NYPD cop recovering after being shot in both legs A person of interest is being questioned after an NYPD police sergeant was shot in both legs Wednesday night in Queens. Sgt. Craig Bier and his partner, both members of an anti-gang unit, were on patrol when they tried to stop a suspect around 10:30 p.m. [...]
MTA officer John Barnett, who fended off an attacker that stabbed him in the eye, was released from the hospital last night. Despite an injury that could potentially take sight from one of his eyes, Barnett was able to fire four shots into his attacker, who police say assailed the veteran transit cop for no [...]
Fireworks light up the night as New Yorkers celebrate Independence Day Millions of New Yorkers and tourists alike celebrated the nation’s birthday Wednesday night with the 36th annual Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks show. An estimated 40,000 fireworks lit up the sky over the five boroughs, propelled from two barges on the Hudson River in what [...]
A woman was shot and killed Sunday morning in front of her South Ozone Park home, according to police. A man was also hit during the early morning shooting. Both victims were taken to Jamaica Hospital. The woman was announced dead on arrival with gunshots to the stomach, police said. The investigation is ongoing.
One teenager and two 20-year-olds were shot on Jamaica Avenue in what was according to witnesses, likely gang-related activity. The shootings took place outside a Jamaica Avenue Wendy’s this afternoon at approximately 3 p.m. Two victims were shot in the leg, with one taking a bullet to the arm. The victims were a 17-year-old black [...]
The Board of the Howard Beach Civic Association invited Dr. Richard Pinskor of Jamaica Hospital and Dr. Frans Verhagen of Sane Aviation for Everyone (SAFE), Inc. to address its meeting on January 31. The former mostly focused on the health effects of JFK Airport, while the latter urged the civic members to get involved in [...]
Police say the older brother of Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Kevin Ogletree is currently hospitalized and in critical condition after he was shot in the head by an unidentified gunman. Calvin Ogletree, 25, was shot on January 6 at approximately 3 p.m. near 200-02 Linden Boulevard in St. Albans. He was taken to Jamaica Hospital, [...]
A second after the clock struck midnight, Nicolette Hunt came into the world. Officials at North Shore LIJ Hospital said the seven-pound baby was the first born on their campus in the New Year, as well as one of the city’s first newborns. Eleni and James Hunt, of Little Neck, welcomed their New Year’s Day [...]
On Saturday, December, 17 2011 at 0420 hours, police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident in the vicinity of the Belt Parkway and 116th Street, located within the confines of the 106 Precinct. Upon arrival, responding officers determined that a 2009 Toyota Corolla, operated by a M/B/26 along with 4 additional passengers, [...]
Members and guests of the Jamaica Hospital Ambulatory Care Unit enjoyed the annual holiday party, held on December 12, during which they celebrated and sang along with keyboard artist Tony Granato.