Crime & Courts

Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014

Long Island City

City finds new way to invest in safety at public housing

The city has found a unique way to finance enhanced security at some of the most dangerous public housing developments. Comment.
St. Albans

Police seek man for attacking teenager in St. Albans: NYPD

ST. ALBANS — Police were asking for the public’s help in locating a man in connection with an attempted rape of a teenager that took place in July in the vicinity of 109th Road and Farmers Boulevard in St. Albans. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014

Ozone Park

Man sought in alleged Ozone Park burglary: Cops

OZONE PARK — Police were seeking a man suspected of stealing $5,000 during an Ozone Park burglary Saturday, the NYPD said. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

St. Albans

Two Queens men sentenced to 15 years for fatal St. Albans shooting: DA

ST. ALBANS — Two Queens men were sentenced to 15 years in prison for the shooting death of a woman during a birthday party at a St. Albans home in 2011. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Far Rockaway

DA: Queens trio allegedly raped 14-year-old girl

Three Far Rockaway men were indicted on charges of kidnapping, sex trafficking and other counts for allegedly using intimidation and threats to force a 14-year-old girl to work for them as a prostitute, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Monday. Comment.

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014


Reward doubles in murder of pregnant LeFrak mother of four

The reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer of a pregnant mother of four at LeFrak City in Corona has doubled. Comments (1).

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014


Four men charged with reckless driving in Flushing Meadows

Three Queens men and one Manhattan man were charged with “Fast and Furious” movie-style drifting at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said last week. Comments (1).
St. Albans

Sanitation employee arrested in St. Albans: Cops

ST. ALBANS — A 36-year-old Department of Sanitation employee was pulled over for allegedly driving with busted headlights, and arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated in St. Albans Saturday morning, the NYPD said. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014


Queens frustrated over Garner case

As the state attorney general asked Gov. Andrew Cuomo to grant him power to investigate police killings of unarmed civilians, hundreds of Queens residents took their frustration to the streets over the non-indictment decision in the case of Eric Garner. Comments (4).

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

South Jamaica

One man dead, another one injured in South Jamaica shooting: NYPD

Police are investigating a South Jamaica shooting that left one man dead and another one injured in the hospital, said the NYPD. Comments (7).

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