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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

South Jamaica

South Jamaica man guilty of 2008 murder: Brown

JAMAICA — A South Jamaica man was convicted of murder in the shooting of an unarmed man in 2008 during a dispute about who would take control of a 14-year-old prostitute, the Queens district attorney said Wednesday. Comments (1)

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Woodside

Ten arrested in auto theft ring: Queens DA

WOODSIDE — Police and prosecutors put the brakes on a massive auto theft ring that spanned Queens and Brooklyn, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced Wednesday. Comment

Monday, May 13, 2013

Jamaica

Tip of the week

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Cambria Heights

Cambria Heights doctor charged in pill sale scam

Federal prosecutors charged a Cambria Heights doctor with pushing powerful and addictive painkillers in exchange for cash, according to an indictment unsealed earlier this week. Comment
Jamaica

Off-duty officer charged with assault: NYPD

JAMAICA — An NYPD cop was arrested last week and charged with assault, according to police. Comment
Elmhurst

Police nab teen iPhone snatch suspect in Elmhurst: NYPD

ELMHURST — It was “A Bronx Tale” set in Queens. Comment
Crime

Two Queens men indicted in Westchester bank rob: FBI

QUEENS — Two men from Queens were indicted in connection with a bank robbery in Ardsley, N.Y., the FBI said. Comment

Friday, May 10, 2013

Long Island City

[UPDATE] Arrest made in LIC carjacking spree

Police arrested a man who was suspected of going on a carjacking spree in the borough Thursday, allegedly stealing three cars at gunpoint and attempting to steal several others within the course of an hour. Comment
Whitestone

Whitestoner guilty of heading drug ring: AG

WHITESTONE — A Whitestone resident pleaded guilty to enterprise corruption in Queens Supreme Court Wednesday for her role in a tri-state prostitution ring, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said. Comment
Crime

FBI adds boro woman to list of Most Wanted

QUEENS — A woman from Queens became the first female to be listed on the FBI’s list of Most Wanted Terrorists, the New York Post said. Joanne Chesimard, a member of the Black Liberation Army, fled to Cuba after she broke out of a New Jersey prison in 1979, where she was serving time for the execution-style murder of a New Jersey State Trooper, the Post said. The FBI made the announcement she made the Most Wanted Terrorists list last week, the Post said. Comment

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Jamaica

Huntley gets year in prison after wearing wire

Former state Sen. Shirley Huntley, who wore a wire last summer and secretly recorded nine political associates for the feds after being caught with her hand in the taxpayer pot, asked for a chance to right her wrongs before she was sentenced Thursday to one year and a day in federal prison. Comment
Long Island City

Police hunt for LIC man suspected of multiple carjackings: NYPD

Police were hunting for an armed Queens man who went on a carjacking spree in the borough Thursday after acquaintances said he had been acting odd the last few days. Comment
South Ozone Park

Cops nab suspect in S. Ozone child molestations

Anonymous tips helped police track down a suspect wanted in connection with two sexual molestations last week. Comment
Flushing

Whitestone mom wants killer of son, 46, found

A Whitestone man fatally shot in the face and torso was cremated Tuesday as police hunted for his killer, his grieving mother said. Comments (9)
Ozone Park

Ozone Park man arrested in sexual assault

OZONE PARK — Cops arrested a 25-year-old Ozone Park man and charged him with a May 5 sexual assault, according to the NYPD. Comment
Astoria

BB gun-wielding child terrorizes Astoria park: Parenting website

ASTORIA — A father and his daughter allegedly terrorized an Astoria park with a pellet gun Tuesday morning, according to the parenting website queensmamas.com. Comment
Arverne

Arverne man charged in mother’s stabbing death: DA

ARVERNE — A Queens man was arrested Tuesday and charged with the stabbing death of his 60-year-old mother, according to the Queens district attorney. Comment
Forest Hills

Police hunt suspect who allegedly tried to hold up cabbie with syringe

FOREST HILLS — A syringe-wielding man tried to stick up a cabbie Friday night, police said. Comment

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

South Ozone Park UPDATE

Homeless man charged in S. Ozone Park sex assaults

Authorities Tuesday evening said they had arrested and charged a homeless man with molesting two 7-year-old girls in South Ozone Park last week. Comment

Monday, May 6, 2013

Jamaica

Secret recordings made by Huntley not key in Sampson indictment

Disgraced state Sen. Shirley Huntley wore a wire for the FBI last summer, but the information she collected was not used in the indictment of one of her colleagues in the state Legislature Monday. Comment

Sunday, May 5, 2013

South Ozone Park

New video shows man who allegedly molested two S. Ozone Park 7-year-olds: NYPD

Police released more video of the man wanted in connection with a sexual assault involving two 7-year-olds in South Ozone Park Wednesday. Comments (2)
Ozone Park

Corrections officer locked up on strangulation charges: Police

OZONE PARK — A city Department of Corrections officer was cuffed early Sunday morning and charged with choking someone, the NYPD said. Comment
Far Rockaway

Far Rock man shot and killed days after release from prison

Friends and family of a man gunned down at Far Rockaway’s Edgemere houses gathered at a small memorial Saturday to remember him. Comment

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Jamaica

Huntley wore wire for FBI: Feds

Southeast Queens was abuzz with speculation Saturday after court documents showed disgraced state Sen. Shirley Huntley wore a wire last summer and recorded meetings with three elected officials federal prosecutors deemed “useful.” Comments (1)

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