Crime & Courts

Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

Astoria

Serial Queens bank robber sought by police

ASTORIA — The city Police Department was looking for help in identifying one suspect wanted in connection with a bank robbery pattern across the borough, police said. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012

Jamaica

Five arrested in Jamaica gun-trafficking sting: DA

Authorities last week said they nabbed a ring of alleged gun traffickers and drug dealers so audacious as to openly peddle their firearms in the middle of the day on the streets and corners of southeast Queens. Comments (2).
Editorial

Peace on Earth

Two events in the final weeks of 2012 have dampened the holiday season and will make this a year we will never forget. First was Hurricane Sandy, a storm that hit our shores and destroyed communities. The second was the Newtown, Conn., shooting that has shaken a nation. Comments (1).

Friday, Dec. 21, 2012

Far Rockaway

Serial city robber sought in Far Rock case

FAR ROCKAWAY — The Police Department was looking for help identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a citywide robbery pattern, police said. Comment.
South Jamaica

Baisley woman pleads guilty to sister’s murder: DA

A Baisley Park Houses woman pleaded guilty Monday to stabbing her younger sister to death last year in the apartment they shared according to the Queens district attorney. Comment.
Editorial

Peace on Earth

Two events in the final weeks of 2012 have dampened the holiday season and will make this a year we will never forget. First was Hurricane Sandy, a storm that hit our shores and destroyed communities. The second was the Newtown, Conn., shooting that has shaken a nation. Comments (1).

Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

Sunnyside

Sunnyside weeps for Sandy Hook

More than 200 residents, many of them young children, gathered in Sunnyside Gardens Park Tuesday evening, holding candles and singing songs for two victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre Comment.
South Jamaica

Darryl Adams’ killer sentenced for March slay

A 16-year-old was sentenced to 28 years in prison in Queens Criminal Court Friday in part for his involvement with the gunpoint murder of teenager Darryl Adams, who was killed in front of a South Jamaica housing project in March. Comments (14).
Long Island City

Koch Bridge driver faces homicide trial

Court proceedings have begun for the first driver in a series of eerily similar accidents that took place off the southbound exit ramp of the Edward I. Koch-Queensborough Bridge in 2011. Comment.
Rosedale

Murder in Midtown leads cops to SE Qns

The investigation into a broad daylight assassination in Manhattan earlier this month has led authorities across the river to Queens in search of answers, according to police and multiple reports. Comment.

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

Little Neck

Man dies while crossing Long Island Expressway

LITTLE NECK — A man from Jericho, L.I., was struck and killed while walking along the Long Island Expressway over the weekend, police said. Comments (1).

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