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Two suspects wanted for mugging man inside Jackson Heights subway station: NYPD

(Photos: Wikipedia and NYPD)

March 21, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Police have released video of two suspects who mugged a man inside a Jackson Heights subway station in the early hours of Saturday morning, March 18. The suspects approached the 46-year-old victim at around 2:30 a.m. while he was on the northbound 7 train platform inside the 82nd Street-Jackson… Read more »

Suspect wanted for beating man over head with metal pipe in Jackson Heights: NYPD

March 16, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Police have released images of a suspect wanted for allegedly beating a man over the head with a metal pipe outside a bar/restaurant in Jackson Heights last month. The suspect allegedly pummeled the 38-year-old victim with the pipe in front of El Canelazo, an Ecuadorian bar/restaurant located at 80-04… Read more »

Disgraced former Woodside deacon sentenced to 16 years in prison for having sex with three teenage boys: Feds

March 15, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A disgraced former Catholic deacon from Maspeth has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for having sex with three teenage boys, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday. Rogelio Vega, 52, — who previously served as a deacon at Saint Sebastian Church in Woodside — was sentenced in Brooklyn Federal court… Read more »

Astoria Man Arrested for Fatal Stabbing of EMS Lieutenant in Ditmars Thursday

Sept. 30, 2022 By Michael Dorgan An Astoria man has been arrested and charged with murder for the brutal stabbing of an EMS lieutenant in the Ditmars section of the neighborhood Thursday afternoon. Peter Zisopoulos, 34, was arrested by police shortly after he allegedly stabbed 61-year-old Alison Russo-Elling to death at the 20th Avenue and… Read more »