Crime & Courts

Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011

Kew Gardens

Jamaica man gets 23 years for 2008 rape

KEW GARDENS — A Jamaica man was sentenced last week to 23 years to life in prison for the 2008 rape of a woman he also robbed, according to the Queens district attorney’s office. Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011

Astoria

Man stole debit cards from McDonald’s: Cops

ASTORIA — Police were searching for a man suspected of taking away more than just food from an Astoria McDonald’s. Comment.
Forest Hills

Suspects slap iPhone out of victim’s hand: Police

FOREST HILLS — A woman had her iPhone stolen by some slap-happy suspects last month, according to the NYPD. Comment.
Rockaway Beach

Cops drag six gunmen from under boardwalk: Police

ROCKAWAY BEACH — Six gun-toting men tried to hide under the boardwalk at Rockaway Beach after allegedly squeezing off a few rounds Friday, but police from the 100th Precinct yanked them out by their feet before slapping them with cuffs, according to the NYPD. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 14, 2011

Queens Village

Three men rob deliverer of Dominos pizza: Brown

QUEENS VILLAGE — It was not the tip a pizza delivery man was expecting. Comment.
Long Island City

Robber steals money, gets away on bike: Cops

LONG ISLAND CITY — Police were looking for a man who held up another man at gunpoint before fleeing on two wheels. Comment.
Corona

Father kidnaps daughter, arrested same day: Cops

CORONA — A man who allegedly abducted his daughter last Thursday was collared later the same day, the NYPD said. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011

South Jamaica

Brooklyn man killed in S. Jamaica

Police were seeking anyone with information about a shooting outside a south Jamaica strip mall early Monday morning that took the life of a Brooklyn man. Comment.
Howard Beach

Sheehan acquitted of murder

Defense lawyers plan to appeal what they call the contradictory verdict rendered last Thursday after Barbara Sheehan, the Howard Beach mother who shot her ex-cop husband, was acquitted of murder but found guilty on gun possession charges. Comment.
Kew Gardens

DA Brown charges 111 in ID theft bust

More than 100 suspects were charged Friday in what the Queens district attorney is calling the largest identity theft takedown in U.S. history. Comments (2).
Queensbridge

Pair charged in athlete’s killing

The teen Queensbridge native who was shot in an apparent dispute between two rival Manhattan public housing projects was trying to avoid trouble when her accused shooters allegedly opened fire on her, prosecutors revealed last week when the pair appeared in court. Comments (1).
Jamaica

Jamaica dad charged in murder-suicide plot

A Jamaica father was remanded to jail last week after he tried to kill himself and his 2-year-old daughter inside their car that was parked in the rear of a Long Island shop, investigators said. Comment.
Ozone Park

Alleged Ozone Park thief caught due to iPhone app

An alleged iPhone thief was caught in South Ozone Park Friday, four days after he swiped the phone and an app took his photo when he tried to unlock the device, police said. Comment.
Springfield Gardens

Police seek suspect in attempted rape

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS — Police are looking for a suspect who they say tried to rape early Sunday near 145th Road. Comment.
Far Rockaway

Body of senior, 80, found in Far Rockaway

FAR ROCKAWAY — Police responded to calls of an unidentified man lying near the water near Beach 42nd Street and Beach Channel Drive Oct. 6 at about 8:30 a.m., according to the NYPD. Comment.
Rochdale Village

Queens family held at gunpoint, robbed: DA

ROCHDALE — A man and an accomplice walked into a home and held a family at gunpoint Sept. 21, according to a spokeswoman for the Queens district attorney’s office. Comment.
Editorial

The Battered Wife

The Battered Wife Comment.

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