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East New York »

9 People Shot at Brooklyn House Party, Police Say

Two gunmen opened fire at a crowded house party in East New York, police said.

East New York »

Police Extradite Suspect From Mexico for Killing of East New York Man

Christian Morales was charged with stabbing Carlos Santos in the head on Liberty Avenue in June. 

Long Island City »

DOT Plans Pedestrian-Friendly Changes for Area South of Queens Plaza

Changes include adding pedestrian islands and extending sidewalks in some locations.

Long Island City »

Lounge Around This Faux-Pool in Long Island City

The piece will be in the Crescent Street lot where a film and music fest will take place this summer.

Midtown »

7 Subway Lines Slated for Service Changes This Weekend

The 5, 6, A, D, E, J and Rockaway Shuttle will be affected.

Long Island City »

NYPD Officer Dies in Crash Near 'Death Trap' Queensboro Bridge Ramp

Elisa Toro, 36, was killed when her car crashed into a barrier off the Queensboro Bridge, sources said.

Long Island City »

Luxury Rental Building Linc LIC Opens in Changing Court Square

Linc LIC, a 709-unit apartment complex, is set to open at 43-10 Crescent St.

Rego Park »

Man Who Allegedly Hit Cop With Truck Wanted for Purse Snatchings: Sources

Gary Sarback, who has dozens of prior arrests, hit a cop with a pickup truck last month, police said.

Cypress Hills »

Man Dies After Clinging to Hood of Girlfriend's Car, Cops Say

Matthew Soria was killed when his girlfriend crashed the car, police said.

East New York »

Two Men Shot and Seriously Hurt in East New York, FDNY Says

Two men were shot near Crescent Street and Wortman Avenue Thursday afternoon, FDNY said.

Long Island City »

Queens Plaza Foot Traffic Rivals Downtown, Locals Say

Pedestrian traffic in the area has risen by about one-third during the last two years.

Long Island City »

Long Island City Food Truck Lot Forced to Scale Back

The once popular LIC food truck lot on Crescent Street is only open Fridays this summer.

Cypress Hills »

16-Year-Old Girl Injured After Falling on Subway Tracks in Brooklyn

The unidentified teenager was hurt when she fell on the tracks at the Crescent Street subway station.

Astoria »

Cops Arrest Alleged Burglar in Pre-Dawn Astoria Spree

A man broke into several houses in Astoria using back door or basement to get inside.

Long Island City »

Man Sentenced to 19 Years for Beating Death of 'Good Samaritan'

Eric Cherry was convicted of beating Nicholas Nowillo to death in Long Island City in 2008.