Ruben Wills

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Jamaica »

Tenants of NYCHA Building Flooded by Raw Sewage Say Problem Is Longstanding

NYCHA put 109-10 160th St. onto its "prevention plan" after it was flooded with raw sewage.

South Ozone Park »

Registered Sex Offenders Still Living in Queens Shelter, Councilman Says

Ruben Wills called for the removal of the offenders from the Skyway Men's Shelter in South Ozone Park. 

Civic Center »

TIMELINE: Malcolm Smith Just the Latest Politician Arrested or Convicted

More than a dozen elected officials have been carted off in cuffs or convicted in court since 2010.

Jamaica »

York College Students Hold 'Die-in' to Protest Police-Involved Deaths

More than 100 students, joined by faculty members, participated in the protest.

Jamaica »

Councilman Accused of Fraud Dodged Investigators for a Year, Suit Says

Queens Councilman Ruben Wills made excuses to avoid meeting with investigators, a lawsuit says.

Jamaica »

Who's Who in the Ruben Wills Scandal

Ruben Wills and Jelani Mills were arrested Wednesday on charges of misusing public funds.

Jamaica »

Ruben Wills Defiant After Being Charged With Taking City Campaign Funds

The councilman said he refused to resign after he was charged with stealing city campaign funds.

South Jamaica »

Crime in Jamaica Drops as Police and Community Groups Battle Gangs and Guns

Shootings in Jamaica decreased by more than 30 percent last year.

Jamaica »

Council Hopefuls Vie for Leroy Comrie's Southeast Queens Seat

Also up for grabs was a seat that will be vacated by Councilman James Gennaro.

Jamaica »

Sean Bell's Fiancee Asks Mayoral Candidates to Address Stop-And-Frisk

Community activists are inviting mayoral candidates to come to Southeast Queens.

Kew Gardens »

Councilmembers Reaffirm Support for NYPD Bills Despite Political Pressure

Despite weeks of pressure from the mayor's office and police unions, members say they're standing strong.

Jamaica »

Gunman Who Killed Queens Teen Opened Fire on Bus to Show Off, Sources Say

Relatives of D'aja Robinson, 14, blamed the NRA for the easy accessibility of guns.

New York City »

Seven Elected Officials Caught in Federal Wire Probe

Six state senators and a city councilman were recorded on a wire worn by Shirley Huntley.

Jamaica »

Queens Councilman Named in Wire Probe Says He's Not Under Investigation

Though he was named as being recorded on a wire, Ruben Wills said he's not the target of a probe.