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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 [...]

South Ozone Park woman shot and killed
News Billy Rennison 3/19/2012 at 9:39AM

A woman was shot and killed Sunday morning in front of her South Ozone Park home, according to police. A man was also hit during the early morning shooting.  Both victims were taken to Jamaica Hospital. The woman was announced dead on arrival with gunshots to the stomach, police said. The investigation is ongoing.

One teen, two others shot on Jamaica Avenue
One teen, two others shot on Jamaica Avenue
News Billy Rennison 3/01/2012 at 5:35PM

One teenager and two 20-year-olds were shot on Jamaica Avenue in what was according to witnesses, likely gang-related activity. The shootings took place outside a Jamaica Avenue Wendy’s this afternoon at approximately 3 p.m. Two victims were shot in the leg, with one taking a bullet to the arm. The victims were a 17-year-old black [...]

Civic focuses on health, safety
Civic focuses on health, safety
News Queens Courier Staff 2/02/2012 at 4:29PM

The Board of the Howard Beach Civic Association invited Dr. Richard Pinskor of Jamaica Hospital and Dr. Frans Verhagen of Sane Aviation for Everyone (SAFE), Inc. to address its meeting on January 31. The former mostly focused on the health effects of JFK Airport, while the latter urged the civic members to get involved in [...]

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 [...]