South Jamaica

Leta Webb, 71, was shot and killed in her apartment in South Jamaica, Queens on Tuesday, March 31. (used with permission)

Police Make Arrest In Killing Of Queens Grandmother

Police have arrested a suspect in the killing of a 71-year-old Queens grandmother, who was shot last month when she answered her door in the middle of the night.

04/25/2015

Queens Sex Assault

Police: Man Sexually Assaulted 13-Year-Old Girl In Queens Elevator

Police Tuesday evening were searching for a suspect who allegedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl in a Queens public housing development.

08/20/2013

Queens Bus Fatal Shooting

Girl, 14, Shot And Killed On Bus In Queens

The hunt was on Sunday morning for a gunman who shot and killed a 14-year-old girl on a city bus in Queens.

05/19/2013

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Person Found Dead In Queens Fire

One person is dead after a fire broke out Sunday in South Jamaica, Queens.

03/24/2013

Guns seized from a car following a police chase in Queens (credit: NYPD)

High-Speed Police Chase Ends In Crash, Arrest In Queens

Around 5 p.m. Wednesday, police said narcotics officers in South Jamaica had tried to pull over a blue 2009 Dodge Avenger sedan but the vehicle sped off instead and ended up crashing into a parked minivan on 149th Street.

04/12/2012

Scene of a fire at a South Jamaica home on Feb. 23, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Good Samaritans Catch Children Thrown From Window During South Jamaica Fire

Fire Captain Anthony Varriale said it appears an accelerant was used to set fire to a stairwell of a home on the corner of Rockaway Boulevard and 144th Street in South Jamaica.

02/23/2012