Queens Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Daughter of slain NYPD cop cuts ribbon at Dominican Day ParadeRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2017 | New York Post

    The daughter of a slain NYPD officer cut the ribbon at the start of Sunday's Dominican Day Parade in Manhattan in honor of her mother. "I just want to say thank you to the entire Dominican Day Parade for dedicating this - something as significant as this - to my mother.

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  2. AAU team's winning ways setting its players apart in recruitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | New York Post

    The recently finished July live recruiting period is known for individuality. It's about what college coaches are watching which players, who stood out because of a big performance, a dunk that went viral.

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  3. Brooklyn DA candidate once sued the city she wants to defendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | New York Post

    Swern, a former high-ranking assistant district attorney under Charles Hynes, last year demanded $5 million from the city in a slip-and-fall case. And years earlier she sued her own friend for $500,000 for the loss of her husband's "services" when he hurt his back after a rough boat ride in the Hamptons.

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  4. Trump's NYC homecoming to create a traffic disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | New York Post

    President Trump's four-day homecoming next week will create a traffic apocalypse in the Big Apple - and officials are warning drivers to stay off the road. Marine One, the president's helicopter, will arrive Sunday at around 6:30 p.m. at JFK Airport from his golf club in Bedminster, NJ, where he has spent most of his 17-day "working vacation."

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  5. NYPD cop shot by deranged gunman is 'in good spirits'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | New York Post

    Hours after surviving four shots fired off by a crazed gunman , an NYPD cop was all smiles as he recuperated from a Queens hospital bed, a law enforcement source said Friday. "He was really in good spirits, smiling, kidding around, laughing last night," said the source who visited 30-year-old Officer Hart Nguyen at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center.

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  6. This woman came up with a 'hijab-grabbing' defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | New York Post

    Rana Abdelhamid, from Queens, is the founder of the International Muslim Women's Initiative for Self-Empowerment , a grassroots organization that offers self-defense classes and teaches leadership skills. "Our main goal is to be able to give Muslim women the tools to be able to confront anti-Muslim violence, gender-based violence and state-based violence," Abdelhamid said.

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  7. Elderly woman shoots out her window at man parked in front of her houseRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | New York Post

    A 76-year-old Queens woman was arrested Wednesday after firing a gun at a man parked in front of her house, sources said. Yvonne Cosby had initially called 911 at around 4 p.m. to claim she was going to "blow up" the vehicle because it had been stationed on 228th Street in Jamaica for too long, according to police sources.

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  8. New York vacates hundreds of thousands of summonsesRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | New York Post

    Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez , Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito , Public Advocate Letitia James with members of the clergy. The mass dismissal was for older cases involving low-level offenses, like riding a bicycle on a sidewalk, drinking in public, disorderly conduct and being in a park after dark.

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  9. New Knicks GM was able to bring in his own guys, after allRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | New York Post

    General manager Scott Perry wasn't kidding when he said he would have freedom to reshape the front office upon his hiring by president Steve Mills. The Knicks officially announced the additions of five front-office members, including three new names - Harold Ellis, ex-Knicks guard Fred Cofield and Michael Arcieri.

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  10. Rikers guard gets probation after smuggling tattoo gun to loverRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | New York Post

    A Rikers Island guard was sentenced to five years probation Tuesday for smuggling a tattoo gun to her female prison paramour. Corrections Capt.

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  11. Tourist, child maced by crazed homeless man on subwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | New York Post

    A 10-year-old girl and a Canadian tourist were maced by a crazed homeless man as they were riding the subway through Manhattan Saturday afternoon, police sources said. Dasheen Simpkins, 24, became enraged and pulled out the pepper spray when someone snapped a picture of him and a lady friend as they were sitting in beach chairs with an open cooler between them while on a Queens bound E train near the Lexington Ave - 53rd St. station.

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  12. Police arrest bare-chested perv accused of groping female copRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | New York Post

    Police have arrested the bare-chested sicko who sexually assaulted an off-duty female cop on a Queens subway train. Fnu Kamruzzaman, 27, was on a Manhattan bound 7 train when he allegedly pressed his groin against the 36-year-old woman's arm around 10:20 a.m. Friday. 3 comments

  13. Amputee injured by subway says MTA 'turned its back on safety'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | New York Post

    A Brazilian architectural student whose arm and leg were severed by a Brooklyn subway train is now seeking to shame the MTA into installing straphanger-saving barriers. Transit officials know that in the past 15 years as many as 750 people have died on the tracks, and more than 1,000 have suffered catastrophic injuries, yet the officials "have turned their back on safety," Luisa Harger, 21, bravely argues in a negligence lawsuit she filed last week.

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  14. Stellar recruiting class transforms talk around RutgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | New York Post

    It started on the court and has continued on the recruiting trail. In a flash, Steve Pikiell has changed the culture at Rutgers.

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  15. How one subway line changed New York foreverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | New York Post

    The 7 train is far from perfect - delays and poisonous paint chips and all - but without it, Queens wouldn't be Queens. A new exhibit at the New York Transit Museum's Grand Central Gallery Annex, titled "7 Train: Minutes to Midtown," covers more than 100 years of the borough's first subway line.

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  16. Slain NYPD cop honored with renamed streetRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | New York Post

    Nearly two years after NYPD cop Randolph Holder was fatally shot by a reputed gangbanger , hundreds of uniformed officers and family members joined together Friday to rename the Queens street where he grew up in his honor. The intersection of Briar Place and Collier Avenue in Far Rockaway is now known as Detective Randolph Holder Way, after the third-generation officer.

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  17. Naked home invader tries to shower with woman, then cleans her dirty dishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | New York Post

    A home intruder made himself comfortable inside a New Jersey residence Wednesday morning, stripping off his clothes and trying to get in the shower with someone inside before cleaning dirty dishes in the sink, police said. James King, of Jamaica, Queens was charged with burglary and lewdness for the 9 a.m. invasion of a home in Hackensack, cops said.

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  18. New York's Affordable Housing Program has a flawed modelRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | New York Post

    Rental developers say just one of the Affordable New York Housing Program's several development plans makes sense - and then only in certain neighborhoods, likely in Queens and Brooklyn, where land prices are still low. During a panel discussion on Thursday at the 101 Club, developer Matthew Baron, president of Simon Baron Development, said the ANY plans only work for the 70/20 program and only in areas where the low-income apartments are geared to those making 130 percent of the area median income - and those rents are already the local market prices.

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  19. Woman claims school superintendent sought threesome, groped herRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | New York Post

    A woman is suing the city's Department of Education and a a a fired Queens public school superintendent, claiming that he groped her and made disgusting sexual advances a on the job a for four years. The anonymous victim filed the lawsuit in Manhattan Supreme Court against Lenon Murray, 56, who was arrested in late May and has since been fired from his position as superintendent of District 29. Murray was arrested fora a allegedly touching the woman's breasts on May 2 and grabbing her butt on April 19 at P.S. 181.

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  20. Out-of-control van mows down pedestrians in Queens parkRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2017 | New York Post

    A 19-year-old woman enjoying a day in the park was critically injured when an out-of-control van ran off the road and smashed into her Saturday evening. The van had been traveling north on Brookville Boulevard in Queens when it rear-ended a car carrying three people, police said.

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