John Thomas

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 9/13/2012 at 7:05AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Thursday night: Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. JFK workers busted in mini liquor theft ring Eighteen former and current JFK [...]

Queens cop shooter surrenders
Queens cop shooter surrenders
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/10/2012 at 10:10AM

The man who shot a Queens police officer last month turned himself in to authorities Sunday night after a month-long manhunt. Police have been looking for John Thomas, 24, since the August 8 incident, where he shot NYPD Sergeant Craig Bier in both legs in Jamaica, seriously injuring him. After a $45,000  reward was offered for Thomas’ capture, and Councilmember [...]

Wills calls on John Thomas to turn himself in
Wills calls on John Thomas to turn himself in
News Billy Rennison 8/31/2012 at 10:09AM

Three weeks after police officer Craig Bier was shot, a local politician is calling for the alleged gunman to turn himself in to authorities. Police identified John Thomas, 24, of Queens, as a suspect in the shooting of Bier on August 8, offering a $32,000 reward. Councilmember Ruben Wills held a press conference on Wednesday, [...]

$45K reward for Queens cop shooter
$45K reward for Queens cop shooter
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/21/2012 at 12:43PM

Police have increased the reward to $45,000  for the capture of John Thomas, 24, who is wanted for the shooting and attempted murder of NYPD Sergeant Craig Bier, said authorities. Initially, there was a $32,ooo reward for the Queens man that shot Bier in both legs on August 8 in Jamaica. Thomas is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall [...]

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 [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/10/2012 at 7:24AM

EVENT of the DAY: “Pretty Woman” When millionaire wheeler-dealer Edward enters into a business contract with Hollywood hooker Vivian, he loses his heart in the bargain in this charming romantic comedy. Can the poor prostitute and the rich capitalist live happily ever after? Written by J.F. Lawton. Directed by Garry Marshall. Click here for more info or to [...]

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 [...]