A Piper Archer, the type of plane Nelson Gomez crashed during a flying lesson in 2016. Photo by D. Miller.

Howard Beach Pilot Arrested For Giving Lessons After Deadly Crash

He tried to get his wings back after a deadly crash — but ended up landing in jail.

A Howard Beach man is charged with providing flight instructions to student pilots last year despite lacking the the required certification authorizing him to do so, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.

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‘Blade Runner’ and ‘Wall Street’ star Sean Young was questioned by the NYPD after the alleged theft of two laptops. // AP Photo

‘Blade Runner’ Star’s Alleged Laptop Theft Was Publicity Stunt

The laptops are back.

Actress Sean Young was accused of stealing two laptops from an Astoria movie production company that recently fired her, but by Wednesday, the devices appeared at her attorney’s office in Manhattan.

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The intersection of Redfern Avenue and Nameoke Avenue in Far Rockaway where NYPD officers shot a 15-year-old boy who allegedly shot a gun into a crowd of people. Google Maps photo.

Officers Shoot Teen Gunman Who Fired into Far Rockaway Crowd

Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 15-year-old boy fired a gun into a crowd in Far Rockaway

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Far Rockaway, where Timothy West committed a string of home invasions. Photo by Lars Plougmann

Rockaway Home Invader Gets 34 Years in the Big House

A Far Rockaway thief has a long time to reflect on the string of home invasions that led to his arrest — 34 years to be exact.

Timothy West was sentenced Monday to 34 years to life in prison for a three-month burglary spree in the beachfront community.

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Police officers stand in front of a building where there was a shooting with multiple fatalities in the Queens borough of New York, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

3 Adults, 1 Boy Shot and Killed in Astoria Murder-Suicide

Four people, including a young boy, were shot and killed Monday night at an apartment building in Astoria, police said.

Detectives were investigating whether the deaths might have been a murder-suicide. Officers were called shortly before 9 p.m. to a building in Astoria. In a first-floor apartment, they found two women, a man, and a boy about 5 years old, New York Police Department Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea told reporters.

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A home in Maspeth, one of the neighborhoods targeted by three serial burglars//Eagle photo by Katie Finkowski.

Maspeth’s Thieving Trio Scammed Queens Seniors

The three thieves pretended to be grandchildren, they said they were old neighbors, they even recruited children to assist in their schemes — anything to get inside senior citizens’ home and steal their stuff.

Now the trio of Maspeth schemers are headed to prison for up to 10 years, having been sentenced yesterday in Queens Criminal Court. The three thieves targeted senior homeowners in Jackson Heights, Flushing and Maspeth in the summer of 2016, said Queens County District Attorney Richard A. Brown said.

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