For the residents of Brookville, it was a tumultuous three days last week, as a neighbor went through what appeared to be an emotional episode and later climbed a tree, which he stayed in for approximately 52 hours.

Roody Thomas, 44, allegedly got into an altercation with his mother, Irlande Defailly, 65, on Oct. 6 and said, “I am going to kill you,” according to reports and the police.

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Two weeks after paying a surprise visit to Rikers Island, Councilman Bob Holden (D-Middle Village) introduced a bill that would cap the shifts of correction officers at two back-to-back tours of duty.Staffing problems, from injuries and AWOLs…

Police are asking the public’s help in finding this man who allegedly stabbed a woman in a club early last Saturday.The incident occurred about 1:10 a.m. at 39-22 108 St., just off Roosevelt Avenue, police said.

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The NYPD is seeking the public’s help in  locating two men who committed a street robbery in Rego Park on Oct. 1.Police in the 112th Precinct said the incident took place at about 3:15 a.m. at the intersection of Queens Boulevard and 63rd Dri…

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Police are asking the public’s help in finding a man who stabbed a woman inside a social club in Corona early Saturday morning.

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City Correction Commissioner Vincent Schiraldi on Oct. 1 vowed to a state oversight committee that the highly publicized troubles on Rikers Island are being addressed.The commissioner, accompanied by First Deputy Mayor Dean Fuleihan and other…

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The 106th Precinct’s crime prevention officers are holding an event at St. Helen Church in Howard Beach on Sunday to help protect personal property and provide domestic violence outreach. It will take place in the church parking lot at 157-10…

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A Queens grand jury has indicted a 20-year-old man for criminally negligent homicide in the September 2020 death of a 79-year-old golf course groundskeeper in Forest Park.David Mangaran, 19 at the time of the incident, also was charged with t…

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The drunk driver who killed a 47-year-old pedestrian in Woodside in December 2019 was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison on Monday.Jorge Samaniego, 52, of Maspeth, was sentenced by Queens Supreme Court Justice Gene Lopez. He pleaded guil…

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The former CEO of a defunct Briarwood-based credit union has been sentenced to 46 months in federal prison for accepting bribes related to loans and advertising.Alan Kaufman, 62, the former head of Melrose Credit Union, was convicted of two c…