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Ozone Park man gets locked up for sexually assaulting and taking x-rated pictures of teen girl

An Ozone Park man will be spending up to the next eight years behind bars for sexually abusing and taking x-rated pictures of a 14-year-old girl nearly two years ago. According to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, Robert Pou, 54, of 101st Avenue pleaded guilty back in November of 2017 to us

QNS.COM - 2018-01-19 20:30:02

Woman, 72, put in headlock, punched and robbed in Queens: police

OZONE PARK, Queens - A man is being sought for putting a 72-year-old woman in a headlock, punching her in the face and robbing her of a Medicare benefits card, police said Friday. A man sought by police in the assault and robbery of a woman in Queens on Jan. 11, 2017, is seen in surveillance footage

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-19 12:13:30

Burglar who tried to escape from Rikers is busted forĀ breaking into Queens homes

A blockhead burglar with a failed jailbreak on his resume has admitted to breaking into Queens homes. Naquan Hill pleaded guilty Wednesday to burglarizing two homes in 2016. Hill, 25, wasn't slick with his sticky fingers - authorities found his DNA at five burglaries and traced some of the stolen

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 00:34:06

Woman who was allegedly raped by two NYPD cops faces former officers in court for first timeĀ 

A woman who accused two NYPD detectives of raping her while she was handcuffed inside their police van faced them for the first time in court Thursday. The 19-year-old victim, who goes by the alias Anna Chambers, sat inside Brooklyn Supreme Court as Eddie Martins and Richard Hall appeared for a ro

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 18:10:28

Video shows bandit patting down Briarwood bodega employee, then helping himself to store's cash

Police released on Wednesday night vivid footage of a crook robbing a Briarwood bodega earlier this week. At 4 p.m. on Jan. 14, an unknown man entered a store located at 97-01 Sutphin Blvd. Once inside, the man approached the 62-year-old employee and demanded cash. The video shows the bandit searchi

QNS.COM - 2018-01-18 20:45:12

City asks family displaced by ceiling collapse if they'd leave the borough

A Brooklyn mom whose apartment was wrecked by a ceiling collapse told The Post a public-housing official asked Thursday if she'd be willing to move to another borough - causing her to burst into tears. Tricia Jeter said the out-of-the-blue question came despite Mayor de Blasio's promise Tuesday that

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-19 05:23:48

Car crashes into creek separating Brooklyn, Queens; driver not found

EAST WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn - An unoccupied car was found partially submerged in Newtown Creek early Friday morning, according to FDNY. Fire officials responded around 6:30 a.m. to reports of a car in the water. A black car that jumped the barrier at the end of Maspeth Avenue was located, FDNY said.

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-19 12:43:49

Car Found In Brooklyn Creek

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - The FDNY and NYPD were called to Brooklyn early Friday morning for a report of a car that had fallen into the Newtown Creek. It happened around 6:30 a.m. on Maspeth Avenue. Police located the vehicle, but no one was found inside. It's not clear how the car ended up in the wat

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-19 07:09:01

Transformer fire closes Route 10 lanes in Parsippany

PARSIPPANY - A downed power line with a transformer fire temporarily closed most lanes of Route 10 during the morning commute. Eastbound Route 10 was reopened at 8:30 a.m., Officer Brian Conover said, but only one lane of westbound Route 10 was open at that time. Police were on the scene at 7:45 a.m

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-19 13:18:54

Principal allegedly mocks student teacher, who is a little person, in 'LOL' text

Parents, teachers, and officials at a New Jersey school district are struggling with allegations that an elementary school principal texted her co-worker a photo of a student teacher who is a little person with the caption "lol." Thursday, more than a hundred parents attended a school district meeti

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 16:25:44

Protestors: Thousands of deer already dead, county hunt not needed

Protesters are planning to target a hunt on Saturday -- and, this time, it doesn't involve bears. Essex County is holding a deer hunt in two, county-owned nature preserves -- the South Mountain Reservation and Hilltop Reservation. Essex County deer hunt protesters in 2008, the year the hunt began.Ji

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 13:45:05

Police: Woman crashes into parked car, plunges into river

NUTLEY, N.J. (AP) Police say they rescued a 79-year-old woman after her vehicle crashed through a fence and plunged into the icy Passaic River. Nutley Township police say the woman was driving in a parking lot Thursday afternoon when she suffered a medical problem and crashed into a parked car. The

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-19 16:00:00

New Jersey Reentry Corporation Site Grand Opening in Union County on Friday

ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC), a nonprofit agency serving court-involved individuals, will host a grand opening of their new reentry site in Union County on Friday, Jan. 19, at 11 a.m. The office is located at 214-A Commerce Place in Elizabeth, N.J. There is a possibilit

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-18 20:35:00

Gunman in deadly Short Hills mall carjacking gets 30 years in plea deal

A judge in Newark Thursday sentenced the admitted killer of Dustin Friedland to 30 years in state prison for felony murder, bringing a close to one of Essex County's highest profile criminal cases in recent memory. Hanif Thompson's two remaining co-defendants in the 2013 fatal carjacking at The Mal

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 17:32:42

WATCH: Union cops arrest shoplifting suspect at Target

The arrest made on Jan. 9 at the Target store in the township gained traction when a witness took to a local Facebook group to write about what she saw, NJ 101.5 reported. "I just got home from the Vauxhall Target where a woman of color with two small children was tackled to the ground at the front

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-19 17:18:17

Three Sentenced in Short Hills Carjacking Murder; Defendant from South Orange Already Sentenced

NEWARK, NJ - The final three defendants in the shooting death of Dustin Friedland, 30, in 2013 at The Mall at Short Hills faced a judge on Thursday, Jan. 18, to learn their sentences. The Honorable Michael L. Ravin handed down lengthy terms for shooter Hanif Thompson and co-defendants Karif Ford and

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-18 22:09:00

ECOs bust illegal hunter, help investigate moose death

On Tuesday, Jan. 9, ECO James Cranker assisted state Department of Environmental Conservation wildlife staff in investigating the death of a moose in the Chateaugay Woodlands Conservation Easement land in northern Franklin County. Cranker snowshoed in with wildlife staff to find the female moose, w

ADIRONDACK DAILY ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Some Underwood families can return to homes

PLATTSBURGH - Mayor Colin Read has rescinded the state of emergency over Underwood Estates flooding, so some residents can now return to their homes. He took that action Thursday night because the Saranac River flood waters had receded around the mobile-home park. "We continue to monitor water level

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-01-19 15:33:45

Hotel Saranac reborn, open to public

Saranac Lakers gather in the Hotel Saranac's reopened arcade as soon as the doors open at 4 p.m. today. (Enterprise photo - Glynis Hart) SARANAC LAKE - At long last, the historic Hotel Saranac reopened at 4 p.m. Thursday, and despite the short notice, plenty of local customers showed up to welcome

ADIRONDACK DAILY ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Advisory: Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego counties could see another 4 to 8 inches of snow

WATERTOWN - Residents in Jefferson, Lewis and Oswego counties could see 4 to 8 inches of snow through Friday morning. The National Weather Service said in its winter weather advisory that the snow could cause difficult travel conditions. They also warned motorists of reduced visibility given the nar

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-01-18 19:48:00