(BPT) - The holiday season is a fun and festive time. It’s also a time when many people take a timeout from their daily routine to enjoy those tempting treats at family gatherings and office parties. This holiday season, end the year on a high and healthy note with the help of registered dietitian, Lyssie Lakatos.
In the end, Miguel Mejia-Ramos apparently could not bring himself to face a jury, and the man who killed his wife and baby daughters in a rage last January will meekly go off to prison for 45 years when sentenced next month.
Mejia-Ramos pleaded guilty on Friday to three counts of first-degree manslaughter for the vicious stabbing deaths of his wife, Deisy Garcia, and two daughters on the night of Jan. 18.
A Jamaica man has pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree manslaughter in the January brutal stabbing deaths of his wife and baby daughters.
Kenneth Suden was charged with attempted murder on Monday after allegedly stabbing a cab driver last Thursday.
The normally quiet residential neighborhoods of Ridgewood and Glendale played host to scenes out of a violent crime drama late last week, where the only things missing were the production crews and cameras.
The brutal stabbing of a cab driver, the robbery and shooting of a pedestrian, the robbery of a grocery store, the assault of an elderly woman and the death of a motorcyclist all occurred within the span of 100 hours and mere blocks from each other late last week, on top of the numerous phone scams that have plagued the area in recent months.
Police say Kenneth Suden attacked livery cab driver Fernando Crespin and stole his car early Thursday morning
Authorities are on the hunt for Kenneth Suden, 41, of Ridgewood, who they say nearly stabbed a livery cab driver to death in his car early Thursday morning.
A 28-year-old man was shot in front of a nightclub on Liberty Avenue in South Richmond Hill early Saturday morning.
Officers from the 106th Precinct were called to 123rd Street and Liberty Avenue at about 4 a.m. and found the man with a gunshot wound to the torso, the NYPD said.
Attendees at the Sept. 10 meeting of the 106th Precinct Community Council in Ozone Park received good news from the precinct’s commanding officer, Deputy Inspector Jeffrey Schiff — crime was down almost 3 percent so far this year compared to the same period last year — though there was a small jump in the first week of September — and there hasn’t been a shooting in three months.
But cops at the 106th have still been busy.
Two Queens men were sentenced to 25 years to life in two separate homicide cases on Sept. 11.
Andrew Caballero, 39 of Flushing, was convicted of second-degree murder last month.
Police say a verbal dispute led to a murder-suicide in Downtown Flushing Monday evening.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help in apprehending a murderer who stabbed a man to death inside his Elmhurst apartment building late last month.
Police said Mukesh Patel, 50, was killed in the lobby of the residential complex at 83-45 Broadway on Aug. 22 by a white male wearing a white shirt, dark-colored shorts and black sneakers, as seen on surveillance footage fleeing the scene.
All over Queens you see them, furtively jogging down alleyways, sunning themselves on sidewalks, dodging across the streets that often spell their doom. They’re housecats, at least as far as their DNA is concerned. Really they’re former pets who somehow parted ways with their owners, or, more often, they’re descendants of those who did, reverting somewhat to the ways of wild animals, albeit in an urban environment.
You may scorn or ignore them; you may have become friendly with them. Or you may be among the growing number of people who do their best to care for them even while letting them live their own lives, by feeding them, providing them with shelter or by trapping, neutering and returning them in hopes of reducing their population.
Animal protectors in Western Queens are disgusted and infuriated by the wanton killing of a stray cat on the streets of Astoria on Aug. 24, and are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrators.
The killing happened shortly before midnight on 21st Avenue between 33rd and 35th streets.
A 23-year-old South Richmond Hill woman was stabbed to death this weekend after an alleged domestic dispute on a residential street in the Bronx, and cops say her husband is the culprit.
On Saturday at 6:14 p.m., police responded to a call of a dispute with a knife in front of 1538 Hone Ave. in the Morris Park section of the Bronx. Upon arrival, police officers observed Amarita Khan lying in front of the location unconscious and unresponsive with multiple knife wounds about the body. EMS responded and transported the victim to Jacobi Hospital, where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
A Flushing man was convicted of second-degree murder Aug. 6 for stabbing an acquaintance and then throwing him off a roof back in 1995, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown reported.
Andrew Caballero, 39, formerly of 43-43 Kissena Blvd., the site of the killing, faces up to 25 years in prison for the slaying of 21-year-old Jason Kollman. Caballero is due to be sentenced Sept. 10.
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The NYPD is seeking the public’s help in identifying the man wanted for a July 21 robbery at Cookie’s Kids, a store at 166-21 Jamaica Ave.
The suspect, described as a black male, 26 to 30 years old, is between 5 feet, 6 inches and 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds. Police said he tried to leave with stolen merchandise, and stabbed two security guards with an ice pick when they confronted him.
One South Jamaica man is dead and another has been charged with second-degree murder in an alleged double stabbing on the evening of June 18.
Police said the accused, 27-year-old Tony Glover, and deceased victim, Victor Johnson, 25, both lived at the same address on 176th Street. A 46-year-old woman also was hospitalized suffering from wounds allegedly suffered in the attack.
The setting is a cramped, claustrophobic jury room on a sweltering summer day in a big city in 1957.
Twelve jurors have just been charged by a judge to consider the guilt or innocence of a teenager — implied to be a poor minority — who faces the electric chair, accused in the brutal stabbing death of his father.
Rikers Island has been making headlines recently after two men’s deaths in the jail and a former inmate murdering a 7-year-old boy — all of whom suffered from mental illness — led to officials questioning the competency of the city Departments of Health and Correction.
The City Council called both agencies to sit before joint committees for an oversight hearing last Thursday.
A massive manhunt ended on June 5 when officers from the NYPD’s 113th Precinct arrested a suspect in the Brooklyn stabbing attack that killed a 6-year-old boy and badly wounded a 7 year-old girl.
Daniel St. Hubert, 27, of Jamaica Avenue in Brooklyn, was charged with second-degree murder, second-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and a pair of graffiti-related charges.
A number of high-profile crimes in Brooklyn have been grabbing headlines in the last week or so.
This past Sunday a man stabbed and killed a 6-year-old boy in an elevator in East New York, and seriously wounded a 7-year-old girl in the process.
The man police say stabbed a 6-year-old boy to death and gravely wounded a 7-year-old girl in an elevator in Brooklyn on June 1 was arrested today, June 4, in Queens.