FAR ROCKAWAY — Two Far Rockaway men were charged with robbery and assault after they allegedly tried to steal a gun from an undercover officer walking on the boardwalk, a spokeswoman for Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (1).
A former Woodhaven resident pleaded guilty last week to murdering and dismembering his wife in 2007, but the deal he cut for 20 years behind bars seemed like just the latest disappointment to activists who worked to turn what was initially a missing persons case into a murder investigation. Comment.
City Councilman Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights) joined with officials and Jewish leaders Friday to decry swastika graffiti that had been painted on two Queens libraries and a synagogue in the area. Comment.
JAMAICA — An 18-year-old from Jamaica and a 17-year-old from Brooklyn, were charged with attempted robbery and resisting arrest after they allegedly tried to swipe a cell phone from a man walking on a Jamaica street, a spokeswoman for Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Police said Wednesday they had arrested and charged a suspect in the murder of Patrick Dixon, the teenager from South Jamaica who was killed last week when several young men attempted to steal his iPhone. Comments (4).
Mazoltuv Borukhova’s revenge plot to get back her daughter has not only put her and her distant uncle behind bars for the rest of their lives, but it may have cost her the chance to see her child ever again. Comments (1).
The fate of two of the officers who killed Sean Bell in a hail of 50 bullets is now in the hands of the police commissioner and the Rockaway bridegroom’s family is urging him to give them justice. Comment.
Police still have no leads in five unsolved sex attacks out of the seven assaults that have been plaguing southeast Queens, but an elected official is urging residents not to give in to fear. Comments (1).
After Maspeth bar owner George Gibbons Jr. was killed in a hit-and-run accident two weeks ago, the community and the Gibbons family took action to try and bring to justice the man suspected of causing the lifelong Queens resident’s death. Comment.
One of the officers who killed Sean Bell gave his account of why he and his five comrades fired 50 shots at the bridegroom and his two friends nearly five years ago outside a nightclub in South Jamaica. Comment.
Nearly four years to the day that Daniel Malakov was gunned down in front of his daughter at a Forest Hills playground, a state appellate court upheld the murder convictions of his estranged wife and her relative in his death. Comments (6).