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Astoria »

Lawyer Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Girlfriend's Death

Jason Bohn, 35, was convicted last month of first-degree murder in the killing of Danielle Thomas.

Rockaway Beach »

Murdered Photographer Called 'Snitch' in YouTube Threat, Sources Say

A video vowed street justice for the man found dead in the Rockaways.

Kew Gardens »

JFK Cab Dispatchers Demanded Bribes to Bypass Pick-Up Lines, DA Says

More than a dozen dispatchers were arrested and charged as part of the line-cutting scam, police said.

Kew Gardens Hills »

Millions Spent on Queens DA's Offices but Building Next to Court Sits Empty

DA Richard Brown wants an unused jail next to the courthouse to house his team.

Astoria »

Astoria Lawyer Convicted of Murdering Financial Analyst Girlfriend

A jury convicted Jason Bohn on Wednesday of first-degree murder for the death of Danielle Thomas, 27.

Rego Park »

Suspect in Queens Malls Fires to Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation

Dereck Sumair was arraigned in Queens criminal court Wednesday.

Kew Gardens »

Man Charged With Shooting Girlfriend After Home Invasion Robbery Claim: DA

Steven Diaz claimed his girlfriend was shot by masked robbers during a home invasion, officials said.

Jamaica »

Two Men Arrested for Selling Fake Super Bowl Tickets, DA Says

Two men were caught with hundreds of fake Super Bowl tickets, prosecutors say.

Richmond Hill »

Prisoner Linked to 2 Cold Case Rapes Using DNA, Queens DA Says

Johnny Dupree was linked to two separate Queens 1997 rapes using a state DNA database.

Jamaica »

Man Killed Daughters Because He 'Didn't Have Car Seats' for Them, DA Says

Miguel Mejia-Ramos said he wanted to take his daughters with him after killing his wife, the DA said.

Jamaica »

Mother and Two Young Daughters Stabbed to Death in Jamaica

Four knives were used to stab Daniela, 2, Yoselin Mejia, 1, and their mother Deisy Garcia, sources said.

Forest Hills »

Convict Was on Parole When He Forced Teens into Prostitution: Officials

Peter Gerardi was indicted in a sex trafficking case earlier this week.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills Gardens Ex-Con 'Enslaved' Teens in Sex Trafficking Case: DA

Peter Gerardi, 28, was accused of kidnapping two girls, ages 13 and 16.

Richmond Hill »

Queens Man Charged with Attempted Murder for Beating Police Officer

Hayden Holder faces up to 25 years in prison after beating up an off-duty police officer Sunday night.

Forest Hills »

Man Charged with String of 11 Break-Ins Around Queens

Mario Girau is charged with stealing jewelry, electronics and sports memorabilia.

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