Another worker on City Comptroller John Liu’s mayoral campaign has been arrested on fraud charges. Jia “Jenny” Hou — a 25-year-old campaign treasurer for the comptroller — was busted for illegally funneling campaign funds for the comptroller’s unofficial 2013 try for mayoral candidacy, feds said. According to restrictions laid out by the New York City [...]
An Astoria man faces murder charges for allegedly bludgeoning his wife to death, according to the district attorney. Jordan Hawes, 32, was arrested by Connecticut State Police on February 4 after officers found his wife dead in bed at their 30th Street apartment two days earlier. “I did something wrong. I surrender myself,” he allegedly [...]
Police have arrested and charged a suspect in a rash of recent robberies after being recognized during a routine traffic stop. After being pulled over for speeding on Tuesday, January 3, officers identified the suspect, Gregory Kennedy, as the man wanted for a robbery of a T-Mobile store on Jamaica Avenue. Kennedy was captured on [...]
Only two days after Maspeth residents rallied demanding “Justice for George,” the suspect wanted in connection with the hit-and-run that killed George Gibbons was apprehended in Connecticut, according to police. Peter Rodriguez was taken into custody in Connecticut by the Regional Fugitive Task Force one month to the day after the accident. The suspect was [...]
According to reports, Franco Rodriguez, 40 charged with a hate crime, has been arraigned in connection with the discovery of swastika graffiti on several locations in Jackson Heights. Reports say he is being held on $5,000 bail and that police have video surveillance.