Crime & Courts

Thursday, May 28, 2015


Rapper Chinx funeral has strong police presence

Surrounded by a heavy NYPD presence, the wake and funeral of upcoming rapper Lionel “Chinx” Pickens, a member of the group Coke Boys, was held Tuesday at the Greater Allen AME Cathedral in Jamaica. Comments (1).

SUV strikes Pathmark in Flushing, injuring 5

The Pathmark Plaza in Flushing is now closed after an SUV crashed into the store Tuesday night, injuring five people, including the driver. Comments (1).

Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Former Bronx shelter resident pleads not guilty to shooting Whitestone woman

A former resident of a Bronx homeless shelter pleaded not guilty in the fatal shooting death of a Whitestone woman, the shelter’s director, Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson announced Tuesday. Comments (1).

Tuesday, May 26, 2015


Ex-lover shot by police after killing former girlfriend:

In a love triangle gone wrong, a jealous man was killed in a police shooting after he shot his ex-girlfriend in the parking lot of Resorts World Casino Monday morning in Jamaica, according to the police. Comments (2).

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Rego Park

Woman found dead in Rego Park apartment: NYPD

A woman was found dead in her Rego Park home early Monday morning, Memorial Day, according to the NYPD. Comment.
Long Island City

Butt slapper smiles in released sketch

LONG ISLAND CITY—There is a man on the loose who has an affinity for slapping butts. Comments (2).

Friday, May 22, 2015

St. Albans

St. Albans man found guilty in assault incident

A young man was convicted last week of the 2012 assault of the older brother of a New York Giants wide receiver, who was beaten to the ground and shot once in the head, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

Thursday, May 21, 2015


Woman sent to prison for 24 years for shoving Queens subway rider

A 33-year-old Rego Park woman was sentenced to 24 years in prison Wednesday for pushing a man to his death in front of the No. 7 subway train in Sunnyside in 2012, Comments (1).

Ozone Park rapper gunned down in Briarwood

The wife of the amateur rapper who was killed last week is in the middle of planning a funeral and memorial, she wrote on Facebook. Comments (1).

Reputed gang member charged in Elmhurst murder: DA

A reputed member of the Sureño 13 street gang has been charged with murder, gang assault and weapons possession for the fatal shooting of a 38-year-old Elmhurst man following a verbal argument earlier this month, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

Jamaica terror suspects skips pre-trial hearing

One of the two Queens women who have been accused of plotting a terror attack in the United States did not show up in court for a pre-trial hearing Wednesday at Brooklyn federal court. Comments (2).

Monday, May 18, 2015


Police search for gunman in rapper’s drive-by shooting in Briarwood

Police were hunting for the suspect involved in a fatal drive-by shooting that killed a Far Rockaway rapper and critically injured the passenger early Sunday morning in Briarwood. police said. Comment.

Friday, May 15, 2015


Jamaica man pleads guilty to prostituting teenage girl

A 22-year-old man from Jamaica has pleaded guilty to forcing a 15-year-old girl into prostitution so that she could deliver the money to him, the Queens district attorney said Friday. Comment.

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