Caribbean athletes at the Olympics.

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  3. Queens man accused of raping woman at knifepoint in his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | New York Daily News

    The victim visited George Cacavas, 42, at his Jamaica Estates home on Avon Rd. near Chevy Chase St. about 3 a.m. on Saturday, cops said.

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  4. Queens man accused of raping woman at knifepoint in his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | New York Daily News

    A Queens man accused last year of raping a prostitute at knifepoint is now charged with the brutal rape of a 43-year-old woman - again at the end of a blade - in his home. The victim visited George Cacavas, 42, at his Jamaica Estates home on Avon Rd. near Chevy Chase St. about 3 a.m. on Saturday, cops said.

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  5. One dead, four wounded in NYC shootings over the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | New York Daily News

    A 23-year-old man was shot to death during a Brooklyn house party - one of five people blasted in three separate shootings in that borough and Queens early Sunday, police said. The victim, whose name was not immediately released, was discovered gravely wounded after police rushed to the scene on Bergen St. near Thomas S. Boyland St. in Brownsville about 1:30 a.m., authorities said.

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  6. Queens street renamed for teen shot to death while riding busRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | New York Daily News

    A section of a Queens street will be renamed for the 14-year-old girl fatally hit by a stray bullet in 2013 after she attended a friend's birthday party, officials said. Sutphin Blvd. between 125th Ave. and Rockaway Blvd., which runs along the edge of Baisley Pond Park in South Jamaica, will be renamed for D'Aja Robinson, who was shot riding a city bus on May 18, 2013 returning home from a Sweet 16 party.

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  7. Cops hunt man in cane attack in Queens subway stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | New York Daily News

    The suspect in the video was last seen wearing a du-rag, a blue shirt and blue jeans, according to cops. Cops released video on Friday of a man who beat another with a cane in a Queens subway station on Tuesday, officials said.

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  8. Man shot outside Queens home feared for his life over drug debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A 23-year-old man shot to death outside a Queens home had feared for his life because he owed someone money over drugs, police sources said Tuesday.

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  9. Man fatally shot in the back in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | New York Daily News

    The man was found on 157th St. near 109th Ave. in Jamaica just after 9:30 p.m., cops said.

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  10. Severe weather wreaks havoc with Long Island Rail Road serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A woman walks past a service alert in Penn Station. Due to weather-related signal problems, all Long Island Railroad service between Penn Station, Atlantic Terminal, and Jamaica was suspended.

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  11. Attacker nabbed in Bx. gay man stab, but ducks hate crime chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A 25-year-old man has been arrested for stabbing a gay man in the Bronx - but he was not charged with a hate crime, police said Tuesday. Marquis Devereaux was walking home from work on July 10 when he was confronted near Sunset Blvd. and Neptune Lane near the gated community in Clason Point where he lives.

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  12. One dead, another critically wounded in overnight NYC shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A man was fatally shot and another was critically wounded in separate shootings in Brooklyn and Queens early Sunday, police and witnesses said. In Brooklyn, the 23-year-old man, whose name was not immediately released, was shot in the neck outside a home on Church Ave. near E. 35th St. in East Flatbush just after 2 a.m., cops said.

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  13. Errol Louis: Harlem's hallowed groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | New York Daily News

    New York has just lived through a turning point in political history: the victory of state Sen. Adriano Espaillat in the recent congressional primary - a win that positions him, in the overwhelmingly Democratic 13th District, for an all-but-certain election in November to become the first Dominican-American ever to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. Espaillat's fellow Dominicans, here and abroad, should enjoy what a friend of mine calls "a Barack Obama moment," a time when ethnic pride and American opportunity meet and merge in a formidable demonstration of real and symbolic power, with the intoxicating promise of more to come.

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  14. Cops nab suspect in deadly shooting of 28-year-old man in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Police have arrested a 22-year-old suspect in the fatal shooting of a Queens man in May, officials said.

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  15. Cops release surveillance images of Bronx homophobic attackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | New York Daily News

    The attackers in Sunday's attack are described as black or Hispanic, officials said. One was wearing a light-colored tank top and light-colored pants.

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  16. Men shot in hand, ankle in separate Queens incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | New York Daily News

    The incident took place in a two-story home on Union Hall St. near 109th Ave. in South Jamaica at about 4:14 a.m., according to cops.

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  17. Elderly man struck by tractor trailer in Jamaica Hills, QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A tractor trailer struck an elderly man in Queens Friday afternoon, crushing his legs under the big rig's wheels, officials and horrified witnesses said. The unidentified victim, who is believed to be in his 70s, was crossing Jamaica Ave. near 168th St. in Jamaica Hills around 12:15 p.m. when he was hit by a dairy truck, witnesses said.

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  18. Cop car T-boned by 'stoned' driver in Queens; three cops hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Scene of a polince car collision on Linden Blvd at Sutphin Blvd in South Jamaica, Queens, where a police car responding to a shooting was struck by a white Charger. A stoned driver T-boned an unmarked police car in Queens on Sunday morning, sending three cops to the hospital, police said.

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  19. 10 shot in gun violence throughout Brooklyn, QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A 30-year-old man in Brooklyn is in critical condition after being shot during a cookout late Saturday, witnesses and police said. The victim was shot once in the chest outside an apartment building on Chauncey St. near Utica Ave. in Bedford-Stuyvesant just before 12 a.m., police said.

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  20. Motorcyclist dies, three cops hurt in Brooklyn, Queens collisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A man on a motorcycle died early Sunday after crashing into a livery cab in Brooklyn, witnesses and police said. The motorcyclist, believed to be in his 30s, was heading north on Buffalo Ave. near E. New York Ave. in Crown Heights at 1:22 a.m., police said, when he smashed into the Lincoln SUV.

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