Jamaica Hospital

Brother of Cowboys receiver Kevin Ogletree shot
News Michael Pantelidis 1/10/2012 at 9:08AM

Police say the older brother of Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Kevin Ogletree is currently hospitalized and in critical condition after he was shot in the head by an unidentified gunman. Calvin Ogletree, 25, was shot on January 6 at approximately 3 p.m. near 200-02 Linden Boulevard in St. Albans. He was taken to Jamaica Hospital, [...]

New Year, new babies in Queens
New Year, new babies in Queens
News Alexa Altman 1/03/2012 at 3:46PM

A second after the clock struck midnight, Nicolette Hunt came into the world. Officials at North Shore LIJ Hospital said the seven-pound baby was the first born on their campus in the New Year, as well as one of the city’s first newborns. Eleni and James Hunt, of Little Neck, welcomed their New Year’s Day [...]

Fatal Accident on the Belt Parkway
News Toni Cimino 12/19/2011 at 10:25AM

On Saturday, December, 17 2011 at 0420 hours, police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident in the vicinity of the Belt Parkway and 116th Street, located within the confines of the 106 Precinct.  Upon arrival, responding officers determined that a 2009 Toyota Corolla, operated by a M/B/26 along with 4 additional passengers, [...]

Jamaica Hospital Holiday Party
Jamaica Hospital Holiday Party
News Queens Courier Staff 12/16/2011 at 1:39PM

Members and guests of the Jamaica Hospital Ambulatory Care Unit enjoyed the annual holiday party, held on December 12, during which they celebrated and sang along with keyboard artist Tony Granato.

4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski
4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski
News Jay Lane 12/13/2011 at 8:46AM

4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski The accomplice who fled from cops after his low-life pal shot and killed Officer Peter Figoski has been caught, police said Tuesday. Three other suspects were also taken into custody overnight — two neighbors who live across the street and the alleged getaway driver. The accomplice was arrested [...]

Man shot dead in Jamaica
Police Billy Rennison 12/12/2011 at 12:01PM

Police responded to a male shot in Jamaica just after midnight on Monday, December 12.  Officers arrived to find Joe Nash, 37, lying in the street at 171st Street and Jamaica Avenue with a gunshot to the hip.  EMS responded and took Nash to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. No arrests [...]

Richmond Hill assault suspect sought
Richmond Hill assault suspect sought
Police Toni Cimino 12/07/2011 at 11:31AM

The New York Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an assault. On Sunday, November 27, in front of the Nest Bar & Restaurant, located at 125-17 101st Avenue, the suspect struck a 33-year-old man multiple times during a dispute, causing him to sustain injuries. The victim [...]

Man kills girlfriend’s son, boards Q111 and shoots two more
Man kills girlfriend’s son, boards Q111 and shoots two more
News Steve Mosco 12/06/2011 at 1:00PM

Holiday cheer turned to terrified screams as violence erupted in Jamaica on Friday, December 2. Damel Burton, 34, allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend’s son, 18-year-old Keith Murrell, in an apartment the three shared on the second floor of the Baisley Park Houses. Burton then boarded the Q111 bus at the Parsons-Archer terminal, where be [...]

Dead baby discovered at bleeding teen’s home
Dead baby discovered at bleeding teen’s home
News Jay Lane 11/25/2011 at 9:03AM

Man Guilty of Raping Ex-Girlfriend and Then Framing Her Seemona Sumasar said all along that she was raped by her ex-boyfriend, who then framed her for a series of armed robberies that never took place. On Wednesday, a jury in State Supreme Court in Queens agreed, finding the ex-boyfriend, Jerry Ramrattan, guilty of more than 10 charges, including [...]

Activist Patricia Dolan killed crossing Hillside Avenue
Activist Patricia Dolan killed crossing Hillside Avenue
News Toni Cimino 11/16/2011 at 8:26PM

Patricia Dolan, longtime Community Board 8 member, president of the Queens Civic Congress, Kew Gardens Hills Civic Association and the founder of the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Conservancy, was struck and killed as she crossed Hillside Avenue on Tuesday, November 15. Police say Dolan, 72, was crossing the thoroughfare near 198th Street — on her way to [...]