Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012

ELMHURST — Police have asked for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted for questioning in a grand larceny that occurred at the Elmhurst Best Buy on Queens Boulevard. Comment
OZONE PARK — The NYPD has sought the public’s assistance in identifying a man wanted for grand larceny in Ozone Park. Comment

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012

A Whitestone business owner has surveillance footage of two graffiti vandals damaging his property, but instead of calling police he is hoping the young men turn themselves in — or someone does it for them. Comment

Crime up in 115th but down in 110th


Crime up in 115th but down in 110th

There were 77 more crimes committed in the 115th Precinct in 2011 compared to the previous year, but incidents dropped by a small margin in the 110th Precinct, according to police statistics. Comment
LONG ISLAND CITY — Police said a young man was in stable condition at Cornell Hospital in Manhattan Sunday night after apparently jumping from the Queens side of the Queensborough Bridge, the New York Post reported. Comment
Queens Village

Stalker harasses woman with car, pistol: Post

QUEENS VILLAGE — Hell hath no fury like a stalker scorned. Comment

Friday, Jan. 20, 2012

Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill family gets 418 years in fraud

Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill family gets 418 years in fraud

A Richmond Hill man, wife and daughter have been sentenced to prison in the defrauding of fellow immigrants in what District Attorney Richard Brown said was about “a family who threw away their future to satisfy greed.” Comments (1)
Far Rockaway

Woman found dead in Far Rock by the shore

FAR ROCKAWAY — Police said they responded to a call in Far Rockaway Saturday where they found a woman dead outside near Beach 17th Street and the shoreline. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012

Ozone Park

Ozone Pk dad, son die inside home

Ozone Park

Ozone Pk dad, son die inside home

Fire officials believe that a faulty heater was the source of a carbon monoxide leak that killed a father and son in an Ozone Park home that was not equipped with a working CO detector, according to a spokesman for the Fire Department. Comment
South Richmond Hill

Man slays wife in front of kids: Cops

South Richmond Hill

Man slays wife in front of kids: Cops

Three young children saw their mother murdered by her estranged husband in South Richmond Hill Sunday, sources said. Comment
A 59-year-old pedestrian sustained serious injuries to her legs after she was struck by a school bus that plowed through a brick fence and into a home in South Jamaica during a two-vehicle collision in South Jamaica last Thursday afternoon, authorities and witnesses said. Comment
KEW GARDENS HILLS — A Fresh Meadows woman was killed Tuesday when the car she was a passenger in collided with another vehicle, police said. Comments (2)
South Ozone Park

Bravest saves man from blaze in S. Ozone Park

SOUTH OZONE PARK — Firefighters braved heavy smoke and flames Monday night to save a man in his 40s who was found with no pulse from a fire at the Executive Motor Inn, at 138th Avenue and Cranston Street, the New York Post reported. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012

The 12 men and women charged by District Attorney Richard Brown with operating a small ring that sold heroin to well-to-do customers in Suffolk and Nassau counties are now working their way through the New York state court system. Comments (3)
A firefighter suffered minor injuries at an East Elmhurst blaze Monday morning. One civilian also suffered minor burns to the head during the fire on Humphrey Street near 27th Avenue, according to fire officials. Firefighters first got the call at 9:47 a.m., and the blaze was under control by 10:25 a.m., according to a spokesman for the FDNY. Comment
At least one person was taken to the hospital following a two-car crash at the intersection of 35th Avenue and Corporal Kennedy Street in Bayside Jan. 10, according to the relatives of one of the car’s drivers. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012

A three-alarm fire gutted an apartment near Queens College Monday, injuring 10 firefighters who responded to the scene but were not seriously hurt. Comment

Monday, Jan. 16, 2012

A father and son died in what investigators believe was an accidental carbon monoxide poisoning in Ozone Park. Police said that both Kuo-Kung Chen, 66, and his son Aaron Chen, 29, were found dead in their home on 101st Avenue at 90th Street Saturday evening. Comments (2)

Friday, Jan. 13, 2012

District Attorney Richard Brown coined yet another unflattering nickname for a Queens thoroughfare Friday morning when he announced the results of a massive drug bust involving suspected dealers in the borough and well-to-do customers in Suffolk and Nassau counties. Comments (5)


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