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Weekend Roundup
Weekend Roundup
News Billy Rennison 7/08/2012 at 12:46PM

Sex offender busted for ‘fondling’ young girls in Queens library A registered sex offender has been arrested for allegedly fondling two young girls last month inside a Queens library. Joel Grubert, 49, was spotted on surveillance camera groping the victims, ages 6 and 9, at about 6:20 p.m. June 23 inside the Queens Library branch at [...]

Hero helps thwart Sunnyside rape
Hero helps thwart Sunnyside rape
News Michael Pantelidis 4/12/2012 at 7:58AM

Sunnyside residents can feel safer under one Good Samaritan’s watch. Mike Novak woke up to the sound of a woman screaming at 5:45 a.m. on April 8 – Easter Sunday. The 54 year old rushed downstairs, thinking of his wife’s safety first. After finding her unharmed, Novak ran outside to find a woman being attacked [...]

Serial groper on loose in Jackson Heights
Serial groper on loose in Jackson Heights
News Billy Rennison 4/06/2012 at 12:27PM

A serial groper is on the loose in Jackson Heights, according to authorities. Police say four women in Jackson Heights have been groped between Thursday, March 22 and Monday, April 2. The suspect approaches the women, touches them and flees. The women’s ages range from 19 to 47. Police described the suspect as a Hispanic [...]

Prosecutors and defense disclose plea talks in Jose Pimentel bomb plot case
Prosecutors and defense disclose plea talks in Jose Pimentel bomb plot case
News Jay Lane 1/09/2012 at 1:53PM

Prosecutors and defense disclose plea talks in Jose Pimentel bomb plot case Prosecutors and defense lawyers say they’re in plea negotiations in a rare state-level terror case against a New York City man. He’s charged with building a homemade bomb to try to attack soldiers, police and other government targets. The Manhattan district attorney’s office [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/08/2011: Boxing legend Joe Frazier dies, 67
News Jay Lane 11/08/2011 at 8:49AM

Severed Foot Found On Front Lawn In Rosedale; Turns Out To Be Bear’s There’s relief in Rosedale this morning after a gruesome discovery rattled nerves. A man taking out the garbage Sunday night found what appeared to be a severed child’s foot on his front lawn. Police responded to the scene to investigate. On Monday morning, the Medical [...]

Police seek man who grabbed 8 year old girl in Flushing
Police seek man who grabbed 8 year old girl in Flushing
News Toni Cimino 10/29/2011 at 1:50AM

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect wanted for grabbing an 8 year old girl at a Flushing clothing store. On Wednesday, October 26, at approximately 5:45 p.m. the young girl was shopping with her mother at the Marshall’s at 40-24 College Point Boulevard when the victim stepped away to [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/25/2011: 8 Officers Charged With Gun Trafficking in U.S. Corruption Case
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/25/2011: 8 Officers Charged With Gun Trafficking in U.S. Corruption Case
News Jay Lane 10/25/2011 at 9:07AM

Egypt to release Queens native The Prime Minister of Israel announced that Ilan Grapel, the Queens native and law student arrested during the Egyptian uprisings in June, will be released in exchange for 25 Egyptian prisoners, according to Congressmember Gary Ackerman’s office. Read More: Queens Courier   Barbara Sheehan released from prison According to published [...]

Police Blotter
Police Blotter
News Toni Cimino 10/19/2011 at 1:53PM

107th Precinct Fresh Meadows, Cunningham Heights, Hilltop Village, Electchester, Pomonok Seek men in string of robberies The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in locating and identifying the two suspects wanted in connection with a burglary pattern. The first incident occurred on Thursday, August 14, when the suspects broke into the Checkers Restaurant located [...]