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Monday, March 20, 2017

JAMAICA — A Jamaica man was sentenced to 24 years in prison for conspiring to murder a witness to two home invasions he committed in March 2015, the Queens DA said. Comment

Sunday, March 19, 2017

BAYSIDE - Two men armed with a kitchen knife stormed into a Bayside nail salon March 9 where they stole an iPad and cash, police said. Comments (1)
Woodside

Retired prison guard shoots estranged wife in Woodside: DA

A 54-year-old retired city correction officer has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of his wife in their Woodside home last Sunday, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. According to the charges, Victor Guzman was involved in a verbal and physical altercation with his wife, Maria Guzman, 52, inside their apartment on 59th Street near Laurel Hill Boulevard when he pulled out a .38 caliber revolver and fired one round while their 7-year-old grandson was in the home. Comment

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Jamaica

Huge cocaine bust at JFK

Jamaica

Huge cocaine bust at JFK

KENNEDY AIRPORT — U.S. Customs and Border protection arrested a man at JFK Airport who the agency said was “busting out of his pants” with cocaine. Comments (1)

Friday, March 17, 2017

A man from Hollis has been indicted for a second time on sex trafficking charges, according to the Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Corey Hannah, 34, was charged by a grand jury Monday of kidnapping a 15-year-old,forcing her into prostitution and collecting all the profits. Comments (2)
The NYPD has smashed a notorious street gang that has terrorized a Jackson Heights park for years following a long-term investigation. Comments (4)
Editorial

An unjust act

The abrupt firing of Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bahara sent a shudder through Queens, where his prosecutions of corrupt politicians seems to have halted the long parade of lawmakers found guilty of illegal dealings. Comments (3)

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A 37-year-old Queens man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for two home invasions and a concurrent 12-to-24 year prison term for trying while in Rikers Island to hire a hitman to kill witnesses before they could testify against him in court. Comments (2)
A man allegedly abandoned by his brother after a serious car crash in Woodhaven has died, police said. Comments (1)

Monday, March 13, 2017

Woodside

Woodside man shoots estranged wife: NYPD

A retired city correction officer from Woodside is awaiting charges and arraignment in the shooting of his estranged wife Sunday night, the Queens district attorney’s office said Monday. Comment
Police were searching for two men suspected of robbery in College Point. Comments (3)

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