A man has been arrested for the fatal Jamaica shooting that was the first homicide of the year, police said.
Police arrested two men in Flushing for allegedly sawing catalytic converters off multiple trucks in a U-Haul storage lot. The device — which contains precious metals inside, like platinum — has been the target of a costly new citywide crime trend.
Fengluan Qin, 50, pleaded guilty to using a phony “blessing” scam to take nearly $5,000 in cash and jewelry from three Flushing women. She is a Chinese national with an expired visa, believed to be living in Flushing.
A 23-year-old Tennessee man was arrested Saturday morning at John F. Kennedy International Airport for allegedly traveling with multiple guns and ammunition, authorities said. Keenan A. Draughon, 23, allegedly wanted to check in two handguns, two rifles and two high-capacity magazines for his flight to Charlotte, North Carolina, according to District Attorney Richard A. Brown. [...]
The Queens middle school teacher charged with statutory rape was a popular, fun educator who shared details about his personal life with his class, students said. “He was actually a really cool teacher,” said a former student. “He was funny. He joked around with us a lot.” Daniel Reilly, a sixth grade English teacher at [...]
The reefer is greener at the doctor’s office. A Brooklyn man was arrested Friday afternoon for trying to take 30 pounds of pot from a South Richmond Hill’s doctor’s office, police said. Marlon Morris, 41, was charged with criminal possession of marijuana and disorderly conduct after he allegedly attempted to pick up a package of [...]
Hurricane Sandy’s fury is long gone, but in Rockaways a ‘war for survival’ rages on More than 750 Queens residents and 50 clergy, brought together by the Queens Congregations United for Action, held a community meeting last Monday during which they urged local elected officials to call on Mayor Bloomberg to improve cleanup efforts in [...]
A homeless man originally from Whitestone was arrested after he was allegedly caught filming a woman relieving herself in a supermarket bathroom stall in Manhasset, cops said. Michael Seghposs, 25, was cuffed for second-degree unlawful surveillance on Sunday, November 11, when a 58-year-old woman said she found the perp videotaping her from an adjacent restroom [...]
The city’s fight for fuel and pursuit of resources has led to the arrest of one St. Albans man, who allegedly whipped out a gun to cut a long gas line, and the collaring of several looters in the Rockaways, authorities said. Sean Bailey, 35, was cuffed shortly after he pointed a pistol at a [...]
A serial arsonist has been arrested and confessed to setting 13 fires in Flushing, including a three-alarm inferno that injured 19 firefighters and two civilians in August, fire officials said. Thien K. Dinh, 43, of the Bronx, was arraigned in Queens on September 15 and charged with starting a series of fires within a three-week [...]