Crime & Courts

Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012

Astoria

Suspect burglarized three boro biz: Police

ASTORIA — The NYPD wants to find the man who burglarized three businesses in Astoria this month. Comment.

Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012

Long Island City

LIC vet stabbed on train by 8 girls on train: Cops

MANHATTAN — A Vietnam veteran who lives in a Long Island City shelter was allegedly attacked by a gang of eight young women on a No. 6 train Sunday, the New York Post reported. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Man robs gas station after shooting ceiling

FRESH MEADOWS — A man entered a Fresh Meadows gas station with a gun earlier this month, shot a round into the ceiling and demanded money from the worker at the register, police said. The authorities are asking the public’s help in finding the gunman. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 3, 2012

Steinway

Two men assaulted with cane, box cutters: Cops

ASTORIA — Police were looking for two men who attacked two others with a metal cane and box cutters earlier this month. Comment.
Editorial

A Bad Week in the War on Guns

In one tragic week, a 4-year-old boy was shot to death in the Bronx while watching a basketball game and 2,000 miles away in Aurora, Col., 12 people were shot to death and 58 others were wounded by a madman while watching the new Batman movie. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012

Bayside

DA drops rape case against Bayside man

Charges of attempted rape were quietly dropped against a Bayside man after he said DNA evidence proved he was not the man responsible for the crime. Comments (5).
Flushing Times

Briarwood fights back at car vandals

About 30 Briarwood residents rallied on Main Street between Queens Boulevard and Manton Street Saturday to demand a greater police presence and better sanitation for the stretch of the street, which they say is a popular site for car break-ins. Comment.
South Ozone Park

Suspect arrested in Resorts World robbery

A man accused of a daring daylight robbery at Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park in June was arrested in Pennsylvania Tuesday, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comments (1).
South Richmond Hill

Cops seek shooters of pedestrian in S. Rich Hill

SOUTH RICHMOND HILL — The NYPD was seeking information that could help them find the drivers of a red Toyota Camry who shot at a young man walking on a South Richmond Hill street earlier this month. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012

Far Rockaway

Rockaway man gets 50 years in 2009 shooting death: DA

A Far Rockaway man who indiscriminately sprayed bullets into a crowd in the neighborhood in September 2009 was sentenced to a lengthy term in prison by the Queens district attorney. Comment.
Dutch Kills

Antique jade cup worth $20K stolen from LIC auction house

An 18th-century Chinese jade cup said to be worth $20,000 was snatched from a Long Island City auction house last week, police said. Comment.
Cambria Heights

Queens cop suspended in kidnapping: Report

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS — A Queens detective was suspended and a group of men, including his cousin, were arrested after a kidnapped man was found bound in his garage last week, according to a report in the New York Post. Comment.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Corona

Three charged with fatal Corona stabbing

Police said three men, one only 17 years old, have been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal stabbing in front of an Ecuadorian restaurant in Corona early Sunday morning, police said. Comment.

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