Jul 26, 2014

Top Ten Forest Hills Stories of 2012

Crime, punishment, and superstorm Sandy among top stories for the year.

Top Ten Forest Hills Stories of 2012

Curious about the most-read stories of 2012 in Forest Hills? Here's what you were most captivated by this year:

1 Former Assemblyman Jimmy Meng Arrested
Date: July 24

Summary: In the heat of a Congressional campaign, Democrat Grace Meng's father, a former state assemblyman from Flushing, was caught in a sting by the feds. 

2 Good Idea/Bad Idea‌ Presidential Tears
Date: November 10

Summary: We asked you what you thought of the president's tearful message to his volunteer staff after his election victory, and boy did you respond. 

3 Two Women Found Dead in Forest Hills Apartment
Date: October 3

Summary: Two Forest Hills sisters were found dead in their apartment by their superintedent. 

4 NYPD Officer Charged in Cannibalism Conspiracy
Date: October 25

Summary: A police officer from Forest Hills was arrested in a charged in a plot to kidnap and eat hundreds of women. 

5 Sandy Update: Thousands Lose Power in Queens
Date: October 29

Summary: This story, written in the eye of Superstorm Sandy, updated you on the latest blackouts across the borough.


6 Off-Duty Cop Arrested in 112 Precinct
Date: April 16

7 Hurricane Sandy: Bloomberg Sets 3+ Carpool Rule to Drive into Manhattan
Date: November 1

8 LIRR Service Suspended After Man Struck
Date: May 29

9 Cops Shut Down Two Nearby 'Hot-Sheet Motels'
Date: April 2

Date: July 3

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