An Astoria man convicted of murder for the beating death of his girlfriend has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, District Attorney Richard Brown said Tuesday.
Jason Bohn, 35, was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder for strangling and torturing his 27-year-old girlfriend, Danielle Thomas, to death on June 26, 2012.
Stabbed MTA officer leaves hospital, eager to return to the job A wounded Metropolitan Transportation Authority police officer was released from the hospital and headed home Thursday, one day after he was stabbed in the eye during a confrontation in Jamaica, Queens. Dozens of MTA and city police officers were on hand to applaud at Jamaica [...]
Three days after the alleged crime took place, accompanied by his mother and lawyer, Jason Bohn, 33, gave himself up to police, who arrested and charged him for the murder of his 27-year-old girlfriend, Danielle Thomas. On Tuesday, June 26, officers from the 114th Precinct responded to a call at the couple’s shared Astoria apartment. [...]
Con Ed contract talks expected to resume Thursday Consolidated Edison workers were back outside company headquarters in Union Square Monday, a day after the utility locked out 8,500 union employees when their contract expired. Harry Farrell, President of Local 1-2 of the Utility Workers of America, is expected to call for federal mediators to intervene to [...]
Supreme Court upholds Obamacare The Supreme Court upheld President Obama’s historic health care law Thursday – a defining moment in the 2012 race for the White House. The stunning ruling – unexpected from a Court led by conservatives – was a huge victory for Obama, who staked much of his term on passing the national [...]