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Update: Man stabbed to death in Woodside

Updated: August 27, 5:16 pm A man was fatally stabbed with a shard of glass in Woodside on Sunday afternoon, according to police. The police responded to a 911 call at 4:30 pm after being notified that a man was stabbed at 69th Street and Woodside Ave. When the police arrived, they observed a male […]

Man brutally assaulted at troubled bar

The following video was recently uploaded to YouTube and was taken outside El Potrero, a Mexican restaurant located at 46-12 Greenpoint Ave. As the graphic video shows, the bouncer from the establishment came out of the bar/restaurant and knocked out a troublesome man. The video was uploaded on August 12, 2012. The police said that […]

Police arrest drunk-driver for hit-run

The police have arrested the man who struck and killed a Sunnyside bicyclist on Wednesday night before fleeing the scene. The cops made the arrest after discovering that a drunk driver they nabbed later that evening was responsible for the death of the bicyclist. The police arrested Alex Batista, a 25-year-old from Long Island City, […]

Crime rate undergoes sharp decline, 108 precinct reports

The crime rate took a significant nose dive in June throughout Police Precinct 108, which covers Woodside, Sunnyside and Long Island City. Captain Donald Powers, the precinct’s commanding officer, said that the number of reported crimes for the 28 day period ending Sunday, June 24, had dropped 31% — from 96 incidents to 66–compared to […]

Cops nab a number of suspects related to Sunnyside/Woodside crime

Herman Oliazola just put his nose in where it didn’t belong. The Bronx man was arrested for a Sunnyside burglary after the police saw video footage of him breaking into an apartment at 46-51 50th Street. “We got the video of him and he was trying to defeat the camera by covering his face with […]

Sunnyside woman victim of iPhone theft

A Sunnyside woman was robbed Tuesday evening by a man who snatched her iPhone Tuesday evening and fled, according to police. The 38-year-old female was walking and talking on her iPhone at about 6:15 pm in Sunnyside Gardens when a man came up from behind her ripped it from her ear. The incident occurred on […]

Groping on 41st Street

A man approached a 19-year-old female on 41street (by 43rd Ave.) from behind and then touched her private parts, according to police. The incident occurred on May 16th at 10:50 pm. NY1 Follow up, below: Police were searching Sunday for a man they say forcibly touched a 19-year-old woman late Wednesday in Sunnyside, Queens. The […]

Suspects wanted for Sunnyside Woodside robbery

The police are searching for two suspects who are wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred on the border of Sunnyside and Woodside at about 7pm on Friday, May 11. The police said that two men approached a woman who was walking home, grabbed her around the neck and removed her iPhone before throwing […]

Drunk driver kills pedestrian on Greenpoint Ave. sidewalk

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a drunk driver on the corner of Greenpoint and 46th Street in the early hours of Sunday morning. The victim, a 24-year-old man, was struck by a 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis at 2:28 am while he was on the side walk on the northwest corner of Greenpoint and […]

Police nab armed robber, add more cops to 108 Police Precinct

The police have arrested a man who allegedly robbed a series of Woodside residents at gunpoint and forced them to withdraw cash at ATM machines, according to an official source. The 23-year-old suspect, who was arrested in the Bronx, was wanted in connection with three incidents in April. He targeted individuals near 50th Ave (44th […]

Police searching for men after gunpoint robbery in Woodside

The police are searching for two men wanted in a gunpoint robbery of two pedestrians in Woodside last month. The pair of suspects approached two men, ages 32 and 25, in front of 64-13 Broadway at about 6:10 a.m. Saturday, April 21, according to police. One of the suspects pointed a shotgun at the victims […]