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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 [...]

New video released of South Ozone Park child sex assault suspect; $12K reward offered
New video released of South Ozone Park child sex assault suspect; $12K reward offered
Police Cristabelle Tumola 5/06/2013 at 11:54AM

Police have released a second video of the suspect wanted for the sex assaults of two Queens girls in South Ozone Park last week. The newly released footage shows the suspect after he groped a seven-year-old as she sat on the stoop of her home Wednesday afternoon. A previously released video allegedly shows the same [...]

Suspect tied to second child sex assault in South Ozone Park
Suspect tied to second child sex assault in South Ozone Park
Police Cristabelle Tumola 5/03/2013 at 10:03AM

Police believe the suspect wanted for sexually assaulting a seven-year-old in South Ozone Park on Wednesday, inappropriately touched another girl in the area the same day. The man allegedly came up to the victim, also seven, around 2:45 p.m. as she was sitting on the stoop of her South Ozone Park home and grabbed her [...]

Robbers strike same Queens hotel twice in two months
Robbers strike same Queens hotel twice in two months
Police Cristabelle Tumola 4/08/2013 at 3:15PM

A pair of men sought in a string of hotel robberies hit the same Jamaica Howard Johnson for the second time in two months. According to the NYPD, the suspects and another individual entered the 153-95 Rockaway Boulevard hotel around 2:15 a.m. on Friday, April 5, displayed a firearm, removed cash, then fled. Two of [...]

Family mourns Queens man allegedly killed by bouncer
Family mourns Queens man allegedly killed by bouncer
Police Maggie Hayes 4/01/2013 at 3:14PM

Deosarran “Deo” Ramdular was just starting his life at age 24. But the motivated man went braindead after being brutally beaten outside of a Queens club, and died a week later. “I never expected anything like this would happen to him,” said Ramdular Baboolall, the victim’s father. “There are no words to describe this.” On [...]

South Ozone Park college student shoots for NFL
South Ozone Park college student shoots for NFL
South Terence M. Cullen 2/14/2013 at 12:56PM

David Lopez wants one particular job when he graduates college this spring: playing in the National Football League. “I like the aggression of the game,” he said. “I love the game. I was never afraid to hit, it’s fun.” Lopez, of South Ozone Park, has been working on getting himself drafted, or signed, after finishing [...]

Suspects rob Queens hotels at gunpoint
Suspects rob Queens hotels at gunpoint
Police Cristabelle Tumola 2/07/2013 at 10:30AM

Two suspects are wanted in a string of Queens hotel robberies, said police. In each incident the suspects displayed a firearm, demanded money, then fled with the cash in a silver Audi. The first robbery occurred on December 29, at approximately 1:00 p.m. at a Quality Inn located on 138-68 94th Avenue in Jamaica. In addition [...]

Final redistricting lines released
Final redistricting lines released
Politics Terence M. Cullen 2/06/2013 at 9:21AM

The final district lines that will go before the City Council were released on Monday, February 4, with moderate changes to the map that was released just two months ago. The new maps were released two days before the Districting Commission was to vote on the lines and discuss the changes district-by-district and borough-by-borough. Several [...]

Where to watch the Super Bowl in Queens
Where to watch the Super Bowl in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 1/31/2013 at 12:08PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY While the Harbaugh brothers try to coach their teams to victory in the “HarBowl”, you can enjoy the game at one of Queens’ many bars, offering various drink and food specials throughout the night, along with free giveaways. Bourbon Street, Bayside For $45 per person, enjoy a hot and cold buffet, unlimited [...]