South Richmond Hill

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 [...]

South Richmond Hill man killed in ‘suspicious’ fire
South Richmond Hill man killed in ‘suspicious’ fire
Police Melissa Chan 2/24/2013 at 11:20AM

A 43-year-old Asian man was killed in a “suspicious” fire in South Richmond Hill early Sunday morning, police said. The unidentified victim was found dead on arrival inside a residence at 115-18 95th Avenue on February 24 at around 2:35 a.m. He had severe burns on his body, cops said. The investigation is ongoing, but [...]

Teens arrested in Queens robbery of 12-year-old
Teens arrested in Queens robbery of 12-year-old
Police Cristabelle Tumola 2/08/2013 at 12:18PM

Two 17-year-olds have been arrested for robbing a 12-year-old in South Richmond Hill last week, said police. Barshaan Morrison and Thomas Williamson have been charged with robbery and criminal possession of a weapon. On Thursday, January 31, at about 4:00 p.m., the suspects allegedly approached the victim from behind as he was walking on 111th Street [...]

Two wanted in Queens robbery of 12-year-old
Two wanted in Queens robbery of 12-year-old
Police Cristabelle Tumola 2/04/2013 at 8:26AM

Police are looking for two teens wanted for robbing a 12-year-old boy in South Richmond Hill last week. On Thursday, January 31, at about 4:00 p.m., the victim was walking near 104-24 111 Street when the suspects approached him from behind, pinned him up against a tree and demanded his phone. The victim complied and [...]

One dead in South Richmond Hill fire
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/19/2013 at 12:24PM

A garage fire in South Richmond Hill left one person dead, said police. Around 1:00 a.m. Saturday, authorities responded to a blaze at a vacant resident at 103-41 120th Street, where a detached garage in the rear of the residence was on fire. After extinguishing the flames, they discovered an unidentified body inside with severe burns. EMS responded [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/06/2012 at 6:54AM

Stabbed MTA officer leaves hospital, eager to return to the job A wounded Metropolitan Transportation Authority police officer was released from the hospital and headed home Thursday, one day after he was stabbed in the eye during a confrontation in Jamaica, Queens. Dozens of MTA and city police officers were on hand to applaud at Jamaica [...]

South Richmond Hill woman alleges harassment, business owner counters
South Richmond Hill woman alleges harassment, business owner counters
News Alexa Altman 5/25/2012 at 10:02AM

A South Richmond Hill mother of three – allegedly berated for months with threats and insults from workers at a neighborhood auto shop – fears for her life. The store owner, denying all claims, feels her relentless, unfounded complaints are bringing down business. It is a “he said, she said” argument, potentially tearing a neighborhood [...]

Police seek South Richmond Hill thieves
News Billy Rennison 2/09/2012 at 1:11PM

Police are seeking two suspects, they say robbed a South Richmond Hill home. On Thursday, February 2, the two men broke into a home on 125th Street and removed cash, jewelry and electronics, according to police.  The break in occurred between 2 and 7 p.m. The suspects are described as black or Hispanic males. Anyone [...]

Police on the lookout for South Richmond Hill rape suspect
Police on the lookout for South Richmond Hill rape suspect
News Billy Rennison 12/08/2011 at 4:56PM

Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a South Richmond Hill rape suspect. On Thursday, November 24 at approximately 5:15 a.m. the suspect sexually assaulted a victim in the vicinity of 117th Street and Liberty Avenue, according to police. The suspect is described as a 23-year-old Hispanic male, standing 5-feet-8-inches tall weighing 165-pounds. Anyone [...]