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  1. very sad things
    911 Dispatchers Suspended Over Delayed Response to Deadly FireAn ambulance did not arrive on the scene until 21 minutes after the first 911 call.
  2. crimes and misdemeanors
    Retired NYPD Officer Charged With Fatally Shooting WifeWhile kids were in the house.
  3. scary things
    More Than One Bag of Bones Discovered in QueensA skull, torso, and leg bone were found by a can collector.
  4. real estate
    Gentrification Is Coming for QueensSales are way up: “Queens is benefiting directly from Brooklyn’s success.”
  5. the man
    UPS Re-Hires 250 Queens Drivers Fired for ProtestingAfter a day of negotiations.
  6. crimes and misdemeanors
    Girl Says Man Spat, Called Her ‘Terrorist’And that nobody stepped in to help.
  7. sad things
    Four People Killed in Queens Car WreckA Honda Accord carrying five friends celebrating a birthday plunged into Astoria’s Steinway Creek.
  8. very sad things
    12-Year-Old Charged After Shooting His SisterA very sad story out of Queens.
  9. gentrification
    ‘Gentrification in Progress’ at 5PointzStreet artists wrapped the former graffiti mecca in a giant banner.
  10. Closings
    Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant’s Iconic Neon Sign Is Off for GoodWorkers said they “couldn’t remove the sign without causing irreparable damage.”
  11. Litter
    Queens Starbucks Accused of Leaving Open Garbage Bags on Street“Enough is enough. We have had it.”
  12. awful things
    New York’s ‘Operation Angry Birds’ Is Less Fun Than It SoundsIt’s New York’s biggest cockfighting bust ever.
  13. ah come on
    Reminder: Don’t Try to Tip Sanitation WorkersYour act of kindness can cost them their job.
  14. very scary things
    Queens Man Kills Two ‘Witches’ With HammerHe believed they were “doing voodoo on him.”
  15. bill de blasio's new york
    Queens Library President Makes More Than the MayorAnd he has a private deck for smoking.
  16. What to Eat
    Platt: M. Wells Makes It Okay to Order Chicken at a SteakhouseOf the many roasted chickens being served around town, the bird served at the Long Island City steakhouse just might be New York’s best.
  17. very sad things
    Body Parts Found in Queens Likely Belong to Avonte Oquendo: ReportThe missing autistic boy’s family is waiting solemnly for DNA confirmation.
  18. very sad things
    Human Remains Found in Queens, Police Probe Avonte Oquendo LinkLimbs were found on the shoreline.
  19. neighborhood news
    Queens McDonald’s Terrorized by Pack of Senior CitizensPolice have been called multiple times.
  20. Shawarma Chameleon
    Well-Loved King of Falafel and Shawarma Looking to Open RestaurantHe’s getting one with everything.
  21. strange deaths
    Queens Man Commits Suicide by Homemade ExplosiveDefinitely unusual.
  22. very sad things
    8-Year-Old Killed by Tractor-Trailer in QueensThe driver was taken away in handcuffs.
  23. Where to Eat
    48 Places to Eat on Queens Boulevard — MappedRepresenting 30 cuisines from fifteen countries and five continents.
  24. crimes and misdemeanors
    NYPD Officer Arrested for Shaking Down Queens Restaurant On behalf of the Albanian mob.
  25. Openings
    First Look at 51st Bakery and Cafe, Opening Soon in Hunters PointThe couple will expand opening hours shortly after the restaurant’s debut.
  26. Tis the Season
    Queens Man Builds Inception-Worthy Gingerbread CityIt weighs over 1.5 tons.
  27. Tables For Hugue
    M.Wells Steakhouse Now Accepting ReservationsGo, have a steak, look at the fish.
  28. crimes and misdemeanors
    Man Claims He Was Too Drunk to Remember Beating Off-Duty NYPD Officer Fortunately, there’s video.
  29. very old nazis
    Former Nazi Still Resides in Queens, Despite Decade of ProtestsHe says he’s “starting to get used to it.”
  30. banksy
    Banksy’s Latest Work Got Tagged on VideoBy a territorial local tagger.
  31. bikers
    It’s Not a Great Time to Be in a Biker GangAnother crew was busted today.
  32. mysteries
    Duct-Taped Human Leg Found in East RiverNot good.
  33. Expansions
    Jason Zukas Brings Chopped Contestant Onboard Queens RestaurantThe restaurant is also moving.
  34. Discrimination
    Queens Bakery Fined $25,000 for DiscriminationThat’s $10,000 in damages, $10,000 for racial discrimination, and $5,000 more for gender discrimination.
  35. crimes and misdemeanors
    Kids Accidentally Burned by Drano on New York City BusPeople need to be careful with that stuff.
  36. very sad things
    Man Stabbed to Death for ‘Blowing Kisses’ in Anti-Gay AttackA 22-year-old was charged with a hate crime.
  37. Free
    Astoria’s Milkflower Debuts Brunch This Weekend With FreebiesThe pizzeria opened in June.
  38. crimes and misdemeanors
    MTA Worker Wreaks Havoc With Stolen Cherry Picker Six thousand people were left without power.
  39. crimes and misdemeanors
    Hit-and-run Victim Apparently Robbed of Everything But His UnderwearAfter he passed out drunk in the street and was killed.
  40. stand clear of the closing doors
    The MTA Still Can’t Afford Spell-CheckFour new signs have typos.
  41. crimes and misdemeanors
    Queens Man Dies After Falling From Moving Car’s Roof [Update]This happened after he got into an argument with the driver.
  42. naming things
    Queens Councilman Still Wants Ed Koch’s Name Taken Off the Queensboro BridgePeter Vallone Jr. has been fighting this one for a while.
  43. crimes and misdemeanors
    Fake Cops Were ‘Arresting’ Real CriminalBad luck.
  44. deer puppies!!
    Queens Zoo’s Adorable New Baby Deer Will Eat Like It’s in BrooklynFresh leaves, grain, kale.
  45. crimes and misdemeanors
    Off-Duty Cop Shot While Breaking Up Domestic Dispute in QueensThe suspect was also wounded.
  46. very sad things
    Impossibly Tragic Tween Suicide Blamed on CyberbullyingA Queens 12-year-old hanged herself.
  47. crimes and misdemeanors
    Police Arrest Man Eight Hours After Bonkers Carjacking Spree in QueensIt was just like Grand Theft Auto up until the ending.
  48. parents these days
    Queens Parents Freak Out Over Toy Gun in ParkThe police got involved.
  49. crimes and misdemeanors
    Body Found in Missing Queens Man’s Yard, Thanks to Nosy NeighborWho notices the size of their neighbor’s trash?
  50. kids today
    Queens Students Oddly Thrilled About Vegetarian School LunchesReally with these kids?
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