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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

East Elmhurst

East Elmhurst man gets two life sentences for beating ‘witches’ to death with hammer: DA

An East Elmhurst man was sentenced last week to two life sentences for beating his girlfriend and her daughter to death with a hammer under the impression they were witches making life hard for him with supernatural abilities, the Queens district attorney said. The brutal 2014 murders spared only a 7-year-old, who was in the home at the time. Comments (2)

Sunday, July 16, 2017

East Elmhurst

East Elmhurst man pleads guilty to possessing child porn: DA

An East Elmhurst man pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography and an illegal firearm, Queens DA Richard A. Brown announced Monday. Comments (1)
Crime

Fugitive for 27 years sentenced in 1989 crash: DA

A 63-year-old fugitive, who pleaded guilty in 1990 to seriously injuring a woman in a Queens car crash, was rearrested last week and sent to jail to begin his sentence, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Glen Oaks

Rosedale woman pleads guilty to fraud charges

Channel Francis, of Rosedale, pleaded guilty Monday to identity theft and scheming to defraud multiple people, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office said. Comments (1)

Friday, July 14, 2017

Letters

Officer’s murder a reprehensible act

NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia was murdered in the line of duty by Alexander Bonds in the Bronx. She was killed because she was a police officer. I find this a most appalling crime that should not have happened. Comments (1)

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Kew Gardens

Wills’ nonprofit comes under fire at his trial

On Day Two of City Councilman Ruben Wills’ (D-Jamaica) corruption trial, a witness for the prosecution testified he had no idea he was listed as the executive director of a charity run by the lawmaker. Comments (1)

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Long Island City

LIC art dealer charged with selling sculpture made with elephant ivory

A Long Island City gallery owner and a salesman were arrested and charged with illegal trafficking of sculptures made with banned elephant ivory, the Queens district attorney said Monday. Comments (1)

Monday, July 10, 2017

A Valley Stream woman was struck and killed by a motor vehicle while attempting to cross Jamaica Avenue from 217th Street in Queens Village on Friday, according to police. Comment
Flushing ►Video

Police searching for man wanted in Flushing burglary

Police were searching for a man suspected of burglary in Flushing. Comment
Richmond Hill

NYPD: 74-year-old man in Richmond Hill reported missing

The NYPD was asking for the public’s assistance, as they search for Xue Yin, who was reported missing on Saturday within the confines of the 102 Precinct. Comment

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Flushing

Police search for suspect in Flushing internet cafe attack

Police were searching for a man in connection with a strangulation incident in Flushing. Comments (1)

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