The victims were identified as Darius Fletcher, 21; Jada Monique-Butts, 19; Crystal Gravely, 19; and Jaleel Furtado, 20. All of the victims were from East Elmhurst, Queens.
Rescue crews pulled five people from the water late Friday, after a car plunged into the Steinway Creek off the East River in Queens.
Houshang Hakimi is charged with acting in a manner injuring a child less than 17 years old and failure to report a change of address as a sex offender.
The New York Police Department has released a sketch of the man who they say tried to lure a 12-year-old girl into his sport utility vehicle on 49th Street and Ditmars Boulevard on Wednesday.
Police Thursday night were asking the public to help them in the search for a man who tried to lure a 12-year-old girl into his sport-utility vehicle in Queens.
Since mid-November, the NYPD reports 39 fire escape break-ins in the heart of the Queens community – from 33rd to 47th streets and 30th to 31st Avenue.
A 22-year-old woman was walking on 30th Avenue in Astoria around 3:25 a.m. Sunday when the suspect approached her from behind and pushed her to the ground, police said.
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“We used to have three pickups a day here in Astoria. We are down to one,” New York State Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, who represents the area, said.
A portion of 35th Avenue in Astoria has been blocked off with gates for what’s being called The Backlot at Kaufman Studios.
NYPD officer Besnik Llakatura was caught on wiretap joking about how he “taxes” the local businesses, prosecutors said.
The suspect was caught on surveillance video walking into Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Astoria around 2:20 p.m. Wednesday.
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Some New Yorkers have been waking up to find the wheels missing from their cars, and owners of foreign models have been the most frequent targets.
The bodies of two slain men were found overnight in different locations in Queens.