Dad sought in Queens triple homicide of mother, 2 children: NYPD

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(Credit: Miguel Ramos is shown in this undated photo with Deisy Garcia, 21, and their children.)

UPDATED 1/20/14, 7:10 PM: Detectives Monday were seeking the father of two toddler girls as the suspect in the slaying of his daughters and their mother Sunday night in a walkup apartment in South Jamaica, Queens. The suspect, Miguel Mejia-Ramos, 28, drives a white 2001 Chevrolet commerical van as well as a white 1995 Dodge sport utility vehicle, police said. Mejia-Ramos is believed by investigators...

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Man shot inside Flatbush subway station: Police

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Cops are looking for a suspect who opened fire inside a Flatbush subway station Monday.

The incident took place around 2 p.m. at the Q and B stop on Church Avenue, though an NYPD spokesman said it is not yet known if the victim was shot inside a subway car or on a platform. However, witnesses say they found some shell casings outside the station.

The 24-year-old victim was taken to...

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Three stabbed outside Hell's Kitchen club

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Three clubgoers were stabbed early Sunday morning by a group of men who allegedly ambushed them outside a Hell's Kitchen club, police said.

The unidentified men, who were in their twenties, police said, were leaving the Hudson Terrace club on W. 46th Street and 11th Avenue around 3:15 a.m. when the seven suspects allegedly approached them.

The suspects, also in their 20s, stabbed the...

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Cops hunt for suspect in attempted rape in subway

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(Credit: A sketch of the suspect. (NYPD))

Police are investigating the second attempted rape in the subway system in the last week.

On Saturday, a woman was attacked as she left the Cathedral Parkway-110th Street station in Morningside Heights. The suspect is described as about 35 years old, 6 feet tall and 250 pounds. The incident came two days after another woman was allegedly sexually assaulted by a man on a No. 3 train in Harlem....

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Boy in Boro Park rescued after falling down manhole

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A 10-year-old boy who fell into a manhole in Borough Park was lifted to safety yesterday by two Verizon employees.

The technicians -- Mike Kroski and Tom Prestia -- lent their ladder to a police officer on the scene to rescue the child from the open manhole near the corner of 49th Street and 13th Avenue shortly before 9 a.m., according to spokesmen for the NYPD and Verizon. After the rescue,...

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Police seek attempted rapist who attacked woman on 3 train

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(Credit: The NYPD released a sketch of a man suspected of trying to rape a woman on a train in Harlem (NYPD))

The NYPD Monday released a sketch of a man suspected of an attempted rape on the subway in Harlem last week.

The victim, a 21-year-old woman, was riding in the second-to-last car of a northbound No. 3 train Jan. 9 at 4 p.m. when she spotted the suspect masturbating, police said. He followed her into the next car, forced her onto a seat and tried to rape her.

The victim was able to fight...

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Career 180: Now this is what we call New York's 'Finest'


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Steve Stanulis, a male exotic dancer, is not just acting when he dresses up as a cop and cuffs ladies in the audience. The 40-year-old was a New York City police officer from 1994 through March 2001, before he retired and started a new career pursuing his other passion -- (ahem) dancing. Now, Stanulis performs with a company called Savage Men, currently at Culture Club, 20 W. 39th St. He recently...

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De Blasio gives pep talk to NYPD recruits

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(Credit: Mayor Bill De Blasio shakes hands with Bill Bratton. (Anthony Lanzilote))

Mayor Bill de Blasio sought Thursday to reassure the NYPD that he respects its work after winning election as a vocal critic of the department, telling a class of 650 police recruits “there is literally no higher calling than protecting others.”

He swore in the recruits at Queens College — his first such ceremony since becoming mayor.

“You happen to be joining the most dedicated, the...

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Tenant arrested in violent death of Brooklyn landlord

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(Credit: Police arrested Rasel Siddiquee in connection with the murder of his landlord. (NYPD))

A 27-year-old Brooklyn man was charged Wednesday in the murder of his landlord.

Rasel Siddiquee, confessed to murdering Mahuddin Mahmud, 57, in the basement of a Kensington building midnight Tuesday, News 12 reported.

Cops picked up Siddiquee at Kennedy Airport on Tuesday night as he was allegedly trying to board a flight that was ultimately heading to his native country, Bangladesh...

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NYCLU requests E-ZPass tracking records amid privacy concerns

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The New York Civil Liberties Union Tuesday sent the NYPD and transportation agencies requests for the city and state records to determine if E-ZPass readers are being used to track drivers outside toll areas.

The records request was filed after the NYCLU created a video of its lawyer, Nate Vogel, driving around Manhattan with a device created by an anonymous privacy activist that detects E-ZPass...

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