The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has detected the West Nile virus in mosquitoes within the five boroughs for the first time this season.
According to police, the suspect has broken into 25 homes, stealing jewelry, money and electronics.
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will begin spraying for mosquitoes in several areas Wednesday morning, in an effort to keep the West Nile virus from spreading.
Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in an attempted kidnapping in College Point, Queens.
The brother of Avonte Oquendo thanked the people of New York City Friday for their tireless efforts to find the autistic teen, whose body was found in the water in Queens in January.
A brush fire broke out and destroyed about an acre of tall grass Tuesday afternoon in College Point, Queens.
New video has been released showing Avonte Oquendo, right before he disappeared from his school in Long Island City, Queens in October.
While the family of missing autistic teen Avonte Oquendo was still awaiting DNA results from human remains discovered last week, a family attorney confirmed Monday that new remains have been found.
Results of a DNA test that will determine if the remains are those of missing autistic teenager Avonte Oquendo will not be available until later this week.
Investigators were trying to determine if the remains that were discovered on the shore in College Point on Thursday night, are those of missing autistic teen Avonte Oquendo.
The attorney for the family of a missing autistic boy says clothing that was found with human remains in Queens are similar to those the teen was wearing when he disappeared.
In College Point, Queens, the annual parade stepped off Sunday afternoon. The parade featured about 1,000 participants.
An extra-alarm fire broke out Tuesday afternoon at the new NYPD academy under construction in Queens.
Friends of LaGuardia Airport say the $200 million project could attract more birds around the airport looking for food. The activists lost their court fight on Tuesday.
Animals of all kinds can do wonders for people recovering from illnesses or injuries, but one of them doesn’t quite blend in on the streets of Queens.