Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014


In justice we trust

The Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who used a chokehold on Eric Garner has hit a raw nerve in the black and immigrant communities in Queens. Although many had hoped the white officer would be held accountable in the death of a black man arrested for selling loose cigarettes after a video captured the entire incident, most were not surprised he walked free. Comments (3)

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014


Reward doubles in murder of pregnant LeFrak mother of four

The reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer of a pregnant mother of four at LeFrak City in Corona has doubled. Comments (1)

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014


Four men charged with reckless driving in Flushing Meadows

Three Queens men and one Manhattan man were charged with “Fast and Furious” movie-style drifting at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said last week. Comments (1)
ST. ALBANS — A 36-year-old Department of Sanitation employee was pulled over for allegedly driving with busted headlights, and arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated in St. Albans Saturday morning, the NYPD said. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014


Queens frustrated over Garner case

As the state attorney general asked Gov. Andrew Cuomo to grant him power to investigate police killings of unarmed civilians, hundreds of Queens residents took their frustration to the streets over the non-indictment decision in the case of Eric Garner. Comments (4)

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

South Jamaica

One man dead, another one injured in South Jamaica shooting: NYPD

Police are investigating a South Jamaica shooting that left one man dead and another one injured in the hospital, said the NYPD. Comments (7)


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