Man arrested in alleged interracial attack on Long Island City couple
Police Angy Altamirano 8/19/2013 at 12:43PM

An interracial couple was attacked after leaving a Long Island City restaurant by a group of men who began yelling racial and homophobic insults at them, according to reports. On Saturday, August 17 at 1:45 a.m. Jacob James-Vogel, 37, and his wife Billie, 40, were assaulted in front of 47-20 Center Boulevard, said police. According [...]

Plea for information on fatal Sunnyside attack
Plea for information on fatal Sunnyside attack
News Alexa Altman 10/31/2012 at 2:02PM

Through tears, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer pleaded for information leading to the capture of those responsible for the murder of a close personal friend. Around midnight on Saturday, October 20, Lou Rispoli, 62, left his Sunnyside home for a late night walk as he sometimes did to quell his insomnia. At roughly 2 a.m. on [...]