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Crunching the Queens crime numbers: rape cases on the rise over the last month

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Dec. 12, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The number of reported rape cases in Queens has increased across the borough over the last month when compared to the same period of time in 2022, according to the latest crime stats from the NYPD. For the 28-day-period of Nov. 13 through Dec. 10, both northern and southern…
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Fresh Meadows couple reminded of daughter’s traffic related death following death of Quintas Chen in Flushing

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Dec. 11, 2023 By Rachel Butler The recent hit-and-run death of toddler Quintas Chen in Flushing brought back haunting memories for a Fresh Meadows couple 10 years after the death of their daughter in a similar accident. Amy Tam and Hsi-Pei Liao experienced the death of their 3-year-old child, Allison, on Oct. 6 2013, when she was struck down by an SUV while crossing the street holding her grandmother’s hand.  The incident occurred at the intersection of Cherry Avenue and Main Street. The SUV driver, Ahmad Abu-Zayedeh, was never criminally charged for the incident. Quintas Chen, who was also 3-years old,…
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Bayside man busted in Murray Hill sexual abuse investigation: NYPD

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Dec. 8, 2023 By Bill Parry Detectives from the 109th Precinct in Flushing arrested a Bayside man and charged him with sex crimes, assault and kidnapping just days after he allegedly attacked a woman in Murray Hill. Myung Park, 40, of 47th Road near Oakland Lake was booked at the 109th Precinct on Dec. 7…
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Five Queens men charged with kidnapping, murder of Flushing deliveryman: Feds

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Dec. 4, 2023 By Bill Parry Five Queens men are facing kidnapping and murder charges for luring a restaurant deliveryman to a location in Flushing in July, where he was abducted for ransom and eventually beaten to death before he was buried in a shallow grave in a New Hampshire forest, according to federal prosecutors. Jiangnan Lin, 22, and Dong Liu, 35, along with Sui Zhang, 22, Donxing Zheng, 28, and Wangchao He, 29, all of Queens, were indicted by a federal grand jury in White Plains in connection with the kidnapping of Peng Cheng Li, which resulted in his…
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Flushing community mourns loss off toddler killed by hit-and-run driver

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Nov. 30, 2023 By Rachel Butler Flushing leaders and community members gathered Thursday at the intersection where a 3-year-old boy was killed by a hit-and-run driver to ask for the public to come forward with information that may lead to the identification and arrest of the perpetrator. The fatal accident occurred at the intersection of…
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Toddler killed by hit-and-run driver on College Point Boulevard in Flushing: NYPD

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Nov. 30, 2023 By Bill Parry A 3-year-old boy was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Flushing on Wednesday night, according to the NYPD. Police from the 109th Precinct in Flushing responded to a 911 call of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle near the intersection of College Point Boulevard and 41st Avenue just after 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 29, where they found the toddler lying on the roadway. EMS rushed the child to NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. A preliminary investigation by the NYPD Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad determined that the…
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