Crime & Courts

Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

Flushing

Flushing two-family home busted as phony hotel: DA

Everyone knows smoking kills, but red-hot hotel rates can also be hazardous to one’s health, the borough’s top prosecutor says. Comments (9).
Astoria

Police crack 22-year-old cold case of Astoria girl’s death

With the help of an anonymous tip and DNA evidence, detectives identified a 4-year-old Astoria girl as the nameless murder victim who for more than two decades was known only as Baby Hope and arrested the man they say allegedly brought her young life to a gruesome, tragic end. Comments (1).
Crime

NYPD touts motorcycle enforcement this year

NEW YORK CITY — The New York Police Department has issued a total of 5,498 summonses to motorcycle operators throughout the city this year and also seized 1,440 motorcycles, quads and dirt bikes, including 57 on Sept. 29, cops said. Comment.

Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013

Far Rockaway

NYPD mechanic charged with drunk driving: Cops

FAR ROCKAWAY — An off-duty NYPD auto mechanic was arrested last week and charged with driving drunk, authorities said. Comment.
Corona

Man charged with DWI after SUV hits and kills Corona toddler: NYPD

Police charged a South Ozone Park SUV man with drinking and driving after a Corona toddler crossing the street with his pregnant mother was struck and killed on Junction Boulevard Friday night, the NYPD said. Comments (2).
Glendale

Bus driver and two others arrested after robbery of iPhone in Corona: NYPD

CORONA — An off-duty bus driver was charged in connection to the theft of an iPhone from 17-year-old girl, according to police. Comment.
Long Island City

Deli worker at knifepoint in LIC: Police [With Video]

LONG ISLAND CITY - Police were hunting for a man who allegedly robbed a deli worker at knifepoint in Long Island City, the NYPD said. Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013

Flushing

Cops hunt Flushing subway robbery suspect

FLUSHING — The Police Department was looking for help in finding a suspect wanted in connection with a grand larceny within the 107th Precinct, cops said. Comment.
Queens Village

Three suspects rob man in 105th Precinct: Police

105TH PRECINCT — Cops were looking for three suspects who allegedly robbed a man behind his home near 218th Street, police said. Comment.
Bayside

Boro stores robbed of phones, high-end purses during burglaries: NYPD

BAYSIDE - Cops were hunting for a suspect who allegedly smashed his way into eight stores in Corona, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows and Bayside to steal phones, iPads and purses over the past several months, the NYPD said. Comment.
Bayside

Suspect passed note, made off with cash from Ozone Park bank: Police

OZONE PARK — Authorities were searching for suspect who allegedly demanded money at a bank in Ozone Park and made off with an unknown amount of cash, the NYPD said. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013

Maspeth

Norman Rockwell painting, recently sold for $1M, swiped from Maspeth facility

A painting by well-known American artist Norman Rockwell was stolen from a Maspeth art shipping and storage facility last month, police said. Comment.

Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013

Woodside

Queens Village man charged in Woodside strip club shooting death: NYPD

A 26-year-old man was arrested and charged in the shooting death of a South Jamaica resident near a Woodside strip club early Saturday, police said. Comments (97).

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013

Springfield Gardens

Man killed in front of Springfield Gardens deli

A 29-year-old man died after he was shot five times in front of a Springfield Gardens deli early Saturday, police said. Comments (1).
Woodside

NYPD investigating fatal Woodside shooting

Authorities called to a Woodside strip club early Saturday found a man in his 20s with multiple gunshot wounds, the NYPD said. Comment.

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