A uniformed NYPD officer fatally shot and killed Jack Calvello after he killed his daughter and refused to drop his 12-gauge shotgun, police said.
Police said the driver tried to make a quick U-turn on a dead-end street in Astoria. Instead, authorities say the car slipped on the wet road and tumbled into Steinway Creek.
Stray cats are vanishing at an alarming rate in Astoria, Queens, residents say.
Police believe an altercation at a Queens diner earlier this month that left two people injured might have been a hate crime.
A 37-year-old man was standing in front of the Latin Cabana restaurant when he was approached by two suspects who fired at him, striking him in the ankle before they fled on foot, police said.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and tracking down a burglar who stole $5,000 from a Queens clothing store last month.
The suspect was caught on surveillance video walking into Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Astoria around 2:20 p.m. Wednesday.
The suspect entered Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Cathedral at 30-11 30 Drive in Astoria and removed jewelry and an unspecified amount of cash before fleeing.
Jose Martinez was arraigned on a 15-count indictment that includes charges of murder, kidnapping, predatory sexual assault and criminal sex act.
For less than the price of a movie ticket, Moving Image fans can head to Astoria to check out classic movies, television shows and even video games from back in the day. CBS 2’s Dana Tyler reports.
A Queens couple who lost their son in the 9/11 attacks says they were overjoyed to hear the news of Osama bin Laden’s death.
When seventh grader Felton Cavenes helped his I.S. 141 in Astoria, Queens set a record in collecting 29,000 cans in the City Harvest and Daily News annual Canned Food Drive, he learned a very good lesson.