Authorities said suspect Steven Torres, 22, admitted to the stabbing because he said Ever Orozco blew him kisses and made sexual advances.
The measure sponsored by Queens councilman Daniel Dromm would allow legal non-citizen residents of New York City to vote in municipal elections. They would not be able to cast a ballot in state or federal elections.
State Sen. Diane Savino said if enacted, New York would have the most highly regulated, tightly controlled medical marijuana law in the nation.
“It appears that the cases are not related with different suspects involved,” NYPD Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne told reporters Tuesday.
There are proposals to expand The U.S.T.A. National Tennis Center with two new stadiums, build a 25,000-seat professional soccer stadium, and build a mall – all in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
According to a City Councilman Daniel Drumm, a staple of summer is giving the cold shoulder to peace and quiet in one Queens neighborhood.
The Queens Pride Parade & Multicultural Festival took place on 37th Street in Jackson Height on Sunday. Newlywed Christine Quinn marched in the parade, as did the cast of the hit Broadway show “Wicked.”
Numbers released by the New York Police Department show that about five public school students were arrested every school day during the last three months of 2011.
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio calls the treatment of immigrants held in city detention centers run by the Geo Group a ticking time bomb.
Nearly a decade ago, Jena Liang came home to her Elmhurst apartment to find her mother gone and blood stains on the floor and ceiling. Police records showed strong evidence of foul play but no body was ever found.
Dan Gallagher and Peter Shearer were dating for 14 years, but it took only 30 seconds to pop the question, in the middle of the New York Lesbian and Gay Pride Run no less.
Activists are calling it a major victory in civil rights as celebrations continue around New York City today after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a same-sex marriage bill into law.
Parents of children in school districts 24 and 30 in say problems with overcrowding have gone too far.
City Council Member Daniel Dromm, and openly gay veteran Denny Meyer held a news conference in Jackson Heights Saturday praising Congress for the repeal vote.