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25 people shot in one weekend across city
25 people shot in one weekend across city
Police Queens Courier Staff 6/03/2013 at 12:48PM

A hot weekend in the city was also a violent one. In less than 48 hours 25 people were reportedly shot, six of which died. Gun violence occurred in all of the city’s boroughs except for Staten Island, with four shootings in Queens, according to the Daily News. A 21-year-old man was struck in the [...]

Two deadly Queens pedestrian accidents within 12 hours
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/27/2013 at 11:22AM

Two Queens pedestrians lost their lives in separate accidents Tuesday. The first incident occurred around 12 p.m. when a woman in her 50s was trying to cross the westbound lanes of the Belt Parkway near North Conduit Boulevard and was struck by a motorcycle. She was pronounced dead at the scene and the motorcyclist, a [...]

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 [...]

Man dies in Rockaway Boulevard hit and run
Police Cristabelle Tumola 2/15/2013 at 9:20AM

A 65-year-old Queens man died early Friday when a car struck him on Rockaway Boulevard and fled the scene, said police. Carlos Carlo was crossing the intersection of Rockaway Boulevard and 137th around 12:30 a.m. when a dark colored sedan traveling northbound on Rockaway Boulevard hit him. Carlo was taken to Jamaica Hospital where he [...]

Man shot early Sunday; second fatal shooting in Queens over weekend
Man shot early Sunday; second fatal shooting in Queens over weekend
Police Terence M. Cullen 1/06/2013 at 7:12PM

A man was shot multiple times and killed early Sunday outside of the Flavor Lounge on Hillside Avenue – becoming the second fatal shooting in Queens over the weekend. Police said they found Kwasi Olatunji, 36, outside of the establishment around 3:30 a.m. with several gunshot wounds to the torso. EMS transported Olatunji to Jamaica [...]

Woman charged with DWI in death of pregnant passenger
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/31/2012 at 10:10AM

The woman behind the wheel of a car that flipped into a shallow marsh off of Jamaica Bay leaving a pregnant Queens woman dead has been charged with driving under the influence and without a license, according to the NYPD and media reports. Denise Finley 32, of Arverne, was heading southbound on Brookville Boulevard in the [...]

Sandy toll rises to 43 following Queens man’s death
Sandy toll rises to 43 following Queens man’s death
South Cristabelle Tumola 11/12/2012 at 12:39PM

After a Far Rockaway man succumbed to injuries resulting from Sandy, the superstorm’s death toll in New York City is now at 43, said the NYPD. Albert McSwain, 77, a retired custodian at the New York City Police Academy, passed away at Jamaica Hospital on Saturday, November 10, after he was found seriously injured at [...]

Off-duty police officer stabbed during possible Queens home invasion
Police Cristabelle Tumola 9/12/2012 at 1:57PM

An off-duty police officer was stabbed Wednesday afternoon inside a Queens residence in the 103rd Precint and taken to Jamaica Hospital in serious condition, said the NYPD. Police could not confirm who stabbed the officer or if it was inside his own home. But NY1 is reporting that the incident, which occurred around 1 p.m.,  may [...]

Weekend Roundup
Weekend Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/11/2012 at 1:08PM

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney names Paul Ryan as his running mate Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney selected Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate Saturday – a bold choice meant to excite the GOP’s conservative base and further make the economy the defining issue of the election. Romney announced his decision Saturday morning at [...]

Shot cop Craig Bier released from hospital
Shot cop Craig Bier released from hospital
News Billy Rennison 8/10/2012 at 2:39PM

Sergeant Craig Bier, who was shot in each leg while pursuing a suspect, was released today from the hospital. Wearing a backward baseball cap and a bandage covering his right knee, the 15-year veteran left Jamaica Hospital less than two days after being shot and a day following surgery to remove a bullet from his leg. Bier became [...]