| Jan 23, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Police are investigating after a man was killed when a firework went off inside his home Monday morning.
According to authorities, the incident happened inside the Queens residence on 111th Avenue in the Ozone Park section some time before 9:30 a.m....
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Seven men and a woman kidnapped, drugged and raped a 15 year-old girl, then kept her as both a sex slave and a prostitute. That's what prosecutors in Queens said Thursday, as a half-dozen members of a crime ring were arraigned before a judge, and as...
| Nov 19, 2008
QUEENS, NY - A Queens man was charged Tuesday with fatally stabbing his pregnant girlfriend. Prosecutors say that on October 25th Derrick Redd, of South Ozone Park, stabbed 25 year-old Niasha Delain numerous times on the neck, arms, and torso, killing her...
| Mar 9, 2009
OZONE PARK, N.Y. (WPIX) -- According to cops, a grocery store in Queens not only sells peppers of the sweet, hot, and green variety, but also now with blow.
Customers got more than what they paid for after purchasing peppers at the Ozone Park grocery...
| Mar 10, 2009
OZONE PARK, N.Y. (WPIX) -- A former English teacher at a South Ozone Park Middle School pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending sexual videos and messages to three of his 12-year-old female students.
Police say Umesh Ramjattan, 24, admitted to authorities to...
| May 20, 2009
NEW YORK ( WPIX) -- New York State authorities say they have busted a 24-hour prostitution ring that advertised exclusively on Craigslist.
The operation was based in Ozone Park, Queens and serviced customers in the five boroughs, Long Island and...
| Mar 7, 2010
| 11:50 AM
A queens father faces 15 years behind bars, accused of brutally biting and beating his 13-week-old daughter.
Juan Gomez, 23, of Ozone Park was expected to be arraigned Saturday on charges of first- and second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of...
| Oct 29, 2009
| 3:59 PM
Officials are confirming that seven soldiers from Fort Lewis were killed Tuesday in two roadside bomb attacks in Afghanistan.
The Department of Defense says the soldierswere supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Oct. 27 in Arghandab Valley,...
| Nov 6, 2009
| 2:25 PM
Flags on New York State government buildings flew at half-staff Friday to honor fallen Staff Sergeant Luis Manuel Gonzalez of South Ozone Park. Gonzalez was killed on October 27 in the Arghandab Valley in Southern Afghanistan.
Family and friends gathered...
| Nov 10, 2009
| 4:07 PM
Vice President Joseph Biden says seven Fort Lewis soldiers killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan last month were extraordinary young men to whom the nation owes more than it can repay.
Biden spoke at the Washington base Tuesday as about 500 people...
| Dec 10, 2009
| 5:30 AM
A Nassau County jewelry store owner was shot in the torso as he faced three would-be robbers and, amazingly, was able to detain one suspect until police arrived.
At 7:11 p.m., three suspects -- a woman and two men -- attempted to rob Papandrew Jewelers,...