Howard Beach

Lewd graffiti scrawled on Hamilton Beach footbridge
Lewd graffiti scrawled on Hamilton Beach footbridge
Police Eric Jankiewicz 6/17/2014 at 3:13PM

Graffiti is nothing new for Hamilton Beach residents. But residents are alarmed over new racist slurs and sexually suggestive images scrawled on a graffiti-covered footbridge connecting the small neighborhood to Howard Beach.

Lindenwood resident missing since Monday
Lindenwood resident missing since Monday
Police Eric Jankiewicz 6/11/2014 at 4:11PM

Police are searching for 24-year-old Daniel Otero, who went missing Monday in Lindenwood. Otero has schizophrenia and his family blames the mental disability on his disappearance.

Claims pour in to city after sewage backup
Claims pour in to city after sewage backup
South Eric Jankiewicz 6/02/2014 at 6:23PM

Nearly 200 Queens residents filed claims against the city in the last week after storms left their homes swamped in rainwater and sewage, officials said.