Crime & Courts

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008

Astoria Times

Two cars stolen from valet parking lot: Cops

BAYSIDE — A pair of brazen thieves broke into a valet parking key box and each stole a car from a Northern Boulevard parking lot last week, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Thieves made off with cash, laptop: Cops

BAY TERRACE — An unknown thief or thieves pilfered several items from a 202nd Street home Sunday evening, according to police. Comment.
Astoria Times

South Ozone Park man dies in house fire

SOUTH OZONE PARK — A retired man died last Thursday when a fire ripped though the home that he had lived in for more than four decades, neighbors said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Robbers stole $2K from Bayside house: Cops

BAY TERRACE — The owners of a 207th Street home returned to their house to find it ransacked and robbed last Thursday, according to police. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man shot during drug deal in Jamaica: NY Post

JAMAICA — A drug deal gone bad ended with one man arrested and another seriously injured, police told the New York Post last week. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man robbed of wallet, cell phone: Cops

AUBURNDALE — Police said a man was walking home from a bar early Sunday morning when he was jumped from behind by two unknown men. Comment.
Astoria Times

Man critical after collision with bus

RICHMOND HILL — A man was in critical condition Tuesday morning after his bicycle was struck by an MTA bus Monday afternoon, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

E. Elmhurst hit-and-run claims life of man, 57

EAST ELMHURST — A 57-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run incident Monday when he was run over by a car while attempting to cross the Grand Central Parkway, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Construction worker stole cell phone: NY Post

OZONE PARK — A construction worker was arrested after allegedly swiping a teenager's cell phone on Lefferts Boulevard Sept. 17, the New York Post reported. Comment.

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008

Astoria Times

Woman survives burning building in Astoria

ASTORIA — Quick thinking by neighbors of an Astoria building helped save the life of a woman escaping a two-alarm fire Sunday, eyewitnesses said. The blaze took place around 2 p.m. at 30-36 41st Ave., firefighters said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Thieves break into Bayside home

BAYSIDE — A home was burglarized by unknown suspects Sunday, police said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Police search for Bayside robbery suspect

BAYSIDE — Police were looking for a suspect who broke into a woman's car Friday evening and robbed her belongings. Comment.
Astoria Times

Police chase bull down Jamaica Avenue

WOODHAVEN — A runaway bull turned Jamaica Avenue into Pamplona Sept. 17. Comment.
Astoria Times

L.I. tow truck driver stole boro vehicles: DA

KEW GARDENS — A Long Island tow truck driver was indicted last week for allegedly making money by stealing 22 vehicles off the streets of Queens and delivered them for destruction, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Jamaica man awaits murder sentencing: DA

KEW GARDENS — A Jamaica man is set to be punished for killing a friend over an argument over a borrowed SUV, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

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