The 5-foot female dolphin was found around 9:30 a.m. Friday, but died several hours later.
She cleaned their homes and then cleaned them out of their prized possessions. That’s what police in Nassau County are saying about a Queens woman who worked for several families in the Five-Towns area.
The crashing waves of Far Rockaway Beach is the last place anyone saw 15-year-old Akeem Craig of Jamaica, Queens alive.
The boy — identified as Akeem Craig — and his friend had been trying to swim to a buoy in the ocean off Beach 19th Street and Seagirt Boulevard around 12:30 p.m., according to police.
If seated in a quiet car, passengers are asked not to talk on cell phones, to turn off the sound on any electronic devices and conversation must be subdued.
Allan Swafford has been charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle, criminal mischief and burglary. Police say he was at the controls of a stolen excavator that was used to wreck a brand new playground in Far Rockaway.
In a court filing Monday, the troubled hospital’s bankruptcy trustee said she’s focusing on the best way to wind down the operations of the 173-bed facility in the Rockaways.
Police said someone commandeered a front loader parked at the Beach 29th Street playground and used it to plow through the property, damaging almost every piece of equipment at the park.
Authorities say a floor of a New York City three-story house where a large party was taking place collapsed, injuring a dozen people.
Police are looking for a 53-year-old man in a stabbing incident that left one woman dead and two teenage girls injured in Queens early Thursday morning.
Khemchan Sulaiman, a man police say poisoned his 2-year-old daughter as part of a murder-suicide plot, has now been charged with attempted murder.
Mayor Bloomberg said that senior citizen homes, nursing homes and hospitals in low-lying areas “must evacuate” by 8 p.m. Friday unless they are able to show that their location or provisions for back-up power would allow them to stay safe.
“The Far Rockaway branch has been bused since about 6 a.m. this morning. Busing will continue indefinitely because a lot of the yard is underwater,” Margie Anders, LIRR spokeswoman, told WCBS 880. “There’s a pump truck but it’s not doing much against the forces of nature.”
Heavy rain and flooding Sunday has caused power outages, train service disruptions and has stranded motorists throughout the area. So much rain has fallen that New York City set a record for rainfall on Sunday.
Imagine having to worry that ever time it rains that the smell of raw sewage will waft into your home. That’s what one resident said he’s been living with for years– and he wants help.
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