An off-duty Queens NYPD officer was killed while riding his motorcycle in Jamaica Monday, police said.
Two Queens teenagers caught trying to pass through a Jamaica subway turnstile with one MetroCard swipe were then arrested for illegally possessing a gun.
The Jamaica Rotary held its monthly meeting to honor the precincts’ Cops of the Month for going above and beyond the call of duty. “It’s great police work,” said NYPD Assistant Chief Kevin Ward, commanding officer of Patrol Borough Queens South. “They had to work hard at it, but that’s what good police work is [...]
Police are looking for a woman in connection to the death of a missing woman whose body washed ashore on a Breezy Point beach in February. According to the NYPD, on Saturday, February 16 at approximately 8:40 a.m., officers responded to 149 Bayside Avenue in Breezy Point after a body was recovered from the beach. [...]
The Jamaica Rotary Club honored police officers of Patrol Borough Queens South on Wednesday, May 30 with Cop of the Month Awards. Officers Jose Vasquezmiranda and Matthew Lewis of the 113th Precinct were recognized for a May 14 arrest that led to the recovery of a loaded .25-caliber handgun. Officer Jennifer Martinez of the 106th [...]
Jamaica has seen a drastic decrease in shootings this year. Gun violence went down by more than half compared to last year’s crime statistics, according to the NYPD. Councilmember Leroy Comrie attributed the trend to increased awareness about gun violence and active police work. “Everybody is trying to keep the level of awareness constant,” he [...]
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The joy ride is coming to an end for illegal dollar vans cruising the streets of southeast Queens. The Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) has teamed up with the 103rd Precinct to continue a crackdown, embarking on monthly checks of the area and stopping illegal vans they find running rampant through the streets. “They take [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 70. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 61. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 20 mph with gusts [...]
An off-duty police officer was stabbed Wednesday afternoon inside a Queens residence in the 103rd Precint and taken to Jamaica Hospital in serious condition, said the NYPD. Police could not confirm who stabbed the officer or if it was inside his own home. But NY1 is reporting that the incident, which occurred around 1 p.m., may [...]