Author Archives: Cristabelle Tumola

Man shot dead after attacking cops with hatchet in Jamaica


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Video courtesy of NYPD

A hatchet-wielding man was shot and killed in Jamaica Thursday afternoon after injuring two police officers, authorities said. The NYPD has released a video showing the attacker running toward the cops and swinging the weapon.

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Ridgewood woman recounts childhood abduction to Egypt, escape in YouTube video


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photos © Moral Courage Project 2014

Nashwa El-Sayed was abducted to Egypt from Queens at the age of 2 by her father. After suffering from abuse, years of separation from her mother and an impending arranged marriage at the age of 17, she was finally able to leave the country and return to America.

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