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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Crime

Jamaica man indicted on multiple charges: DA

A Queens County grand jury has indicted a 27-year-old Jamaica man on multiple counts of sex trafficking, rape, promoting prostitution and other charges for allegedly forcing a 15-year-old girl into having sex in exchange for money, which the defendant allegedly pocketed, the district attorney said. Comments (2)

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Forest Hills

Forest Hills Amtrak engineer will not be charged in derailment: DA

The Philadelphia district attorney will not be pressing criminal charges against the Amtrak engineer from Forest Hills who was at the helm at the time of a deadly derailment. Comment

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Jackson Heights

Six alleged Latin Kings members indicted in Jackson Heights attack

Six reputed members of the violent Latin Kings street gang were charged last week with attempted murder and gang assault of a 24-year-old man in Jackson Heights in October because he wasn’t a member of their gang, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (3)

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill man faces 30 years to life in prison for murder: DA

RICHMOND HILL — A Richmond Hill man faces 30 years to life in prison for the execution-style murder of a Queens man who was bound with electrical cords and repeatedly shot in the head before his apartment was set afire to cover up the crime, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Friday, May 12, 2017

South Jamaica

Mayor touts crime drop in borough

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill came to South Jamaica last week to discuss the overall drop in crime in New York City just days after the second anniversary of the shooting of Officer Brian Moore three miles away in the 105th Precinct. Comments (1)

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Crime

Safety data suggests minority students handcuffed disproportionately

Minority children are handcuffed disproportionately in crisis incidents in New York City public schools in 2016, according to school safety data. Comments (10)

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Ozone Park

Police search for man who placed skimming device in Ozone Park ATM

The NYPD was looking for a man who placed a skimming device in an ATM at an Ozone Park bank. The suspect entered the Astoria Bank branch, located at 63-72 108th St., Saturday morning and a surveillance camera captured him installing the device just after 9 a.m., police said. Comments (1)

Monday, May 8, 2017

Flushing

Police searching for missing Flushing teen

Police were searching for a missing Flushing teen Monday. Comment
Ridgewood ►Video

Man pulls knife in Ridgewood deli:NYPD

The NYPD was searching for a knife-wielding man who entered a Polish delicatessen in Ridgewood Saturday demanding cash. The suspect brandished the weapon at a 41-year-old woman who works at Polskie Deli Krajan at 690 Woodward Ave. and told the suspect “we have no money,” according to the NYPD. Comments (1)

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Corona

Corona drugstore worker threatened with knife by suspect demanding drugs: Cops

The NYPD is searching for a knife-wielding suspect who demanded drugs at a Corona drugstore around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, police said. Comment

Friday, May 5, 2017

Jamaica ►Video

Man robbed at Laundryland in Jamaica: 113th Pct.

A man was mugged at the Laundryland dry cleaners located at 114-25 Merrick Blvd. in Jamaica Wednesday, police said. Comments (10)
Astoria ►Video

Man suspected in 16 anti-gay graffiti incidents is caught on camera: NYPD

The NYPD has released new surveillance of a man suspected of scrawling anti-gay graffiti at least 16 times in locations all over Astoria since early December, police said. Comments (1)

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