Crime & Courts

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

East Elmhurst

Four shot in East Elmhurst: NYPD

Two brothers hanging out with friends on their East Elmhurst stoop Friday night were greeted briefly by a duo who then allegedly fired a flurry of bullets, sending four to the hospital, the NYPD and a relative said. Comment.
East Elmhurst

Six shot in three incidents across boro: NYPD

Across the borough six people were shot in three separate incidents this weekend, the NYPD said. Comment.

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Kew Gardens

Indictments for 31 alleged gang members handed down: DA

KEW GARDENS - A total of 31 alleged gang members from southeast Queens were indicted on charges of conspiring to rob people in order to raise money to free a gang leader jailed in Riker’s Island, and to murder two members of a rival gang, said Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comment.
Jamaica

Woman tried bringing drugs through JFK: CBP

JAMAICA — A woman was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport for allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine into the United States, according to authorities. Comment.
Crime

Trio wanted in Rego Park robbery: NYPD

REGO PARK — Police were searching for three men wanted in an armed robbery of a Rego Park jewelry shop, the NYPD said. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Flushing

Flushing robbery chase ends in crash: NYPD

FLUSHING — Police arrested three men following a chase and car crash after they allegedly robbed a Flushing 7-Eleven at gunpoint early Tuesday morning, the NYPD said. Comments (3).

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Corona

Police hunting man who stole car with toddler

CORONA — Police were searching for a man they said stole a car in Corona last weekend with a 2-year-old child asleep in the back seat. Comments (2).

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Flushing

Murder-suicides kill five in Flushing: NYPD

Flushing experienced a bloody couple of days this week when five people were found dead in two murder-suicides within four blocks of each other in less than 12 hours, police said. Comments (1).

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Flushing

School owner sentenced

The former owner of a Flushing pre-school for disabled children was sentenced to two years in prison last week after he pleaded guilty to stealing $2 million in government funding meant for student services. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Whitestone

Police arrest Whitestone shooting suspect: NYPD

WHITESTONE — Police arrested the grandson of a former Gambino family associate who they said shot a childhood friend on the Whitestone shore Aug. 29, the Queens DA’s office said. Comments (7).

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Flushing

Two dead in murder-suicide in Flushing: NYPD

A 51-year-old man shot his girlfriend in downtown Flushing Monday afternoon before turning the gun on himself, police said. Comments (2).

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Bayside

Car thefts on the rise: 111th

Officers at the NYPD’s 111th Precinct in Bayside announced at its monthly community council meeting Tuesday night that overall crime was down in comparison to this time last year, but the police identified car thefts as a trend they have seen grow since 2013. Comments (2).

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014

Corona

Toddler unharmed after man steals car with child in back: Cops

Police were searching for a suspect they said stole a car in Corona early Sunday morning with a 2-year-old child in the back seat, the NYPD said. Comments (2).
Astoria

Men stole liquor from popular Astoria bar: NYPD

Three men were being sought by police after authorities said they stole several bottles of liquor from the Bohemian Beer Garden in Astoria last week. Comments (1).

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

Far Rockaway

Man shot in Far Rockaway

Police were searching for the shooter who wounded a man in Far Rockaway early Saturday morning, the NYPD said. Comments (1).
Whitestone

Police hunt for Gambino associate in shooting

WHITESTONE — Police were searching for the grandson of a former Gambino family associate after he allegedly shot an acquaintance on the Whitestone shore early Friday morning, the NYPD said. Comments (3).

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Corona

Man sought in attempted Corona kidnapping: NYPD

CORONA — Police were searching for a man accused of attempting to lure a 7-year-old girl into his black Toyota Camry Monday evening, the NYPD said. Comment.
Crime

NYPD investigate shattered Bayside office door

BAYSIDE — Police were investigating an incident on Bell Boulevard that left a glass door shattered early Tuesday morning. Comments (1).

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Bayside

3 men robbed Bayside store with shotgun: Cops

BAYSIDE — Police were trying to identify three suspects they said robbed a 7-Eleven in Bayside with a shotgun. Comments (4).

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

Kew Gardens

Two arrested during bike-wilding on the Van Wyck

A Flushing motorcyclist and another man from Mount Vernon, N.Y., were arrested during an episode of biker-wilding on the Van Wyck Expressway Saturday evening, police said. Comments (7).

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