Crime & Courts

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

College Point

College Pt. woman sentenced for larceny

A College Point woman who formerly worked as a bookkeeper for a College Point truck parts company was sentenced to up to four years in prison for a $1.2 million grand larceny, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced last Thursday. Comments (1)

Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015

Springfield Gardens

Springfield Gardens man guilty of tax fraud: DA

A Queens man has pleaded guilty to tax evasion for failing to pay more than $185,000 in taxes due to New York City in case a that the Queens district attorney’s office pursued for one year. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015


Lancman seeks support for chokehold bill

City Councilman Rory Lancman (D-Hillcrest) said Mayor Bill de Blasio’s threat to veto his bill outlawing the use of chokeholds by police officers does not come as a surprise. Comments (4)

Astoria teen arrested for roommate’s murder

A luxury Astoria apartment was turned into a crime scene Monday when an 18-year-old was arrested and charged with the murder of his roommate, authorities said. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015


Astoria man charged with murder: NYPD

An 18-year-old man was arrested and charged in the murder of another man in his Astoria home, the NYPD said. Comments (1)


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