| 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 8, 2009
At approximately 8:15 a.m. on Monday officers from the Covington Police Department recovered merchandise stolen from 26 car burglaries. Officers served a search warrant on the residence of Derrick Wilcox at 400-block of Ozone Park Dr. and retrieved the...
| 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...