Crime & Courts

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014


Retired Briarwood cop convicted of fatally shooting wife in Briarwood home

A retired cop has been found guilty of murdering his wife inside their Briarwood apartment, the borough’s top prosecutor announced last week. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014


Jamaica man pleads guilty in death of wife and toddlers: DA

A 28-year-old Jamaica man pleaded guilty Friday to stabbing his wife to death as she slept and then fatally turning the knife on his two young daughters, the DA said. Comment

Man dies after found with head trauma on Corona Ave.: NYPD

CORONA — The medical examiner is investigating whether criminality contributed to the death of a 54-year-old man found unconscious on a Corona street Friday night, the NYPD said. Comments (1)

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014


Man dies in police custody in Ridgewood

RIDGEWOOD -The NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau was investigating why a man died in police custody in Ridgewood Wednesday just after 2 p.m. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014


Ridgewood NYPD escapee sentenced to five years: DA

A Queens Supreme Court Judge handed down a five-year sentence to the Ridgewood man who injured a police officer while hijacking an NYPD van during an arrest this spring, the Queens DA said. Comment


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