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Marla Diamond
October 28, 2019 - 9:34 am
A large memorial now covers the basketball court at a public housing complex in Queens where a 14-year-old boy was killed by a stray bullet over the weekend.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 27, 2019 - 5:06 pm
Police have released surveillance video of two persons of interest sought in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy in Queens.
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Marla Diamond
October 24, 2019 - 8:00 am
A mother and son in Queens face fraud charges for selling a toxic product online that they claimed could cure cancer, police say.
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Elevated subway train
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October 23, 2019 - 8:24 am
Falling debris from elevated subway tracks in Queens smashed through the roof of a car Tuesday.
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Bike lane advocates Jackson Heights
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October 20, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Safety advocates want to know why improvements to a major thoroughfare in Queens have stopped. They protested Sunday, saying politics is killing people.
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Rikers Island
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Marla Diamond
October 16, 2019 - 1:29 pm
A City Council committee will hear arguments in support and opposition of the plan to close Rikers Island ahead of a full council vote on Thursday.
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Rikers Island
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Mack Rosenberg
October 15, 2019 - 6:15 pm
The City Council is set to vote Thursday on a plan to shut down the Rikers Island jail complex and replace it with four borough-based prisons.
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Rikers Island
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Steve Burns
October 14, 2019 - 1:25 pm
New numbers from the New York City Council and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office estimates the city’s jail population will be cut in half over the next seven years, just in time for the closure of Rikers Island.
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Erica Brosnan
October 14, 2019 - 12:40 pm
A badly decomposed body was discovered Sunday inside a Queens apartment that was supposed to be vacant, according to police.
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NYPD officer
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 14, 2019 - 9:51 am
An NYPD officer is charged with menacing after he allegedly pointed his gun at two waitresses in a karaoke bar in Queens.
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