Police Officers Adrienne Galvani and Cory Smith of the 109th Precinct took a short detour from their anti-crime patrol to help an elderly Flushing couple dig their buried car out of a thick sheet of ice.
More than 21,000 pesky potholes in Queens have been filled so far during this year’s snowier than usual winter, the city’s Department of Transportation said.
A pedestrian is dead after an SUV hit her in Jamaica Sunday night, police said.
An elderly man smashed into two parked cars outside of a Bay Terrace poll site Tuesday while he was trying to drive out of a parking spot, witnesses said. The man, who declined to give his name or age, said he had just voted at P.S. 169 at around noon when the collision occurred. Witnesses [...]
Winter is on the way and it could shape up to be extra frigid in many parts of the country. AccuWeather.com has predicted the winter months at the end of 2012 and beginning of 2013 could be comparable to the extreme cold much of the country experienced in the late 1970s. Humans aren’t the only [...]
Gas prices have continued their more than two month slide. Prices at the pump have reached their lowest point since mid-February, with the average price in New York City settling at $3.92, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report. The cost of gas has fallen more than five cents in the past week and 24 cents [...]
On Saturday, December, 17 2011 at 0420 hours, police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident in the vicinity of the Belt Parkway and 116th Street, located within the confines of the 106 Precinct. Upon arrival, responding officers determined that a 2009 Toyota Corolla, operated by a M/B/26 along with 4 additional passengers, [...]
Cops save freezing kayaker Cops yesterday rescued a fisherman whose kayak was sinking in the Atlantic off Jacob Riis Park. The 46-year-old called 9-1-1 at 1:19 p.m. when his boat started taking on water. NYPD Harbor boats began a search, but it was an Aviation Unit Air-Sea Rescue helicopter that located the fisherman as he [...]
108th Precinct Long Island City, Sunnyside and Woodside Seek man for questioning in connection with bathtub death Police are looking for a man they say they want to question in connection with the death of a 62-year-old man, whose body was discovered in a bathtub. The incident happened on Wednesday, October 19 inside an apartment [...]
Services for Officer Kevin Jessup, 25, tragically killed on 9/11, allegedly by a drunk driver, have been announced. Jessup, who was inspired to join the Force after the 9/11 terror attacks and had been with the 106th Precinct for about a year, was reportedly driving on the Southern State Parkway on Long Island with his [...]