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Kew Gardens »

$900K Grant to Bolster Queens Domestic Violence Programs

The money will be used for a number of domestic violence prevention and enforcement initiatives.

Jamaica »

Mother Beat Daughter to Death Over Spilled Lotion, Authorities Say

The 4-year-old girl was found dead at a shelter for homeless families in Briarwood, police said.

Jamaica »

Jamaica Dad Pleads Guilty in Stabbing Deaths of Wife and Young Daughters

Miguel Mejia-Ramos is slated to be sentenced to 45 years in prison in November.

Kew Gardens »

Borough Hall Garage Shuttered After Months of Safety Warnings

The garage was shuttered Wednesday, but warnings had come as early as September 2013.

Whitestone »

Gambino Associate's Grandson Arrested in Queens Shooting, Authorities Say

Robert Sasso was charged with shooting a friend near the Whitestone Bridge in late August. 

Ozone Park »

Starved and Tortured 12-Year-Old Girl Kept Silent to Protect Siblings: DA

Maya Ranot never said a word despite her father and mother beating and starving her, the DA said.

Forest Hills »

Queens Man Stole Holocaust Survivor Benefits Meant For Dead Mother: DA

Gary Jacoby of Forest Hills is accused of receiving $56,000 from the German government.

Elmhurst »

'Serial Pickpocket' Arrested for Stealing from Women With Strollers

The suspect allegedly stole from six different victims, mostly women.

Richmond Hill »

Bouncer Convicted of Kicking Clubgoer to Death in Richmond Hill

Kristian Sorbera was found guilty of manslaughter in the beating death of a clubgoer.

Forest Hills »

Attorney General's Aide Quits After Urging Parole for 'Silver Gun Rapist'

Thomas Shellhammer bypassed legal protocols when he asked the board to free Ronald Bower.

Upper West Side »

Longtime Leader of Mandell School Stepping Down After 15 Years

The granddaughter of the school's founder is departing for a position in Houston, Texas.

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.

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