A two-alarm fire at a Flushing retirement home Thursday killed a 73-year-old woman.
Former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela died Thursday at age 95.
A 58-year-old Elmhurst woman was killed Saturday night in an apparent hit-and-run while crossing Queens Boulevard, police said. Nisath Hossain was struck by a car in Forest Hills near Queens Boulevard and 71st Avenue on September 21 shortly after 10 p.m., cops said. The driver fled the scene, police said, and Hossain was later pronounced [...]
One man was stabbed to death in Woodside and another was found injured next to him early Saturday morning, police said. The identities of both victims were not yet released. They were taken to Elmhurst Hospital shortly before 5 a.m. on June 13, authorities said. A 26-year-old Hispanic male was stabbed in the chest and [...]
A 26-year-old man was shot and killed in Jamaica early Saturday morning, police said. Donte Smith was shot once in the chest at 110-52 Farmers Boulevard near his home on June 22 around 1 a.m., cops said. He was pronounced dead at Queens General Hospital. There are no arrests at this time, police said. The [...]
A 21-year-old man was shot and killed in Jamaica early Sunday, police said. Roshane Morrison of Jamaica was found by cops on March 31 with a gunshot wound to the torso at about 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of 110th Avenue and 179th Place. He was taken to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead [...]
A woman’s partially decomposed body was discovered on a beach in Breezy Point this morning, according to reports. While only part of the woman’s skull remained intact, police said there were no obvious signs of trauma. Her identity has not yet been discovered. It is unclear how she died. The Office of the Medical Examiner [...]
A local, well-known homeless man was found dead this morning just steps from the Bayside LIRR station. William Bateman was found dead by pedestrians at approximately 7 a.m. sitting on a bench on 41st Avenue in Bayside shaded by trees, a place locals often saw him. “He would sit there every day,” said Ahmed Iftikhar, [...]
Former mob informant Henry Hill — immortalized on the big screen in “Goodfellas” — passed away last night at 69. TMZ first reported the death. Hill’s girlfriend, Lisa Caserta told the New York Post that Hill suffered a heart attack in May. “He went into the hospital and it was really touch-and-go for a long [...]
Donna Summer – the Queen of Disco — died this morning after a battle with cancer … TMZ has learned. We’re told Summer was in Florida at the time of her death. She was 63 years old. Sources close to Summer tell us … the singer was trying to keep the extent of her illness under [...]