Jamaica Man Busted For Pimping Teen Girl

A man from Queens was indicted today on sex trafficking charges after allegedly forcing a teenage girl into prostitution.

Tyquan Henderson, a 21-year-old from Jamaica, Queens, faces several charges including sex trafficking, promoting prostitution, and rape after he allegedly forced a 15-year-old girl to perform sex work and to have sex with him under threat of violence.

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Legal Aid attorneys Melissa Ader and Emma Goodman explain the conviction sealing law. Eagle photo by Andy Katz

25 Took First Step to Second Chance at LIFE Camp

Roughly 25 Queens residents visited Life Camp in Jamaica to take the first step toward a second chance Monday night.

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and the Legal Aid Society hosted the first installment of “Know Your Rights Week,” a series of confidential workshops to help New Yorkers with certain 10-year-old, non-violent convictions apply to have their records sealed under a 2017 state law.

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Jamaica’s Wannabe ISIS Fighter Pleads Guilty in Federal Court

A Jamaica man turned prospective Islamic State fighter pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday for his role in attempting to support the terrorist organization.

Ali Saleh, 25, pleaded guilty at the Brooklyn federal courthouse to two counts of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York said.

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The Children’s Library Discovery Center in Jamaica // Photo Courtesy of the Center for Active Design

Queens’ Stunning Public Spaces Earn National Praise

By David Brand Innovative design can inspire robust civic engagement and the examples are evident throughout Queens According to a groundbreaking

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