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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Jamaica

Arverne man pleads guilty to killing robbery witness

An Arverne man faces 25 years in prison after he admitted to killing a witness who had testified against him previously in a robbery case, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (1)
Letters

Treat all law breakers the same

Our laws are meant to stop people from doing unlawful things and penalize those who disregard them. Our immigration laws, however, are different because their focus is not on the transgression but on the plight of those who have broken the laws and what can be done to lift the stigma they feel so they can normalize their lives. Comments (3)

Monday, June 10, 2013

Long Island City

Man convicted in slay of LIC livery driver

A Brooklyn man was convicted Monday in the 2010 slaying of a 62-year-old livery cab driver during an attempted armed robbery in Long Island City, District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (1)

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Bayside

111th Precinct honors year’s best performers

As it does every spring, the 111th Precinct in northeast Queens came together Tuesday to honor its top cops, but this year there was one honor that broke the mold. Comment
Flushing

Police seeking suspect who swiped cash from Flushing restaurant register: NYPD

FLUSHING — A man walked into the Oceanica Restaurant in downtown Flushing last month and helped himself to the cash register, the NYPD said. Comment
Corona

Police investigate possible Flushing Meadows assault: NY Post

FLUSHING MEADOWS — Cops are looking into a possible sexual assault of a 28-year-old in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, though the victim cannot remember what happened to her, the New York Post reported. Comment

Saturday, June 8, 2013

South Jamaica

Police hunting suspect in S. Jamaica pizzeria robbery [With Video]

SOUTH JAMAICA –– The public’s help is needed to track down a suspect wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Little Caesars pizza place. Comments (3)
College Point

Cops seek suspect in March College Point stabbing

COLLEGE POINT — A 22 year-old man was stabbed multiple times on a College Point street corner, and the NYPD is hoping the public can help identify the suspect. Comment
Jackson Heights

Suspect sought in possible Jx Hts hate crime: Police

JACKSON HEIGHTS — The NYPD was seeking information about a man wanted in connection with an assault that occurred within the 115th Precinct. Comment
Hillcrest

Police bust stolen electronic stash of St. John’s trio: Post

HILLCREST — Three 20-somethings were arrested last week after police found drugs, cash, a fake gun and more than 400 stolen Apple products in their apartment, according to the NYPD. Comments (1)

Friday, June 7, 2013

Long Island City

Suspect assaulted woman on Queens E train: NYPD

A woman was allegedly elbowed and punched in the face after she told a man to stop touching her leg on a Queens subway train, according to the NYPD. Comments (1)
South Richmond Hill

Qns scam artist preyed on immigrants: DA

Authorities arrested a South Richmond Hill woman who allegedly scammed a Trinidadian national out of thousands of dollars in exchange for phony immigration documents, District Attorney Richard Brown said last week. Comment
Flushing

Feds dismiss case against former Flushing collector

The federal government dropped its case last month against a former Flushing resident once accused of possessing and transporting what prosecutors called a priceless artifact that may have been plundered during the Korean War. Comment
Jamaica

Appeals court upholds JFK bomb plot convictions

A federal appeals court last week upheld the convictions and life sentences of two Guyanese men who were found guilty of plotting to blow up Kennedy Airport and surrounding areas in Queens in 2007. Comment
Rosedale

Suspect swipes woman’s cash at Rosedale ATM: NYPD [With Video]

ROSEDALE — A 50-year-old woman withdrew cash from a Rosedale ATM last month and promptly had it stolen, police said. Comment
College Point

Cops look for suspects in Corona stabbing [With Video]

CORONA — Two suspects were being sought by the NYPD in connection with an assault that occurred within the 115th Precinct. Comment

Thursday, June 6, 2013

St. Albans

St. Albans husband shoots wife and turns gun on himself

An off-duty NYPD officer shot and killed his wife Wednesday night before going back inside their St. Albans home and turning the gun on himself, police and neighbors said. Comment
Murray Hill

Cops nab teen burglar: DA

Detectives from the 109th Precinct tracked down a 16-year-old last week allegedly responsible for about 15 brazen break-ins and burglaries in northeast Queens. Comment
Bayside

Cops keep man from suicide jump

An hour-long standoff ended for a Long Island man on the rooftop of a home in Bayside after he allegedly broke in and threatened to jump, the Police Department said. Comment
Ridgewood

Couple found beaten to death in Ridgewood home

A Ridgewood woman and her boyfriend found slain in the ground-floor apartment they shared were strangled and beaten to death, the city medical examiner’s office said. Comments (1)
Woodside

Man charged with stabbing ex-girlfriend to death in Woodside: Police

Police arrested a man who allegedly stabbed and killed his ex-girlfriend in her Woodside home Tuesday evening, the authorities and witnesses said. Comment
South Jamaica

Father killed outside 40 Projects waiting for his daughter: Family

Police Wednesday were still conducting interviews and investigating the fatal shooting of man outside South Jamaica’s 40 Projects Friday morning. Comments (12)
South Jamaica

Suspect in fatal Q6 bus shooting nabbed in South

Murder charges await the man who police allege killed a 14-year-old girl on a bus in South Jamaica when he is extradicted from South Carolina, District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (1)
Maspeth

Mom ran grow Maspeth factory: DEA

A Scarsdale woman was charged with conspiring to manufacture and distribute 1,000 or more marijuana plants out of her Maspeth warehouse in a venture called Fantastic Enterprises, federal authorities said. Comments (1)
Flushing

Lewd behavior reported on No. 7 train

FLUSHING — Cops are looking for a man who allegedly masturbated on the No. 7 train last month. Comment
Steinway

Gold reportedly stolen from Astoria jewelry store

ASTORIA — Police were seeking information about a man wanted for grand larceny. Comment

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

South Jamaica

Suspect arrested in shooting of 14-year-old girl on bus

The alleged shooter who opened fire on a bus in South Jamaica 2 1/2 weeks ago killing a 14-year-old girl was picked up by the authorities in South Carolina early Tuesday morning, the U.S. Marshals Service said. Comment
Bayside

Man threatens to jump off Bayside roof after breaking into home: NYPD

An unidentified man was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly broke into a Bayside home, made his way up to the roof and threatened to jump, the Police Department said. Comments (8)

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