Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

Fresh Meadows

Fresh Meadows man, 73, sentenced to 15 years for killing girlfriend

A Fresh Meadows man pleaded guilty to the beating death of his live-in girlfriend and has been sentenced to 15 years in prison, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (1)

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017

Far Rockaway

Far Rockaway mom pleads guilty to killing 2-year-old daughter

A 31-year-old Far Rockaway mom has been charged in the 2014 beating death of her two-year-old daughter, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (1)

Friday, Jan. 27, 2017


City settles civil suit over unnecessary summonses

The city has agreed to pay $75 million to settle a civil suit claiming that NYPD officers were unfairly handing out summonses, particularly in minority neighborhoods, to meet quotas. Comments (1)

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017


City investigating suspicious death of 5-year-old Jamaica boy

The city Department of Investigation is conducting a probe of the Administration for Children’s Services involvement with 5-year-old Michael Guzman, who died in Jamaica Sunday, to determine whether his death could have been prevented. The family had been visited by ACS a number of times prior to the child’s death. Comments (1)
Oakland Gardens

First of 37 sentenced in hazing death of Oakland Gardens student

The first of 37 defendants was sentenced in Pennsylvania court in the death of Oakland Gardens student, Chun Hsien “Michael” Deng, 19, after he died in a fraternity hazing ritual gone wrong in December 2013. Comments (3)

Hincapie retrial dropped by prosecutors

MANHATTAN - Prosecutors have decided not to seek a retrial in the case of Johnny Hincapie, whose murder conviction was overturned in 2015 after the man from Bayside had spent 25 years in prison. Comment

Malba family awaits sentencing in smuggling conspirancy run from Corona restaurant

The matriarch of a mob-connected family from the Malba section of Whitestone is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to a charge of conspiring to import cocaine in Brooklyn federal court. Comments (1)

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017


Jamaica boy found dead: Police

Michael Guzman, 5, was pronounced dead after cops from 103rd Precinct responded to a call at his Jamaica home Sunday and found the boy unresponsive. Comments (1)

Friday, Jan. 20, 2017


Man kills himself after hostage situation in Laurelton

A man fatally shot himself after holding three people hostage inside his Laurelton home late Wednesday evening, according to the NYPD. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

Jackson Heights

Jax Heights man struck and killed by neighbor

An Uber driver struck and killed a 67-year-old man in Jackson Heights Thursday night, police said. He stayed at the scene. Comments (1)


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