afternoon roundup

Mourners Gather At Fallen NYPD Officer’s Funeral
Mourners Gather At Fallen NYPD Officer’s Funeral
News Jay Lane 12/19/2011 at 12:12PM

Mourners Gather At Fallen NYPD Officer’s Funeral Family, friends, and fellow officers will gather on Long Island today to say a final goodbye to a city police officer who was gunned down last week in Brooklyn. The funeral for Officer Peter Figoski will take place at 11 a.m. at the Parish of St. Joseph Church [...]

55 gang members busted in $2M ID theft ring involving Jewish charity
55 gang members busted in $2M ID theft ring involving Jewish charity
News Jay Lane 12/16/2011 at 3:11PM

55 gang members busted in $2M ID theft ring involving Jewish charity Over 50 gang members have been busted for running an identity theft ring that targeted people who’d given to charity, prosecutors announced today. The Manhattan DA’s office said 55 members of the Bloods, Crips and Outlaws were arraigned after taking part in a [...]

Queens Teacher Charged With Raping 13-Year-Old Student
Queens Teacher Charged With Raping 13-Year-Old Student
News Jay Lane 12/15/2011 at 3:10PM

Queens Teacher Charged With Raping 13-Year-Old Student A Queens teacher is facing charges including rape after authorities say he had an inappropriate relationship with a 13-year-old student. Special Commissioner of Investigation Richard Condon says Charles Oross, 44, a teacher at IS 238, had a sexual relationship with the girl while she attended the school in [...]