Crime & Courts

Friday, Aug. 19, 2016


Man arrest for Flushing Meadows groping incident

FLUSHING— A Kew Gardens man has been arrested in two groping incidents in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, police said. Andres Marrero Fisher, 25, was charged with forcible touching , public lewdness and harassment, according to the district attorney’s office. Comment

Monday, Aug. 8, 2016

Ozone Park

Ozone Park woman convicted of child assault

An Ozone Park woman has been convicted of abusing and starving her stepdaughter for a period of two years, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (2)

Former Bayside teacher tried to pay minor for sex: DA

A former substitute special education teacher from Bayside was charged Monday with an attempted criminal sexual act after being arrested in an Internet sting, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comments (2)

Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016


Baby’s death in Sunnyside is ruled a homicide

SUNNYSIDE—The death of a 5-month-old has been ruled a homicide, according the medical examiner’s office. Comments (1)
Cambria Heights

Cambria Heights celebrates National Night Out

The field at Cambria Playground in Cambria Heights Tuesday evening was filled with kids, parents, community members and cops for the National Night Out event sponsored by the 105th Precinct. Officers were drenched in the dunk tank while others fired up the grills to offer hamburgers and hot dogs to attendees. Comment

Cyclist and motorist involved in gunfight

FLUSHING—Police were seeking information about a gunfight that broke out between a driver and bicyclist in Flushing earlier this month. The incident took place on 137th Street and 32nd Avenue on July 12 at about 10:25 p.m., police said. Comments (2)

Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016


111th Precinct hosts Night Out Against Crime in Douglaston

The 111th Police Precinct hosted the National Night Out Against Crime at Douglaston Mall in the Fairway parking lot Tuesday with Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside), state Assemblyman Edward Braunstein (D-Bayside) and commanding officer Captain William McBride. The event took place throughout the city for communities to interact with the officers who serve them and allowed non-profits and city agencies to set up information tables for attendees. Comments (2)

Man fatally shot in Flushing

FLUSHING—A Long Island man was fatally shot in the head late Wednesday night, police said. Comment

Friday, Aug. 5, 2016

East Elmhurst

Mayor announces big drop in prison violence

Reforms on Rikers Island and other city prisons have resulted in a 45 percent reduction in serious violence indicators during the first half of 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday with Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte. Comments (2)

Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016

Howard Beach

Woman found murdered in Howard Beach marsh

Stunned family and community members mourned the murder of a 30-year-old woman at vigil in Howard Beach Wednesday evening. She was killed while in the middle of a jog along the marshes of Spring Creek Park. Police have now offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to her killer. Comments (1)

Man shot in struggle with police faces burglary charges

A Brooklyn man has been charged with burglary after being shot during a struggle with an NYPD officer during a burglary attempt in Maspeth, according to the NYPD. Comments (1)

Flushing mourns death of elderly assault victim

Leaders and community members gathered to remember Flushing resident Vincent Chun Man Tse, 68, who died following a brutal attack last week. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016


Bratton resigns as NYPD commissioner

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, who has overseen the department during the entirety of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s first term, announced his resignation Tuesday. De Blasio quickly announced that Chief of Department Jimmy O’Neill would be promoted to the job being vacated by Bratton. Comments (5)

Monday, Aug. 1, 2016


Elderly Flushing man dies after assault on street

Chun Man Tse of Flushing has died following an assault 10 days ago that left him unresponsive, police said Monday. Comments (1)

Burglary suspect shot by cop in Maspeth: NYPD

A woman who was inside her home in Maspeth on 66th Street near 55th Avenue about 1:30 p.m. Monday saw on a security camera that someone was burglarizing her home and called 911, the NYPD said. Comment

Friday, July 29, 2016

Kew Gardens Hills

Kew Gardens Hills man arrested for touching two women joggers: NYPD

A 25-year-old Kew Gardens Hills man was arrested and charged with two counts of forcible touching after two incidents in Flushing Meadows Corona Park this week, according to the NYPD. Comments (1)


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