Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

A Queens Village man is facing up to three years in prison after he admitted to scamming more than $100,000 from the charity-matching program offered to employees at the Long Island Home Depot where he worked, the Nassau County district attorney said. Comment

Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

The FBI has launched a crackdown aimed at those who point lasers at aircraft. Comment

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014

State legislators and the city Parks Department have selected where they plan to install security cameras in Forest Park and are awaiting legislative approval to begin the project. Comment
NEW HYDE PARK — Police were seeking the public’s help in locating a missing teenager last seen leaving a hospital in Nassau County. Comment

Friday, Feb. 21, 2014

South Ozone Park UPDATED

South Ozone man not charged in brother’s death

South Ozone Park UPDATED

South Ozone man not charged in brother’s death

A South Ozone Park man is still under investigation by police in his brother’s death following a brawl between the two siblings in their home but no charges have been filed, the Queens district attorney’s office said Friday. Comment
St. Albans

Smith, Tabone ask to have trial delayed

St. Albans

Smith, Tabone ask to have trial delayed

State Sen. Malcolm Smith (D-Hollis) and Vince Tabone, the former vice chairman of the Queens Republican Party, are both asking that their federal corruption trial be delayed until later this year, arguing the proceedings could possibly coincide with this year’s elections. Comments (1)

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

Police have arrested the younger brother of a South Ozone Park man who was killed when the siblings’ brawled Tuesday afternoon, the NYPD said. Comments (4)
Richmond Hill

Senior killed in Rich Hill hit-and-run: NYPD

Richmond Hill

Senior killed in Rich Hill hit-and-run: NYPD

A 73-year-old Richmond Hill woman was killed Thursday after she fell while crossing Jamaica Avenue near 131st Street and was struck by a 2004 Nissan Altima, police said. Comment

Abuse victims need NYPD translators: Suit


Abuse victims need NYPD translators: Suit

A group of women with limited English-speaking skills and a nonprofit that often works with immigrant clients are claiming in a federal lawsuit that police routinely fail to help abuse victims because of language barriers, a suit that brings to mind the murder of a Guatemalan woman found fatally stabbed in her Jamaica apartment with her young daughters. Comments (2)
Authorities have charged a 26-year-old man with killing a Richmond Hill resident with a single gunshot to the chest in the city’s first murder of 2014, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (4)
FAR ROCKAWAY — Police said they caught a suspected pervert on camera before he got candid with a female straphanger at the Beach 25th Street station late last month. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

South Ozone Park

Disabled woman attacked in Aqueduct bathroom: NYPD, DA

Police and the Queens District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday the sexual assault of a 40-year-old disabled woman first reported to have occurred at Resorts World actually happened in the bathroom stall of a women’s restroom on the Aqueduct Racetrack’s property. Comments (4)

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014

A 37-year-old man is accused of sexually abusing a 40-year-old disabled woman in the women’s bathroom at Resorts World Feb. 2, police said. Comments (13)
A 26-year-old man who was being sought by police in connection with the city’s first murder of 2014 was apprehended in Long Island and charged in the South Jamaica shooting death, the NYPD said Monday night. Comments (20)

Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014

A man was stabbed multiple times during a robbery in Arverne Sunday evening and brought to Jamaica Hospital in stable condition, police said. Comment

Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014

A 67-year-old woman was slashed in the hand while unsuccessfully trying to fend off a robbery suspect in Arverne Saturday afternoon, police said. Comment


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