A Whitestone business owner has surveillance footage of two graffiti vandals damaging his property, but instead of calling police he is hoping the young men turn themselves in — or someone does it for them. Comment.
LONG ISLAND CITY — Police said a young man was in stable condition at Cornell Hospital in Manhattan Sunday night after apparently jumping from the Queens side of the Queensborough Bridge, the New York Post reported. Comment.
A Richmond Hill man, wife and daughter have been sentenced to prison in the defrauding of fellow immigrants in what District Attorney Richard Brown said was about “a family who threw away their future to satisfy greed.” Comment.
Fire officials believe that a faulty heater was the source of a carbon monoxide leak that killed a father and son in an Ozone Park home that was not equipped with a working CO detector, according to a spokesman for the Fire Department. Comment.
A 59-year-old pedestrian sustained serious injuries to her legs after she was struck by a school bus that plowed through a brick fence and into a home in South Jamaica during a two-vehicle collision in South Jamaica last Thursday afternoon, authorities and witnesses said. Comment.
SOUTH OZONE PARK — Firefighters braved heavy smoke and flames Monday night to save a man in his 40s who was found with no pulse from a fire at the Executive Motor Inn, at 138th Avenue and Cranston Street, the New York Post reported. Comment.
The 12 men and women charged by District Attorney Richard Brown with operating a small ring that sold heroin to well-to-do customers in Suffolk and Nassau counties are now working their way through the New York state court system. Comments (3).
A firefighter suffered minor injuries at an East Elmhurst blaze Monday morning. One civilian also suffered minor burns to the head during the fire on Humphrey Street near 27th Avenue, according to fire officials. Firefighters first got the call at 9:47 a.m., and the blaze was under control by 10:25 a.m., according to a spokesman for the FDNY. Comment.
At least one person was taken to the hospital following a two-car crash at the intersection of 35th Avenue and Corporal Kennedy Street in Bayside Jan. 10, according to the relatives of one of the car’s drivers. Comment.
A father and son died in what investigators believe was an accidental carbon monoxide poisoning in Ozone Park. Police said that both Kuo-Kung Chen, 66, and his son Aaron Chen, 29, were found dead in their home on 101st Avenue at 90th Street Saturday evening. Comments (2).
District Attorney Richard Brown coined yet another unflattering nickname for a Queens thoroughfare Friday morning when he announced the results of a massive drug bust involving suspected dealers in the borough and well-to-do customers in Suffolk and Nassau counties. Comments (4).