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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Flushing

Disbarred lawyer stole money from couple: DA

A Flushing man, who was disbarred from the practice of law, has been charged with stealing more than $34,000 in estate funds that were meant to go toward a convent, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced last week. Comments (1)

Friday, April 24, 2015

Corona

More trespassing at the World’s Fair observation decks

For the second time in a month, a group of youngsters was caught sneaking into the World’s Fair observation towers at Flushing Meadow Corona Park. On April 14, officers from Parks Enforcement Patrol saw that the lock on the door to the towers had been clipped and heard people speaking from the platform. Comments (4)
The first spring days of the year arrived last week with a bang as a string of shootings erupted around the borough, but the deadliest toll was reserved for three fatal stabbings. Comments (3)
Jamaica

Jamaica car dealer charged with tax fraud: DA

A used car salesman who operated two businesses in Jamaica has been charged with tax fraud with the state and city out of nearly $500,000 in collected sales taxes over a five-year period, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (1)
Flushing

Men wanted for attempted robbery at massage spot: NYPD

FLUSHING — Police were looking for four men who allegedly punched and tried to rob a 48-year-old man at a massage parlor in Flushing last month. Comments (1)

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Oakland Gardens

Judge gives Deng family OK to file claim against CUNY in 2013 hazing death

A Manhattan judge has ruled that the Queens family of Chun Hsien Deng can file a late claim against CUNY Baruch College, where he was a student when he died during an alleged hazing ritual during a trip with a fraternity to Pennsylvania in December 2013. Comments (8)
Jamaica

103rd Precinct cops get national award for bravery

Four 103rd Precinct officers who survived a 2014 hatchet attack are being recognized at the 22nd Annual Top Cops Awards dinner by the National Association of Police Organizations for actions above and beyond the call of duty in May in Washington, D.C. Comments (1)
Jamaica

JFK bust finds coke in granny underwear

JAMAICA — Five days apart, two Caribbean Airline passengers were arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle in cocaine at John F. Kennedy International Airport, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Comments (1)

Monday, April 20, 2015

Richmond Hill

Stepson charged with killing stepfather in Richmond Hill over dishes: DA

A young grocery store worker was charged allegedly with fatally stabbing his stepfather to death in their Richmond Hill apartment around 2:30 p.m. Sunday after a fight over the dishes, the Queens District Attorney’s Office said. Comments (1)
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