112th Precinct

Rash of Forest Hills burglaries prompt safety meetings
Central Queens Courier Staff 5/11/2013 at 3:58PM

A rash of burglaries in Forest Hills has prompted a second safety meeting in two months. Home and car break-ins have skyrocketed in Forest Hills and Rego Park this year, according to the 112th Precinct. According to Captain Thomas Conforti, property crimes make up 80 to 85 percent of criminal activity in the 112th Precinct. [...]

Suspect punches, robs woman inside Queens apartment building
Suspect punches, robs woman inside Queens apartment building
Police Cristabelle Tumola 4/19/2013 at 11:17AM

Police are looking for a suspect who robbed and assaulted a woman inside a Queens apartment building Tuesday afternoon. Around 1 p.m. the suspect followed the 25-year-old victim into her building near Wetherole Street within the 112th Precinct, punched her in the face and removed her wallet, according to the NYPD. The victim was treated [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/03/2013 at 7:23AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 36 with a windchill as low as 18. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 27 with a windchill as low as 18. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT of the DAY: There There  [...]

NYC murders, shootings down in 2012
NYC murders, shootings down in 2012
Police Billy Rennison 1/02/2013 at 4:34PM

Murders and shootings fell dramatically in the city last year as other felonies in the five boroughs ticked slightly upward. “The number of murders this year will be lower than any time in recorded city history,” said Mayor Michael Bloomberg. “The fact that the safest big city in America is safer than ever is a [...]

Santa was really a Rotarian
Santa was really a Rotarian
News Alexa Altman 12/15/2011 at 3:54PM

Santa Claus rang his sleigh bells loudly as he combed the halls of the Queens Centers for Progress (QCP) Children’s Center. Followed closely by Frosty the Snowman, the pair peeked inside various rooms, searching for children. Toys in hand, they entered one at the end of the hallway — to an eruption of delighted squeals. [...]