Three residents of the same Jackson Heights home and a man from LeFrak City in Corona were among the five people killed in the New Year’s Day crash on the Cross Island Parkway in Whitestone, according to the NYPD. The fifth victim was from North Carolina.
Jan. 3, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The number of robberies spiked across Queens over the final month of 2023 when compared to the same period in 2022, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD on Monday. During the 28-day period from Dec. 4-31, the number of robberies rose 54.2% in northern Queens, from 118 cases in 2022 to 182 in 2023. The most significant increase was seen in the 110th Precinct, which oversees Corona and Elmhurst. Cases there rose from 18 to 52. In southern Queens, there was a 23.6% increase in robberies over the same period… Read More
Police from the 109th Precinct in Flushing are still searching for two burglars who made off with a vast amount of cash and property during an apartment heist in Queensboro Hill back on the morning of Monday Dec. 4.
Dec. 27, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The number of vehicles reported stolen trended downward across northern Queens over the last month when compared to the same period in 2022, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD on Monday. At the same time, southern Queens experienced an uptick in cases during this time…. Read More
Dec. 22, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from the 115th Precinct in Jackson Heights are looking for a scooter rider who allegedly assaulted an NYPD officer in Corona and remains at large two weeks later. The incident went down in broad daylight at around 2:20 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8 when a uniformed cop… Read more »
Dec. 19, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The number of reported felony assault cases in Queens has increased over the last month when compared to the same period in 2022, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD on Monday. Felony assault cases have increased in both northern and southern Queens for the 28-day period from Nov. 20 through Dec. 17, compared to the same 28-day period last year. In northern Queens, felony assault cases over the 28-day period went up 15%, from 167 last year to 192 this year. The numbers also jumped in southern Queens, up 8.4%, from… Read More
Dec. 15, 2023 By Bill Parry A 7-train rider was struck and killed in Elmhurst early Friday morning, according to the NYPD. The victim, a 25-year-old man, was hit by a Flushing-bound train while at the 90th St-Elmhurst Ave. subway station at 4:55 a.m., police said. Officers from the 115th Precinct in Jackson Heights responded… Read More
Dec. 13, 2023 By Rachel Butler Queens State Sen. John Liu will be hosting his annual Jollyfest Holiday Parade in downtown Flushing on Sunday. The festivities will take place on Dec. 17 and children and families are invited to attend and march in the parade where children will receive a free holiday hat and can… Read More