In their letters to the editor, City Councilmen Jumaane Williams (D-Brooklyn) and Mark Weprin (D-Oakland Gardens) make a valiant effort trying to spin the Community Safety Act as measures that will not jeopardize public safety. Comments (1).
SOUTHEAST QUEENS — A Brooklyn man was arrested and charged with pilfering more than $7,000 worth of items he allegedly amassed during a week-long spree at several churches, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.
The attorney for Van Holmes, the president of a Laurelton nonprofit who pleaded guilty earlier this week to pocketing tens of thousands of public dollars, said his office will be paying refunds to the parents whose children were enrolled in Holmes’ now-defunct summer camp. Comments (1).
Firehouses from Glen Oaks and Astoria were two of five spots throughout the city to be ransacked for cash by a renegade firefighter making phony 911 calls as distractions, the city Department of Investigation said. Comments (1).
JOHN F. KENNEDY AIRPORT — A shirtless man ran into an unoccupied terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday morning, but he did not get far before authorities had him wearing handcuffs, authorities said. Comment.
A week after he was arrested, the head of a Laurelton youth camp agreed Tuesday to pay back tens of thousands of dollars in public money he scammed from the do-nothing nonprofit, authorities said. Comments (1).
A 28-year-old woman was charged with gun possession following what police described as a high-speed car crash on the Grand Central Parkway that took the life of the driver early Saturday morning, the NYPD said. Comments (41).