Crime & Courts

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014


Sunnysider sentenced for possessing child porn

A Sunnyside man was sentenced to two to six years in prison Monday for possessing child pornography. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014


Judge gives 25 years to life in cold case

A former Flushing resident was sentenced to 25 years to life last week for the 1995 slaying of a 21-year-old man, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment

Flushing deacon sentenced

A Flushing deacon, who was found guilty of immigration fraud after she coached asylum seekers how to lie on their applications, has been sentenced to three years’ probation, the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan said. Comments (4)

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014


U.S. House of Reps passes Meng’s Anti-Spoofing Act

A bill penned by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Bayside) intended to crack down on phone scams is one step closer to becoming law. Comments (1)

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

East Elmhurst

Four shot in East Elmhurst: NYPD

Two brothers hanging out with friends on their East Elmhurst stoop Friday night were greeted briefly by a duo who then allegedly fired a flurry of bullets, sending four to the hospital, the NYPD and a relative said. Comments (1)
East Elmhurst

Six shot in three incidents across boro: NYPD

Across the borough six people were shot in three separate incidents this weekend, the NYPD said. Comment

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Kew Gardens

Indictments for 31 alleged gang members handed down: DA

KEW GARDENS - A total of 31 alleged gang members from southeast Queens were indicted on charges of conspiring to rob people in order to raise money to free a gang leader jailed in Riker’s Island, and to murder two members of a rival gang, said Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comment

Woman tried bringing drugs through JFK: CBP

JAMAICA — A woman was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport for allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine into the United States, according to authorities. Comment

Trio wanted in Rego Park robbery: NYPD

REGO PARK — Police were searching for three men wanted in an armed robbery of a Rego Park jewelry shop, the NYPD said. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014


Flushing robbery chase ends in crash: NYPD

FLUSHING — Police arrested three men following a chase and car crash after they allegedly robbed a Flushing 7-Eleven at gunpoint early Tuesday morning, the NYPD said. Comments (5)


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