NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A South Ozone Park man who portrayed himself as a Harvard graduate with plans to open a medical facility has pleaded guilty to identity theft, the Queens District Attorney’s office announced […]
Speaking at a news conference Friday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged that there is a shortage of fuel, but said “there is no reason to panic.”
The Queens District Attorney’s office has announced the arrests of 15 people for looting businesses in the Rockaways.
25 people have been indicted in the nationwide sports betting ring that had tentacles in several Las Vegas casinos, where NYPD Inspector Brian O’Neil says operatives influenced legal betting to increase payouts.
Members of the Army National Guard lined a street in Corona Friday as the casket of a fellow guardsman, who was shot and killed by an NYPD detective on the Grand Central Parkway, was carried into the Eternal Love Baptist Church.
The mother of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by a detective during a traffic stop on the Grand Central Parkway said she wants “justice” for her son.
A Queens man accused of strangling and beating his ex-girlfriend to death now faces charges of first-degree murder.
Officers arrested Jason Bohn, the ex-boyfriend of 27-year-old Danielle Thomas. Bohn has been charged with murder, tampering with evidence and other offenses.
Firefighters responded to the home around 7:30 p.m. before discovering a woman with cuts lying on the bed. They also opened a closet door and found a man inside apparently trying to hang himself, the Queens DA said.
Bhupinder Singh, a 38-year-old from Ridgewood, Queens pleaded guilty to first-degree unlawful imprisonment before Queens Criminal Court.
According to the report from the organization Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, 77,000 children in New York were confirmed victims of abuse and neglect in 2010. 114 of them died.
The victim is also said to have turned over all her income from Social Security and other sources to her alleged captors out of fear.
The victim was allegedly held against her will in the home and forced to have intercourse and oral sex with numerous men, the DA’s office said.
Samuels is expected to get five years probation in April. The 55-year-old also is banned from any Mets facility, even if he buys a ticket.
Wilbert Cortez, a teacher at P.S. 174, has been charged with two counts of second-degree course of sexual conduct against a child and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child in the Queens incidents.
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