Crime & Courts

Tuesday, March 17, 2015


Hollis man pleads guilty to 2012 murder: DA

HOLLIS — A Hollis man pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter for the shooting death of a man in Hollis in 2012, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Monday, March 16, 2015


Couple accused of running coke ring out of their Corona restaurant

CORONA — Police arrested a couple and their son who were accused of using their Corona restaurant and a produce business as fronts for a cocaine operation that stretched from Costa Rica to Queens, according to a Brooklyn federal court complaint. Comments (4)

Suspects sought in E train robbery: Cops

JAMAICA — Police were looking for two men wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred at about 10:55 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28 on the northbound side of the E train platform at Jamaica Avenue and Van Wyck Expressway subway station. Comment

Sunday, March 15, 2015


Only one shooting in 103rd Precinct since last fall

The 103rd Precinct in southeast Queens has had one shooting incident in the last 4 1/2 months and robbery crimes have shown a slight increase, Deputy Inspector John Cappelmann at the 103rd Precinct Community Council meeting Tuesday night. Comment

Woman clearing snow in Bayside mugged: NYPD

BAYSIDE — A woman was mugged by an unidentified man on Saturday, March 7, while she was cleaning snow from atop her car on 228th Street and 64th Avenue police said. Comments (2)

Death rides the E train

JAMAICA — On Sunday morning, around 7 a.m., police responded to a 911 call for an aided male inside of an eastbound E train at Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer train station Comment

Saturday, March 14, 2015


Wife of Bayside dad accused of killing baby wants him granted bail

The Bayside father whose 4-month-old child died during the holidays after what appeared to be physical abuse, has been in jail since the new year, when police and the medical examiner ruled the infant’s death a homicide. Comment

Condition of Corona man hit by 7 train unknown

A 28-year-old man who was hit by a No. 7 train in Corona March 5 suffered severe leg trauma, the NYPD said. Comment

Friday, March 13, 2015


College Point man arrested in Bayside spa rape: NYPD

BAYSIDE — Officers of the 111th Precinct arrested a College Point man suspected of raping a Bayside massage therapist at gunpoint, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Bronx man arrested in Astoria nightclub fight: NYPD

A Bronx man was arrested and charged with slashing three men at an Astoria nightclub early Friday morning, the NYPD said. Comment

NYPD 111th Precinct gets new commanding officer

Jason Huerta, the commanding officer of the 111th Precinct Police Precinct, has finished out his last week in Bayside. The deputy inspector is being transferred to the Bronx, where he will be promoted to inspector. Comments (6)

Thursday, March 12, 2015


Two bird suppliers get jail for role in Woodhaven cockfights: AG

Two men from upstate New York were sentenced to nine months in prison for animal cruelty as part of their roles in a major 2014 cockfighting ring that extended into Queens and Brooklyn, Comments (2)

Bronx man accused of pointing lasers at LaGuardia aircraft: NYPD

After being advised by the Federal Aviation Administration that an individual was directing a laser at several aircraft as they took off and landed at LaGuardia Airport Monday evening, the NYPD dispatched an aviation unit to blanket the area in search of the source, the Police Department said. Comment

Monday, March 9, 2015


Man, woman dead in possible murder-suicide: NYPD

A man and woman were found dead Friday afternoon in their Flushing home in what appeared to be a murder-suicide, the NYPD said. Comments (1)

Sunday, March 8, 2015


Fight at Astoria nightclub ends with 3 men slashed: NYPD

Three men were slashed during a fight at club in Astoria early Friday morning, the NYPD said. Comment
Jackson Heights

Man charged in Jackson Heights murder: NYPD

A 22-year-old man was arrested Friday in the murder of a young father in Jackson Heights in December, the NYPD said. Comments (1)

Friday, March 6, 2015

Little Neck

College Point man arrested in Little Neck spa rape: NYPD

LITTLE NECK — Officers of the 111th Precinct arrested a College Point man suspected of raping a Little Neck massage therapist at gunpoint, the NYPD said. Comments (3)

Thursday, March 5, 2015


Man hit by 7 train in critical condition: NYPD

A man who was hit by a No. 7 train in Corona Thursday morning is in critical condition, the NYPD said. Comments (2)


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