Author: bparry

Four arrested for attack on police officers at a Long Island City migrant shelter, other suspects remain at large: NYPD

June 18, 2024 By Bill Parry Four individuals were arrested on Monday for assaulting two on-duty NYPD officers from the 114th Precinct in Astoria. The officers encountered a disorderly group outside a Long Island City migrant shelter just before 4:30 a.m. Police are continuing to search for others involved in the attack. The officers pulled… Read more »

Sunnyside stands with neighbors displaced by 5-alarm inferno last year as they face further evictions by landlord

June 11, 2024 By Bill Parry Council Member Julie Won and Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez on Saturday rallied with their constituents, who were displaced by a massive five-alarm fire at their Sunnyside apartment complex just days before Christmas, to call on A&E Real Estate Holdings to extend tenants’ temporary leases. Families and individuals from at least… Read more »

NYPD searching for gunman in Dutch Kills store shooting incident

June 10, 2024 By Bill Parry Detectives from the 114th Precinct are searching for a gunman who opened fire inside a commercial establishment in Dutch Kills on Saturday, June 1, leaving one man injured. The incident occurred at a convenience store a block away from the Dutch Kills Playground when the perpetrator entered a store… Read more »

Moped-riding robbers sought for targeting victims on Queens Boulevard: NYPD

June 6, 2024 By Bill Parry Police from the 108th Precinct in Long Island City are looking for a pair of moped-riding criminals who targeted pedestrians on Queens Boulevard in broad daylight on consecutive Sundays last month. In the latest incident, at around 3:15 p.m. on May 26, the two men rode up alongside a… Read more »

Three teens robbed by two men near Corona Plaza Sunday: NYPD

June 4, 2024 By Bill Parry Three teenage boys were robbed by two strangers in broad daylight near Corona Plaza on Sunday afternoon. Police from the 115th Precinct in Jackson Heights reported that two unknown individuals were in the vicinity of Roosevelt Avenue at 103rd Street at 4 p.m. when one of the assailants pulled… Read more »