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Sunday, May 3, 2015

Flushing

Man convicted in 1980 cold case murder sentenced to 25 years to life: DA

FLUSHING—A man who strangled and robbed an elderly man in his Flushing home more than two decades ago was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced last week. Comment

Saturday, May 2, 2015

South Jamaica

Police make arrest in grandma murder in Jamaica

South Jamaica

Police make arrest in grandma murder in Jamaica

A young man was arrested and charged with murder last Friday in the fatal March shooting of 70-year-old Leta Webb. According to police, Webb was shot in the head and left arm while she stood in the doorway of her South Jamaica home. Comments (1)
Bayside

Man enters guilty plea in 2011 bludgeoning death of his Bayside mother

The Bayside man accused of beating his mother to death in February 2011 entered a guilty plea last week to first-degree manslaughter, according to Queens DA Richard Brown. Comment

Friday, May 1, 2015

Jamaica

JFK Terminal 8 cleaner swipes electronics and liquor: DA

A Brooklyn woman, who worked at Kennedy Airport cleaning aircrafts, was charged with grand larceny and other crimes last week for allegedly swiping thousands of dollars worth of tiny bottles of liquor over a three-year period, announced Queens DA Richard Brown. Comments (1)
A Jamaica Hills resident who was shot and killed in a police-involved shooting last week was an ex-Marine Corps infantryman with a history of arrests ranging from assault to criminal mischief. Comment
Jamaica

Former Hillside Arts teacher pleads guilty of criminal sex act: DA

JAMAICA—A Former Earth Science teacher of Hillside Arts and Academy in Jamaica pleaded guilty to attempted criminal sexual act and will go to jail after being caught trying to meet with a 14-year-old girl that he had been talking to online and who was actually an undercover police officer, the Queens district attorney said. Comment
Flushing

Queens woman found dead in van in Brooklyn: NYPD

BROOKLYN—A 25-year-old woman who was reported missing in northeast Queens was found dead in her boyfriend’s van in Brooklyn last week, according to the NYPD. Comment

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Whitestone

Whitestone resident, head of homeless shelter, murdered

Whitestone

Whitestone resident, head of homeless shelter, murdered

A former resident of a homeless shelter in the Bronx tried to rape, then shot and killed a Whitestone mother who served as the shelter’s director late Monday afternoon, the NYPD said. Comments (2)
Hillcrest

Anti-police activists criticize Lancman over police support

City Councilman Rory Lancman (D-Hillcrest) has been getting some backlash on social media from anti-police activists following his renewed call for 1,000 new cops for the NYPD. Comment

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

A Whitestone woman who served as director of a homeless shelter in the Bronx was shot and killed by a former shelter resident late Monday afternoon, the NYPD said. Comments (10)
Ozone Park

Queens teacher, husband arrested in drug raid

A Queens teacher was arrested Monday after a drug task force allegedly found 10 grams of heroin, a scale with drug residue on it and all of the items needed to use heroin in her Ozone Park home, according to the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutors. Comments (4)

Monday, April 27, 2015

JAMAICA — The NYPD released footage of two suspects wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred in the early hours of April 19 in Jamaica. Comments (1)
Bayside

Devlin enters guilty plea in 2011 bludgeoning death of his Bayside mother

The Queens man accused of beating his mother to death in February 2011 entered a guilty plea last week to first-degree manslaughter, according to the Queens DA Richard Brown. Comment

Friday, April 24, 2015

Jamaica Hills

Jamaica Hills man killed by officers: NYPD

Jamaica Hills

Jamaica Hills man killed by officers: NYPD

A 30-year-old Jamaica Hills resident was shot and killed by two police officers after he fired a gun inside a bar in Jamaica Wednesday night, the NYPD said. Comments (3)

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A 30-year-old man suspected of firing a gun inside a bar in Jamaica was shot and killed by two police officers Wednesday night, the NYPD said. Comments (2)
Flushing

Queens woman found dead in van in Brooklyn: NYPD

A woman living in the northeast Queens area was found dead in her boyfriend’s van in Brooklyn Wednesday night, the NYPD said. Comment

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