Two men are facing lengthy prison terms after being nabbed Friday for allegedly attempting to rape an 18-year-old woman in Ridgewood last week
Police are searching for two suspects who allegedly attempted to rob and rape an 18-year-old woman in Ridgewood early Wednesday morning.
Police Officer Matthew Peters was honored on July 9 as the 106th Precinct’s Cop of the Month for his arrest of an alleged robber.
On June 28 at 4:20 p.m. Peters and his partner responded to a 911 call that a 66-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint at 113th Street and 103rd Avenue in South Richmond Hill. The gunman allegedly took two bags from the victim and fled by car, according to Deputy Inspector Jeffrey Schiff, commanding officer of the 106th Precinct.
A Richmond Hill man was beaten to death, and two men are now under arrest accused of his murder— which allegedly began as a fight over lost car keys.
On July 9 at 4:34 a.m., police were called to 76th Street and Atlantic Avenue in City Line. They found Nazmul Islam, 55, unconscious and unresponsive on the sidewalk. He was pronounced dead at the scene, though police said there were no apparent signs of trauma to the body.
Normally, anger at Community Board 5 meetings comes from residents who attend.
This month, it’s the board itself that is letting its emotions flow, both verbally and on paper.
For many in Howard Beach, the namesake of Charles Park is a mystery. But for those who know who Frank Charles was, his is a story every neighborhood resident should know.
That’s why several years ago, the American Legion Post #1404, based in Broad Channel but including a number of Howard Beach residents as members, sought to construct a memorial sign telling the story of Charles, the first resident of Howard Beach to die in action at war.
M ore than 5,400 employees of the Long Island Rail Road could walk off the job at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday if there is no progress on a new contract.
The workers are the highest-paid commuter railroad employees in the country, but also have been working without a contract since 2010.
There was some good news for the attendees who packed the July 9 meeting of the 106th Precinct community council.
As of last week, crime was down two percent for the month and two percent for the year, compared to last year. Most notable in the drop were burglaries, which have fallen 27 percent this year.
The Police Department’s new class of cadets was sworn in by Mayor de Blasio July 9 at Queens College’s Colden Auditorium. De Blasio, at the podium at top right, was joined by the NYPD’s top officials, Commissioner Bill Bratton, next to the mayor, Chief of Department Phillip Banks III and Chief of Patrol James O’Neill, left, as well as more of the brass. The mayor told the recruits they are coming into the department at a critical time, as shootings are on the rise though murders are still down, and that they are entering the organization most responsible for the great reductions in crime the city has experienced.
The Police Department’s new class of cadets was sworn in by Mayor de Blasio July 9 at Queens College’s Colden Auditorium.
De Blasio, at the podium at top right, was joined by the NYPD’s top officials, Commissioner Bill Bratton, next to the mayor, Chief of Department Phillip Banks III and Chief of Patrol James O’Neill, left, as well as more of the brass.
A Richmond Hill man was beaten to death, and two men are now under arrest accused of his murder — which allegedly began as a fight over lost car keys.
If you’ve got a desire to go see a good movie sometime this summer but want to avoid those ticket prices, the Queens Library is the place for you.
Throughout the rest of July, the library is offering free screenings of films of all kinds at the Central Library and several of its branches. Just be aware that policy says popcorn, soda and other snacks are not allowed.
A newly minted New York City police officer feels the pride that Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton encouraged them to have at the Police Academy graduation ceremony at Madison Square Garden on June 30. The 616 new officers already have hit the streets in some of the city’s busiest precincts.
Charges are expected to be filed this week in the death of Michael Deng of Bayside, who died during a fraternity hazing in December.
According to published reports, up to 30 members of the Pi Delta Psi fraternity at Baruch College could face charges ranging from hazing to homicide.
The 109th Precinct in Flushing reports a rise in motorcycle thefts, especially of Yamaha and Suzuki models. Here are some safety tips from the police:
· Park in well-lit areas.
A convicted child sex offender is facing up to seven years in prison after pleading guilty last week to sharing files of child sex abuse through his computer.
Eduardo Medina, 35, of 196th Street in Hollis, pleaded guilty to promoting a sexual performance by a child and a violation of a state law that requires him, as a registered Level 3 sex offender, to notify the state of his internet identifiers, according to a statement issued Wednesday by the office of Queens District Attorney Richard Brown.
New York’s Finest welcomed 616 new members to their ranks on June 30 as a new class of officers graduated from the Police Academy in ceremonies held at Madison Square Garden.
The probationary officers’ first assignments were expected to be during the July 4 weekend.
A Florida resident traveling eastbound on Roosevelt Avenue in Elmhurst was allegedly driving drunk when he fatally struck a man near 92nd Street.
According to police, officers responded to a 911 call at 4:30 a.m. on Saturday.
A Connecticut man arrested by Port Authority Police on Monday morning for allegedly trying to bring a handgun through the security checkpoint at JFK Airport was released on bail Tuesday.
A Port Authority spokesperson identified the man as Kenneth Edward Wynne, Sr., 57, of New Canaan, Conn.
An Elmhurst woman has been charged with killing her 11-month-old son.
Nicole Kelly, 22, of 52nd Avenue, faces second-degree murder charges following an investigation into the death Sunday of her son Kiam Felix Jr. She could be sentenced to 25 years to life in prison if convicted.
Attention Forest Hills and Rego Park. There’s a new sheriff in town.
After two years under the watch of Capt. Thomas Conforti, command of the 112th Precinct has been handed over to Capt. Judith Harrison after Conforti took the same job at the 109th Precinct in Flushing.
Pat Toro was a soldier, both on the battlefields of Vietnam and on the political front lines when it came to veterans’ affairs.
On Friday, he died the same way he lived.
Kiam Felix Jr. and his mother, Nicole Kelly, also his alleged killer.