The man known as “the dean” of southeast Queens politics put another notch in his belt last month when he traveled to Albany to cast his Electoral College vote for President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. Comment.
Two men were shot to death in the borough Saturday, one a Far Rockaway teenager who was gunned down outside his best friend’s party and the other a 31-year-old man who was found dead inside his Rosedale home, police and family of the teen victim said. Comments (7).
Two Queens mothers were killed in separate hit-and-run accidents just about an hour apart from each other on a rainy night last week and the police were looking for the drivers who left both scenes. Comments (2).
With one more day’s worth of crime statistics yet to be counted and 2012’s official total tallied, the city was on track to register its lowest murder rate in decades, but by Dec. 30 Queens had already recorded one more murder than it had in 2011. Comment.
Two young men from the Rockaways were charged Sunday in the murder of Far Rockaway teen Xavier Granville, who was gunned down outside of his best friend’s party, police and the victim’s family said. Comments (32).