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  1. Driver Mows Down Teen Who Threw Eggs at His Car on Halloween, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    A man drove his minivan onto a sidewalk to mow down a 17-year-old who had been with group of teens throwing eggs at his car on Halloween night, police said. Keith Richard, 50, was in his Dodge minivan when he got into an argument with the teens, who had tossed the eggs at his vehicle near Jackson Avenue and 23rd Street about 8:20 p.m., police said.

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  2. Group Tries to Save 'Harold and the Purple Crayon' Author's HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    A local historical society is digging into the crayon box to save a home where a famous children's book author lived - which was coincidentally purchased years ago by the Queens Borough Public Library with plans to tear it down and expand. Long before he illustrated "Harold and the Purple Crayon" in 1955, David Johnson Leisk, known as Crockett Johnson, lived with his family at 104-11 39th Ave. in Corona in the early 1900s, according to the Corona-East Elmhurst Historical Preservation Society He spent his elementary and high school years in an apartment inside the white two-story Italianate house before the 7 train was built and when the block was called Ferguson Street, according to the preservationists.

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  3. Queens Vape Shop Sues Rival for Sabotaging E-Cig BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    The owner of an Astoria e-cig store is suing a competitor for waging "a continuous campaign to interfere" with his business by fraudulently racking up charges on his company credit card, trying to bribe vendors into divulging information about his operation, and even tearing down advertisements for his shop to replace them with ads for the rival store, a new lawsuit says.

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  4. NYPD Recruit Dragged in Hit-and-Run Outside Police Academy, Officials SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    An NYPD recruit was seriously injured when she was struck and dragged by a truck driver who then fled the scene outside the Police Academy in College Point on Monday morning, officials said. The 35-year-old woman, whose name wasn't immediately released, was hit by the truck as it made a right turn onto Ulmer Avenue off of 28th Avenue around 6 a.m., NYPD officials said.

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  5. 45 MPH Winds to Lash City After Weekend Rain Dumps 3 Inches, NWS SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    Winds gusting up to 45 mph will lash the city throughout the day Monday after a weekend storm dumped about 3 inches of rain on the five boroughs, officials said. The fast-moving, low-pressure system soaked Central Park with 3 inches of rain Sunday, forecasters said.

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  6. Diving Pool Advocate Jumps Into Race to Unseat Astoria CouncilmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    A local real estate agent who's been pushing the city to restore the long-shuttered diving pool in Astoria Park has jumped into the race for the neighborhood's City Council seat. "I am basically running against the machine," said Springer, who grew up in the Marine Terrace apartments near Astoria Park.

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  7. Forest Hills' New Paris Baguette Won't Serve Espresso Thanks To StarbucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    A RadioShack that closed earlier this year after more than four decades on Continental Avenue will be replaced by the bakery-cafe Paris Baguette in December, but the neighboring Starbucks is blocking the new store from selling certain varieties of coffee, its owners said. The South Korea-based eatery will launch its new outpost at 107-06 Continental Ave., between Queens Boulevard and Austin Street, sharing the building with vitamin store InVite Health and Starbucks .

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  8. Real Estate in Sandy-Hit Neighborhoods Booming Despite Risks, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    Hurricane Sandy -hit neighborhoods across the five boroughs are being flooded with new development - even as many plans for coastal resiliency haven't been completed, a new analysis finds. The 2012 storm, the worst in the city's history, caused catastrophic damage along the coast, and the storms could continue with sea level rise and climate change, officials say.

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