Crime & Courts

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Far Rockaway

Dollar van rivalry ends in one death

A man from Far Rockaway has been charged with fatally shooting another unlicensed livery driver in a brazen morning attack at the intersection of Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 81 Street Friday, according to the Queens district attorney. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015


Suspects in 2012 murder of Lou Rispoli still being sought

When Capt. John Travaglia took command of the 108th Precinct in December, he began to review the squad’s unsolved crimes. The October 2012 murder of Lou Rispoli, a prominent gay activist from Woodside, stood out. Comment.
St. Albans

Jamaica man charged with assault of off-duty cop: DA

A Jamaica man has been charged with assaulting an off-duty NYPD officer in a St. Albans supermarket parking lot following a minor dispute earlier in the store that involved the defendant’s girlfriend, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015


Rosedale man murders three in their home

Neighbors and family friends created a small makeshift memorial decorated with flowers, ribbons, and teddy bears in front of the home where three female members of a family in Rosedale were shot to death by the man who lived with them and left his 12-year-old daughter fighting for her life, police said.. Comment.

Two shot, one fatally, on 127th Ave.: NYPD

JAMAICA — Two people were shot in the head Sunday night at 168-40 127 Ave., according to police. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015


Man shoots, kills three family members in Rosedale: Cops

Three members of a family in Rosedale were shot and killed in a rampage that left a 12-year-old girl fighting for her life at Long Island Jewish Hospital, police said Saturday. Comments (2).

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015


Rosedale driver charged with hitting boy as he got off school bus

A Rosedale resident has been charged with assault, driving without a license and several other counts after allegedly hitting a 6-year-old boy leaving a stopped school bus and then fleeing the scene, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Kew Gardens

East Elmhurst terrorist leaps to death in Kew Gardens

The initial police report came over as an assault outside a high-rise partment building on 83rd Avenue, about a block from the Queens Criminal courthouse in Kew Gardens. The doorman had found a young man lying face up and lifeless on the plaza outside the lobby window. Comments (41).

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