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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Rosedale

St.Albans nurse charged with murder involving disabled infant: DA

A licensed practical nurse was charged April 30 with the murder of a 23-month-old female infant after she was caught boarding a Virgin Atlantic flight to Nigeria via London, the Queens District Attorney’s Office announced. Comment

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Jamaica

Cocaine underwear, backpack, inside: CPB

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are always discovering interesting concealment methods. Within the span of a few days, they found several pounds of cocaine hidden three different ways – in a smuggler’s underwear, in a backpack, and by one guy who allegedly swallowed it – at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Jamaica. Comments (5)

Friday, May 8, 2015

Jamaica

KFC franchisee and owner settles $375K for labor law violation: AG

A KFC Corporation franchisee which operates 13 stores in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan agreed to pay $375,000 in restitution for several labor-law violations, the state attorney general announced. Comments (2)
A Guyanese man who may have absconded to his native land was sentenced in absentia to nine years in prison on burglary charges after he and an accomplice fled during the course of jury selection for their trial in Queens Supreme Court, according to the Queens District Attorney office. Comments (2)
A Queens judge has denied a motion to dismiss or reduce a grand jury’s nine-count February indictment for attempted murder as a hate crime of a Long Island man who allegedly ran over a Sikh man in Ozone Park last year after yelling racial remarks, according to court records. Comments (4)
Ozone Park

Queens substitute teacher arrested in drug raid: DA

A Queens substitute teacher who was recently arrested during a drug raid taught at nine schools across the borough after dropping out of high school for several years as a teenager and earning her diploma as an adult last year. Comment
Queens Village

Suspected cop killer has long arrest record: NYPD

Queens Village

Suspected cop killer has long arrest record: NYPD

Demetrius Blackwell, the suspected cop killer, has a long history of arrests that go all the way back to his teenage years. Comments (2)

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Queens Village

Funeral for Officer Brian Moore set for Friday

Queens Village

Funeral for Officer Brian Moore set for Friday

Alongside hundreds of police officers, retired NYPD Sgt. Raymond Moore stood tall to salute his son, Officer Brian Moore, who died from a gunshot wound to the head as his body was moved from Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. Comments (4)
Whitestone

Fund-raiser to honor slain Bronx homeless shelter director

A Yonkers company is hosting a fund-raiser for a Whitestone woman who was fatally shot by a former resident of a Bronx homeless shelter she directed. Comment

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

A corner store in Little Neck was broken into and robbed over the weekend, public information officers at the NYPD said. Comments (9)
A man was shot and killed in Jackson Heights about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at 93-12 Roosevelt Ave., police said. Comments (3)

Monday, May 4, 2015

A couple of hours after NYPD Officer Brian Moore died Monday, Police Commissioner William Bratton stood outside Jamaica Hospital surrounded by hundreds police officers in uniform and plain clothes, members of the Fire Department, retired police officers and officials. Comments (7)

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Queens Village

105th Pct. cop critical after Queens Village shooting

A young police officer was in critical condition Sunday after being shot in the head as he approached a man during a stop in Queens Village, the NYPD said. Comments (2)

Friday, May 1, 2015

A community activist was found fatally shot inside a vehicle Wednesday around 12:30 in the afternoon on 167th Street near Linden Boulevard in St. Albans, police said. Comments (3)

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