Police were searching Wednesday for a suspect who stole cell smart phones and iPads from subway passengers in Brooklyn and Queens between mid-November and last week.
The robbery suspects then drove the man to a store to try to get cash, but once inside the victim called 911 and the suspects fled in the victim’s car, police said.
Partners star David Krumholtz discusses what’s special about his hometown, Forest Hills, Queens.
Two Torah plates, a pointer and a wine cup were discovered missing from the Congregation Ahavath Shalom Synagogue in Forest Hills last Monday, police said.
City Council member Karen Koslowitz’s office said she will introduce legislation to require horse owners to clean up after their animals.
The suspect, identified as Ibrahima Ragis, is wanted for three attacks on May 19, 28 and June 3. Anyone with information on any of these incidents is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.
From now until Monday, April 16, there is no Manhattan-bound service on the E and F lines between Parsons Boulevard and 71st Avenue in Forest Hills. The Transit Authority says it will make track repairs 24 hours a day until the 16th.
The NYPD is looking for three suspects wanted for a robbery at a jewelry store in Forest Hills, Queens. Police say the man who entered Kinara Jewelers proceeded to break a showcase with a hammer, taking about 12 watches in the process.
“We’ve been asked by this district to send a message to Washington, and I hope they hear it loud and clear,” Turner said.
Retired media executive and political novice Bob Turner defeated Democratic state Assemblyman David Weprin in a special election Tuesday to succeed Rep. Anthony Weiner, a seven-term Democrat who resigned in June after a sexting scandal.
LatinoJustice PRLDEF is proposing that New York’s 9th Congressional District be dissolved as the nation’s political map is redrawn to reflect population shifts based on new census data.
Some constituents said Weiner’s decision to quit was the right political decision, while others asserted the Democrat should have looked past the media circus and fought on.
Weiner — through a spokeswoman — has acknowledged he had online contact with a 17-year-old girl in Delaware but said the communications were “neither explicit nor indecent.”
The city Landmarks Preservation Commission cited the dilapidated condition of the 15,000-seat stadium and its buildings in denying the designation.
City Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe said Macdonald Park in Forest Hills took a great deal of damage. “It looked like a war had been fought there. All of these beautiful trees had been blown apart in their crowns and were lying all over the place.”