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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 [...]

Police release photo of suspected shooter of NYPD officer
Police release photo of suspected shooter of NYPD officer
News Billy Rennison 8/09/2012 at 7:54PM

With a person of interest released from custody, police have released a photo of a suspect wanted in connection with the shooting of an NYPD officer. John Thomas, 24, of Queens, is being sought by police for the shooting of Sergeant Craig Bier.  Police are offering a $22,000 reward for his capture. Bier was shot [...]

NYPD cop recovering after being shot during chase in Jamaica last night
NYPD cop recovering after being shot during chase in Jamaica last night
News Billy Rennison 8/09/2012 at 9:49AM

A veteran NYPD cop is recovering and in stable condition after being shot in both legs last night — the tenth officer shot this year. Sergeant Craig Bier, who is a member of the anti-gang unit, was in Jamaica last night  and attempted to stop an individual on a bike who then fled on foot. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/09/2012 at 7:23AM

NYPD cop recovering after being shot in both legs A person of interest is being questioned after an NYPD police sergeant was shot in both legs Wednesday night in Queens. Sgt. Craig Bier and his partner, both members of an anti-gang unit, were on patrol when they tried to stop a suspect around 10:30 p.m. [...]

Stabbed MTA officer John Barnett released from hospital
Stabbed MTA officer John Barnett released from hospital
News Terence M. Cullen 7/06/2012 at 10:28AM

MTA officer John Barnett, who fended off an attacker that stabbed him in the eye, was released from the hospital last night. Despite an injury that could potentially take sight from one of his eyes, Barnett was able to fire four shots into his attacker, who police say assailed the veteran transit cop for no [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/05/2012 at 7:32AM

Fireworks light up the night as New Yorkers celebrate Independence Day  Millions of New Yorkers and tourists alike celebrated the nation’s birthday Wednesday night with the 36th annual Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks show. An estimated 40,000 fireworks lit up the sky over the five boroughs, propelled from two barges on the Hudson River in what [...]