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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Rockaway Park

Man gets 17 years for beating senior roommate to death: DA

A former resident of a Rockaway Park nursing home was sentenced to 17 years in prison last week after pleading guilty to clubbing his 71-year-old roommate to death with the metal footrest of a wheelchair in October, the DA said. Comments (1)
Jamaica

Suspect tried to hold up worker at Sunshine Grocery at gunpoint: Police

JAMAICA — Police were asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who tried to rob a grocery store at gunpoint on Parsons Boulevard. Comments (1)

Monday, July 21, 2014

South Jamaica

Cops looking for South Jamaica shooting suspect

SOUTH JAMAICA — Police were searching for the gunman who opened fire during an early morning incident that left one man injured Monday. Comments (2)

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Astoria

Two charged in Astoria armed robbery

ASTORIA — Police from the 114th Precinct arrested two Manhattan residents and charged them in an armed robbery at Broadway and Steinway Street Sunday around 11 p.m, the NYPD said. Comments (2)

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Ridgewood

Two charged in Ridgewood attempted rape: NYPD

Police arrested two men and charged them with attempting to rape a woman in Ridgewood, the NYPD said. Comments (2)
Flushing

Flushing man jailed for web child porn

A Flushing man who pleaded guilty earlier this year to promoting child pornography was sentenced last week to serve two to six years in prison, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment
Springfield Gardens

Son gets life for killing parents

The Springfield Gardens man convicted of shooting his parents to death in 2011 as they slept will spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Tuesday. Comments (1)

Friday, July 18, 2014

Jamaica

Jamaica parents demand an end to gun violence

“Enough is enough” was the message of dozens of relatives who have lost loved ones to gun violence in Jamaica Saturday afternoon. Comments (12)
Flushing

Flushing woman sentenced in butt injections case

A Flushing woman who performed illegal butt enhancement procedures in her home that sent one woman to the hospital was sentenced to two to three years in prison, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Tuesday. Comments (3)
Jackson Heights

115th Precinct on the hunt for a burglary suspect

JACKSON HEIGHTS — Police from the 115th Precinct were still looking for an individual wanted for a burglary that took place June 7 at 10 p.m. at a house on 70th Street. Comments (2)

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Elmhurst

Family of dead baby grieves at Elmhurst candlelight vigil

Relatives held a candlelight vigil Sunday for an 11-month-old boy, who police said was allegedly murdered by his mother at her Elmhurst apartment. Comment
Richmond Hill

Queens mourns U.S. leader of Bangladeshi ruling party

A leader of the U.S. chapter of the Bangladeshi ruling political party died from a fatal beating on an Ozone Park street corner last week, the NYPD and a Queens’ leader said. Comments (1)
Ridgewood

Suspects sought in sexual assault of teen in Ridgewood [With Video]

RIDGEWOOD — Police were searching for two men wanted in a sexual assault of an 18-year-old woman near Seneca and Putnam avenues in Ridgewood, the 104th Precinct said. Comments (1)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Springfield Gardens

Springfield Gds. man receives life sentence for killing his parents

The Springfield Gardens man convicted of shooting his parents to death in 2011 will spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Tuesday. Comments (2)

Monday, July 14, 2014

Ozone Park

Two men charged with beating Rich Hill man to death: NYPD

Police arrested two men Wednesday in the fatal beating of a 55-year-old Richmond Hill man believed to have been sparked by a spat over car keys in a nearby club, the NYPD said. Comments (5)

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