2 Vehicles Damaged After Rain, Wind Bring Down Large Tree In QueensThe tree's trunk snapped, damaging two cars on 84th Drive in the Briarwood section.
Car Becomes Engulfed In Flames In QueensIt happened on the eastbound Grand Central Parkway at Parsons Boulevard in Briarwood around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.
NYPD Seeks Help ID'ing Pair Linked To Beat-Down Robbery In BriarwoodAccording to the NYPD, a 47-year-old man was walking on 150th St. on Sept. 21 when two people came up behind him, punched and kicked him to the ground and gave him a cut across his right eye.
Police Capture Man Who Escaped Custody While Handcuffed In QueensPolice say the man was being transported to court when he jumped out of the van and took off while still in handcuffs. 
Queens Diner To Close After Losing Fight With DeveloperAfter 53 years in business, Flagship Diner in Briarwood is closing its doors for good at 4 p.m. Sunday.
Intruders May Have Stormed Wrong Home Queens, Police SayPolice say several men, one of them armed with a gun, forced their way into a home on 148th Street, tied up the couple inside, and began searching the house.
Woman Charged In 4-Year-Old Girl's Death At Queens Homeless ShelterLanaysah Meraldo, 4, was found unconscious and unresponsive Thursday afternoon at a facility on 134th Street in Briarwood.
1 Seriously Hurt After School Bus Collides With Cab, Overturns In QueensThe bus was traveling westbound on 87th when it was hit by the cab headed southbound on 150th, police said.
80-Year-Old Kindergarten Teacher Sues NYC Over Firing From Queens Public SchoolA kindergarten teacher with a squeaky clean record for more than 30 years says she was fired simply because she's old. The 80-year-old woman wants her job back, so she's suing New York City.