Crime & Courts

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

Richmond Hill

Ozone Park man sentenced for youth’s murder

An Ozone Park man was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the shooting death of a 19-year-old youth who was standing outside a Richmond Hill bar in 2010, the Queens district attorney said Tuesday. Comments (1).

Monday, Jan. 14, 2013

Flushing

Man in Murray Hill stole puppy worth $900: Cops

MURRAY HILL — Police have released a photo of the man wanted in connection with a Dec. 22 canine caper. Comment.

Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013

Forest Hills

Off-duty officer charged with DWI and leaving scene after crash

FOREST HILLS — An off-duty New York Police Department officer was arrested within the 112th Precinct and charged with driving while intoxicated, police said. Comment.
Flushing

Police on the hunt for man who punched victim: Cops

FLUSHING — Police were looking for a man known to frequent the 109th Precinct after he was allegedly involved in an assault at a downtown restaurant. Comment.
Letters

Make gun safety a high priority

The slaughter of innocents at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., sickened me and moved me to do something I had not done in a long time. Comments (3).

Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013

Jamaica

Shooting at Jamaica tavern leaves 27-year-old man dead

A weeks-old grudge could be behind the early Saturday shooting at a Jamaica restaurant. Comment.
Forest Hills

Cellphone robbery suspects sought by 112th Pct.

FOREST HILLS — The New York Police Department was looking for help identifying suspects wanted in connection with a robbery pattern within the 112th Precinct, police said. Comment.
Jamaica Hills

Cops seek man who stole money from mosque

JAMAICA HILLS — The police were asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted for burglarizing the Jamaica Muslim Center last week. Comments (1).
Flushing

Cell phone stolen from store in Flushing

FLUSHING — Police were seeking a man wanted for stealing a cellphone while inside a Flushing shop. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 11, 2013

Richmond Hill

Gunman kills one in fight at Flavor Lounge: NYPD

Neighbors of a Richmond Hill bar are fed up after a series of early Sunday fights left one man dead and another wounded. Comment.
Bayside

111th Pct. arrests robbery teams to blunt burglary spree

A recent spike in burglaries has been brought to halt after a series of arrests in Bayside, the 111th Precinct said. Comment.
Forest Hills

Second man nabbed in Forest Hills cannibal case

A New Jersey man was arrested last week in connection with an NYPD officer from Forest Hills who is accused of a gruesome plot to cook and eat a number of woman after raping and torturing them, the U.S. attorney in Manhattan said. Comment.
South Jamaica

Baisley Park woman sentenced to more than 20 years in sister slay

A Baisley Park woman was sentenced to 23 years in prison last week after she admitted to stabbing her sister to death during a heated argument inside the apartment they shared in 2011. Comment.
Sunnyside

Two men sought in Sunnyside robbery

SUNNYSIDE — The New York Police Department was looking for help locating two suspects wanted in connection with armed robbery within the 108th Precinct, police said. Comment.
Forest Hills

Cops seek assistance in locating E train flash suspect

FOREST HILLS — The New York Police Department was looking for help in finding a man wanted for public lewdness on a subway train in the 112th Precinct, police said. Comment.
Flushing

Man stole credit card, bought items in 109th: NYPD

FLUSHING — Police have released images of a suspect wanted in connection with a credit card theft. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

Flushing

Flushing cash helps accused baby shaker

A group in Flushing has been raising money for a Chinese couple accused in 2008 of shaking their baby to death in a case that is only now going to trial. Comments (3).
Long Island City

Arrest man in No. 7 grope case

LONG ISLAND CITY — An arrest has been made in connection with a forcible touching incident on a Manhattan-bound No. 7 train, the New York Police Department said. Comment.
Elmhurst

Child sexually assaulted in Elmhurst: Police

ELMHURST — The New York Police Department was looking for help locating a suspect wanted in the sexual assault of a child within the 110th Precinct, police said. Comment.

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013

Richmond Hill

Rich Hill bar fights leave one dead, another wounded: NYPD

A man was shot and killed outside a Richmond Hill bar early Sunday morning and a second man was treated for a stab wound to the leg, the NYPD said. Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

Jamaica

Shooting in Jamaica restaurant leaves one dead: NYPD

A South Jamaica man was shot and killed and another man wounded Saturday in an early morning shooting in a Jamaica restaurant, the NYPD said. Comment.

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