Two members of the notorious Crips street gang were convicted Friday of killing a 13-year-old Jamaica boy, whose 2009 death from a stray bullet has been one of several in southeast Queens galvanizing the community against gun violence, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Officers from the 109th Precinct made a massive heroin bust last week in Whitestone, recovering nearly 12 pounds of the uncut product that would fetch an estimated $2 million on the street, police said. Comments (13).
A Rosedale man has been arrested on charges of attempted murder and robbery after he allegedly fired at several officers on the grounds of Queensbridge Houses Friday night, the NYPD said. Comments (1).
The woman left brain dead after a vicious mugging in Flushing died at a Long Island medical facility late last month, and a Queens congressman helped secure a visa allowing her brother to come to America to claim her body. Comment.
A former dean at St. John’s University who was on trial for allegedly embezzling $1 million from the school was found dead in her Jamaica Estates home Tuesday morning of an apparent suicide, the New York Post reported. Comment.