Jamaica Times

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Laurelton

Wills to propose renaming a street for late Tom White

City Councilman Ruben Wills (D-Jamaica) has announced that he is working on a bill that would honor the life and work of his predecessor, Thomas White. Comment.
Laurelton

Jamaica resident gets 65 to life for shooting

A Jamaica man was sentenced last week to more than six decades behind bars for taking the life of a teenager when he opened fire at a crowd that was in a Hollis backyard, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Queens Village

No bail for grandson in Jamaica kin’s slay

A Jamaica man has been ordered held in prison without bail for allegedly suffocating his grandmother to death in her home last week, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Laurelton

Janitor guilty of fatally shooting his Rosedale boss: Bronx DA

A disgruntled worker from Co-Op City was convicted by a jury Monday in Bronx Criminal Court of murdering his Rosedale boss in retaliation for losing his job, the Bronx district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Laurelton

NTSB to investigate JFK bump incident

The federal government has started a probe to investigate what caused the largest airline plane in the world to collide with a much smaller jet at John F. Kennedy International Airport last week. Comment.

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