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Monday, Nov. 25, 2013

Maspeth

104th Precinct captain gives holiday safety tips

Shoppers should be especially cautious during the next few months because robberies tend to go up during the holiday season, according to Christopher Manson, captain of the 104th Precinct. Comment
Hollis

Hollis used car dealers charged with sales tax theft: DA

HOLLIS - Two members of a family from Suffolk County, who operated two used car dealerships in Hollis, were charged with bilking the state out of $500,000 in sales tax by allegedly under reporting sales and neglecting to turn over to the state funds collected as sales tax, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (1)

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013

Rockaway Beach

Man pleads guilty in Rockaway Beach rape: DA

ROCKAWAY BEACH — A 24-year-old man pleaded guilty last week to raping an elderly woman last year, the Queens district attorney said. Comment
Flushing

Pair plucks wallet from victim in Flushing market: Police

FLUSHING — The New York Police Department was asking for the public’s help in finding suspects wanted in connection with a Halloween grand larceny, cops said. Comment
Flushing

Cops seeking info on man who used stolen card at Flushing ATM: Police

Police were searching for a man wanted for questioning about a purse stolen from a popular Manhattan nightclub, the NYPD said. Comment
Corona

Man gets 25 to life for killing toddler: Brown

CORONA — A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison last week for killing his girlfriend’s toddler daughter in her 103rd Street apartment, the Queens district attorney said. Comment
Elmhurst

Police searching for suspect in $7K check theft: Cops

ELMHURST - The NYPD was trying to identify and locate a suspect in a grand larceny within the 110th Precinct. Comments (1)

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013

Queensbridge

Suspect snatched woman’s phone at Queensbridge station: Police

LONG ISLAND CITY - The NYPD was searching for a suspect wanted in a grand larceny at the Queensbridge subway station at 21st Street. Comment
Bayside

Police still searching for Bayside bank robber

BAYSIDE — Police were on the lookout for a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery at a Flushing Savings Bank last month, cops said. Comments (1)
Flushing

Flushing bank robbery suspect remains at large: Cops

Police were asking for the public’s assistance in finding a suspect in a Flushing bank robbery. Comments (1)
St. Albans

Man sentenced to century behind bars in southeast Queens rapes: DA

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS — A 34-year-old man was sentenced to 100 years in jail after he was convicted of raping and sexually assaulting two different women on back-to-back days in 2005, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Friday, Nov. 22, 2013

Crime

Appeals Court denies city’s motion to drop stop-and-frisk ruling

The 2nd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals denied the city’s request to vacate U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin’s ruling defining the city Police Department’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy as discriminatory. Comment
Long Island City

LIC burglary suspect uses rocks to break in: Police

LONG ISLAND CITY - The NYPD was searching for a suspect wanted for questioning in five Long Island City burglaries, according to cops. Comment
Bayside

Savino pleads guilty to bribery scandal involving Halloran

A former Bronx GOP chairman pleaded guilty to charges accusing him of playing a part in a bribery scandal allegedly involving two lawmakers from Queens. Comments (2)

Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013

Flushing

Rep. Grace Meng robbed in attack on Capitol Hill

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) was mugged Tuesday night near Capitol Hill in Washington by an attacker who stole her purse, she said. Comment
Kew Gardens Hills

Kew Gardens Hills man charged in Queens College attempted rape: Police

FLUSHING — Police charged a Kew Gardens Hills man with attempting to rape a woman near Queens College earlier this month, the NYPD said Tuesday night. Comments (3)
Richmond Hill

Jamaica man charged in assault of cop: DA

A Jamaica man has been charged with attempted murder after he allegedly brutally beat an off-duty police officer, according to authorities. Comments (1)
Bellerose

Queens residents charged in counterfeiting ring indictment: DA

BELLEROSE - Four organized counterfeiting rings based in Queens were allegedly taken down after prosecutors went undercover for over three years, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (3)
Ozone Park

Ozone Park husband charged wife’s murder awaiting arraignment: Authorities

A 50-year-old man was awaiting arraignment Wednesday on charges that he stabbed his wife to death inside their Ozone Park home early Friday, police and a spokeswoman for the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment
South Ozone Park

Police find man murdered in South Ozone Park home

A man who was found dead in the basement of a South Ozone Park home Tuesday morning has still not been identified, authorities said. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013

South Ozone Park

Man found dead in South Ozone Park home

A man was found dead in the basement of a South Ozone Park home Tuesday morning, authorities said. Comments (7)

Monday, Nov. 18, 2013

Richmond Hill

Cop in medically induced coma after brutal beating: DA

An off-duty police sergeant remained in critical condition following a brutal beating outside an Ozone Park diner on Sunday morning, authorities said. Comments (1)

Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013

Ozone Park

Husband charged in stabbing death of Ozone Park wife: Cops

A 50--year-old man was arrested and charged with stabbing his wife to death inside their Ozone Park home early Friday, police said. Comment
Kew Gardens Hills

Cops release surveillance images of Queens College attempted sexual assault suspect

Police released surveillance images of a man they believe is a suspect in the attempted sexual assault of a 23-year-old woman near Queens College earlier this month. Comments (7)
Far Rockaway

Man shot by police in Far Rockaway: NYPD

A police officer shot and critically wounded a 25-year-old man who allegedly pointed a loaded gun at housing cops in Far Rockaway early Saturday, the NYPD said. Comments (2)

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