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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

St. Albans

St. Albans couple gets jail time for sex trafficking

A Queens man who pimped two young women out of a foreclosed home in St. Albans he lived in with his girlfriend was sentenced to up to 12 years behind bars Tuesday on sex-trafficking charges, the district attorney said. Comment

Monday, June 17, 2013

Ridgewood

NYC Correction officer found guilty in 2000 slay

Jurors convicted a suspended New York City Correction officer last week on a grisly murder that occurred 13 years ago behind a Ridgewood gym, the borough’s top prosecutor said. Comment

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Corona

Corona resident stages suicide try near NBC

A Corona man slashed his wrists outside the “Today” show studio at Rockefeller Center last week after ranting about tax problems with the IRS, according to the NYPD. Comment
Ozone Park

Police arrest four in Ozone Park cell phone store robbery: NYPD

OZONE PARK — Quick-thinking cops foiled the getaway of four men who allegedly stuck up a cellphone store last week, the NYPD said. Comment

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Far Rockaway

Nursing home loses man: AG

The former nursing services director of a Far Rockaway nursing home was arrested on multiple accounts after a 74-year-old resident with dementia was reported missing, the state attorney general’s office said. Comment
Bayside

Report may exonerate convicted child rapist

More than two decades later, the reputation of a convicted Long Island child molester might be wiped clean by the end of this month. Comments (1)
Jamaica

Two teen girls failed in subway robbery: Police

JAMAICA — The police were looking for two teenage girls they say allegedly tried to rob a woman of her cellphone inside the Jamaica Center subway station. Comments (2)

Friday, June 14, 2013

South Jamaica

Help us solve Maurice Gordon’s murder: Sister

As the three-year anniversary of her brother’s unsolved murder approaches, Dionne Gordon continues her heartfelt plea asking anyone with information to step forward and help find those responsible for the murder of the man who friends and family affectionately knew as Big Mo. Comments (4)
Flushing

High-cost heists hit Flushing

A gas station courier who had a bag containing $90,000 stolen out of his parked car Monday was just the latest victim in a Flushing neighborhood known for large-scale thefts of cash. Comments (2)
Howard Beach

Grandmother fends off alleged attempted break-in: NY Post

HOWARD BEACH — A Howard Beach grandmother used her house phone to fend off two thugs allegedly trying to break into her home, the New York Post reported. Comment

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Howard Beach

Police seek suspects posing as FedEx workers in Howard Beach [With Video]

HOWARD BEACH — Two would-be robbers posing as FedEx workers were caught on surveillance video as they allegedly tried to loot a house Monday, police said. Comment
Richmond Hill

Molotov cocktails fail to damage home: Cops [With Video]

RICHMOND HILL — Authorities were looking for two suspects they believe tried to burn down a home with Molotov cocktails late last month. Comment

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Broadway-Flushing

Man has nearly $100G stolen from unattended car parked in Flushing

A suspected thief swiped $90,000 from a parked car in Broadway Flushing Monday morning, according to the NYPD. Comments (1)

Monday, June 10, 2013

South Richmond Hill

Man inside Mercedes SUV shot in South Richmond Hill

Police were hunting for whoever shot a 26-year-old man in the head in South Richmond Hill Sunday evening. Comments (3)

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