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Suspect nabbed in brutal killing of cab driver
Suspect nabbed in brutal killing of cab driver
Police Liam La Guerre 6/19/2013 at 4:12PM

Nearly a week after the Brooklyn slaying of cab driver Uro Orji Ama, a man has been arrested in connection to his death. Shamel Allen, 28, has been charged with manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon, police said. “We are just going to let the law take its course,” said Agwu Agwu, Uro’s half brother [...]

Family mourns devoted father killed in his own cab
Family mourns devoted father killed in his own cab
Police Liam La Guerre 6/18/2013 at 10:46AM

He came to the U.S. in search of the American Dream, but his brutal murder has left his family living a nightmare. Nigerian cab driver Uro Orji Ama died after being stabbed in the eye with an umbrella shortly before Father’s Day weekend. Cops found Ama in his 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis after responding to [...]

Parents, officials demand DOT action following accident near little league field
Parents, officials demand DOT action following accident near little league field
Southeast Maggie Hayes 4/30/2013 at 3:29PM

Alec MacFarlen, a seven-year-old from Rosedale, was crossing the street near his little league field when he was hit by a speeding car on Monday, April 22. Although McFarlen survived, locals have had enough. The community has requested a traffic advisory on 147th Avenue between Brookville Boulevard and 232nd Street for years. But community members [...]

Body found floating near Idlewild Park Preserve
Body found floating near Idlewild Park Preserve
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/19/2013 at 3:36PM

Police are investigating a dead woman’s body that was discovered near the Idlewild Park Preserve this morning. Officers found the unidentified person, who authorities describe as a black female in her 20s, around 1o:30 a.m. floating in the water off of Craft Avenue and Huxley Street in Rosedale. EMS arrived and pronounced her dead. The [...]

Suspect sought in Rosedale attempted bank robbery
Suspect sought in Rosedale attempted bank robbery
Police Queens Courier Staff 3/14/2013 at 5:24PM

Authorities are looking for a man who tried to rob a Bank of American in Rosedale last month. According to police, on Wednesday, February 27, at approximately 2 p.m., the suspect entered the bank located at 241-42 South Conduit Avenue, approached the teller window and passed a demand note. He then took the demand note [...]

NYPD looking for suspect who shot man in behind, then fled
NYPD looking for suspect who shot man in behind, then fled
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/05/2013 at 9:34AM

Police are looking for a suspect after he walked up to a man in Rosedale and shot him, said the NYPD On Saturday, March 2, around 3:50 a.m., the suspect approached the victim in front of 234-36 Merrick Boulevard, displayed a firearm, shot him in the buttocks, then fled on foot. The victim was transported [...]

Teen found dead outside Queens home
Teen found dead outside Queens home
News Alexa Altman 2/17/2013 at 7:20PM

A fifteen-year-old girl was found dead outside a home in Rosedale, according to the NYPD. The body of Aeisha Sarooqui was discovered outside 245-07 135th Avenue around 7:40 a.m. on Sunday morning. Sarooqui lived on Parsons Boulevard, several miles from where she was found. It is suspected that the cause of death was a drug overdose, according [...]

Bank robbers wanted in Flushing, Rosedale
Bank robbers wanted in Flushing, Rosedale
Police Cristabelle Tumola 2/06/2013 at 10:46AM

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying suspects wanted in two separate January bank robberies in Queens. On Wednesday, January 9, at 9:15 a.m. the first suspect entered a Capital One Bank, located at 145-15 243rd Street in Rosedale, approached the teller and demanded money. The teller complied and the suspect fled [...]

Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Rosedale added to FEMA flood map
Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Rosedale added to FEMA flood map
News Terence M. Cullen 1/30/2013 at 3:21PM

Howard Beach, Lindenwood and Rosedale were added to FEMA’s latest advisory map on flood zone elevation in an attempt to avoid the same volume of flooding and damage experienced during Sandy. “This is the first in a series of steps on what will become the regulatory guidance,” FEMA coordinating officer Mike Byrne told NY1. “We [...]

Candidates vie for Sanders’ City Council seat in special election
Candidates vie for Sanders’ City Council seat in special election
Politics Maggie Hayes 1/10/2013 at 5:25PM

A vacant seat has been left in the 31st Council District by James Sanders’ ascent to the State Senate, and more than one candidate hopes to slide into the spot. A special election is set to be held on February 19 for the coveted Council seat, covering parts of Springfield Gardens, Laurelton and Rosedale. The [...]