Crime & Courts

Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014


Woodhaven tutor pleads guilty to child porn: DA

WOODHAVEN — Authorities announced a 31-year-old tutor was sentenced to one to three years in prison after pleading guilty to a child porn-related charge. Comment

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014


111th warns of rise in car thefts, offers tips to prevent break-ins

The 111th Precinct in Bayside said it has seen a significant increase in car thefts in recent weeks and is asking the public to be conscious of things that may help prevent them from becoming targets. Comments (8)
Richmond Hill

Rich Hill woman stabbed boyfriend to death: NYPD

RICHMOND HILL — A 64-year-old woman is facing up to five years in jail after she pleaded guilty earlier this week to stabbing her boyfriend to death last year, authorities said. Comments (3)

Unhappy New Year

The new year has gotten off to a somber start in Queens with homicides and pedestrian fatalities grabbing the headlines. Comment

Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

South Jamaica

Father arraigned in stabbing of wife, daughters in Jamaica

The man accused of stabbing to death his wife and two daughters in a South Jamaica apartment was arraigned in Queens Criminal Court Friday on multiple murder counts and held without bail, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (3)

Toddlers remembered as princesses during Jamaica funeral

Hundreds of mourners packed a South Jamaica church Thursday evening to pay their respects to the 21-year-old mother and her two young daughters, who were found stabbed to death in their Sutphin Boulevard apartment four days earlier. Comments (2)

109th to hold meeting with Flushing businesses to tackle pickpockets

The 109th Precinct appealed to downtown Flushing businesses Thursday for help in tackling a proliferation of pickpockets who have ravaged shoppers in the new year. Comments (2)

Police arrest Briarwood man in drug bust

Police arrested a Briarwood man last week who they alleged was the ringleader in a citywide drug smuggling operation. Comments (2)
Richmond Hill

Three suspects sought in string of J train robberies [With Video]

JAMAICA — Police were searching for three men wanted in a string of robberies on the J train along Jamaica Avenue between 102nd and 121st streets, the NYPD said. Comments (6)

Two men wanted in Astoria shooting: NYPD

Police released a new surveillance image of two suspects in an Astoria shooting earlier this month. Comments (13)

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

Howard Beach

Howard Beach man charged in Lufthansa heist: Prosecutors

More than three decades after the largest robbery in New York history, authorities arrested a Howard Beach patriarch they believe helped orchestrate the so-called Lufthansa heist. Comments (5)

Jamaica man confesses to murder of wife, daughters: DA

Authorities believe a Jamaica man kissed his young daughters and asked for forgiveness before he killed them, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Suspect held up Ditmars wine shop at gunpoint: NYPD [With Video]

ASTORIA — Police from the 114th Precinct were trying to find a ski-mask wearing suspect who allegedly held up Doctors Wine and Spirits, at 46-16 Ditmars Blvd. on Jan. 17, the NYPD said. Comments (2)

Money stolen from Holy Cross Church: Police

MASPETH — Police said someone snuck into a car parked near Holy Cross Parish while people were fixing a flat tire Tuesday afternoon and stole an unknown amount of cash. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014


Jamaca father suspected of fatally stabbing wife, toddlers apprehended: NYPD

A 28-year-old man suspected of killing his 21-year-old wife and two young daughters in their Jamaica apartment was awaiting extradition proceedings Tuesday morning after being apprehended in Texas, a spokesman for the NYPD said. Comments (3)

Monday, Jan. 20, 2014


Family mourns mother and young daughters stabbed to death in Jamaica

A Jamaica woman and her two young daughters were found stabbed to death Sunday evening by her 12-year-old cousin and other relatives in an apartment the extended family shared on Sutphin Boulevard, relatives said. Comments (2)

Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014


Hate Crimes unit investigating Astoria diner fight

Authorities were investigating whether a dispute inside the Neptune Diner earlier this month was an anti-gay assault, the NYPD said. Comment

Driver charged in fatal Maspeth crash: NYPD

A 28-year-old man, who was behind the wheel of an SUV that fatally struck an Elmhurst senior Saturday morning, was charged with aggravated driving without a license, police said. Comments (4)

Woman and two toddlers found fatally stabbed in Jamaica: NYPD

A woman and her two young children were found stabbed to death inside a Jamaica apartment Sunday evening, police said. Comments (2)

Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014


Brooklyn resident found fatally stabbed near Ridgewood cemetery

A 26-year-old man was found stabbed to death in front of a Ridgewood cemetery Saturday morning, police said. Comment
Jackson Heights

Suspect sought in No. 7 groping: Cops

Authorities are hunting for a man who allegedly groped a 16-year-old girl on a train at a No. 7 station in Jackson Heights Thursday morning, police said. Comment


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