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The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance in locating the suspect in a slashing that took place in the 21st Street-Queensbridge subway station in Long Island City on Dec. 12.

According to the 114th Precinct and Transit District 20, the attack took place at about 9:15 p.m. when a 28-year-old woman got into a verbal dispute with a male acquaintance. Transit District 20, with its headquarters in Briarwood, patrols all subways in Queens except the A line.

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In the early hours of last Friday morning, an individual rode through the freshly fallen snow and fired approximately 10 rounds at a speed camera at the intersection of 86th Street and 158th Avenue in Howard Beach.

According to police, the biker rode up on an e-bike and discharged a firearm, hitting the camera multiple times. No injuries were reported. 

In Wednesday’s State of the State address, Gov. Hochul touched on an initiative to get teams of social service workers and mental health experts into the subways to reduce the numbers of homeless below ground.

Hochul went into more detail Thursday at Manhattan’s Fulton Street subway station. She was joined by Mayor Adams and NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell, who said the plan dovetails with theirs to greatly increase police presence underground to stop crime.

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A man who was on the run for months after pushing someone onto the subway tracks in a failed murder attempt has been captured and charged, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced Tuesday.

Ronald Lacey, 23, of Parsons Boulevard in Fresh Meadows, was charged with attempted murder in the second degree, assault in the first degree, reckless endangerment in the first degree and harassment in the second degree. He faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted.

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In Wednesday’s State of the State address, Gov. Hochul touched on an initiative to get teams of social service workers and mental health experts into the subways to reduce the numbers of homeless below ground.

Hochul went into more detail Thursday at Manhattan’s Fulton Street subway station. She was joined by Mayor Adams and NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell, who said the plan dovetails with theirs to greatly increase  police presence underground to stop crime.

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Most crime statistics headed in the wrong direction in 2021 in both Queens and the city. And while Mayor Adams is getting high praise for the law-and-order platform that helped get him elected, some experts fear he will be running into strong headwinds coming from the City Council, district attorney’s offices and even from as far away as Albany.

Total reported major crimes, known as index crimes in NYPD vernacular, rose by 711 in Queens in 2021 to 20,903.