Crime & Courts

Wednesday, April 5, 2017


Dog arrives at JFK in crate filled with heroin: DA

KENNEDY AIRPORT — Two men have been charged with drug possession and conspiracy after more than 22 pounds of heroin worth over $1 million were found beneath the false bottom of a crate containing a dog shipped from Puerto Rico to New York City, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Sunday, April 2, 2017


Man born in Jamaica killed in Manhattan racist murder

A Baltimore man was arrested and charged with killing a man who grew up in Jamaica, authorities said. Comments (2)

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Ozone Park

Former Marine found guilty in fatal nightclub shooting

OZONE PARK — A former Marine was found guilty of a fatal 2012 shooting outside an Ozone Park nightclub, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment

Friday, March 31, 2017

College Point

Spa Castle owners donate thousands to Queens Democrats

The owners of Spa Castle, who were indicted on tax fraud charges, made sizable donations to Queens Democrats over the years, according to government campaign filings. Comments (5)
Long Island City

Queens men toss dogs from buildings: DA

A Fresh Meadows man was charged with throwing his ex-girlfirend’s pug off the balcony of a seven-story building last week, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (2)
Jackson Heights

Eight arrested in Jackson Heights prostitution sting: NYPD

Eight men were arrested on the corner of 80th Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights last Friday night, caught in an NYPD prostitution sting operation, according to police. The men offered money in exchange for sex to an undercover officer, police said. Comment

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Howard Beach

Howard Beach nephew of crime boss indicted: Prosecutors

The nephew of reputed crime boss Vincent Asaro has been indicted in Brooklyn federal court, authorities said. Comments (3)
St. Albans

Police seek leads in fatal St. Albans shooting

ST. ALBANS - Police were seeking any information about a shooting incident along Merrick Boulevard in St. Albans in the early morning hours of Wednesday that left one man dead and another hospitalized. Comments (1)

Wednesday, March 29, 2017


John Liu’s former treasurer avoids deportation despite conviction for illegal campaign fund-raising

Jia “Jenny” Hou walked out of a Pennsylvania detention facility a free woman last week after an immigration judge decided not to deport her to China. The treasurer of former City Comptroller John Liu’s 2013 mayoral campaign had been mired in legal problems since she was convicted in federal court of soliciting illegal donations. Comments (9)

Auburndale family victims of robbery, carjacking: Cops

Police have released new information about the armed robbery in front of an Auburndale home. Comments (1)

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


Auburndale homeowners robbed at gunpoint by at least four men: Cops

Auburndale homeowners were robbed at gunpoint around 9 a.m. Monday by four to five unidentified black males who later fled the scene in a black Honda, according to police. Comments (7)

Monday, March 27, 2017

Astoria ►Video

More hateful graffiti found outside Gianaris’ office in Astoria

It has happened again. Comments (3)

Police search for armed robbers who hit two Flushing establishments

Police were searching for two men suspected of two robberies in Flushing. Comment

Friday, March 24, 2017

East Elmhurst

Baby girl struck and killed by pickup truck driver in East Elmhurst: NYPD

A 1-year-old baby girl was struck and killed by a pickup truck in East Elmhurst Thursday night, according to the NYPD. The toddler, identified as Skylar Perkins, was in a stroller being pushed by her mother across 23rd Avenue just before 9 p.m. when a white Dodge Ram made a right turn off 94th Street crushed the stroller, police said. Comment

Thursday, March 23, 2017


Police seek Jamaica bias attack suspect

Police were seeking a suspect in a bias assault that occurred in Jamaica when a woman allegedly made bigoted anti-Muslim statements before attacking the victim. Comment


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