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Fourth NYPD suicide this month
Fourth NYPD suicide this month
News Jay Lane 2/14/2012 at 9:24AM

Fourth NYPD suicide A cop killed himself yesterday on his way home after finishing his shift in Queens — becoming the fourth NYPD officer to die by his own hand in less than a month, sources told The Post. Matthew Schindler, 39, a 14-year veteran and married father of three kids, pulled his car over [...]

Queens man may have committed suicide by fireworks
Queens man may have committed suicide by fireworks
News Jay Lane 1/24/2012 at 9:58AM

Queens man may have committed suicide by fireworks A troubled Queens man may have committed suicide by fireworks yesterday. Horrified relatives discovered Theodore Ellinghaus Jr., 50, dead in the second-floor hallway of his house on 111th Avenue in South Ozone Park at 9:28 a.m. — after the powerful M80 he was holding to his stomach [...]

Super Bowl Bound: Giants Nip 49ers In OT To Set Up Title Rematch Vs. Patriots
Super Bowl Bound: Giants Nip 49ers In OT To Set Up Title Rematch Vs. Patriots
News Jay Lane 1/23/2012 at 9:25AM

Super Bowl Bound: Giants Nip 49ers In OT To Set Up Title Rematch Vs. Patriots For the second time in five seasons, Big Blue is going to the big game. The New York Giants recovered two mishandled San Francisco kick returns, the last one setting up the game-winning field goal in sudden-death overtime, as Big Blue [...]

Shock cop suicide
Shock cop suicide
News Jay Lane 1/20/2012 at 9:13AM

Shock cop suicide An NYPD cop fatally shot himself last night while on-duty and interviewing the victim of a Queens car break-in, sources told The Post. The officer, whose name was withheld pending family notification, got into a heated argument on his cellphone with his girlfriend and fired one bullet into his face after the [...]

Gunman nails cop van, 7 officers escape
Gunman nails cop van, 7 officers escape
News Jay Lane 1/04/2012 at 1:12PM

Gunman nails cop van, 7 officers escape A maniac opened fire on a marked NYPD van outside a gritty Bronx housing project just moments after the cops picked up two officers from foot patrol, The Post has learned. Seven cops in the van, including a sergeant, described the terrifying hail of gunfire as “pings” bouncing [...]

Motorist dies of apparent suicide while driving on the Throgs Neck Bridge
Motorist dies of apparent suicide while driving on the Throgs Neck Bridge
News Jay Lane 12/27/2011 at 8:58AM

Motorist dies of apparent suicide while driving on the Throgs Neck Bridge A 36-year-old man killed himself with a shot to the head while driving on the Throgs Neck Bridge on Monday night, police said. The man was heading northbound from Queens toward the Bronx in a 1999 Chevy Silverado when he took his own [...]

Slay-suicide horror in Maspeth
Slay-suicide horror in Maspeth
News Jay Lane 12/21/2011 at 9:00AM

Slay-suicide horror in Maspeth A woman died yesterday after her boyfriend slashed her throat in their Maspeth apartment, stabbed her stepson, then jumped in front of an LIRR train, authorities said. Maureen Biermann, 43, died at Wyckoff Heights Hospital. Her attacker, James Peck, 33, died on the tracks. Biermann’s stepson, 22, was in stable condition. [...]

55 gang members busted in $2M ID theft ring involving Jewish charity
55 gang members busted in $2M ID theft ring involving Jewish charity
News Jay Lane 12/16/2011 at 3:11PM

55 gang members busted in $2M ID theft ring involving Jewish charity Over 50 gang members have been busted for running an identity theft ring that targeted people who’d given to charity, prosecutors announced today. The Manhattan DA’s office said 55 members of the Bloods, Crips and Outlaws were arraigned after taking part in a [...]

Former cop charged with murder in wife’s killing
Former cop charged with murder in wife’s killing
News Melissa Chan 12/13/2011 at 9:14AM

A former cop has been charged with murder for the shooting death of his wife in their Briarwood apartment. On Saturday, December 10 shortly after 11 p.m., 49-year-old Clarence Cash shot his wife Tracey Young numerous times in the head and torso with a pistol, according to the district attorney. Young, 42, — deemed one [...]