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Monday, May 18, 2015

Jackson Heights

Suspect identified in Jax Hgts homicide

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Forest Hills

Judges reconsider Cannibal Cop case

A panel of three judges is the latest line in an ongoing legal debate over whether or not the carrion fantasies of a Forest Hills cop are enough to put him in jail again. Comment
Jamaica

JFK K-9 sniffs out over 20 pounds of heroin, coke on plane: U.S. Customs

JAMAICA—U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found two packages of narcotics during two separate routine aircraft searches at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Jamaica. Comment

Friday, May 15, 2015

Corona

Four charged in operating drug ring out of Corona pizzeria

A popular Italian restaurant in Corona, known for its charming dining room and backyard piazza, was allegedly a front for a cocaine trafficking ring that spanned three continents, according to a six-count indictment that was unsealed in Brooklyn federal court last week. Comments (1)

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Jamaica

Two women accused of terrorism plead not guilty

Two women from Jamaica who were accused of plotting a terror attack in the United States pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction and additonal counts related to their alleged terror plot after a grand jury indictment May 8 in Brooklyn federal court. Comments (1)
Jamaica

Residents fear guns in the streets after death of NYPD Officer

The 103rd Precinct reported at its monthly Precinct Council meeting Tuesday crime dropped 29 percent in April compared to last year, but residents raised concerns following the shooting death of NYPD Officer Brian Moore. Comments (2)

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Jamaica

Scarborough pleads guilty to state and federal charges, resign from Assembly seat

State Assemblyman William Scarborough (D-Jamaica) pleaded guilty to state and federal charges of wire fraud, theft and grand larceny and resigned from his Assembly seat last week, state and federal officials said. Comments (1)

Friday, May 8, 2015

Queens Village

Slain NYPD Officer is laid to rest

On a bright, sunny day the funeral for slain NYPD Officer Brian Moore was held Friday morning with his family, close friends and elected officials amid a sea of blue at St. James Roman Catholic Church in Seaford, L.I. Comment
Corona

Corona restaurant owners charged with running international coke ring

A couple accused of running a cocaine ring out of their Corona restaurant, along with their son, were charged Thursday with participating in an international cocaine trafficking operation that ran from Costa Rica through the Bronx to Queens and then on to Italy, according to the Brooklyn federal court. Comments (4)

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