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Queens Mar 04 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Queens experienced a total of 5 reported crimes, as per the data available. The incidents involved a variety of serious offenses, including 2 shootings, an assault, a robbery, and a vehicle pursuit. The two shootings occurred on the same day, March 2, 2024, with one happening in the early morning at 5:53 AM and the other just minutes earlier at 5:50 AM. The assault and robbery incidents also took place on March 2, 2024, but later in the day, at 10:30 PM and 2:00 AM respectively. The vehicle pursuit incident was reported earlier, on February 28, 2024, at 9:28 PM. The data underscores the need for heightened vigilance and proactive law enforcement measures in the place to curb such serious criminal activities.
Slain Brooklyn 13-year-old’s mom speaks out for first time, rejects ‘gang’ imputation
The mother of the 13-year-old boy recently shot to death on his way home from a Brooklyn Nets game publicly spoke out for the first time on Monday, remembering her son as a bighearted boy and rejecting any suggestion that he was in a gang. “He was a 13-year-old boy,” Troy Gill’s mother, Mary Culbertson, said through tears on Monday night. “He was a baby and that should’ve never happened to him ...
Police bust illegal cannabis grow site in Maine, seizing over 4,700 marijuana plants and arresting 3 people
Maine police seized over 4,760 marijuana plants and arrested three New York residents in a bust of an illegal cannabis grow site in Somerset County.
Suspect arrested for store burglary caught on camera in Belmont
Police say 33-year-old Andrew Stanganelle broke into Arthur Fashion and stole $1,500 from the register on Feb. 22.
More people killed on NYC subway since 2020 than in previous 15 years
Three people have been killed on subways to date in 2024
Man newly enlisted in Army shot to death outside NYC home he shared with mom
A Manhattan man who planned to follow in his brother’s footsteps by joining the military was shot to death outside the home he shared with his mom, police said Monday. Kenneth Taveras, 33, was shot multiple times in the chest at about 10:35 p.m. Sunday in a parking lot at the Polo Grounds Towers, a NYCHA complex in Washington Heights, according to cops “He was excited to join the Army,” the ...
Man recovering after being kicked onto subway tracks
Abu Khan, 64, limped into his Queens home Monday after being released from the hospital. "I said I'm going to die anytime; the train's going to come," he recalled. The postal worker was callously kicked onto the subway tracks while waiting for his train Sunday afternoon at Penn Station.
Boy, 10, caught subway surfing in latest life-threatening NYC transit stunt: sources
A 10-year-old boy was caught subway surfing on an elevated Queens subway line – in the latest incident of the deadly game that continues to attract social media daredevils, sources said. The child was spotted on top of a southbound A train at Beach 60th Street — an elevated station in the Rockaways — around 6:30 p.m. Sunday before police stopped the life-threatening stunt, according to the sources. The unidentified preteen was slapped with a juvenile report and released to his mom, the sources said. Still $600M in potential savings from Second Ave Subway designs, even after MTA trims: Post analysis The youngster appeared...
Almost Half the Families Who Got 60-Day Eviction Notices Moved Out of Shelters
This article was originally published on March 1 2:01pm EST by THE CITY. This article is part of an ongoing collaboration between Chalkbeat and THE CITY. Beatriz, a Venezuelan mother of two young girls, got a 60-day notice to leave their Midtown migrant shelter last November. The next day, she...
A Foodie's Guide to Queens: Exploring 3 Standout Modern American Eateries
This article presents a culinary exploration of three modern American cuisine spots in Queens. Have you had the chance to experience any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
‘Surging sea levels’ report is just an invitation to panic and not question the extreme green agenda
Sea levels are surging around the city, screams the state Department of Environmental Conservation in a new study, by up to 13 inches in the 2030s, maybe nearly 10 feet by 2100! Please panic — and don’t ask questions. Especially about what New Yorkers can or should do about it. For starters, we’ll note that the 2022 technical assessment from NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and a host of other Biden agencies predicts a national rise of 10-12 inches by 2050, which strongly suggests DEC is overestimating the near-future threat — since these models all indicate the rise would accelerate...
Career criminal who dodged NYC murder rap guns down victim’s pal 12 years later — in nearly exact same spot: cops
A career criminal who dodged a 2012 Bronx murder rap has been charged with gunning down a close friend of the victim’s family — just over a year after being released from state prison. Deshaun Coleman, 46, is accused of killing 26-year-old Hasan Richburg, a pal of the sister of Victor Maldonado, whom he gunned down just two blocks away some 12 years earlier, according to police and court officials. Coleman was charged with murder in Maldonado’s death, but claimed self-defense at his trial and got off with a gun possession conviction that landed him in prison until January 2023. Police...
Alleged Arsonist At Large Following Garden City Park Fire, Police Say
The incident happened on Monday, March 4 in Garden City Park. According to Nassau County Police, it was just after 3 a.m. when the 23-year-old victim noticed that his car, a 2012 BMW, was on fire in the driveway of his Second Street residence. The alleged arsonist is said to...
Manhasset Junior Becomes Published Scientist
Julian Sethna, a junior in Manhasset High School’s science research program, can now add published researcher to his résumé. He recently served as a primary author in the journal article, “Cardiometabolic Health in Asian American Children,” which corresponded to research that he conducted over the past year.
Popular New York sandwich shop to open first Queens location this spring
A popular New York City sandwich chain is set to open its doors at the JACX&CO food hall in Long Island City this spring. Alidoro, a specialty Italian sandwich shop that first opened in SoHo in 1986, will open at the large food hall in April or May, according to company CEO Jon Streep.
Police: 1 person injured in North Valley Stream crash
Police say the two-car accident took place just before 3 a.m. on Franklin Avenue and Agnes Court.
6 workers assaulted at New York hospital: Police
Police said they have arrested a man following the assault of six workers at New York City-based Richmond University Medical Center. The incident occurred at approximately 4 a.m. March 3, according to a statement shared with Becker's from the New York Police Department. "A preliminary investigation determined that a 19-year-old...
Why can’t squatters like Brett Flores get evicted, and how did it get to this point
A former live-in Queens handyman has refused to leave the $2 million home where he once worked for several years, leaving the rightful property owners out in the cold — and it’s totally legal. In Georgia, a property owner who left to care for his sick wife and returned to learn that interlopers had moved in and changed the locks on his home, and he’s not allowed to kick them out. The reason is a curious legal loophole that gives would-be trespassers the right to stay put if they only stay in a property long enough to claim legal residency...