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  1. TD Bank audit leads to teller's arrest, Nassau cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Newsday

    Raquel Benjamin, 28, of Queens, was arrested Wednesday, April 27, 2016, and charged with third-degree grand larceny after it was determined she had removed $4,000 in cash from a bank drawer at the TD Bank branch in New Hyde Park on March 25 -- taking it for personal use, Nassau County police said. Photo Credit: NCPD Raquel Benjamin, 28, of Queens, was arrested Wednesday, April 27, 2016, and charged with third-degree grand larceny after it was determined she had removed $4,000 in cash from a bank drawer at the TD Bank branch in New Hyde Park on March 25 -- taking it for personal use, Nassau County police said.

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  2. Southeast Queens to get new NYPD precinct, Bill de Blasio saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Newsday

    A new NYPD precinct is coming to southeast Queens, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Eduardo Munoz Alvarez Mayor Bill de Blasio has set aside $70 million in his latest budget for a new NYPD precinct in southeast Queens - welcome news for borough politicians and residents after years spent lobbying for such a project.

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  3. Queens Will Get a New NYPD Precinct, de Blasio SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | DNAInfo.com

    Southeast Queens will get a new police precinct that will serve Laurelton, Rosedale, Brookville and Springfield Gardens, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. "We heard this from the NYPD and we heard this from the community: We needed to do more to help southeast Queens," the mayor said at a press conference where he presented the 2017 Executive Budget.

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  4. New NYPD Precinct Highlights Mayor de Blasio's 2017 BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | NBC New York

    A new police station, more ambulances, a new drug addiction program and additional funding for city homeless services plans are among the highlights of Mayor de Blasio's $82.2 billion executive budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The budget, which was announced Tuesday afternoon, also includes $2.3 billion in savings, according to the mayor's administration.

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  5. EXCLUSIVE: De Blasio's $82B budget to add many new initiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | New York Daily News

    Mayor Bill de Blasio proposes $183 credit on water and sewer bills for over 644,000 homeowners on Monday April 25, 2016. Mayor de Blasio is set to announce a city budget Tuesday that will bring a new police precinct to southeast Queens, beef up ambulance tours, and boost the city's efforts to clean up after snow storms .

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  6. EXCLUSIVE: NYC budget to include $70M for Queens NYPD precinctRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | New York Daily News

    The city will set aside $70 million for a new NYPD precinct in a bid to speed response times to a sprawling section of southeast Queens, the Daily News has learned. The upcoming city budget will include $70 million in capital cash to build a new 116th Precinct, covering Laurelton, Rosedale, Brookville and Springfield Gardens - all now served by the 105th Precinct.

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  7. Bravest, ex-Finest to bring vital care packages to FlintRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 23 | New York Daily News

    FDNY firefighter William West and retired NYPD Detective Raymond Ramos raised $12,000 and plan to hand deliver vital care packages to residents of Flint, Mich. A city firefighter and retired NYPD detective are responding to an emergency call far outside of the five boroughs - the public health crisis in Flint, Mich.

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  8. Bungled NY primary voting brings Board of Elections probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | New York Daily News

    A record-setting deluge of Primary Day voter complaints led Tuesday to the angry promise of a full-scale investigation into the city's long-bumbling Board of Election. The flood of gripes, running the gamut from locked doors to botched voter rolls, led irate city Controller Scott Stringer to announce an immediate probe of an incompetent agency.

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  9. Cop hurt during arrest at foreclosed house sues bankRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | The Daily Chappaqua

    An NYPD cop hurt while raiding a Queens home is suing a bank for allowing the property to fall into the hands of criminals. Officer Paul Franzese was "severely injured" while using a battering ram to break down the door of the Springfield Gardens home in February 2013, he claims in a lawsuit.

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  10. Woman arrested at airport 'trying to smuggle A 7,000 worth of cocaine hidden in her vagina'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    A woman was arrested at an airport for allegedly trying to smuggle 7,000 worth of cocaine by hiding it in her vagina. Shekira Thompson was caught with a half-pound package of the white powder, worth $10,000, inserted into her private area on Sunday as she returned to New York from a trip to her native Jamaica, police say.

