Crime & Courts

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011


Brooklynite steals $20 from woman in St. Albans: DA

ST. ALBANS — A Brooklyn man was charged with menacing, endangering the welfare of a child and harassment after he allegedly threatened to shoot a woman and stole $20 from her, a spokeswoman for Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.

Hollis man robs victim of chain and wallet: DA

JAMAICA — A Hollis man was facing robbery charges after he allegedly stole a man’s chain and wallet in Jamaica, a spokeswoman for the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

Flushing teen, 15, missing since Monday

FLUSHING — The family of a Flushing teen who disappeared Monday has asked for the public’s help in locating him. Comment.

Man in critical condition after LIRR train hits him

FLUSHING — A Flushing man was fighting for his life after a train struck him on the tracks of the Flushing-Main Street station of the Long Island Rail Road as he tried to recover a handball that landed on the tracks Friday, MTA police said. Comment.

Bus in Auburndale strikes pole to avoid hitting car

AUBURNDALE — A city bus heading east collided with a pole at 195th Street and Northern Boulevard late Monday afternoon after swerving to avoid a car, a witness said. Comment.

Rhode Islander tried to pimp boro woman: DA

WOODSIDE — A 26-year-old Rhode Island man was arrested in Woodside after allegedly forcing a 20-year-old woman to work for him as a prostitute in the city, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.

Motorcyclist dies after driving over median

FOREST HILLS — A motorcyclist was killed Saturday night after he drove over a median and struck a Ford van in Forest Hills, police said. Comment.

Elmhurst boy, 2, dies after van strikes him

ELMHURST — A 2-year-old boy was struck by a van late Saturday afternoon while running across 82nd Street near Broadway, the NYPD said. Comment.

Corona man dies in B’klyn from gunshot: Police

BROOKLYN — A Corona man was fatally shot in Brooklyn July 28, police said. Comment.

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