Crime & Courts

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012

Flushing

Flushing cop assaulted wife with phone: Police

LONG ISLAND — NYPD Officer Edwin Martinez, who works with the 109th Precinct in Flushing, was arrested Aug. 29, police said. Comment.
Springfield Gardens

Springfield Gardens man with knife shot and killed by police: NYPD

A 27-year-old man, who had held a knife to his own neck, was fatally shot in his Springfield Gardens home by police Friday afternoon, the NYPD and the man’s relatives said. Comments (6).

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012

Far Rockaway

Police search for man shot in the Rockaways

ROCKAWAYS — A 20-year-old man transported to a hospital with gunshot wounds Sunday to both legs had stable vital signs, the Breaking News Network reported. Comment.

Friday, Sept. 7, 2012

Queens Village

Police looking for robber of Qns. Vil. bank

QUEENS VILLAGE — Police were looking for a man suspected of attempting to rob the Community Federal Savings Bank last Thursday, the Breaking News Network said. Comment.
Corona

Cops need public’s help in hunting down robber

CORONA — The NYPD was asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a man wanted in connection with the robbery of a Corona bank last week. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

Long Island City

Man dies at LIC gas station after fight, employee arrested

A 28-year-old Flushing man was killed Thursday during a fight at a Long Island City gas station after he attacked an employee who was defending himself, the gas station owner said. Comments (63).
Sunnyside

Couple dies in Sunnyside murder-suicide

The daughter of a Sunnyside Filipino couple saw her father standing over her mother’s stabbed body last Thursday before he left the apartment and jumped off the platform of the nearby No. 7 train, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said. Comment.
South Jamaica

Wills pledges to help suspect turn himself in

City Councilman Ruben Wills (D-Jamaica) last week called on suspected cop-shooter John Thomas to peacefully turn himself over to the authorities for his own safety and the good of the community. Comment.
South Richmond Hill

NYPD seeks suspect in robbery of chain (WITH VIDEO)

SOUTH RICHMOND HILL - The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery on Aug. 23. Comment.
Corona

Woman who shook baby receives 11 years: Brown

KEW GARDENS — A Corona woman was sentenced to 11 years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty in June to shaking an infant she was baby-sitting, resulting in his death, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Astoria

Astoria man had multiple weapons in apt.: Police

ASTORIA — A 53-year-old man was arrested and charged with possessing a weapons arsenal in his apartment, at 20-11 Shore Blvd., the NYPD said. Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012

South Jamaica

Man stabbed to death inside South Jamaica home

What may have been a dysfunctional relationship came to a bloody end Wednesday morning when a woman allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death in the South Jamaica home they shared with their with two young boys, the police and neighbors said. Comment.
Flushing

Parks employee charged with murdering co-worker: DA

An Ozone Park man who worked for the city Parks Department was charged Wednesday with murdering a co-worker the day before at a recreation center in Flushing, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.
Kew Gardens Hills

Man charged with swiping silver from boro synagogues

A man who authorities allege was caught on camera stealing several valuable religious artifacts from three Queens synagogues was apprehended by police and arrested last week, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
Flushing

Flushing mother sentenced in murder of 39-yr-old son

A Flushing mother was sentenced to seven years in prison last week for stabbing to death her son, who had pleaded for months that she end his suffering from cerebral palsy. Comment.
South Jamaica

Jamaica man dies from gunshot wound: Police

SOUTH JAMAICA — Police said a Jamaica man who was shot in the torso in early August succumbed to his injuries last Thursday. Comment.
Flushing

Parks worker killed at Flushing athletic center: NYPD

FLUSHING — A seasonal Parks Department employee allegedly stabbed another worker to death Tuesday at the Al Oerter Recreation Center, the NYPD said. Comment.

Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012

Elmhurst

Man stabbed in Elmhurst: NYPD

A man was stabbed in the abdomen after a dispute near the corner of 97th Place and 42nd Avenue in Elmhurst and taken to Elmhurst Hospital Sunday afternoon, police said. The NYPD said the man was still alive, but Comment.

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