South Richmond Hill

Identify this place in Queens
Identify this place in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 11/08/2013 at 9:16AM

Do you know where in Queens this photo was taken? Guess by commenting below! The answer will be revealed next Friday.   Last week’s answer to “Identify this Place”: Maha Lakshmi Mandir temple in South Richmond Hill

City Council District 32 candidates Ulrich, Simon look ahead to Election Day
City Council District 32 candidates Ulrich, Simon look ahead to Election Day
Politics Maggie Hayes 11/01/2013 at 11:43AM

The heated race for City Council District 32 is coming to a close. Councilmember Eric Ulrich, the incumbent, has represented District 32 in the City Council since 2009. He stood with Belle Harbor, Breezy Point, Broad Channel, Hamilton Beach, Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Neponsit, Ozone Park, Rockaway Beach, Rockaway Park, South Ozone Park, South Richmond Hill [...]

Police searching for suspect in string of south Queens bank robberies
Police searching for suspect in string of south Queens bank robberies
News Liam La Guerre 10/20/2013 at 10:35AM

Police are looking for a man in connection with a string of bank robberies yesterday in South Richmond Hill and Jamaica. The incidents culminated with a robbery of Astoria Federal Savings Bank on 179-25 Hillside Avenue at about 10:20 a.m. The suspect entered the bank and passed a note to the teller demanding money, cops [...]

Abandoned newborn found in South Richmond Hill backyard
Police Maggie Hayes 10/08/2013 at 2:28PM

An abandoned newborn was found in the backyard of a South Richmond Hill home, police said. The baby boy was found naked with the umbilical cord still attached at 7 a.m. on Sunday. The residents of the 132nd Street home made a 9-1-1 call to report the abandoned child, who was then taken to Jamaica [...]

Upstate New York man charged for fatal hit-and-run in Richmond Hill
Police Angy Altamirano 9/14/2013 at 12:00PM

A man from upstate New York has been arrested and charged for an alleged hit-and-run that killed a Queens woman. According to the NYPD, on Friday, at approximately 7 p.m. they responded to a pedestrian struck at 97th Avenue and 117th Street in Richmond Hill. Upon arrival, they found Raj Chohan, 59, of South Richmond [...]

UPDATE: Police seek three suspects in fatal Queens stabbing
UPDATE: Police seek three suspects in fatal Queens stabbing
Police Cristabelle Tumola 5/14/2013 at 1:29PM

Update Wednesday, May 15: Police have released a video of three suspects seen prior to the fatal stabbing of a 21-year-old man in South Richmond Hill early Sunday. A prior person of interest in the case is one of the three suspects, said authorities. Tuesday, May 14: Police are asking for the public’s assistance in regards [...]

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 [...]

Two charged with murder, starting fire to cover it up
Two charged with murder, starting fire to cover it up
News Maggie Hayes 3/03/2013 at 10:54AM

Authorities have arrested and charged two men in conjunction with the South Richmond Hill fire that revealed one man tied up and shot. Jason St. Hill, 17, and Stephen Peters, 22, of Richmond Hill were arrested on Thursday, February 28. Both were charged with kidnapping, arson, murder and burglary, among other charges. The victim, Azeem Ali, 43, [...]

Two charged with murder, kidnapping for deadly South Richmond Hill fire
Two charged with murder, kidnapping for deadly South Richmond Hill fire
Police Maggie Hayes 2/28/2013 at 6:00PM

Authorities have arrested and charged two men in conjunction with the South Richmond Hill fire that revealed one man bound and shot. Jason St. Hill, 17, and Stephen Peters, 22, of Richmond Hill were arrested on Thursday, February 28. Both were charged with kidnapping, arson, murder, burglary, robbery, criminal possession of a weapon and stolen [...]

Victim of suspicious South Richmond Hill fire found shot, bound
Victim of suspicious South Richmond Hill fire found shot, bound
Police Maggie Hayes 2/25/2013 at 1:15PM

After extinguishing a two-alarm blaze in South Richmond Hill, firefighters made a grisly discovery: the man inside the second-story apartment had been bound and shot in the head. On Sunday, February 24 at approximately 2:35 a.m., police responded to a 9-1-1 call of a fire inside an apartment above a bodega on 95th Avenue. Once [...]