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Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012

Maspeth

Resident of Maspeth impersonated cop: Police

MASPETH — Police arrested a Maspeth man for allegedly impersonating an officer in the neighborhood Friday morning, police said. Comment

Monday, Jan. 9, 2012

QUEENSBORO HILL — Police have sought the public’s assistance in locating a 14-year-old girl who disappeared New Year’s Day. Comment
FOREST HILLS — The NYPD was asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a man wanted for a robbery in Forest Hills. Comment

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012

JAMAICA — Police have asked the public for help in their pursuit of a man who they say groped a woman’s rear end nearly two weeks ago. Comments (1)
EAST ELMHURST — Police were looking for a South Ozone Park man who went missing after being robbed in East Elmhurst. Comments (1)

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012

Police were searching for the man suspected of killing 20-year-old Keith Frank last month in a flash of violence outside a South Richmond Hill party that left an 8-month-old girl without a father. Comments (7)
SPRINGFIELD GARDENS — Police were looking for a man who they say sexually assaulted a woman who was coming off a bus on Christmas Eve. Comment
LONG ISLAND CITY — Police were on the lookout for a man who is believed to have robbed two banks, one in Long Island City and one in Brooklyn. Comment

Friday, Jan. 6, 2012

The attorney representing the 10 adopted siblings who were abused by their Laurelton mother for two decades is pushing for a settlement package for their lawsuit against the city Administration for Children’s Services and two other adoption agencies, a published report revealed. Comment
MASPETH — Police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal New Year’s Day car accident. Comments (1)
Editorial

The Adoption Scam

A lawsuit on behalf of 10 disabled children who were fraudulently adopted by an ex-Laurelton woman who used their adoptions to make more than a million dollars raises questions about the justice system. The children’s lawyers are looking for a $68 million settlement. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012

The man investigators say firebombed the borough’s largest mosque and three other locations in southeast Queens on New Year’s Day was ordered to be held without bail Thursday. Comment
Astoria

Man accused of burglaries out on bail

Astoria

Man accused of burglaries out on bail

A man who has been charged with two burglaries in Astoria is now free on a $50,000 bail, which has drawn criticism from City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria). Comment
Flushing

Gang leader gets life in jail after ‘01 Flushing slay: Prosecutor

The leader of a violent Chinese gang that operated in Flushing and similar enclaves throughout the city and country was sentenced to life in prison on racketeering charges, which included those related to the 2001 stabbing death of a bouncer at a Main Street karaoke club. Comments (1)
FOREST HILLS — Police were asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a man wanted in connection with a December gunpoint robbery in Forest Hills. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012

Former Far Rockaway resident Jerry Ramrattan will be spending a minimum of 24 years behind bars for raping his ex-girlfriend Seemona Sumasar and enacting an elaborate scheme to frame her, but his victim said she still feels threatened by him. Comment
Jamaica

Mayor condemns mosque bombing

Jamaica

Mayor condemns mosque bombing

A collection of religious leaders and elected officials from all over the city Tuesday stood by the worshipers of the borough’s largest mosque in Jamaica to send a message to the man under arrest for allegedly firebombing the center on New Year’s Day that they will not tolerate hate in the community. Comment
Forest Hills

Aquino admits to bribing Kruger for $30K

Forest Hills

Aquino admits to bribing Kruger for $30K

Dr. Robert Aquino, former chief executive officer of Parkway Hospital, pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal bribery charges — two weeks before his trial was set to begin, Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said. Comment
According to fire officials, no one was injured in the Bayside blaze at 46th Avenue and Oceania Street, which was declared under control just after midnight Tuesday morning. A spokesman for the FDNY said that investigators believe the fire may have started in the basement. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012

Police said Tuesday evening they have arrested a Jamaica man in connection with the string of firebombings in southeast Queens on New Year’s Day that galvanized the city’s religious community and elected officials to decry hate crimes. Comment

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