Crime & Courts

Monday, July 6, 2015


NYPD forum on police reform held

Southeast Queens residents showed up in the hundreds at the first NYPD Queens South community crime forum Monday at the High School of Law Enforcement and Public Safety in Jamaica. Comments (3)
College Point

College Point pharmacy to pay $2.5 million for improper Medicaid billings

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a $2.5 million settlement with Trinity Homecare, a College Point-based pharmacy owned by Walgreen Co., for improper Medicaid billings. Comment

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Far Rockaway

Far Rockaway nursing home nightmare: AG

Three Far Rockaway nursing home employees were arrested and arraigned last week on neglect and abuse-related charges before Judge John Zoll in Queens Criminal Court, the state attorney general said. Comments (2)

Saturday, July 4, 2015


Queens DA official talks crimes against seniors, domestic violence

Executive Assistant District Attorney Jesse Sligh from the Queens District Attorney’s office spoke to residents in Flushing last month about plans to develop stronger laws protecting seniors’ rights and resources for domestic violence victims. Comment

Friday, July 3, 2015


S. Jamaica teenager reported missing

JAMAICA—The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in locating 14-year old Carvens Richard. He was last seen, June 24 at approximately 2 p.m. at his residence, 119-25 145th St. in South Jamaica. Comment

Thursday, July 2, 2015


Former GOP Vice Chairman Tabone receives 42 months, ex-Sen. Smith gets 7 years in prison

Surrounded by family and friends who filled the courtroom, former southeast Queens state Sen. Malcolm Smith sat with his head bowed Thursday as a federal judge sentenced him to seven years in prison and two years of parole on bribery and fraud charges. Comment
St. Albans

St. Albans Gulf gas station burglarized: NYPD

ST. ALBANS — The Gulf gas station at 79-10 Springfield Blvd. on the border of St. Albans and Laurelton was burglarized at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday, according to the NYPD. Comment

Wednesday, July 1, 2015


Tabone gets 42 months in prison, Smith 84 months for bribery

Former southeast Queens state Sen. Malcolm Smith was sentenced to 84 months in prison on bribery and fraud charges Thursday while former Queens Republican Party Vice Chairman Vincent Tabone got 42 months for bribery, fraud and witness tampering in federal court in White Plains. Comments (2)

Tuesday, June 30, 2015


Man robs bank and gets away in a wheelchair

Police from the 114th Precinct were searching for a man who robbed an Astoria bank in a wheelchair. The suspect entered the Santander Bank, located at 37-10 Broadway, Monday around 2 p.m. and passed a note to the teller demanding cash, police said. Comments (1)

Monday, June 29, 2015

Rochdale Village

Man shot to death in Rochdale Village

A Jamaica resident was fatally shot Sunday night near 166th Place in Rochdale, according to police. Comment

Arson blamed in fire at Woodhaven church’s community center

A fire briefly lit a church’s community center in Woodhaven on Monday morning, according to police. Comments (1)


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