July 6, 2012 RSS feed / Top Stories

MTA Pays 3 Mil For Bus Drag

A Far Rockaway woman who was badly injured after being dragged by a city bus along Seagirt Boulevard in 2009 is getting a $3 million settlement from the MTA after a surprise witness, who saw a flyer the woman’s family had posted, came forward a More...

WANTED: Chase Bank Robber

Detectives are seeking the help of the public in identifying the man who is wanted for walking into the new Chase bank branch at Arverne by the Sea on June 22 and robbing the tellers at gunpoint. More...

Most Homicide Victims Are Also Criminals

In 2011, 515 people were killed in New York City, their deaths classified by the medical examiner as homicides, according to a report recently released by the New York City Police Department. More...

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Police Say Spate Of Shootings Gang Related

The majority of the shootings that have occurred in Rockaway ever since the summer began are gang related, a high-ranking NYPD official said recently, with most of the skirmishes between two gangs centering on the city’s public housing complexe More...

Ocean Village Shooting Reprisal For Gang Hit

Independence Day was not a day of celebration for a 23-year-old Rockaway man, who was shot once in the back of his right shoulder outside the Ocean Village complex, police say. The unidentified victim was shot at about 1:30 a.m. More...

Far Rock Man Busted For GLA

A Far Rockaway man was arrested in Cedarhurst by police after he fled the scene of a routine traffic stop, according to published reports. More...

State Funding Could Aid Decaying Bulkhead

At the end of 2011, State Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder wrote a letter to Mayor Bloomberg requesting immediate attention to the New York Cityowned bulkhead across the street from the former MGP site. More...

Carroll Defender: Enough Is Enough

By Howard Schwach Treisha Cook thinks that Russell Carroll has served in prison long enough for his participation in a Far Rockaway robbery that led to the shooting death of Police Officer Robert Sorrentino in April of 1980. More...


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