Crime & Courts

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Rockaway Beach

Rockaways man, 18, dies after being shot: Cops

ROCKAWAY BEACH — An 18-year-old Rockaway Beach man was fatally shot not far from his home early Friday morning, police said. Comment.
Editorial

Illegal Guns Are the Enemy

The debate over stop-and-frisk tends to become theoretical. Percentages show that young black men are more likely to be the targets of stop-and-frisk than white or Asian-American men of the same age. Comments (2).

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Flushing

Flushing builder slammed with fines for unsafe sites

A Flushing construction firm is facing $94,380 in fines for repeatedly putting workers at risk for deadly falls or electric shocks, the U.S. Labor Department said last Thursday. Comments (1).
Rego Park

Man steals money from bank account: Police

REGO PARK — Police were asking for help in finding a young man who stole money from an account that was not his last month at the Apple Bank in Rego Park. Comments (1).

Friday, June 29, 2012

Flushing

Man steals bag full of money in hospital: Cops

FLUSHING — Police were looking for a man who stole a bag full of money and electronic devices from another man in North Shore-Long Island Jewish Center’s Franklin Hospital last Thursday. Comment.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Hollis

Families march for slain kin

About 40 people, most of whom lost a friend or a family member to gun violence, marched in Hollis Saturday in honor of victim Terrell Fountain, 18, who was shot to death in June 2011, two days after his graduation from high school. Comment.
East Elmhurst

Anti-trafficking bill gets mayor’s blessing

Despite initial resistance, Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a law sponsored by City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras (D-East Elmhurst) Friday that would punish drivers using Taxi & Limousine Commission licences who deliver sex-trafficking victims to clients. Comment.
Cambria Heights

Man, 39, found dead on sidewalk in Cambria Hts

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS — Police responding to a 911 call in Cambria Heights early Friday morning said they found an unidentified 39-year-old black man dead on the sidewalk. Comment.
College Point

DA Brown busts alleged counterfeit toy ring

Undercover investigators busted a ring of alleged toy counterfeiters this month who stashed up to $500,000 worth of ersatz merchandise in a College Point warehouse, the Queens district attorney said Monday. Comments (2).

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