Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015


Avella wants new criminal charge for police car vandals

Although it is in its early stages, the PBA already welcomed the idea that calls for a bill to establish a new crime category for people who vandalize law enforcement vehicles. Comments (5)

Queens men indicted for bookmaking in gambling operation: DA

Seven men from Queens, the Bronx and upstate New York were indicted on charges of illegally operating a sports betting enterprise in Queens County, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced last week. Comments (114)

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Rockaway Park

Rockaway Park couple sentenced for assaulting disabled woman: DA

A Rockaway Park couple was sentenced to prison for assaulting a disabled woman in March 2012, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced Friday. Comments (1)
Cambria Heights

Barber sentenced for stabbing teen over headphones: DA

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS — A Cambria Heights barber was sentenced to 19 years in prison for stabbing a customer to death who sold him Bluetooth headphones, District Attorney Richard Brown announced Tuesday. Comments (3)

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015


Arrest made in Woodside bank robbery

WOODSIDE — The man who authorities believe robbed the Chase Bank branch at 59-26 Woodside Ave. Jan. 17 was apprehended in Pennsylvania, the FBI said. Comment

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015


Man injured after punch in face on Bell Blvd: Police

BAYSIDE — Police were looking for two suspects who assaulted a man on Bell Boulevard Jan. 25. Comments (4)

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015


Granny guilty of child abuse

A Flushing mother has been convicted of endangering the lives of her son and two granddaughters who were between 2 and 8-years-old by failing to provide them with a habitable environment, the Queen district attorney said. Comments (4)

Prosecute sex traffickers with tax laws: Maloney

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) warned pimps and sex traffickers that the Internal Revenue Service is watching over their businesses. Comments (1)

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015


Albert Baldeo draws jail

A former Queens district leader and City Council candidate, Albert Baldeo was sentenced in Manhattan federal court to 18 months in prison for tampering with witnesses during the FBI’s investigation of his campaign finances. Comments (4)
Long Island City

Bishop Taylor cleared by NYPD

Long Island City

Bishop Taylor cleared by NYPD

Bishop Mitchell Taylor, the co-founder and CEO of Urban Upbound, has been cleared in an NYPD probe into claims he extorted a Long Island City hotelier. Comments (9)
South Ozone Park

Reuben Wills indicted again

On a cold, late night in South Ozone Park, Councilman Ruben Wills (D-Jamaica) helped fold and stack chairs after a town-hall meeting in a local church about issues within his constituency. The Queens church was a long way from the Manhattan Supreme Court, where Wills was arrested and arraigned that Tuesday morning, after being re-indicted by a grand jury on five counts of allegedly filing false documents in annual disclosure reports for public records between 2011 and 2013, according to the state attorney general. Comments (1)

Monday, Feb. 2, 2015

Rochdale Village

Second brother dies in Rochdale shooting

Two brothers, one initially injured and the other shot dead, were found after police responded to a 911 call at 168-40 127th Ave. in Rochdale, within the confines of the 113th Precinct Jan. 25, police said. Comments (1)

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015


Man killed in Astoria Park: NYPD

Astoria- A 42-year-old man was shot and killed inside Astoria Park Saturday, the police said. Comments (1)


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