harassment

Man arrested in alleged interracial attack on Long Island City couple
Police Angy Altamirano 8/19/2013 at 12:43PM

An interracial couple was attacked after leaving a Long Island City restaurant by a group of men who began yelling racial and homophobic insults at them, according to reports. On Saturday, August 17 at 1:45 a.m. Jacob James-Vogel, 37, and his wife Billie, 40, were assaulted in front of 47-20 Center Boulevard, said police. According [...]

Crossing guard accused of choking teen, says it never happened
Crossing guard accused of choking teen, says it never happened
News Terence M. Cullen 6/13/2012 at 12:00PM

Varied reports came out this week about what exactly happened at the intersection of Rockaway Boulevard and 99th Street. It was originally reported that at about 7:30 a.m. on Friday, June 8 near M.S. 137, a school crossing guard, Jillian Selby, 60, choked a 14-year-old student. The boy and his mother went to the 106th [...]

South Richmond Hill woman alleges harassment, business owner counters
South Richmond Hill woman alleges harassment, business owner counters
News Alexa Altman 5/25/2012 at 10:02AM

A South Richmond Hill mother of three – allegedly berated for months with threats and insults from workers at a neighborhood auto shop – fears for her life. The store owner, denying all claims, feels her relentless, unfounded complaints are bringing down business. It is a “he said, she said” argument, potentially tearing a neighborhood [...]

More tenants come out against Jamaica landlord
More tenants come out against Jamaica landlord
News Melissa Chan 3/02/2012 at 8:35AM

Fifteen more families in apartment complexes throughout Jamaica have joined the fight against their landlord, who they said constantly harasses them for money. In December 2011, tenants of 90-36 149th Street filed suit against Zara Realty, which manages the building complex. Among the host of complaints, the tenants alleged unfair and repeated rent increases and [...]

Man Hit, Killed At Queens Road Junction
Man Hit, Killed At Queens Road Junction
News Jay Lane 11/28/2011 at 9:04AM

Cops save freezing kayaker Cops yesterday rescued a fisherman whose kayak was sinking in the Atlantic off Jacob Riis Park. The 46-year-old called 9-1-1 at 1:19 p.m. when his boat started taking on water. NYPD Harbor boats began a search, but it was an Aviation Unit Air-Sea Rescue helicopter that located the fisherman as he [...]