Trash Can

(credit: Peter Vallone/Facebook)

Pigs Beware: Queens Councilman Peter Vallone Vows To Find You

Queens Councilman Peter Vallone got his hands dirty yesterday digging through a city garbage can on Astoria Boulevard to find out who illegally dumped household trash into the container.

01/18/2012

Elmhurst Hospital (credit: Google Street View)

Baby Girl Dumped In Elmhurst Hospital Trash Can Dies

Prosecutors say a baby girl found in a trash can last week was declared dead Wednesday and a grand jury will now consider upgrading charges against the child’s 23-year-old mother.

05/19/2011

Javits Center fire

Show Continues At Javits Center After Trash Can Fire

An accessories show at the Javits Center will continue as scheduled on Sunday after a fire broke out there on Saturday evening.

01/30/2011

Mohammed Esa (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Brooklyn Clerk Fights Off Robber With Trash Can

Investigators released surveillance video of a robber pushing the clerk at a smoke shop in Park Slope behind the counter, and grabbing fistfuls of cash from the register.

11/09/2010