Nassau County

Police: Long Island office shooting suspect shot himself
Police: Long Island office shooting suspect shot himself
Police Cristabelle Tumola 10/02/2013 at 1:15PM

The Long Island office shooting suspect whose body was found in the Hudson River earlier this week shot himself. Sang Ho Kim, 63, a Fresh Meadows resident, died from drowning, according to Nassau County police. A self-inflicted gunshot wound to the mouth as well as a heart condition contributed to the drowning. A suicide note was [...]

City Council candidate Austin Shafran gains second union endorsement
City Council candidate Austin Shafran gains second union endorsement
Politics Queens Courier Staff 2/14/2013 at 12:06PM

Austin Shafran has gained the endorsement of UFCW Local 1500 in his bid for City Council. “This is a high-priority council race for our members, and we know that Austin is the candidate who will fight the hardest to strengthen and expand the middle class,” said Bruce Both, president of the state’s grocery workers union. [...]

Man arrested for videotaping woman in bathroom
Man arrested for videotaping woman in bathroom
News Melissa Chan 11/13/2012 at 5:52PM

A homeless man originally from Whitestone was arrested after he was allegedly caught filming a woman relieving herself in a supermarket bathroom stall in Manhasset, cops said. Michael Seghposs, 25, was cuffed for second-degree unlawful surveillance on Sunday, November 11, when a 58-year-old woman said she found the perp videotaping her from an adjacent restroom [...]

Ex-con kills decorated cop, motorist
Ex-con kills decorated cop, motorist
News Queens Courier Staff 10/24/2012 at 12:50PM

BY ALEXA ALTMAN AND MAGGIE HAYES A Nassau County police officer and a motorist were fatally shot on the Cross Island Parkway in the wake of a cold-blooded ex-con’s rampage. Around 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 23, a tan sedan was involved in a hit-and-run accident on Northern Boulevard in Bayside before taking off down [...]

Nassau County officer shot and killed on Cross Island Parkway
Nassau County officer shot and killed on Cross Island Parkway
News Alexa Altman 10/23/2012 at 2:15PM

A Nassau County police officer and a motorist were fatally shot on the Cross Island Parkway. Around 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 23, a tan sedan was involved in a hit-and-run accident at 241st Street and Jamaica Avenue, right on the border of Queens and Long Island. An officer, 29-year-old Arthur Lopez, who was driving [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/15/2012 at 7:25AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 72. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance [...]

Up in smoke: Year-long investigation busts cigarette ring
News Melissa Chan 7/26/2012 at 11:41AM

Five Queens residents busted last Friday in the illegal trafficking of untaxed cigarettes allegedly evaded paying $3 million in taxes, the Nassau County District Attorney said. Duan Jun Zhang, 38, of Elmhurst; Fei Yin, 24, of Bayside; and Flushing residents Maerong Gao, 57; Wai Ming Lui, 46; and Sauha Candy Lam, 35, were arrested July [...]