| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...