Monday, Aug. 17, 2015


Man beaten with bat in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

CORONA—Police were looking for a suspect who beat a man with a baseball bat in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Comments (2)

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015


Queens most optimistic about city’s quality of life: Poll

New Yorkers say the quality of life has declined citywide, although Queens residents give living conditions in their borough the highest marks in the city. Comments (5)
Springfield Gardens

L.I. man killed in Springfield Gardens accident

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS—A 60-year-old Long Island man died in a collision after midnight Aug. 5 near Rockaway Boulevard in Springfield Gardens, according to police officials. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015

East Elmhurst

Three Queens residents charged in LGA taxi driver scheme: DA

EAST ELMHURST—Three Queens residents are among seven airport taxi dispatchers who have been charged in a taxi-dispatching scheme at LaGuardia Airport, according to District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (1)

Friday, Aug. 14, 2015

Jamaica Estates

Trio held Jamaica Estate home hostage from owner: DA

Two Long Island brothers and a New Jersey man have been charged with breaking into a Jamaica Estates home in April, changing the locks and holding the house hostage from the owner, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (1)
Richmond Hill

Mother alleges 3-week-old baby was possessed: DA

Richmond Hill

Mother alleges 3-week-old baby was possessed: DA

A young mother was charged with tossing her three-week-old son out of the window at a Richmond Hill apartment building because she feared he was possessed by an evil spirit, the Queens district attorney said, even though an elected official pointed out that a medical center and police precinct were nearby. Comments (1)
East Elmhurst

Prank calls allege hijacking plans at LGA: PA

EAST ELMHURST —The Port Authority is investigating two prank calls claiming that JetBlue flights at LaGuardia Airport were going to be hijacked. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015


Grand jury indicts accused Flushing terrorist

A federal grand jury returned an indictment Tuesday charging a young Flushing man and his friend with attempt and conspiracy to provide material support to the terrorist group ISIS and the assault of FBI agents, according to the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District. Comments (1)

Monday, Aug. 10, 2015

A Richmond Hill woman who was charged with murdering her one-month-old infant tossed him out the window after he returned from a hospital visit because she thought he was possessed, police sources said Monday. Comments (1)


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