Monday, June 6, 2016


New 109th Pct. head to continue work of predecessor

Although she is only a few weeks into the job, the new commanding officer of the 109th Precinct says she is building on her predecessor’s legacy, which includes a recently created community policing program and online crowdsourcing platform for residents to share problems in the area. Comments (4)

Crime abound in the borough during Memorial Day Weekend

A series of shootings, a fatal collision and a subway suicide marred the Memorial Day weekend in Queens, but as of mid-week no arrests had been made in the criminal cases. Comments (2)

Saturday, June 4, 2016


Jamaica man jailed for reporting false emergencies

JAMAICA—A man was sentenced to six years in prison on May 26 after he was convicted of calling 911 more than 50 times to report non-existent emergencies, according to the Queens district attorney’s office. Comments (1)

Friday, June 3, 2016


NYPD arrests Jamaica man in Cuomo aide homicide

A homeless Jamaica man was arrested and charged in the shooting death of an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo last year before the West Indian Parade in Brooklyn, according to the NYPD. Comment

Burglary pattern in Ridgewood

RIDGEWOOD—The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance identifying individuals with ties to a burglary pattern in Ridgewood. Comment

Thursday, June 2, 2016


Bill introduced after two charged in Whitestone slashing

State Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing) said he has introduced legislation that would require anyone hosting minors to register with the state of New York following the arrest of two suspects in the brutal slashing of a 16-year-old Chinese female exchange student in Whitestone. Comments (3)
Jackson Heights

Reps talk safety at Jackson Heights Town Hall

Concerned Jackson Heights residents gathered at the Jewish Center of Jackson Heights last week for a town hall about gang violence and neighborhood safety that was organized by Councilman Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights) and state Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst). Comment

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

As people throughout the country celebrated Memorial Day weekend, the borough started the holiday season with a series of shootings and a collision. Comments (8)

Thursday, May 26, 2016


Two men charged in Whitestone student slashing

By Madina Toure Comments (2)


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