jamaica avenue

Suspects swipe copper pipes in Woodhaven
Suspects swipe copper pipes in Woodhaven
Police Queens Courier Staff 6/25/2013 at 12:30PM

Police are looking a pair of copper pipe thieves in Woodhaven. The two suspects entered a vacant residence at 75-09 Jamaica Avenue on Sunday, June 23 around 3:55 a.m. without permission or authority and removed the copper piping, cops said. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public [...]

Community cleans up Jamaica Avenue graffiti
Community cleans up Jamaica Avenue graffiti
South Queens Courier Staff 4/28/2013 at 9:50AM

On Sunday, April 21, the Richmond Hill Block Association, 102nd Precinct Officers Jose Severino and Joseph Martins and cadets from the John Bowne High School Air Force JROTC cleaned up graffiti along Jamaica Avenue. They painted over several problematic sites.   RECOMMENDED STORIES Sunnyside battles graffiti with new removal program Woodhaven graffiti surges Op Ed: Reclaiming our [...]

One killed, one injured in attack on Jamaica Avenue
Police Queens Courier Staff 3/07/2013 at 3:03PM

Police are investigating a Richmond Hill attack that left one man dead and another injured. According to the NYPD, on Wednesday, March 6, around 3:30 p.m., authorities responded to a 9-1-1 call of a male stabbed on Jamaica Avenue near 127th Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unidentified man in his thirties who was stabbed [...]

Queens small businesses burdened by fines, says de Blasio
Queens small businesses burdened by fines, says de Blasio
Business Terence M. Cullen 2/26/2013 at 11:59AM

Queens small businesses are suffering because of excessive fines from city agencies, while Manhattan is left practically untouched, according to Public Advocate Bill de Blasio. Fine revenue from the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) and Department of Health (DOH) on Queens businesses has risen by $54 million between fiscal years 2002 and 2012, de Blasio [...]

67-year-old struck and killed by car in Woodhaven
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/14/2013 at 9:37AM

A 67-year-old man was killed Wednesday night when was hit by a vehicle in Woodhaven, said police. Around 9:00 p.m., the victim was on the middle island at the intersection of Woodhaven Boulevard  and Jamaica Avenue attempting to walk westbound when he stepped off the island into the street and was struck by a car traveling northbound [...]

One dead, another hospitalized in early morning restaurant shooting
News Terence M. Cullen 1/05/2013 at 4:22PM

One man is dead and another in stable condition after a shooting this morning at a Briarwood restaurant. Police responded to a 9-1-1 call to El Nuevo restaurant, at 144-11 Jamaica Avenue, where they found one victim with a gunshot wound to the stomach and a second victim with a shot wound to the chest. [...]

Nassau County officer shot and killed on Cross Island Parkway
Nassau County officer shot and killed on Cross Island Parkway
News Alexa Altman 10/23/2012 at 2:15PM

A Nassau County police officer and a motorist were fatally shot on the Cross Island Parkway. Around 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 23, a tan sedan was involved in a hit-and-run accident at 241st Street and Jamaica Avenue, right on the border of Queens and Long Island. An officer, 29-year-old Arthur Lopez, who was driving [...]

MTA cop able to kill attacker despite eye injury
MTA cop able to kill attacker despite eye injury
News Terence M. Cullen 7/04/2012 at 3:12PM

An MTA cop was stabbed in the eye this morning at the Jamaica LIRR station, it has been reported, and the officer’s reporter was killed during the altercation. The MTA officer, identified as John Barnett, suffered a serious wound to his left eye but he’s expected to survive, MTA Chairperson and CEO Joseph Lhota told The [...]

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Another young man shot in Jamaica
Police Billy Rennison 3/02/2012 at 1:07PM

Hours after a teen and two 20-year-olds were shot on Jamaica Avenue, another man was shot and killed less than two miles away, according to police. Just after midnight on Friday, March 2, plain clothes officers hear gun shots near 159th Street during routine patrol, police said. The officers responded and witnessed a 19-year-old holding [...]