Crime & Courts

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

College Point

Police searching for alleged wallet snatcher in College Point

Police were searching for a woman suspected of committing grand larceny in College Point. Comments (5)

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016


Man arrested in murder of New Jersey teen in Jamaica

A Jamaica resident has been charged with murder in the shooting death of an 18-year-old man from New Jersey Saturday night in Jamaica, according to police. Comment

Queens Public Library ordered to pay legal fees for ex-CEO

A Brooklyn federal judge ordered that Queens Public Library must pay for the defense of the former president and CEO, Thomas Galante. Comments (3)

St. John’s student shot dead hours before West Indian Parade

Despite fliers from police telling carnival attendees “Do not shoot anyone. Do not stab anyone,” two people were shot and killed, including a St. John’s University graduate, in Brooklyn at the J’Ouvert Festival. Comments (6)

Former City Council candidate accused of forging campaign donations

A young, aspiring Queens politician has been charged with falsifying documents during her failed City Council campaign for the seat now held by City Councilman Barry Grodenchik (D-Oakland Gardens). Comments (2)

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016

Jamaica Hills

Bangladeshi Muslim community stunned by stabbing

A neighbor was arrested and charged this weekend in the Aug. 31 murder of a 60-year-old Muslim woman in Jamaica Hills, police said. The man, who admitted to fatally stabbing her, lived half a block from where the killing occurred, according to police. Comments (7)

Bayside woman injured in Thailand

A 23-year-old Bayside woman was hospitalized after she was allegedly sexually assaulted while on vacation in the town of Krabi, Thailand, The Phuket News reported. Comments (6)

Community rallies to upgrade charges against Vincent Tse’s assailant

Flushing residents and lawmakers marched together last week seeking justice for Vincent Chun Man Tse, the 68-year-old who was brutally attacked and killed after a parking dispute in Flushing in July. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016


Man arrested and charged with Jamaica Hills stabbing

A suspect was arrested and charged this weekend with the Aug. 31 stabbing murder of a 60-year-old Jamaica Hills Bangladeshi Muslim woman, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comment

Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

Jamaica Hills

NYPD releases video of person of interest in Muslim stabbing

Police have released a video of “a person of interest” wanted for questioning in the fatal stabbing of a Bangladeshi woman who was the aunt of an NYPD officer in Jamaica Hills Wednesday evening. Comment


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