Monday, March 7, 2016


Man sentenced in killing of Flushing woman: DA

A 25-year-old Fresh Meadows man has been sentenced to 23½ years in prison for fatally shooting a nurse and wounding her son as they sat in a car parked outside the Pomonok Houses during the July 4th weekend in 2011, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (2)

Friday, March 4, 2016

Jackson Heights

Arrest made in Jackson Heights transgender beating

There has been an arrest in a case that sparked outrage in the Jackson Heights LGBT community this winter. Comment

Woman, son charged with jury tampering in attempted cop slay trial

A Long Island woman and her son have been indicted on charges of trying to influence the jury, through telephone calls to jurors and a meeting with a juror in a McDonald’s, during the son’s trial for the attempted murder of two policemen who were trying to arrest him for a home invasion, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Woodhaven mother charged with stealing from daughter’s medical malpractice settlement

A 31-year-old Woodhaven mother has been charged with stealing more than $65,000 from her pre-teen daughter’s malpractice lawsuit settlement and then using the money for plastic surgery on herself and numerous other personal expenses, according to the Queens district attorney. Comments (1)

Thursday, March 3, 2016


Boro residents guilty in Medicaid fraud scheme: US Attorney

Three Queens residents were among the four medical professionals and a clinic owner who received prison sentences in a million-dollar Medicare fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney Robert Capers announced. Comments (10)

Monday, Feb. 29, 2016

A series of hit-and-run crashes throughout Queens and the tri-state area left two people critically injured and three dead Sunday evening, including an off-duty rookie cop stationed in Far Rockaway. Comments (3)

Friday, Feb. 26, 2016

Jackson Heights

Arrest made in Jackson Heights transgender beating

The suspect wanted in the vicious attack on a transgender woman in Jackson Heights was arrested Tuesday in Knoxville, Tenn., brought back to New York City and charged with two counts of assault, according to the NYPD. Comments (1)


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