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NYPD investigating South Ozone Park attack as hate crime
NYPD investigating South Ozone Park attack as hate crime
Police Maggie Hayes 7/02/2013 at 12:54PM

A Far Rockaway man was struck with a trophy outside of a bar, resulting in several medical staples to his head. He said he was attacked because he is gay. “The bouncer let my basher run before the cops came,” said Zaman Mohamed Amin, the victim and a well-known figure in the LGBTQ community, on [...]

Police seek help identifying woman’s body found in South Ozone Park
Police seek help identifying woman’s body found in South Ozone Park
Police Queens Courier Staff 6/24/2013 at 6:29PM

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman who was found dead in South Ozone Park Friday. The woman has a green dragon/lizard tattoo on her upper left chest area, and the words “Daddy Rock” on her right thigh. Her decomposed body was found near South Conduit Avenue and the Van Wyck [...]

Decomposed body found in South Ozone Park
Decomposed body found in South Ozone Park
Police Melissa Chan 6/22/2013 at 12:20PM

Police found the decomposed body of a woman in South Ozone Park late Friday night. Her identity was not released. She was pronounced dead on arrival on June 21 near South Conduit Avenue and the Van Wyck Expressway at 9:25 p.m., police said. There are no arrests at this time, police said, and the investigation [...]

Arrest in South Ozone Park stabbing death of 19-year-old
Police Queens Courier Staff 6/19/2013 at 8:38AM

A man has been arrested for fatally stabbing a 19-year-old in South Ozone Park last week. Wilson Rivera, 19, of South Ozone Park, has been charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon. He is accused of stabbing Danthony McDonald around 9 p.m. Friday on Linden Boulevard. McDonald, who lived nearby, was taken to [...]

Man fatally stabbed in South Ozone Park
Police Terence M. Cullen 6/15/2013 at 3:58PM

A 19-year-old was stabbed to death on Linden Boulevard Friday night. Police responded to a 9-1-1 call around 9 p.m. on Linden Boulevard, where they found Danthony McDonald with a stab wound to the chest. EMS transported McDonald, who lived nearby, to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival. No arrests have been [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 5/29/2013 at 7:17AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers. High of 84. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers. Fog overnight. Low of 68. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF [...]

Officer honored for drug, gun bust
Officer honored for drug, gun bust
Police Terence M. Cullen 5/20/2013 at 12:45PM

Police Officer Frank Calafiore was honored as the 106th Precinct Community Council’s May Cop of the Month. Calafiore, part of the anti-crime unit, was cited for the April 11 arrest of a suspect and for recovering narcotics and a loaded firearm. The suspect, 18, followed a woman to her South Ozone Park home and pointed [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 5/08/2013 at 7:52AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain. High of 70. Winds from the East at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible. Wednesday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers. Low of 54. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%. [...]

Homeless man arrested in South Ozone Park child sex assaults
Homeless man arrested in South Ozone Park child sex assaults
Police Cristabelle Tumola 5/07/2013 at 8:12PM

A homeless man has been charged with sexually abusing two South Ozone Park girls in separate incidents, District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced Tuesday. Lee Samuel, 25, is currently awaiting arraignment on charges of a first-degree criminal sexual act, endangering the welfare of a child and forcible touching. The hunt for the suspect had the Queens [...]

Cops release third video of man sought in string of sexual assaults on kids
Cops release third video of man sought in string of sexual assaults on kids
Police Terence M. Cullen 5/07/2013 at 12:56PM

The hunt is still on for a suspect in South Ozone Park wanted for sexual assaults on young children as cops release a third video of the alleged perpetrator. Police say the perv sexually assaulted two seven-year-old girls in separate incidents on Wednesday. The suspect approached the first girl around 3 p.m., police said, and [...]