| Jul 1, 2010
| 10:38 AM
A Queens woman accused of running a sham car donation program pleaded guilty Thursday to lying to donors and pocketing a majority of the $2 million in funds raised by the charity, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday.
Shoaba Bakhsh, of...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Jun 15, 2009
Prosecutors spent Monday night considering criminal charges against a Queens babysitter after a freak daycare death. Just before 11:30am, 11-month-old Daniel Farrior of Richmond Hill somehow fell headfirst into a bucket full of mop water.
"He was limp,"...
| Aug 3, 2009
| 12:31 PM
An off-duty city cop was arrested after he pulled out a gun on a bouncer who allegedly refused him entry into a trendy Queens nightclub early Sunday morning, police said.
Trevor Harpaul, 28, reportedly pulled out the firearm and began waving it in the...
| Aug 15, 2009
A Queens man died Thursday while trying to save his wife and daughter from drowning at the beach.
36-year-old Jose-Luis Olivares of Ozone Park was at Jacob Riis Park when his wife and daughter got into trouble in the water, according to officials....
| Feb 2, 2010
| 12:03 PM
A Queens teacher and an aide are accused of setting up a wrestling match between fourth-grade students in a locked classroom, prosecutors charged Monday.
Joseph Gullotta, 29, and Abraham Fox, 43, of Public School 65 in Ozone Park, were charged with child...
| 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...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 5:07 PM
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority took another step toward an aggressive fare hike for New York City subway riders Monday. At the second legally mandated public hearing, straphangers blasted the MTA plan to balance its budget by reaching deeper...
| Oct 25, 2001
He died quietly on the bunk in his New Jersey jail cell, nameless and faceless, another man lost in the federal sweep of more than 900 people detained since the Sept. 11 terrorist assaults.
Muhammed Rafiq Butt was found by his cellmate shortly after 11...