Sections

Crime

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012

FOREST HILLS — Police released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with burglarizing a convent in Forest Hills last week. Comment
Editorial

Closing the Book on Alan Hevesi

Last week, ex-state Comptroller Alan Hevesi was granted parole. He had been in prison since April 2011 when he was sentenced to one to four years for taking $1 million in campaign contributions and travel expenses in exchange for pension business while comptroller. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012

Murders, rapes and car thefts in the 109th Precinct are down drastically from last year, while burglaries, assaults and robberies increased, according to Capt. Tommy Ng, executive officer at the Flushing station house. Comments (2)

Friday, Nov. 23, 2012

The South Richmond Hill teen who lost control of his souped-up car on a Nassau County highway in a deadly crash last month allegedly had marijuana in his system and has been charged with the deaths of his four friends, the Nassau district attorney announced. Comment
Jamaica

Bomb plot suspect indicted

Jamaica

Bomb plot suspect indicted

The 21-year-old Bangladeshi man who was living in Jamaica when he was arrested in an alleged plot to blow up the New York Federal Reserve Bank has been formally charged in Brooklyn federal court. Comment
ASTORIA — Authorities were on the lookout for a thief who snatched a man’s iPhone in one of Astoria’s busiest corridors last month before fleeing the scene, the NYPD said. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012

More than 200 people solemnly marched through a commercial strip in Woodside Saturday evening to show solidarity after a longtime resident and gay rights activist was killed last month. Comment
The hunt for the man who inappropriately touched two young girls in a Jackson Heights apartment complex may have ended with the arrest of Mario Lopez, 52, who was arraigned in Queens Criminal Court last Thursday, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment
The former Flushing High School student who was found guilty of terrorism charges in March was sentenced to life in prison Friday in Brooklyn federal court. Comment
A man initially involved in a robbery case now faces charges in the death of a witness who testified against him, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (32)
REGO PARK — Two men robbed and assaulted a 90-year-old Forest Hills man after the shysters gained entry into his house by pretending to be utility workers surveying for storm damage, police said. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

Hillcrest

State AG busts Hillcrest biz that stiffed staff

The owners of a Hillcrest construction company pleaded guilty last week to withholding tens of thousands of dollars in wages from their workers, the state’s top prosecutor said. Comment
OZONE PARK — A group of teenagers have attacked and robbed two people in Ozone Park, spraying them with mace and punching them before they steal, police said. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012

KEW GARDENS HILLS — Police were looking for a man wanted for stabbing someone in front of a Kissena Boulevard Mosque Sunday in what might be a hate crime. Comment
A 2-month-old baby girl died Saturday after police responded to what may have been an unlicensed daycare center operating on the second floor of an Elmhurst home, police and city agencies said. Comment
Woodhaven

Brooklynite found dead in Forest Pk

Woodhaven

Brooklynite found dead in Forest Pk

Two men were found dead in unrelated incidents in Queens last Thursday, according to police. Comment
Forest Hills

State paroles former comptroller

Forest Hills

State paroles former comptroller

The son of disgraced former state Comptroller Alan Hevesi said his father realizes his mistakes and wants to move forward now that he has been granted parole after serving 18 months in prison. Comment

Classifieds

Do you know an immigrant in Queens who has made an impact on the community? Nominate a person who has made a difference for the 2018 Queens Ambassador Awards.
@timesledgernews

This week’s featured advertisers

See all ads
Community News Group

Don’t miss out!

Stay in touch with the stories people are talking about in your neighborhood:

Optional: Help us tailor our newsletters to you!