Police are alerting residents about a scam involving Green Dot MoneyPak cards. In the scam, victims are contacted by a caller who claims to be from a utility company or the IRS and states that money is past due.
A suspect has been raiding Queens mailboxes for checks, then cashing them in for larger amounts of money, according to police.
A man arrested last May for sexually abusing two young South Ozone Park girls pleaded guilty to the crimes Monday, District Attorney Richard Brown said.
Police are continuing the investigation into an accident that killed four friends after their car plunged into an Astoria creek and as one politician calls for a review of safety measures on the roads leading to the water.
An arriving passenger faced some beefed-up security when he allegedly tried to smuggle cocaine through John F. Kennedy International Airport last month.
A man donning a surgical mask and yellow construction hat robbed a 71-year-old woman in her Flushing apartment Saturday afternoon, cops said.
The body of a woman was found washed up on the Astoria shoreline Saturday morning, according to the NYPD.
A car crashed into the East River just blocks away from a fatal accident where four people lost their lives Friday night, police said.
Four people are dead after their car went into an Astoria creek Friday night, according to the NYPD.
The NYPD detective who fatally shot a National Guardsman on the Grand Central Parkway was charged in connection with the death, according to published reports.