Crime & Courts

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016


Astoria woman injured in anti-Muslim attack

The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating a possible bias incident that left an Astoria woman bruised, sore and frightened. The 45-year-old mother of four was called a “terrorist,” shoved down a staircase and injured during an apparent anti-Muslim attack at Grand Central Station early Monday morning, according to the NYPD. Comments (21)

Elected officials push for chokehold legislation

Two years after a Staten Island grand jury cleared officer Daniel Pantaleo of any wrongdoing in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, The National Action Network held a rally for justice on the steps of City Hall last week. Comments (6)

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016


NYPD circulates sketch of suspect in Jamaica home invasion

Police released a sketch of one of the assailants suspected in a home invasion attempt in Jamaica last week, along with a clearer picture of a car the NYPD thinks may have been used by one of the attackers. Comment

Friday, Dec. 9, 2016

Richmond Hill

Rich Hill man charged with killing wife on the street

A Richmond Hill man is accused of nearly decapitating his wife in the middle of the street after finding out she met someone online, police said. Comments (2)

Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016


Arrest made in brutal Corona murder nearly four years later

The NYPD has cracked a cold case file of a brutal murder in Corona nearly four years ago. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016


Laurelton man may have been homicide victim

A man who police initially suspected was killed after being hit by a car in Laurelton was actually the victim of a homicide, according to the commanding officer of the Queens precinct that responded. Comments (3)


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