A group of con artists is apparently scamming elderly Queens homeowners by convincing them to have unneeded work performed on their roofs.
Two brush fires broke out in Suffolk County Sunday, and firefighters encountered difficulty from the wind as they battled the flames in one blaze.
An investigation was under way Tuesday morning after a major fire broke out in Middle Village, Queens.
Ten firefighters were treated for minor injuries. The fire was under control as of 11:20 p.m. but remains under investigation. The Red Cross was assisting displaced residents.
Police were on the hunt for a swarm of thieves following a burglary spree in a quiet section of Queens on Friday night. The brazen bandits even hit homes while the owners were inside.
The NYPD was searching Wednesday evening for the suspect who robbed four different banks around Queens between July and just this past Saturday.
City health inspectors showed up at the All Faiths Cemetery in Middle Village the Thursday before Mother’s Day and said they found mosquito larvae.
George Gibbons, 37, was pronounced dead at the scene after the cab he was in was struck by a wrong-way driver on the service road of the Long Island Expressway.
Residents in Middle Village are waging war against weeds that have taken over their street and the rodents that come along with them.
City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley and Rep. Anthony Weiner cited damage in Middle Village following the September macroburst that struck the area as the reason for wanting to relocate the power lines.