Crime & Courts

Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015

Richmond Hill

NYPD traffic agents arrested on range of charges: Police

RICHMOND HILL — Two NYPD employees were arrested within the confines of the 102nd Precinct. Comment

Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015


Man dies after trying to run across LIE: NYPD

FLUSHING — A North Carolina man who tried to cross the Long Island Expressway Saturday night in Flushing died after being struck by a vehicle, the NYPD said. Comment

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

Far Rockaway

Teen murdered blocks from where his older brother was killed: NYPD

A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the head at the corner of Seagrit Avenue and Beach 26 Street in Far Rockaway Sunday, according to police. He was taken off life support Tuesday afternoon. Comment
Ozone Park

Corona man accused of sexual abuse in mosque: DA

A 63-year-old Corona man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in the basement of a Ozone Park mosque, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

Jackson Heights

Anti-gay fliers found in Jackson Heights

The 115th Precinct is investigating the appearance of anti-gay fliers that were discovered on cars around Jackson Heights last weekend. The hate literature, written in English and Spanish, quotes Romans 1:18-32. Comment

Woman allegedly shot, burned boyfriend: DA

The woman arrested for allegedly setting her boyfriend on fire was charged with murder Tuesday in Queens Criminal Court and her children faced counts as accomplices, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Skimming devices discovered on ATMs in NE Queens: 109th Pct.

Four skimming devices were found on ATMs at a drugstore and two gas stations in northeast Queens between June and August, according to the 109th Precinct. Comments (2)

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

Howard Beach

“Second Avenue Sinatra” found dead: Police

A Howard Beach ironworker, known as “The Second Avenue Sinatra,” who disappeared last month was found hanging from a tree in Spring Creek Park, off Crossbay Boulevard in Howard Beach, police said. Comments (1)


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