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Controversy Over Pink Sculpture Spurs Effort to Change Public Art Program

Jimmy Van Bramer introduced a bill Tuesday that would require more public input for publicly-funded art.

Sunnyside »

Police Renew Effort to Solve 2012 Killing of Gay Activist Lou Rispoli

The 108 Precinct recently tweeted sketches of the suspects in the killing of gay activist Lou Rispoli.

Corona »

Woman Fends Off Sex Attacker Who Threw Her to the Ground, Police Say

The suspect covered her mouth and threw her to the ground on 43rd Avenue, police said.

Elmhurst »

Meet 'The Obsessed Garbage Collecting Lady' of Elmhurst

Jen Mantovani details the garbage she picks up in her neighborhood on a blog.

Elmhurst »

Street Renamed for Police Officer Who Died from 9/11-Related Cancer

Police Officer Robert Ehmer spent 20 years with the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst. 

Elmhurst »

NYPD Precinct Commanders Can Say Whatever They Want on Twitter (Mostly)

Deputy Inspector Ronald Leyson from the 110 Precinct hopes to share the good work of his officers.

Flushing »

Man Dies in Flushing Fire, Officials Say

A man died in a fire within a 159th Street apartment building, the NYPD said.

Sunnyside »

Police Still Hunting for Clues in Death of Gay Activist, A Year Later

Police and loved ones are still looking for the suspects in the October 2012 killing of Lou Rispoli.

Long Island City »

Kidnap Victim Rescued After Being Held for a Month in Queens, DA Says

Pedro Portugal, 52, was rescued from a Long Island City warehouse on May 20, prosecutors said.

Sunnyside »

Friends of Slain Gay Activist Hunt for Clues Amid Police Response Probe

Friends of murdered Queens resident Lou Rispoli say they're frustrated by lack of progress on the case.

Sunnyside »

Victim in Brutal Sunnyside Beating Taken Off Life Support

Lou Rispoli, 62, was attacked on 43rd Avenue on Saturday, Oct. 20.

Woodside »

Man Wanted for Exposing Himself in Woodside, Cops Say

A woman snapped a photo of a man who allegedly exposed himself to her in Woodside.