Crime & Courts

Monday, April 7, 2014


Teen’s killer convicted: DA

A second Manhattan man was convicted in the 2011 fatal shooting of Queensbridge native and high school hoops star Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy, the Manhattan district attorney said Tuesday. Comments (1)

Sunday, April 6, 2014


111th Pct. singles out two officers for making series of drunk driving arrests

Two members of the NYPD were honored by their commanding officer at the 111th Precinct this week after they racked up more than two dozen drunk driving arrests over a three-month span. Comments (15)
Jamaica Estates

SJU student hacked by online date

Police are reportedly investigating an incident involving a St. John’s University student who had her phone stolen and hacked at the end of a date with a Brooklyn man she met on a dating website. Comment

Cops search for Flushing iPhone robbery suspect

FLUSHING — Police were seeking the public’s help finding a man they said stole an iPhone from a teen on the No. 7 train at the end of February. Comments (1)

Cops search for Astoria burglary suspect [With Video]

ASTORIA — Police were looking for a suspect they said entered an apartment in Astoria last month and stole several electronic devices and some jewelry. Comment

Police look for man who tried to snatch woman’s purse: Cops [With Video]

ASTORIA — Police were seeking help in identifying a man who allegedly attempted to steal a woman’s purse in Astoria last month, authorities said. Comment
Far Rockaway

Man indicted in 1996 Far Rock rape: DA

FAR ROCKAWAY — A 47-year-old former Far Rockaway man was indicted on charges of raping a woman in her home more than 17 years ago after DNA analysis allegedly connected him to the crime, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Saturday, April 5, 2014


NYPD looks for suspected bank robber

FLUSHING — Police were looking for a man in connection with a string of eight bank robberies across the city over the last two months. Comment
Richmond Hill

Jamaica Hospital workers charged with handing over patient info to lawyers: DA

JAMAICA — A pair of hospital employees were charged last week with illegally accessing patients’ information and giving it to ambulance chasers trying to pick them up as clients — sometimes even while patients were still laid up in the emergency room, the Queens district attorney said. Comment
South Jamaica

Man in custody in 2012 Queens slaying: Cops

SOUTH JAMAICA — Police arrested a man in Georgia last week who they have been searching for in connection with a 2012 murder, the NYPD said. Comment

Friday, April 4, 2014


Couple shot dead in Ridgewood: Cops

Police have identified suspects in the double Ridgewood slaying last week, but have not made any arrests, the NYPD said. Comments (1)
Howard Beach

Cops fight burglaries in Howard Beach

There is a new police command center on the block, and Howard Beach residents have welcomed it with open arms. Comments (1)

Pair claims to be cops in western Queens hold-ups: NYPD [With Video]

ASTORIA — Police released video surveillance of two men wanted in the armed robbery of an Astoria salon Tuesday and two prior hold-ups, the NYPD said. Comment

Thursday, April 3, 2014

South Jamaica

Slain youth becomes fourth family member to fall victim to gun violence

The mother of a Cambria Heights teenager who was killed in a drive-by shooting in South Jamaica last week said he never recovered from the fatal shooting of his 14-year-old cousin on a city bus last summer. Comment

Tabone’s lawyers may have political bias: Feds

Prosecutors are asking a federal judge to consider whether the political aspirations of a Republican attorney seeking a northeast Queens congressional seat conflict with his firm’s representation of a GOP operative on trial in a borough corruption case. Comment
Springfield Gardens

Family of murdered teen offers forgiveness

The family of the southeast Queens teenager who was stabbed to death during an argument inside a barber shop last week offered their forgiveness to his accused murderer in a public denunciation of violence. Comment

Murray Hill father found fatally stabbed: Police

A 44-year-old Murray Hill father of two was stabbed to death a few blocks from his home Tuesday evening, police said. Comment

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Murray Hill

Father of two murdered in Murray Hill: NYPD

A 44-year-old Murray Hill father of two was stabbed to death a few blocks from his home Tuesday evening, police said. Comments (8)

Monday, March 31, 2014

South Jamaica

Update: Murdered Cambria Heights teen related to girl killed on bus

The Cambria Heights teenager who was gunned down in a drive-by shooting over the weekend was related to slain teen D’aja Robinson, said a Queens mother whose family has been haunted by bloodshed. Comments (9)

Sunday, March 30, 2014

South Jamaica

Teen killed in South Jamaica double shooting

A Cambria Heights teenager was killed and another teen was wounded in a shooting on a South Jamaica street Sunday afternoon, police said. Comments (6)

Authorities release new surveillance images of attempted rape suspect

ASTORIA - Police released new surveillance images in hopes of identifying a man suspected of trying to rape a woman in Astoria last month, the NYPD said. Comments (2)


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