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  11. Woman busted for smuggling cocaine in vagina at JFKRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Shekira Thompson was caught with 1/2 lb of cocaine smuggled inside her vagina at JFK Airport by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers. A 24-year-old woman was busted at Kennedy Airport trying to smuggle $10,000 worth of cocaine into the city by hiding it in her vagina, officials said.

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  12. Elected Officials Urge City to Create New Precinct in Southeast QueensRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    Local elected officials are expanding their efforts urging the city to create a new police precinct in Southeast Queens, which they said is not adequately protected. The proposed 116th Precinct would be carved out of the southern portion of the 105th Precinct and would serve areas such as Laurelton, Springfield Gardens and Rosedale, officials said.

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  13. Meet the hot young designer behind Rihanna's naked dress :0Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | New York Post

    With a fan base that includes the Kardashians and BeyoncA , self-taught designer LaQuan Smith is the coolest new kid on the fashion block The fashion world's newest darling doesn't come with a posh pedigree or fancy diploma - in fact, he was rejected from top style schools FIT and Parsons. Still, in just a few short years, 27-year-old LaQuan Smith has managed to make a name for himself, designing outfits for the likes of Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner.

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  14. Education the focus at Assemblywoman InaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Examiner.com

    "Ms. Hyndman, we are proud of you," dancers from P.S. 15 said in unison during their performance at the community inauguration of Alicia Hyndman. The inauguration, held at York College on Sunday, January 10 in its atrium was a representation of education from preschool to college.

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  15. Witness in 50 Cent friend shooting case charged with perjuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | New York Daily News

    The murder case against a Queens man accused of blowing away rapper Mazaradi Fox, a longtime associate of 50 Cent, may not be worth two cents. Rayesha Brockington was indicted Monday for giving false testimony under oath and was ordered held on Rikers Island until she can make the $77,500 bail, according to court papers.

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  16. City Eyes Hollis Complex for Homeless Veteran Housing Despite ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    Six long-abandoned apartment buildings on Hollis Avenue could become affordable housing for homeless veterans despite locals protests, officials said. "We are working on making this permanent affordable housing for veterans as part of the national effort to end homelessness for veterans," said a spokeswoman for the Human Resources Administration in an email.

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  17. Long Island hires and promotions: Cindy Morico, Franklin FirstRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Newsday

    Cindy Morico of Hauppauge has been hired as director of human resources at Franklin First Financial Ltd. in Melville. Photo Credit: Cindy Morisco Cindy Morico of Hauppauge has been hired as director of human resources at Franklin First Financial Ltd. in Melville.

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  18. Long Island hires and promotions: Derek Gussaroff, Bethpage Federal Credit UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Newsday

    Derek Gussaroff of Huntington has been hired as a mortgage loan originator for outside sales at Bethpage Federal Credit Union in Bethpage. Photo Credit: Bethpage Federal Credit Union Derek Gussaroff of Huntington has been hired as a mortgage loan originator for outside sales at Bethpage Federal Credit Union in Bethpage.

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  19. Crook shot by off-duty cop shocked to learn he was officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Crook who tried to rob off-duty officer in Queens was shocked to learn his victim was a cop before he was fatally shot: officials Police investigate at the scene in Queens where an off-duty police officer shot a Craigslist scammer in the torso, killing him. The crook fatally shot in Queens while trying to rob an off-duty cop at gunpoint dropped the lawman's badge in shock after pulling it from his pocket, police sources said.

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  20. Off-duty NYPD cop fatally shoots man while responding to Craigslist ad, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Newsday

    New York City police investigate the scene where an off-duty NYPD officer, responding to a Craigslist ad about a car for sale, shot and killed one of the two men posing as sellers late Monday night, Dec. 8, 2015, in Springfield Gardens, Queens -- after, police said, the pair tried to rob the officer at gunpoint. Police are searching for the second man, who they said fled in a white BMW.

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