A young father was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head Sunday afternoon in the lobby of the Astoria Houses building where he had lived, and his neighbor has been charged with murder, police and tenants said. Comments (29).
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly did his best at a breakfast earlier this month to explain and justify his department’s undercover surveillance in mosques and Muslim student associations within and outside the city. Comment.
BOROUGHWIDE — The NYPD was asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for robbing food cart vendors earlier this month in Elmhurst and Rego Park, as well as in Astoria and Ozone Park. Comment.
It was the dawn of the Space Age, and the man of the hour was Col. John Glenn. On Feb. 20, 1962, Glenn had piloted Friendship 7 on the first manned orbit around the Earth and landed safely despite worries that the capsule’s heat shield might not hold. Comment.
An Astoria man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to beating his wife to death with a baseball bat in their 30th Street apartment, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Long Island City hosted a forum Tuesday to get the word out about legal options for immigrants who have been victims of human trafficking, abuse or domestic violence. Comment.
A man pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment last Thursday for throwing his Chinese Shar-pei, Brooklyn, out the window of his third-story Astoria apartment in September, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
The driver of a delivery truck who ran into some exposed electrical lines at Vaughn College last week did more than cause a small explosion and fire — that driver may have also destroyed spring break. Comment.