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According to police, businessman Pedro Portugal was bound and burned with acid as captors demanded a $3 million ransom from his family in Quito, Ecuador.
NYPD Commissioner Kelly said Thursday that detectives were also looking for a man in New York City. Three others are being held without bail.
Police on Sunday were in search of a thief whole stole over $150,000 worth of cleanse drinks from the BluePrint juice facility in Long Island City, Queens, according to a published report.
This week WLNY’s Toni Senecal went on an urban adventure in Long Island City. She stopped by the Fun Factory, Little Oven, and New York’s only beach beer garden, among other places.
The death of a teenager in a curb-hopping incident earlier this month has brought new attention to what many said are long-held complaints about traffic safety on the streets of Long Island City, Queens.
In the wake of a curb-hopping crash that took the life of a teenager, locals are calling for studies and action on what they say are the dangerous roads around high schools and LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, Queens.
It happened around 10:30 a.m. Monday near LaGuardia Community College on Thomson Avenue and 30th Street in Long Island City.
The line started forming on Friday and at least 5,000 other hopefuls are expected to apply by week’s end.
Some members of the Queens Tourism Council are pushing for a name change for a sometimes- misunderstood area of the city.
A crane operator and a contractor didn’t inspect equipment, failed to take proper precautions and ran the rig unsafely before it collapsed while building a New York City apartment tower and injured seven construction workers, officials said Wednesday.
The Museum of Modern Art’s P.S. 1 in Queens this week announced the winner of its Young Architects Program, whose experimental work will be mounted at the museum this summer.
The crane that collapsed across a building in Long Island City, Queens on Wednesday afternoon was attempting to lift more than twice as much weight as was approved, according to a preliminary investigation from the city’s Buildings Department.
The neck of the 380-foot mobile crane crashed through the top of the wooden first floor of the site, officials said.
While getting around may be easier since Superstorm Sandy, paying a reasonable price for gas is not – at least at some locations CBS 2 found.
The NYPD was searching Wednesday evening for the suspect who robbed four different banks around Queens between July and just this past Saturday.