Police on Wednesday released a surveillance video of two suspects who pretended to be FedEx workers as they invaded a home in Howard Beach, Queens.
Neighbors said they are concerned that the trouble hasn’t passed, and that the men may be looking for ways to take advantage of a neighborhood struggling in the wake of Sandy.
After seven months of limited service and an estimated $650 million in hurricane damage, regular service on the A train is rolling through the Rockaways.
A house that caught fire and partially collapsed Wednesday in an area of Queens damaged by Superstorm Sandy had been approved for work under the city’s Rapid Repairs program.
The incident occurred at around 2 p.m. Wednesday at 162-39 84th St., in Howard Beach.
When the flowers bloomed and the ground warmed up, one of Sandy’s effects, hidden for the winter, became obvious.
Rogelio Rodriguez, 34, was arraigned on murder, manslaughter and other charges, according to the Queens District Attorney’s office.
The two men whose bodies were found in a brush fire in Queens were killed for trying to rob drug dealers, police said.
One is two-tone dark-colored custom van, the second is a four-door light-colored sedan and the third is a four-door dark-colored sedan, police said.
As firefighters started to fight the heavy flames, they discovered the bodies of two adult males in a grassy area adjacent to the Belt Parkway, police said.
Mayor Bloomberg also warned residents living in low-lying coastal areas that flooding may occur as the storm barrels through the Tri-State.
Last week, crime was down or flat in all categories citywide except for burglary. Compared with the same time last year, burglary was up 2 percent, according to police statistics.
NJ TRANSIT officials announced over the weekend that limited service will begin Monday morning on the Bergen and Pascack Valley Lines.
Tuesday was day eight for many living without power. Those lucky enough to have generators used them sparingly while others were boiling water to try and stay warm.
Ryan Beauchamp, 33, turned himself in at the 94 Precinct station house in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Tuesday, CBS 2’s John Slattery reported.