Police said three men, one only 17 years old, have been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal stabbing in front of an Ecuadorian restaurant in Corona early Sunday morning, police said. Comment.
A crowd of community and family members gathered on the corner of 48th Avenue and 41st Street Saturday to honor Carlo Lanzillotti, the late state senator who represented his neighborhood of Sunnyside in the 1950s. Comment.
City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside), U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) and civic members called upon the NYPD and city Department of Transportation Monday to better enforce truck traffic laws in Woodside. Comment.
An Astoria man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend and leaving her body in the bathtub of their shared apartment pleaded not guilty to the charges in Queens Criminal Court last week, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
In light of recent public transportation restorations across the city, Astoria’s elected officials and civic members demanded Tuesday that the MTA bring back the W subway line and the QM22 express bus. Comments (1).
After more than a year of work, the Jackson Heights-based immigrant advocacy group Desis Rising Up and Moving released a report of South Asian low-wage workers in Queens last week that revealed a large majority of them are paid below minimum wage and get little to no benefits. Comment.
JACKSON HEIGHTS — The New York Police Department was seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect who was wanted in connection with a bank robbery within the 115th Precinct, police said. Comment.
Nancy Davis Reagan was born Anne Francis Robbins July 6, 1921, in New York City. She was the only child of car salesman Kenneth Robbins and actress Edith Luckett. After spending her early childhood in Elmhurst and Flushing, she decided to pursue an acting career after graduating from college, and eventually moved to Hollywood. Comment.
A Long Island City man was arraigned on manslaughter, DWI and drug charges Friday after he allegedly hit a bicyclist in Sunnyside and drove away for 10 blocks until he plowed into a building, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comments (1).
Corona has been singled out as having the highest rate of childhood obesity in the city, but City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras (D-East Elmhurst) joined with local business owners and a new coalition last Thursday to say Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s soda ban is the wrong way to fight it. Comment.