The West Nile virus was recently detected in mosquitoes in Douglaston and College Point, but no human cases have been reported so far, according to city officials.
Police are searching for a man they believe is behind a series of burglaries from March to June in College Point.
On Wednesday, June 18, Thursday, June 19 and Friday, June 20 the Health Department will treat parts of Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of West Nile virus.
The mother of Avonte Oquendo has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city, charging various agencies and individuals with negligence leading to the death of the 14-year-old autistic teen, according to published reports.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Tuesday: Overcast. High 51. Winds E at 15 to 25 mph. Tuesday night: Considerable cloudiness. Occasional rain showers after midnight. Low around 45. Winds E at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
A man tried to grab an 18-year-old girl off a College Point street Sunday and force her into his car, police said.
Newly released video surveillance footage shows teen Avonte Oquendo tried to run away from his class just a day before he dashed out of his school never to be seen again, according to published reports.
One of Avonte Oquendo’s older brothers is sharing what his family went through in the four months during the 14-year-old’s disappearance.
Two Queens men have been arrested for a series of burglaries across the borough over the last six months.
Staten Island Assemblymember Matthew Titone introduced a bill in the State Assembly that would require insurance companies to offer GPS device tracking coverage for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).