Crime & Courts

Wednesday, May 4, 2016


Bklyn man convicted in sexual abuse incidents on 7 train: DA

FLUSHING — A registered sex offender living in Brooklyn has been convicted of having sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl and a 23-year-old woman on the 7 train on the same day in 2013, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Richmond Hill

Police looking for Richmond Hill burglarer

RICHMOND HILL - Police were asking the public to help them in identifying a suspect in a burglary that occurred late last month. Comment

Saturday, April 30, 2016


Man sought in Astoria shooting incident

ASTORIA - Police from the 115th Precinct in Astoria are searching for a man who was involved in an April 16 shooting incident near 37th Avenue and 74th Street. Comments (1)

Friday, April 29, 2016

Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights woman charged with animal cruelty: DA

A Jackson Heights woman has been charged with aggravated animal cruelty and other charges for allegedly keeping more than 50 animals in an unsanitary living environment that veterinary professionals said caused extreme health problems from malnutrition to respiratory infections and many other painful conditions. Comment

Elected officials address possible hate crime at Jamaica Muslim Center

Members of the Jamaica Muslim Center, along with elected officials and others from the Muslim community in Queens, held a rally Friday at the center in the wake of a recent attack on its premises. Comments (5)

Thursday, April 28, 2016


$70M allocated toward new police precinct in SE Queens

When Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his executive budget this week, it included a major victory for Councilmen Donovan Richards (D-Laurelton) and Barry Grodenchik (D-Oakland Gardens)—$70 million allocated to fund a new police precinct to relieve the overburdened 105th Precinct. Comment
South Ozone Park

Bratton defends cops involved in S. Ozone Park shooting

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton gave a robust defense of the police officers who shot and killed a man in South Ozone Park April 17, as others continued to call for a special prosecutor to investigate the incident. Comments (1)


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