A 22-year-old woman was walking on 30th Avenue in Astoria around 3:25 a.m. Sunday when the suspect approached her from behind and pushed her to the ground, police said.
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“We used to have three pickups a day here in Astoria. We are down to one,” New York State Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, who represents the area, said.
A portion of 35th Avenue in Astoria has been blocked off with gates for what’s being called The Backlot at Kaufman Studios.
NYPD officer Besnik Llakatura was caught on wiretap joking about how he “taxes” the local businesses, prosecutors said.
The suspect was caught on surveillance video walking into Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Astoria around 2:20 p.m. Wednesday.
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Some New Yorkers have been waking up to find the wheels missing from their cars, and owners of foreign models have been the most frequent targets.
The bodies of two slain men were found overnight in different locations in Queens.
Police on Wednesday released a sketch of a man accused of pulling up to a woman on a bicycle in Astoria, Queens and grabbing her buttocks.
A robbery suspect who police said injured an NYPD officer in a hit-and-run in Queens last month is now in custody.
Police have been canvassing Astoria since Thursday night searching for the suspect.
A police officer was struck by a suspect’s truck in the middle of the intersection of Crescent Street and Broadway in front of a busy Astoria supermarket, according to witnesses.
Despite its strides into the mainstream, street art still tends to be mostly a man’s game. These six artists are some of the best around, working in diverse styles and media, portraying a range of experiences and messages, pushing the boundaries of urban art in New York City. And they just happen to be women.
Some Egyptians in New York were none too sorry Wednesday to see President Mohammed Morsi removed from office.