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Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018

Crime

Hollis man faces 50 years on murder, firearm charges: DA

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown charged a Hollis man with the murder of two individuals after a firearm linked him to the shootings through ballistics tests. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

Forest Hills

Department of Correction ends package restrictions program

The New York State Department of Correction and Community Supervision has ended a pilot program that restricted prison packages earlier last month, which Governor Andrew Cuomo, Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Forest Hills) and families of inmates considered flawed. Comment

Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018

Jamaica

Jamaica man charged with pimping 16-year-old girl

Richard Trantham, a 34-year-old Jamaica man, is facing a 16-count indictment for pimping a 16-year-old girl for three months in 2017, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (1)
Far Rockaway

Rikers escapee faces 16 to life for Queens burglaries: DA

A Far Rockaway man from Eggbert Place was sentenced to 16 years to life as a persistent felon for burglarizing two Queens homes, according to District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (1)
Springfield Gardens

Two Queens men re-arrested at court house for sex-trafficking: DA

Two Queens men were re-arrested on additional counts of kidnapping and sex trafficking young women while at the Queens Criminal Courthouse in Kew Gardens on prior such charges, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced. Comments (5)

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018

Crime

Jamaica man faces 25 years in prison for kidnap, rape of teen girl: DA

A Jamaica man was convicted last week of kidnapping and raping a 15-year-old girl that he convinced through social media to run away from home, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (2)
Flushing

Meng pushes for new mailboxes to combat ‘mail fishing’

Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing) wants to combat “mail fishing” in Queens. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

FLUSHING — Police said a man murdered in Flushing on Feb. 2 was shot to death in what the 107th Precinct called a gang-related crime. Comments (1)

Friday, Feb. 2, 2018

Long Island City ►Video

Woman assaulted at R train station in Long Island City: NYPD

Police from the 114th Precinct in Astoria were looking for a man who allegedly assaulted a 45-year-old woman at the 36th Street/Northern Boulevard R subway station in Long Island City last month. Comment

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