Crime & Courts

Monday, Sept. 17, 2012

Jamaica

Jamaica teacher admits to sex act with student

A former eighth-grade teacher at Jamaica’s Susan B. Anthony School is facing a six-month prison sentence after he pleaded guilty last Thursday to having inappropriate sexual contact with a 13-year-old female student, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced. Comment.

Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012

South Jamaica

Father assaulted by son with meat cleaver: Report

SOUTH JAMAICA — A South Jamaica man who allegedly tried to hurt his father with a meat cleaver in their home at Guy R. Brewer Boulevard near Liberty Avenue was arrested, the New York Post reported. Comment.

Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012

South Jamaica

Man stabbed to death in S. Jamaica home: Police

A South Jamaica home with a history of domestic discord was the site of a bloody murder last week when a woman allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death in the house they shared with two young children, police and neighbors said. Comments (9).
Corona

Fake plastic surgeon worked out of Corona spa: AG

A Florida man who posed as a plastic surgeon admitted to recruiting women out of a Corona spa for illegal operations, which left them scarred and disfigured, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office said. Comment.
Astoria

Officer in city agency in custody for DWI

ASTORIA — A city Department of Correction officer was arrested Sunday on a DWI charge, police said. Comments (2).

Friday, Sept. 14, 2012

Woodhaven

Boro sister kills brother: Cops

A young Woodhaven woman was arraigned on charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon Sunday after she allegedly stabbed her half brother, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comments (5).
Woodhaven

Neighbors say shut house

Residents tired of an abandoned house in Woodhaven and the negative element it attracts to their neighborhood are calling on city officials to close it up for good. Comment.
Long Island City

Cops on the hunt for LIC bicycle assaulter

LONG ISLAND CITY — Police were looking for a man who rode up to a woman while riding a bicycle, hit her and tried to sexually assault her, the NYPD said. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012

Springfield Gardens

Springfield Gdns. man with knife killed by police

Relatives of a 27-year-old man, who the NYPD said had held a knife to his own neck before he was fatally shot by police, were still planning funeral arrangements Tuesday for the new father. Comment.
South Jamaica

Shooting suspect surrenders

The man accused of shooting a plainclothes police officer not far from the South Jamaica Houses last month was hit with an additional, unrelated attempted murder charge Monday after he turned himself in to authorities the night before. Comment.
Rego Park

Cops on the lookout for Rego Park deli stabber

REGO PARK — Police are looking for a man who followed another man into a Rego Park deli and stabbed him multiple times in the buttocks, the NYPD said. Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012

Jamaica

Passenger attacks two others with a knife in Jamaica subway station: MTA

An argument that started onboard the J Train ended when a disgruntled passenger slashed two others with a knife as they rode a crowded escalator inside the Jamaica subway station, according to the MTA. Comment.
Flushing

Officials condemn racial slur painted on Flushing property

Lawmakers denounced racist graffiti left on a Flushing storefront that will house the future Mitchell-Linden branch of the Queens Public Library as well as a van parked nearby belonging to a Chinese newspaper and offered a cash reward to try and help find the perpetrator. Comment.
Long Island City

Worker in custody after Gulf fight

The family of a 28-year-old Flushing man, who died in a fight with a Long Island City gas station attendant last Thursday, disputed the owner’s contention that his worker was defending himself. Comments (4).
Astoria

Employee at Kaufman caught with pot: Police

ASTORIA — An electrician for Kaufman Astoria Studios was arrested last Thursday after he allegedly had about 10 pounds of marijuana shipped to his workplace, police said. Comment.

Monday, Sept. 10, 2012

South Jamaica

Alleged cop-shooter surrenders in South Jamaica

John Thomas, the suspected cop-shooter police have been searching for over the last month, turned himself over to the authorities Sunday evening, the NYPD said. Comment.

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012

Woodhaven

Woodhaven teen charged in her brother’s murder: Police

A young Woodhaven woman was arrested Saturday after she allegedly stabbed her brother to death, police said. Comments (3).
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).

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