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Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Jamaica

Jamaica dad sentence to 45 years in prison for killing wife and baby daughters

The Jamaica man who killed his wife and his two infant daughters was sentenced to 45 years in prison by a Queens judge. Comments (4)

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Jamaica

Two air controllers arrested for allegedly stealing time from the FAA: U.S. Attorney

JAMAICA — Two air traffic controllers at JFK were arrested for allegedly stealing about $165,000 in time from the Federal Aviation Administration, said Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District. Comments (1)

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

St. Albans

Jury finds two Queens men guilty in fatal shooting of woman: DA

A Queens jury found two men guilty of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a woman at a St. Albans’ house party in February 2011, said District Attorney Richard Brown. Comment
Flushing

Prosecutors push for 10 to 20 years for Flushing doc

Prosecutors are asking a judge to give a doctor 10 to 20 years in prison for illegally prescribing lethal doses to two patients from his Flushing clinic. Comments (1)
Briarwood

Retired cop sentenced 23 years to life for wife’s murder: DA

A retired cop has been sentenced to 23 years to life in prison for the 2011 slaying of his wife in their Briarwood apartment, the Queens DA announced Wednesday. Comments (1)

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

New security measures have been announced at Rikers Island that will include tighter screenings of guards and employees following a large-scale undercover investigation by the New York City Department of Investigations. Comment
Jackson Heights

New commander at the 115th precinct is a familiar face

When Deputy Inspector Michael Cody was transferred to an investigative assignment in the Bronx two weeks ago, the NYPD didn’t go very far to find his replacement as the commanding officer at the 115th Precinct in Jackson Heights. Comment
Ridgewood

Ridgewood couple charged in pickpocket spree: DA

A Ridgewood couple has been charged in a spate of pickpocketing targeting more than a dozen women with strollers across the borough, the Queens district attorney said this week. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Hours after a Manhattan judge sentenced the so-called Cannibal Cop to a year of supervised release, prosecutors submitted an appeal asking that the Forest Hills man’s initial conviction of planning to kidnap, kill and eat women stand, prosecutors said. Comment
Laurelton

Vigil honors man killed after Laurelton brawl

With dozens huddled around her, the mother of a Laurelton man mowed down by a suspected peer last weekend urged those clutching votive candles to cooperate with police. Comment
Isolated episodes of violence erupted in several Queens neighborhoods, which left at least four people dead and several people arrested, according to several police reports. Comments (1)

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014

Laurelton

Three killed in separate crimes: NYPD

Laurelton

Three killed in separate crimes: NYPD

Three were killed in Queens and another trio remain in the hospital after separate crimes claimed lives in Laurelton, Linden Hill and Rockaway last night, the NYPD said. Comment

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

The Jamaica man who killed his wife and his two infant daughters was sentenced Friday to 45 years in prison. Comments (3)

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013

SOUTH OZONE PARK — A Bronx man has been arrested and charged in the robbery of an 88-year-old Queens man who left Resorts World Casino last month with $1,000 in winnings and wound up in the hospital, the DA said. Comment

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