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Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

After a Chinese tourist died from a brutal robbery in Flushing last month, her relatives’ only wish is to take her remains back to their hometown, but instead they are mired in a tangle of red tape in Queens. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012

FOREST HILLS — Police were seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating individuals wanted in connection with a robbery Nov. 9. Comment
JAMAICA — An Arverne man and his alleged Rosedale accomplice will be tried on murder charges after a Queens grand jury indicted them Tuesday on charges of killing a witness who had testified in an earlier robbery case, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (2)

Friday, Nov. 16, 2012

Cambria Heights

Two Crips guilty in boy’s death

Cambria Heights

Two Crips guilty in boy’s death

Shenee Johnson, an anti-gun activist who lost her son to a shooter, said she hoped the conviction of two notorious Crips street gang members for the 2009 killing of a 13-year-old Jamaica boy would bring his mother, Donna Hood, peace and warn others against pulling the trigger. Comments (3)
Flushing

Alleged con artists arrested

Flushing

Alleged con artists arrested

Three people were arrested in connection with an ongoing con game that has plagued some members of the Chinese community in Flushing for months, authorities said. Comments (1)
A Flushing driver who fell asleep at the wheel of a tour bus in Virginia was found guilty last Thursday of causing the deaths of four passengers. Comment
Astoria

Officers charged with DWI in 112th and 114th

ASTORIA — Two off-duty police officers were recently arrested and charged with DWI on separate occasions, police said. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012

A 52-year-old Brooklyn man has been arrested and is awaiting arraignment after he allegedly sexually assaulted two young girls Monday in a Jackson Heights apartment complex, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment
Forest Hills

Hevesi heads home on parole grant

Forest Hills

Hevesi heads home on parole grant

Former state Comptroller Alan Hevesi will be home for the holidays. Comment
The Bayside man accused by the FBI of sending a death threat to a Pennsylvania bank was found not guilty late last month in Brooklyn federal court. Comment
JACKSON HEIGHTS — Police were asking for the public’s help in identifying an individual wanted in connection with a sexual abuse in Jackson Heights Nov. 6. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

Former Assemblyman Jimmy Meng, father of state Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing), pleaded guilty to wire fraud Wednesday afternoon in order to obtain a reduced sentence. Comments (1)

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