Man shot and killed in Jamaica
News Melissa Chan 3/31/2013 at 5:37PM

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 [...]

Woman’s remains wash ashore in Breezy Point
Woman’s remains wash ashore in Breezy Point
News Alexa Altman 2/16/2013 at 12:17PM

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 [...]

Homeless man found dead outside Bayside LIRR
Homeless man found dead outside Bayside LIRR
News Billy Rennison 8/24/2012 at 12:45PM

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, [...]

Henry Hill, immortalized in ‘Goodfellas,’ dies at 69
News Billy Rennison 6/13/2012 at 9:48AM

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 [...]

News nirmal 5/17/2012 at 12:29PM

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 [...]

‘Where Wild Things Are’ author Maurice Sendak dead at 83
News Queens Courier Staff 5/08/2012 at 10:31AM

Maurice Sendak, the children’s book author and illustrator who saw the sometimes-dark side of childhood in books like “Where the Wild Things Are” and “In the Night Kitchen,” died early Tuesday. He was 83. Longtime friend and caretaker Lynn Caponera said she was with him when Sendak died at a hospital in Danbury, Conn. She [...]

Dick Clark, Entertainment Icon Nicknamed ‘America’s Oldest Teenager,’ Dies at 82
News Jay Lane 4/18/2012 at 3:58PM

Dick Clark, the music industry maverick, longtime TV host and powerhouse producer who changed the way we listened to pop music with “American Bandstand,” and whose trademark “Rockin’ Eve” became a fixture of New Year’s celebrations, died today at the age of 82. Clark’s agent Paul Shefrin said in statement that the veteran host died this [...]

89-year-old found dead in Elmhurst home with trauma to head
89-year-old found dead in Elmhurst home with trauma to head
News Billy Rennison 3/26/2012 at 3:44PM

An 89-year-old Elmhurst man was found dead in his apartment with trauma to his face, according to police. Demaso Llano was discovered at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 26 inside his 43rd Avenue home, police said. According to authorities, Llano was found unconscious and tied up. He was pronounced dead on the scene. There have [...]

The Monkees lead singer Davy Jones dead at 66 from heart attack
The Monkees lead singer Davy Jones dead at 66 from heart attack
News Jay Lane 2/29/2012 at 1:31PM

The Monkees lead singer Davy Jones dead at 66 from heart attack Davy Jones – lead singer of The Monkees – has died … TMZ has learned. An official from the medical examiner’s office for Martin County, Florida confirmed with TMZ they received a call from Martin Memorial Hospital informing them that Jones had passed away. Jones is survived [...]

Man found dead in Corona
Man found dead in Corona
News Toni Cimino 1/31/2012 at 12:45PM

A Hispanic male was found dead in front of a location at 111th Street and 38th Avenue. The cause of death is still under investigation.