Maspeth street co-named George Gibbons Jr. Way
Maspeth street co-named George Gibbons Jr. Way
Southwest Liam La Guerre 9/28/2013 at 6:03PM

For the past few years teary eyes and frowns were a familiar sight when talking about the hit-and-run murder of Maspeth resident George Gibbons. Gibbons, who owned Gibbons Home bar on 69th Street, was killed in a 2011 traffic accident and it took a month-long manhunt to catch his murderer, Peter Rodriguez. But at a [...]

Family, friends remember Flushing 20-year-old killed in motorcycle crash
Family, friends remember Flushing 20-year-old killed in motorcycle crash
Northeast Melissa Chan 6/20/2013 at 9:44AM

Hundreds gathered in spite of wind and rain to honor a 20-year-old Flushing man killed in a motorcycle crash last week. “This was one of my best friends,” said Niaz Aziz. “He was like a brother to me.” Kiyanoush Asif died June 12 when he crashed his 2005 Kawasaki motorcycle into an oncoming 2011 Honda [...]

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 [...]

Daughter of Elmhurst man killed in subway shove sues
News Queens Courier Staff 3/30/2013 at 2:07PM

The daughter of the Elmhurst man killed when he was pushed onto the subway tracks of a Midtown station in December is suing the MTA, according to reports. Ki Suck Han’s 20-year-old daughter, Ashley, filed suit in Manhattan Supreme Court yesterday. Han, 58, was struck by a Brooklyn bound “R” train on December 3 at [...]

Sunnyside cyclist killed in hit-and-run
News Billy Rennison 7/19/2012 at 2:10PM

A cyclist was killed last night in Sunnyside after being struck by a car that sped off after the crash. The 37-year-old was biking heading eastbound on Greenpoint Avenue when he was hit from behind by a dark colored sedan heading the same direction, police said. The Daily News reported that sources said the speeding [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/19/2012 at 7:40AM

EVENT of the DAY: Summerstage WR/Felix Hernandez’s Rhythm Revue  With over forty years in the music industry, their music and history transcends generations of pop culture and has a universal appeal to parents, grandparents, and children across the world. Also featuring DJ Felix Hernandez mixing in soul, Motown, funk, salsa and disco dance classics. [Click here [...]

Peter Rodriguez sentenced in death of George Gibbons
Peter Rodriguez sentenced in death of George Gibbons
News Billy Rennison 5/08/2012 at 3:00PM

The trial of the man that killed George Gibbons may have concluded, but friends and family are ensuring that Gibbons’ legacy will live on. More than 100 supporters, all donning green in solidarity, gathered on the steps of Queens Criminal Court on Monday, May 7 following the sentencing of Peter Rodriguez, who last month pleaded [...]

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