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Sunday, June 22, 2014

Elmhurst

Man from Westchester convicted in kidnapping

ELMHURST — A 32-year-old Westchester County man was convicted this week in the 2012 kidnapping and robbery of a Woodside car dealer, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Springfield Gardens

Funeral scheduled for slain South Jamaica man

Instead of finishing up their wedding plans, Vanessa McKinley had to organize a funeral for her fiancé after he was fatally shot inside a Springfield Gardens lounge over the weekend. Comments (4)
Ozone Park

Suspects sought in gunpoint robbery of iPhone: NYPD [With Video]

OZONE PARK — Police were trying to identify suspects wanted in the gunpoint robbery of a woman in Ozone Park last weekend, the NYPD said. Comment
St. Albans

South Jamaica man charged with gun possession: Police

ST. ALBANS — An NYPD sergeant and three officers happened to be on patrol at the intersection of Merrick Boulevard and 119th Avenue last Saturday night when they said they witnessed a South Jamaica man fire a gun toward a group of people he had been arguing with, police said. Comment

Friday, June 20, 2014

South Jamaica

Man charged with shooting girlfriend, 15, in South Jamaica

SOUTH JAMAICA - Police arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with the murder of a teenage girl inside a South Jamaica house Wednesday night. Comments (3)
Jamaica

Customs agent find cocaine in suitcase at JFK

JAMAICA - A man was busted by customs officials early this month at John F. Kennedy Airport for allegedly trying to smuggle almost five pounds of cocaine hidden in his suitcase, authorities said this week. Comment
Springfield Gardens

Brother accused of killing his brother, stabbing mother: NYPD

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS - Police arrested a 27-year-old man who allegedly stabbed his brother to death and injured his mother before he plunged the knife into his leg Wednesday evening. Comment
Jamaica

Suspect in mosque attack arraigned two years later

A Queens Village man was arraigned last week in Queens Supreme Court, accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail at a Jamaica mosque more than two years ago during an arson spree that included an attack on a house used as a Hindu temple. Comments (1)

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Woodside

Police charge Woodside man with attempted rape

WOODSIDE - Police said they arrested a Woodside man and charged him with attempting to rape a 61-year-old woman last week, the NYPD said. Comments (1)
Glendale

Police arrest suspected Glendale narcotics dealer

GLENDALE — Police announced Tuesday afternoon they had caught a suspected narcotics dealer who had injured a detective while breaking away from officers in Glendale Monday evening, the NYPD said. Comment

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Springfield Gardens

Springfield Gdns dispute leaves 1 dead: NYPD

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS - Police were investigating a multiple stabbing that left one man dead and another man in custody, authorities said. Comment
LeFrak City

LeFrak City man murdered outside his apartment building

A 21-year-old LeFrak City man was stabbed to death behind his apartment house around 10 p.m. Tuesday, the NYPD said. Comments (9)

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Glendale

Police arrest suspected Glendale narcotics dealer in Manhattan

Police announced Tuesday afternoon they had caught a suspected narcotics dealer who had injured a detective while breaking away from officers in Glendale Monday evening, the NYPD said. Comments (1)

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Springfield Gardens

Shooting victim to be remembered at Father’s Day vigil

Relatives of a doting South Jamaica dad slain Saturday in an early morning shooting planned to mourn him Father’s Day evening with a candlelit vigil at the Springfield Gardens lounge where he died. Comments (5)

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Springfield Gardens

South Jamaica man dies after early morning shooting

An early morning shooting claimed the life of a 35-year-old man in Springfield Gardens Saturday, authorities said. Comments (9)

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