Drunk Driver

Fund to help family of toddler killed by alleged drunk driver in Jackson Heights
Fund to help family of toddler killed by alleged drunk driver in Jackson Heights
News Angy Altamirano 10/17/2013 at 2:20PM

A family and community are left mourning three-year-old Olvin Jahir Figueroa after he was fatally struck by an alleged drunk driver while crossing a Jackson Heights street with his mother. According to police, on October 11 at approximately 9:50 p.m. the toddler was crossing the corner of Junction Boulevard and Northern Boulevard with his mother [...]

Drunk driver charged in hit-and-run death of Sunnyside cyclist
News Billy Rennison 7/20/2012 at 10:14AM

Police believe they found the man responsible for the hit-and-run death of a Sunnyside cyclist lying drunk in the street less than two miles from the accident. Alex Batista, 25, was found by cops lying beside his banged up black Infiniti after he struck a building at approximately 11 p.m. Wednesday night, authorities said. The [...]

Afternoon Roundup
Afternoon Roundup
News Alexa Altman 3/04/2012 at 2:28PM

A drug mule who said she was three months pregnant gave birth at Kennedy Airport — to a stash of heroin, authorities said. Read more: DailyNews Citi Field revenues have dropped more than 30 percent since the New York Mets ballpark opened in 2009, and premium ticket sales are down by nearly 50 percent, according [...]

Greg Kelly Cleared: ‘Mutual lust’ nixes claim by rape accuser
Greg Kelly Cleared: ‘Mutual lust’ nixes claim by rape accuser
News Jay Lane 2/08/2012 at 9:26AM

Greg Kelly Cleared: ‘Mutual lust’ nixes claim by rape accuser Manhattan prosecutors will not seek rape charges against Greg Kelly, the TV talk-show host and son of Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, stemming from a complaint filed by a 29-year-old woman, authorities said last night. The case was over nearly as soon as it started — [...]

Four Attacks in Queens With Homemade Firebombs
Four Attacks in Queens With Homemade Firebombs
News Jay Lane 1/03/2012 at 9:10AM

Four Attacks in Queens With Homemade Firebombs A Fire Department official on Monday said it was fortunate that the damage was minimal from a series of arson attacks across eastern Queens on Sunday night that the police were investigating as a possible bias crime against Muslims. No one was hurt in the four attacks, in [...]

Cop, inspired by 9/11, dies in crash on 9/11
Cop, inspired by 9/11, dies in crash on 9/11
News Jay Lane 9/15/2011 at 1:28PM

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 [...]