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Queens GOP operative John Haggerty starts sentence for stealing from mayor’s re-election campaign
Queens GOP operative John Haggerty starts sentence for stealing from mayor’s re-election campaign
Politics Melissa Chan 4/10/2013 at 10:54AM

The Queens political operative convicted two years ago of stealing thousands of dollars from the mayor’s re-election campaign has begun his prison sentence. John Haggerty Jr. was received in Ulster Correctional Facility on March 27, according to the state’s Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. The 44-year-old Republican consultant from Forest Hills was found guilty [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 11/08/2012 at 8:04AM

Today’s Weather Friday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Event of the Day: William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” E Phoenix Idealis Theater, Inc. delivers this classic story for a modern audience. Directed by Rachel Alt and Ben [...]

“Son Of Sam” Serial Killer Denied Parole Once Again
News Queens Courier Staff 5/09/2012 at 1:15PM

The “Son of Sam” serial killer David Berkowitz was denied parole once more on Monday. The parole board determined his release would not be in the best interest of society, but the board did acknowledge Berkowitz’s prison ministry and clean record behind bars. Berkowitz has already served 35 years of his 25-to-life sentence. The “Son [...]

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Ex-Met Dykstra sentenced to 3 years in Calif. prison for car scam
Ex-Met Dykstra sentenced to 3 years in Calif. prison for car scam
News Jay Lane 3/05/2012 at 2:12PM

Ex-Met Dykstra sentenced to 3 years in Calif. prison for car scam Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra was sentenced Monday to three years in state prison in a grand theft auto case. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Cynthia Ulfig sentenced Dykstra after refusing to allow him to withdraw a no-contest plea. The judge said [...]

Detective who killed thug in shootout says it was ‘just instinct’
Detective who killed thug in shootout says it was ‘just instinct’
News Jay Lane 2/15/2012 at 2:41PM

Detective who killed thug in shootout says it was ‘just instinct’ The NYPD detective who shot and killed a thug in a Harlem subway station yesterday, despite being shot in the arm, said today that he simply reacted. “It was just instinct more than anything,” Queens Detective Kevin Herlihy told The Post. Herlihy said “it’s [...]

Barbara Sheehan free on bail
News Michael Pantelidis 10/25/2011 at 3:44PM

Barbara Sheehan may not be out of the woods, but she is out of prison. According to published reports, the 50-year-old mother of two was released from Rikers Island on October 24 after a Queens judge reinstated her $1 million bail. Barbara was in prison awaiting sentencing for criminal possession of a weapon in the [...]