The October 2012 edition of the Holliswood Civic News warns about mail tampering and theft on two blocks in the community. It seems that a person has or people have been going into mailboxes. People have had their mail thrown into a garbage pail, a credit card application was taken and unauthorized charges were made and a large check was stolen but was not cashed. The U.S. postal inspector has been notified. Comment.
The two Queens Crips members whose gang shootout caught 13-year-old Kevin Miller in its deadly crossfire as he was walking home from school three years ago were each sentenced to 50 years in prison Wednesday, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (17).
A 52-year-old Corona man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday for setting the home of a Forest Hills couple on fire, returning later in the day to attack the male resident and then assaulting and striking with his car three officers during his arrest, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl pleaded guilty in Queens Criminal Court Monday to driving under the influence of alcohol in Astoria last year, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
The young Bangladeshi man who attempted to blow up the Federal Reserve bank with a phony bomb supplied by the feds faces life in prison after he pleaded guilty last week to attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction, the U.S. prosecutor handling the case said. Comment.
OZONE PARK - The man accused of acting as the getaway driver for a robbery that led to Officer Peter Figoski’s slaying was cleared of all charges in Brooklyn Supreme Court, the New York Post reported Thursday. Comment.
A Queens grand jury has decided that no criminal charges should be filed against Hassan Hamdy, an NYPD detective who shot and killed an unarmed Corona National Guardsman during a traffic stop in October, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said in a statement Thursday. Comment.
Former state Sen. Shirley Huntley, who just two weeks ago admitted in federal court to stealing thousands in taxpayer dollars from one of her sham non-profits, pleaded guilty again Wednesday to state charges of covering up a scam at another non-profit, authorities said. Comments (2).
A southeast Queens lawyer running for City Council held a news conference Tuesday to denounce the NYPD for what he said was excessive force when officers from the 109th Precinct in Flushing arrested a teenager. Comments (1).
Western Queens elected officials and public housing residents implored the Long Island City community last week to come forward with any information about the shooter of an Upper West Side man who was gunned down in front of a Queensbridge bodega earlier this month. Comments (2).
Jurors were chosen this week for the grim task of deciding the fate of former Forest Hills Officer Gilberto Valle, who is accused of planning to practice cannibalism on a number of women. Comments (1).
Disgraced former southeast Queens lawmaker Shirley Huntley pleaded guilty Wednesday in Nassau County to trying to thwart an investigation into nearly $30,000 in taxpayer funds embezzled from a sham nonprofit she was connected to, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced. Comments (1).