Murder

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Editorial Queens Courier Staff 8/07/2012 at 12:12PM

It is not easy to forgive. Though every major religion, most educational institutions – and even our parents – teach us that “to err is human, to forgive, divine,” not many of us actually live by the adage. Enter Doris Nowillo. On Wednesday, June 13, she stood before a courtroom and forgave the man who [...]

Long Island City comedy club to hold fundraiser for Aurora shooting victim
Long Island City comedy club to hold fundraiser for Aurora shooting victim
News Billy Rennison 7/30/2012 at 12:41PM

On the day James Holmes was charged for the shooting at a Colorado movie theater, a Long Island City comedy club will hold a fundraiser for one of the shooting’s victims. The charity event will take place tonight at the Laughing Devil Comedy Club in Long Island City for Caleb Medley, who was one of 70 [...]

Astoria man indicted for first degree murder of girlfriend
Astoria man indicted for first degree murder of girlfriend
News Alexa Altman 7/16/2012 at 10:53AM

Jason Bohn, the 33-year-old Astoria man allegedly responsible for the murder of his live-in girlfriend Danielle Thomas, was indicted on charges of first-degree murder. Thomas, a 27-year-old Weight Watchers executive, was found dead inside the couple’s 33rd Street apartment last month, beaten, strangled and left in a bathtub filled with ice. Her death followed several [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/06/2012 at 6:54AM

Stabbed MTA officer leaves hospital, eager to return to the job A wounded Metropolitan Transportation Authority police officer was released from the hospital and headed home Thursday, one day after he was stabbed in the eye during a confrontation in Jamaica, Queens. Dozens of MTA and city police officers were on hand to applaud at Jamaica [...]

Apparent murder-suicide attempt in Bayside arson
Apparent murder-suicide attempt in Bayside arson
News Alexa Altman 5/24/2012 at 12:24PM

A Bayside woman died after an argument with a man in their shared home on Wednesday, May 23 during what appears to be a murder suicide. Firefighters responded to a call around 7:30 p.m. at 39-20 214th Place after neighbors saw smoke and smelled gasoline. Both victims were found in the basement by responding law [...]

This Morning’s Headlines
Family lauds ‘Justice for Jerry’
Family lauds ‘Justice for Jerry’
News Alexa Altman 4/04/2012 at 7:54AM

Another suspect in the tragic murder of beloved Ozone Park son Gerardo “Jerry” Antoniello has been found guilty. Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced on Monday, April 2 that Francis LaCorte has been found guilty of second-degree murder, first-degree attempted robbery, first-degree attempted burglary, first-degree burglary, first-degree robbery and fourth-degree conspiracy in conjunction with [...]

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