Crime & Courts

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016


Final two defendents plead guilty in Woodhaven beating death

The final two defendants of a group of six teenagers charged in the deadly 2011 beating of 18-year-old Anthony Collao, who they mistakenly thought was gay, in Woodhaven have pleaded guilty, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

Jackson Heights

Driver sought in Jax Hgts hit-and-run: NYPD

JACKSON HEIGHTS—Police from the 115th Precinct were searching for the driver of a vehicle in a hit-and-run that put a motorcycle rider in the hospital last month. A 21-year-old man was riding east on 37th Avenue Aug. 19 when an SUV in front of him attempted to make a U-turn, police say. Comment

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016


Remains of missing flight attendant Sierra Shields discovered

For eight months, Chris and Donna Shields flew to Queens twice a month from their home outside of Chicago to hand out fliers and help the search for their daughter Sierra, a flight attendant who had been missing since January. Last week they were planning join a walk in Jamaica to support the “LaMont Dottin” law, a bill passed by the state Legislature requiring all police departments to promptly file missing-persons reports despite the person’s age. The Shields were to take part in the hopes that the bill becomes law nationwide. Comments (1)
South Ozone Park

Police searching for three suspects who allegedly robbed and punched 61-year-old

SOUTH OZONE PARK—Police were searching for three individuals suspected of robbery in South Ozone Park. Comment

Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016


Man gropes woman at Flushing bus stop: Cops

FLUSHING—Police were searching for a man who allegedly groped and taunted a woman at a Flushing bus stop. Comments (4)

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016


Off-duty officer shoots robbery suspect: NYPD

An off-duty corrections officer fatally shot a suspected would-be robber in Jamaica Sunday evening, according to the NYPD. Comments (7)

Man goes missing in Kew Gardens

KEW GARDENS — Police were seeking a missing person, and were asking the public’s help in locating him. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016


NYPD pulls the plug on Bell Blvd. massage parlor

The Bling Bling Body Works at 39-25 Bell Blvd. was shut down by the Police Department in a State Supreme Court order posted to the door. Comments (8)

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016


Rahami’s family members stopped by FBI: Report

Five people stopped by the FBI and police Sunday in Brooklyn were released hours before Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, was arrested in the bombings that injured 28 people on West 23rd Street in Chelsea and went off in New Jersey, authorities said. Comments (7)


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