Crime & Courts

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Long Island City

Officer arrested for drinking, driving: NYPD

LONG ISLAND CITY — An off-duty cop was arrested for hitting the bottle and then getting behind the wheel, according to the NYPD. Comment.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Bayside

Boro bosses fined in sexual harassment cases

Two women workers won sexual harassment cases against their Queens employers Tuesday when the state Division of Human Rights recognized their claims, awarding them a combined total of nearly $200,000 in damages. Comment.
Flushing

Technology used to capture iPhone thief

FLUSHING — Tech-savvy cops from the 109th Precinct nabbed an alleged iPhone thief last month using the latest in GPS tracking software, a police source told TimesLedger Newspapers. Comment.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

South Ozone Park

Addabbo asks how Resorts robber escaped

A brazen daytime heist at Resorts World Casino netted a thief more than $60,000 and now a Queens lawmaker is pushing the casino to roll the dice on better security. Comments (1).
Forest Hills

Man, 50, working on highway hit by car

FOREST HILLS — A Jamaica Hills man was charged with drunk driving after police said he hit and killed a worker along the Grand Central Parkway Tuesday morning., the NYPD said. Comment.
Pomonok

Imposter mailman robbed two Queens banks

ELECTCHESTER — A man clad in a mailman’s uniform allegedly knocked over two borough banks Monday, according to the Breaking News Network. Comment.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Springfield Gardens

Assault rifle ambush outside high school spurs calls for DA to host gun buyback

The gruesome triple homicide that occurred in Springfield Gardens Saturday morning is being used to boost arguments for and against the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy, although nearly everyone agrees the assault rifle attack is a grim reminder of the city’s dark past. Comments (2).
Jamaica

MTA cop recovering after July 4th attack

The MTA police officer who was attacked while patrolling the Jamaica Long Island Rail Road station on the Fourth of July was recovering and scheduled to have a second surgery on his eye this week after being released from Jamaica Hospital Friday, the MTA said. Comment.
Flushing

Sex offender accused of inappropriate touching

FLUSHING — A registered sex offender was arrested and charged with touching two young girls at the Flushing branch of the Queens Public Library June 23, the NYPD said. Comments (1).
Queens Village

Cops take woman into custody in man’s death

QUEENS VILLAGE — A 58-year-old man is dead and a woman charged with assault after police responded Monday to a 911 call at the residence where they both reside. Comment.

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Springfield Gardens

Three dead in shooting near Springfield Gardens HS: Police

Three men were killed in a hail of gunfire in Springfield Gardens early Saturday morning, police said. Comments (1).

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