Commuter beaten with own umbrella in Jackson Heights: NYPD

Oct. 11, 2023 By Bill Parry An E train rider was beaten with his own umbrella by a stranger at the Jackson Heights subway hub on Roosevelt Avenue on Sunday morning, according to authorities. Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst reported that the 41-year-old victim was inside the 74th Street station when an unidentified… Read more »

Cops search for bottle-wielding assailant in Dutch Kills assault

Oct. 11, 2023 By Bill Parry The NYPD is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect they’ve been trying to locate for nearly a month for allegedly attacking a man with a glass bottle in Dutch Kills. Police from the 114th Precinct in Astoria reported that the 31-year-old victim was standing inside 29-01 39th… Read more »

Woman robbed while waiting for bus in Rego Park: NYPD


Oct. 10, 2023 By Bill Parry A 58-year-old woman was robbed in broad daylight as she waited for a bus in Rego Park last week and her alleged mugger remains at large, according to the NYPD. Police from the 112th Precinct are looking for the stranger who approached the victim as she waited at a…
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Cops seek gunman who shot teen twice in South Jamaica


Oct. 10, 2023 By Bill Parry A teenage boy was shot twice in broad daylight on a residential block in South Jamaica on Monday afternoon, according to authorities. Police from the 113th Precinct in Jamaica are looking for the gunman who approached the 15-year-old victim as he walked in front of 114-49 148th St. at…
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Long Island man killed in East Elmhurst after crashing his motorcycle into SUV, before being struck by another vehicle: NYPD

Oct. 9, 2023 By Bill Parry A motorcyclist from Suffolk County, Long Island, was killed during a horrific chain-reaction crash with two SUVs in East Elmhurst on Sunday evening, according to authorities. Police from the 115th Precinct in Jackson Heights responded to a 911 call of a vehicle collision on Ditmars Boulevard at 31st Avenue… Read more »

Jamaica man gets 25 years for running over, stabbing, estranged wife in front of her Flushing home as their children watched: DA


Oct. 6, 2023 By Bill Parry A Jamaica man expressed “profound remorse” in Queens Supreme Court on Friday morning after he was sentenced to 25 years in state prison for the attempted murder of his estranged wife nine months ago in front of her Flushing home. Stephen Giraldo, of 144th Street, pleaded guilty to attempted murder last month for running over 41-year-old Sophia Giraldo with his SUV, before stabbing her in the chest, all in the presence of their three young children. Sophia has been in a coma since the attack. The couple’s children were in the vehicle when the…
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Elderly pedestrian killed by dump truck steps from his home


Oct. 6, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan An elderly man was struck and killed by a dump truck while crossing the street just steps away from his home in College Point on Thursday morning.  Police responded to a 911 call of a pedestrian-involved motor vehicle collision shortly after 7 a.m. on Oct. 5. Officers found the…
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Man fighting for life after nearly drowning along Rockaway Beach Thursday evening: FDNY


Oct. 6, 2023 By Bill Parry

A man is in critical condition after he was pulled from the surf in Rockaway Beach by good Samaritans on Thursday evening. The 31-year-old swimmer and another man nearly drowned after they ignored the familiar red no swimming flags posted at Beach 86th Street and went into the ocean, according to the FDNY.