Pair accused of holding Queens teen prisoner, forcing to work as prostitute


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Two men have been indicted after they held a 15-year-old Queens girl against her will and forced her to work as a prostitute, District Attorney Richard Brown said.

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Queens basketball coach charged after lewd video chats with teen


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A Queens basketball coach has been charged with child pornography possession after a 15-year-old he coached claimed they had lewd video chats, District Attorney Richard Brown said.

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Jackson Heights teen charged with raping, robbing female livery cab driver


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A 19-year-old has been accused of robbing, choking and raping a female livery cab driver in East Elmhurst this past weekend, according to District Attorney Richard Brown.

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Robber followed 88-year-old home from Resorts World, stole casino winnings: DA


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An 88-year-old East Elmhurst man who had just won $1,000 at Resorts World Casino was followed home, assaulted and robbed of his winnings, District Attorney Richard Brown said.

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Queens man gets 45 years for murdering wife, young daughters in their bed


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A Jamaica man was sentenced to 45 years in prison for stabbing to death his wife and their two- and one-year-old daughters after he flew into a jealous rage, according to District Attorney Richard Brown.

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MTA bus driver charged after allegedly stabbing wife’s lover in Rockaways


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A city bus driver from Richmond Hill has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed his romantic rival in Arverne Tuesday afternoon, according to District Attorney Richard Brown.

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Astoria man charged as serial tagger for graffiti acts


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An Astoria man was indicted Wednesday for allegedly tagging trees, traffic control boxes and more in the past year, according to the Queens district attorney’s office.

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Mother charged with murder of 4-year-old girl at Jamaica homeless shelter


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The mother of the toddler found dead at a Jamaica homeless shelter has been arrested and charged with murder, according to police.

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Queens residents accused of stealing money orders from mail at JFK Airport


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Five Queens residents, including two baggage handlers at John F. Kennedy International Airport, are accused of participating in a scheme that involved stealing money orders from internationally-bound mail.

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Man charged with using fake deed to steal elderly woman’s Laurelton home


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A man accused of stealing a woman’s Laurelton family home with a fake deed transfer has been arrested and charged, according to District Attorney Richard Brown.

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