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Sunday, May 26, 2013

Woodside

Woodside burglar entered thru laundry room: Cops

WOODSIDE — Cops were looking for a suspect wanted in a burglary on 69th Street, the NYPD said. Comment
Crime

Father and son indicted in alleged scheme to frame innocent man: DA

QUEENS — A grand jury issued an indictment against a Brooklyn man and his son on perjury and other charges for allegedly scheming to frame another man on armed robbery and sexual assault charges, the district attorney said. Comment

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Ozone Park

Man, 73, dies after getting hit by car in Ozone Pk.: Police

OZONE PARK — A man was struck and killed while crossing between 87th and 88th streets in Ozone Park May 16, and a 25-year-old man was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle without the owner’s consent, the NYPD said. Comment
Bayside

Police seek fake utility worker in burglary spree

CITYWIDE — The NYPD was seeking the public’s help in finding a suspect who helped orchestrate a total of 18 burglaries throughout the city by falsely claiming to be a utility worker. Comments (1)

Friday, May 24, 2013

South Jamaica

Police question suspect in fatal shooting of girl on bus

Police were questioning a suspect in connection with the 14-year-old girl who was shot in the head while riding a bus and killed Saturday night, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said. Comment
Queens Village

Police investigate cyberbullying in 12-year-old’s suicide

Police were investigating whether cyberbullying led to the suicide of a 12-year-old Queens Village girl earlier this week. Comments (2)
Queensbridge

Drug sweep yields dozens of arrests in boro projects

More than 50 people were charged last week in a massive drug sweep through two Queens housing projects as a result of an eight-month investigation, District Attorney Richard Brown announced. Comment
Corona

Cops seize over $2M in drugs from Corona ring

State police busted up a suspected Corona-based drug trafficking ring they said was responsible for peddling millions of dollars’ worth of Mexican crystal meth and “black tar” heroin throughout the area. Comment
Rosedale

Rosedale man sentenced to two-four year for stripping church van: DA

ROSEDALE — A Rosedale man was sentenced to two to four years in prison after he was convicted of stripping a $30,000 van owned by a Korean church used to shuttle elderly and infirm members to prayer services, the district attorney said. Comment
South Jamaica

Mother says 14-year-old didn’t deserve to die

Days after young D’aja Robinson was gunned down as she sat on an idling city bus in South Jamaica, the 14-year-old’s mother said she could not come to terms with the way her daughter was killed. Comments (1)

Thursday, May 23, 2013

South Jamaica

NYPD detective convicted of shooting man in buttocks: DA

A Queens NYPD detective and former bodyguard to Mayor Michael Bloomberg was convicted Thursday of shooting another man in the buttocks while off duty in 2010, the Queens DA said. Comment
Long Island City

Three charged with kidnapping in LIC: DA

Three men have been charged in an abduction of an Ecuadorian man from Woodside and allegedly holding him in a Long Island City warehouse for more than a month while demanding $3 million in exchange for his release, according to the Queens district attorney. Comment
South Jamaica

Shooting of 14-year-old shakes South Jamaica

Police in South Jamaica put out a $22,000 bounty on the suspect wanted for shooting and killing a 14-year-old girl on a city bus last weekend with hopes to bring justice to a wounded community. Comments (3)
Forest Hills

Teacher pleads guilty to student sex trysts

A former Flushing public school teacher who carried out a torrid affair inside his Forest Hills home with a female student half his age, pleaded guilty Monday to statutory rape, the Queens district attorney said. Comment
Elmhurst

Man allegedly used cans to lure Elmhurst robbery victim: NYPD

ELMHURST - The NYPD was asking for the public’s assistance in finding a suspect wanted for robbery in the 115th Precinct. Comments (1)
South Jamaica

Ozone Park convict gets 40-to-life for crime spree

The second member of a violent twosome that rampaged across southeast Queens two years ago got slapped with 40 years to life last week for shooting at the police while hanging out the window of a speeding, stolen car, the Queens DA said. Comment

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

South Jamaica

Mother of slain teen says violent youth are ‘not tough without a gun’

The grief-stricken mother of a 14-year-old girl who was shot dead as she sat on a city bus in South Jamaica over the weekend had some stern words Tuesday for her daughter’s killer. Comments (4)
Corona

Authorities bust suspected Corona drug house

State police staking out a suspected stash house in Corona seized more than $2 million worth of heroin and crystal meth last month, the city’s special narcotics prosecutor announced Monday. Comment

Monday, May 20, 2013

Forest Hills

Flushing teacher pleads guilty to statutory rape of 14-year-old student: DA

A former Flushing public school teacher pleaded guilty Monday to the statutory rape of a female student inside his Forest Hills home, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (2)
South Jamaica

[UPDATE] Police search for suspect who shot, killed 14-year-old Jamaica girl

Police were still on high alert Monday with a suspect at large in South Jamaica where the NYPD said a 14-year-old girl was shot in the head while sitting on a city bus over the weekend. Comments (3)

Sunday, May 19, 2013

South Jamaica

South Jamaica teen shot and killed riding Q6 bus: NYPD

A 14-year-old girl was shot and killed Saturday night while riding a city bus, police said. Comments (3)

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