Crime & Courts

Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010

Jackson Heights

Two-alarm fire in Corona barbershop

A firefighter examine a barber shop at 103-17 Roosevelt Avenue in Corona Wednesday afternoon following a two-alarm fire in the store. Three stores suffered damages during the blaze, which fire officials said was under control at 12:58 p.m. and within an hour of their arrival at the scene. Eleven people were treated for minor injuries and taken to local hospitals, according to fire officials. The cause of fire was under investigation as of Wednesday evening, officials said. Photo by Christina Santucci Comment.
Crime

Cops find woman’s body at beach in Far Rock

FAR ROCKAWAY — Police were investigating the death of a Rosedale woman whose body was found early Tuesday morning at the beach. Comment.
Crime

4 men caught in string of boro robberies: Cops

FLUSHING — A quartet of suspects were arrested Friday on charges of being involved in a series of commercial robberies since the summer, police said. Comment.
Crime

Two men rob McDonald’s safe in Bayside: Police

BAYSIDE — Two suspects were wanted in connection with an armed robbery of a McDonald’s restaurant Friday, police said. Comment.
Crime

Man waiting for bus gets punched, robbed

OAKLAND GARDENS — A commuter claims he was assaulted and robbed while waiting for the Q27 bus Friday evening, police said. Comment.
Crime

Officer struck by bar patron: Police

BAYSIDE — A rowdy patron assaulted an officer as he was being escorted out of a bar early Sunday morning, police said. Comment.
Crime

Corona baby, 2, found unconscious on 7 platform

MANHATTAN — A 2-week-old Corona baby girl was found at about 7 p.m. in Grand Central Station on the No. 7 train platform Sunday, police sources said. Comment.
Crime

Bronx man played role in Qns. auto theft ring

KEW GARDENS — A Bronx man was convicted Monday for his role in a major auto theft conspiracy, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

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