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  • William Scarborough
    Queens assemblyman arrested in corruption probe
    New York State Assemblyman William Scarborough was arrested Wednesday morning by investigators from the state attorney general’s office and is expected to be charged in an ongoing corruption probe, the Associated Press reported.The Queens...
  • Scotland's greatest unity/independence scam
    Scotland's greatest unity/independence scam
    I can understand Scotland's desire for independence, but it will not solve the problem of Scotland's greatest scam. Imagine a family that can legally take half of the agricultural land in Wales and Cornwall, takes any property that is left...
  • Queens teen gets 5 to 15 years in crash that killed friends
    Queens teen gets 5 to 15 years in crash that killed friends
    A Queens teen who prosecutors said was high on drugs and speeding at more than 110 mph when he crashed into a tree, killing his four friends, apologized Tuesday before being sentenced to serve up to 15 years in prison – and then left the...
  • Cat killed
    Cat ‘brutally murdered’ in New York
    A tabby cat was stabbed and stomped to death late Aug. 24 by a group of young men near an apartment complex in New York City, according to local animal advocates.Witnesses reported that when a security guard approached the men to find out why they...
  • Sandeep Singh Hit And Run
    Long Island man facing hate crime charges in 'anti-Muslim' hit-and-run
    A Long Island man was charged Tuesday with attempted murder as a hate crime after he allegedly hurled “anti-Muslim” statements at a Sikh man before running the victim over with his car in Queens, the NYPD said.Joseph Caleca, 55, of...
  • Judge's Gavel
    DA: Long Island man who posed as lawyer convicted in $5M theft
    A Long Island man who held himself out to be an attorney – despite the fact he isn’t one – was convicted of stealing more than $5 million from clients through real estate and capital investment transactions, Queens prosecutors...
  • LIRR Monthly Tickets
    DA: Man sold Long Island Rail Road tickets he made himself
    A Rockville Centre man is facing more than 70 criminal charges after he was allegedly caught selling Long Island Rail Road tickets that he made himself on the computer, the Queens district attorney’s office said Friday.Michael Wright, 27, is...
  • Kayaking in New York City
    Six Area Organizations for Kayaking in and around New York City
    Surrounded by water, all of the boroughs of New York City and many parts of New Jersey and Long Island offer kayaking experiences in the area’s many waterways. Whether it is the Atlantic Ocean, the East and Hudson Rivers, the Long Island...
  • Joseph Beer
    Queens teen pleads guilty in fatal crash that killed 4 friends
    A Queens teen who insisted he smoked marijuana so much that he wasn’t impaired by the drug in a fatal crash that killed his four friends reversed course Tuesday and pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide charges to avoid a possible longer...
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    DA: 15-year sentence for Long Island man who sold drugs at grocery store
    A Long Island man will spend the next 15 years in state prison after being convicted of selling cocaine out of his Queens grocery store and possessing illegal firearms at his Baldwin home, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Tuesday.Jaime...
  • Stabbed man walks into McDonald's: 'Just another day in the hood,' says worker
    Stabbed man walks into McDonald's: 'Just another day in the hood,' says worker
    A stabbed man walks into McDonald’s… It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke. This Queens man strolling into the McDonald’s on 91st Ave. and Sutphin Blvd. in Jamaica Tuesday morning wasn’t interested in ordering any...
  • Joseph Beer
    Jurors ‘deadlocked’ on some charges in Long Island fatal crash case
    Jurors deliberating in the vehicular homicide trial of a 19-year-old Queens teen told a Nassau County judge Thursday they were “deadlocked” and needed advice on how to proceed.Joseph Beer faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted of...
  • Muhammad Chaudhry
    Cops: Ice cream truck driver molested preteen girl
    An ice cream truck driver from Queens has been arrested for allegedly sexually molesting a young girl when she tried to buy a frozen snack, Suffolk County police said Wednesday.Muhammad Chaudhry, 63, of Middle Village, was charged with first...
  • More charges for teacher from Long Island accused of raping student
    More charges for teacher from Long Island accused of raping student
    A New York City high school teacher from Long Island was arrested Wednesday – for the second time in two days – on felony charges after a second 16-year-old student came forward to report he had sex with his teacher in the school.Joy...
  • Teacher from Massapequa accused of raping Queens student
    Teacher from Massapequa accused of raping Queens student
    A Queens high school teacher – from Long Island – was arrested Tuesday on felony rape charges after authorities said she allegedly maintained an inappropriate sexual relationship with an underage student, Queens prosecutors said.Joy...