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Tuesday, May 13, 2014


Council should revise DA funding

I read with interest your April 25-May 1 article on City Councilwoman Liz Crowley’s (D-Middle Village) call to re-visit the existing funding formula that allocates city budget dollars to each of New York City’s district attorney offices. Comment

Sunday, May 11, 2014

JAMAICA — Authorities at John F. Kennedy International Airport arrested a man from Guyana last month after allegedly discovering nearly 18 pounds of cocaine hidden in an item inside his suitcase, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection office said. Comment

Corona man convicted in sex assault of child: DA

CORONA — A Corona man has been found guilty by a jury of repeatedly sexually assaulting a young boy, beginning when the victim was 5 and continuing until he was 16, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (1)
BAYSIDE — The operator of a former Bayside Papa John’s pizza franchise has agreed to pay the state nearly half a million dollars in penalties for failing to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in sales tax, the state Department of Taxation said. Comments (1)
FOREST HILLS — Police were looking for two men wanted in the theft of a 61-year-old woman’s cellphone, credit cards, driver’s license and MetroCard, the NYPD said. Comment

Saturday, May 10, 2014

SOUTH OZONE PARK — A 26-year-old southeast Queens man was sentenced to 14 years in prison for sexually assaulting two young girls last year, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comments (1)
Howard Beach

Howard Beach man charged with junking stolen vehicles: DA

HOWARD BEACH — A 35-year-old Howard Beach man was arrested and arraigned May 2 on charges of selling stolen vehicles to a Long Island scrap yard for up to $750 apiece, the DA said. Comment

Friday, May 9, 2014

A Manhattan mother waited one year, two months and two days for news that there had been an arrest in the Queensbridge shooting death of her son, an aspiring rapper. Comment
ASTORIA — Police from the 114th Precinct were asking for the public’s help in finding suspects wanted in a robbery. Comment

Elmhurst man charged in counterfeit perfume bust: Cops

ELMHURST — Police arrested an Elmhurst man in Manhattan last week in a counterfeit perfume bust, the NYPD said. Comment

Thursday, May 8, 2014


Judge cuts four years off McLaughlin’s sentence for cooperating

Disgraced former State Assemblyman Brian McLaughlin has had his sentence slashed by four years for helping prosecutors bring convictions against other elected officials, the U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan said. Comments (1)
The mother of the 24-year-old who was shot dead in South Jamaica Monday picked up her son’s gun and fired back at his killer, police said. Comments (3)
FLUSHING — Police were looking for a young Asian man wanted in connection with a bank robbery at a TD Bank on Main Street Tuesday afternoon. Comment

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

A 24-year-old man was shot dead Monday outside the same South Jamaica home where the year’s first murder victim was killed. Comments (7)

Sunday, May 4, 2014

A former police officer from Bellerose is facing hate crime charges after he was arrested and charged with spray painting anti-Semitic graffiti in 19 different locations around Brooklyn Saturday, the NYPD said. Comments (5)


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