Jamaica Times

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012

Far Rockaway

Far Rock resident shot during robbery: Brown

FAR ROCKAWAY — A home invasion Jan. 25 ended with no valuables missing, but a resident took a bullet in the buttocks, according to documents from the Queens district attorney’s office. Comment.
South Ozone Park

Robber makes off with cash, cell phone: Cops

SOUTH OZONE PARK — A man was robbed in broad daylight Jan. 23, according to documents from the Queens district attorney’s office. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 13, 2012

St. Albans

105th Pct. addresses SE Qns safety concerns at Smith meeting

Southeast Queens residents complained some members of the community have received unfair treatment from the police and urged them to use a more cordial tone while walking the beat during a meeting last week set up by state Sen. Malcolm Smith (D-St. Albans). Comment.
Springfield Gardens

Victim stabbed nine times during fight: Post

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS — A man was arrested after a late-night stabbing late last month, according to a report in the New York Post. Comment.

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012

South Ozone Park

Voters back Aqueduct center

Changing a few words made a big difference on state voters’ opinion of the plan to build the country’s largest convention center adjacent to the Aqueduct racino. Comment.
Richmond Hill

Elderly Richmond Hill man missing since Jan. 31

RICHMOND HILL — Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man missing since late last month, according to the NYPD. Comment.

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012

Editorial

Dumb and Dumber

In a crime taken right from a cop show, Kwame Hamilton, 19, and Antwione Nabnet, 20, both of Jamaica, allegedly stole a cell phone from a victim walking down a Jamaica street and then attempted to sell the phone back to their victim. Comments (1).

Friday, Feb. 10, 2012

Cambria Heights

Crowd cheers athlete’s return after shooting

Justin Thompson has shown exemplary strength and courage under the most difficult of circumstances. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012

South Jamaica

Man killed on Sutphin Blvd.

A 20-year-old man was shot and killed in South Jamaica early Sunday morning in what witnesses described as a barrage of gunfire. Comments (1).
South Jamaica

Family mourns S. Jamaica dad

A South Jamaica mother is still reeling after her brother-in-law broke into her home last week and attacked her family, slicing her 1-year-old daughter and killing her fiancee, police said. Comment.
South Jamaica

Family loses grandmother in S. Jamaica blaze

The FDNY said Tuesday it was still investigating a fire that killed a beloved grandmother in South Jamaica last week. The fire took place on the second floor of 146-03 120th Ave. while the woman’s family was downstairs. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012

Springfield Gardens

Officer uses computer program to catch robber

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS — A combination of a quick-thinking cop and cutting-edge technology led to the apprehension of an alleged teenage thief last Thursday, according to the NYPD. Comment.

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