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115th Precinct

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Jackson Heights »

Gun-Toting Men Break Into Woman's Apartment to Steal Cash, Police Say

Five men in their 20s entered the 60-year-old woman's apartment on July 7.

Jackson Heights »

Jackson Heights Sees 2,300 Percent Increase in Speeding TIckets

The 115th Precinct handed out dozens more speeding tickets compared with this time last year. 

Jackson Heights »

Good Samaritan Chases Down Serial Pickpocket Who Targeted 76 Year-Old Woman

James Green did years in state prison for burglary and grand larceny charges.

Jackson Heights »

New 115th Precinct Boss Initiating Quality-of-Life Program

The neighborhood-focused approach will tackle issues big and small, Capt. Brian Hennessy said.

Corona »

Domestic Violence Reports Rise 11 Percent in Jackson Heights Over 5 Years

Police say the uptick in felony assaults stems from changes to the penal code and more education.

Jackson Heights »

Woman Fights Off Rapist Who Followed Her Home, Police Say

The suspect allegedly followed the victim into her apartment building in Queens.

East Elmhurst »

Thieves Stealing Vans to Swipe Motorcycles, Bikes and Tools, Officials Say

The Ford Econoline vans are stolen for parts or to commit other crimes, police said.

Corona »

Police Firearms Simulator Gives Civilians Taste of NYPD Life

A program with a fake gun lets citizens see how they would respond in police situations.

Maspeth »

Teaching Assistant Arrested for Relationship With Student, Police Say

Clara Somodi, 39, had sex with a 14-year-old boy at the school where she worked, police say.

Corona »

Police Officers Rescue Families from Burning Corona Home

The officers saw the large fire while out on a patrol, they said.

Corona »

Man in Stolen Van Leads Police on High-Speed Chase Through Queens

A man driving a stolen van led police on a high-speed chase through Corona before crashing to a halt.

Elmhurst »

iPhone Thief Arrested After Threatening Dad and 4-Year-Old Son, Police Say

Police said 17-year-old Louis Barragan threatened and robbed a Bronx dad and 4-year-old son Wednesday.

Long Island City »

108th Precinct Gets New Commanding Officer

Capt. Brian Hennessy will replace Deputy Inspector Donald Powers, who is moving to Manhattan North.

Jackson Heights »

Jackson Heights Latinos Disproportionately Stopped-and-Frisked

The 115th Precinct, in Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst and North Corona, stopped 14,585 Latinos in 2011.