The man found the bags near the Long Island Rail Road tracks in the Elmhurst section. They had been dumped in an overgrown area.
Police and the FBI were searching Friday evening for three men who robbed an armored truck guard at gunpoint at a bank in Queens in broad daylight.
Despite the brutal cold outside this week, some New York City apartments are hot enough that residents have decided to open the windows.
The fire broke out in a two-story home on 74th Street in Elmhurst around 3:30 a.m.
Authorities said suspect Steven Torres, 22, admitted to the stabbing because he said Ever Orozco blew him kisses and made sexual advances.
Steven Torres, of the Bronx, has been charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the death of 69-year-old Ever Orozco.
Two got into some sort of confrontation around 1:30 p.m. under the elevated 7 train tracks at Elmhurst Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue.
The Long Island Rail Road’s Elmhurst station closed in 1985, but the railroad thinks there might be a reason to reopen it.
The Queens Wendy’s fast food restaurant that stood in as “McDowell’s” in the movie “Coming to America” will soon be torn down, according to published reports.
A 22-year-old man is recovering after the facade of a Game Stop store on 92nd Street in Elmhurst came down on Thursday afternoon.
In a sight for sore eyes in Elmhurst, Queens, a potentially dangerous billboard was finally coming down Wednesday.
A deteriorating and potentially dangerous sign hangs over Queens Boulevard, and a neighbor has been complaining that no one has taken action to prevent a tragedy.
Lleuyel Garcia, 23, has been charged with second-degree murder, robbery, criminal possession of stolen property, and tampering with physical evidence in the death of 54-year-old Joseph Benzinger.
The streak of days without a New York City murder was officially broken Saturday evening, when a man was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head in Elmhurst, Queens.
Police Monday were searching for a man who inappropriately touched a 10-year-old girl, and exposed himself to her, in Queens this past weekend.