Crime & Courts

Monday, Dec. 3, 2012

Elmhurst

Elmhurst dad may get 14 yrs. for baby shake

A 28-year-old Elmhurst man admitted last week to shaking his infant child so hard she suffered permanent brain injuries, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.

Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012

Bayside

Cleared of FBI charges, Baysider mulls next step

After being cleared on FBI charges of sending a death threat to one bank in Pennsylvania, a Bayside man said he was weighing whether to take action against the government in civil court. Comment.
Ridgewood

Police on the hunt for robber of boro bank

RIDGEWOOD — The Breaking News Network said police were seeking information about a Hispanic male in his 20s who robbed a bank, at 70-01 Forest Ave. Friday. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012

Flushing

AG charges Baysider in prostitute biz bust

More than 10 Queens residents, many hailing from the Northeast, were charged by the state attorney general in a widespread prostitution operation that used an advertising company and money laundering to pimp out trafficked women and elude authorities, the state attorney general said last week. Comment.
Jamaica

Couple arrested in iPhone theft from passenger at JFK: Post

JAMAICA — A JetBlue flight attendant and her boyfriend were arrested in connection with the theft of an iPhone from a traveler at John F. Kennedy International Airport, the New York Post reported. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

Jamaica

Stop-and-frisk down almost 50 percent in 115th Precinct

Through the first nine months of the year, the number of stop-and-frisks the police conducted across the city was down dramatically from the same period in 2011 and on pace for the biggest year-to-year decline during the Bloomberg administration. But downtown Jamaica was not keeping pace with the drop. Comment.
Flushing

Flushing mother, son caught peddling illegal smokes: DA

A Flushing family was charged with running an illegal cigarette operation out of a downtown grocery store, the Queens district attorney said last week. Comment.
Ridgewood

Cops look for two in relation to robbery

RIDGEWOOD — Police were asking for the public’s help in locating two men who are wanted in connection with an attempted robbery and criminal impersonation in the 104th Precinct near Cypress Avenue. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

Flushing

Boro pols ask Cuomo to curb co-op tax hikes

With worries that the state Legislature may not reconvene for a special session before year’s end, northeast Queens lawmakers reached out to Gov. Andrew Cuomo on behalf of co-op and condo owners to prevent what they are calling a potentially devastating increase in real property taxes. Comment.
Corona

Crucifix vandalized over Thanksgiving holiday

CORONA — The arm and fingers of Jesus on a crucifix at St. Leo’s Parish, at 104-05 49th Ave. in Corona, were ripped off Thanksgiving night or Friday morning, Fox 5 News reported. Comment.
Far Rockaway

Far Rock man charged in murder of relative on LI: Nassau PD

LONG ISLAND — A Far Rockaway man was arrested Monday after he allegedly shot and killed a relative on Long Island, Nassau County police said. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

Flushing

Mosque attacker still on the loose: NYPD

Jewish, Hindu and Muslim leaders from Queens gathered with lawmakers to denounce the possible hate crime committed at a Kew Gardens Hills Mosque earlier this month, and city Comptroller John Liu suggested some of the NYPD’s policies could make bias crimes more common. Comments (1).
Far Rockaway

Police take into custody suspect in boro murder

ROCKAWAYS — A 21-year-old man was shot and killed in front of 43-12 Rockaway Beach Blvd. Friday, police said. Comment.
Breezy Point

Breezy Point hit by Thanksgiving looting

BREEZY POINT — Some residents of hurricane-hit Breezy Point said their damaged homes were looted over the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the New York Post. Comments (1).

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