Just because Mother Nature has dropped a few inches of snow, doesn’t mean you can’t go out and have some fun in the borough.
Police are looking for Wu Lin, 35, who they say raped a woman in Kissena Park on Wednesday. The suspect also allegedly burned the victim’s hair and clothes, cops say.
The family of the pregnant woman killed by a felled tree in Kissena Park plans to sue the city, their lawyers said. Ying Yi Li-Dikov, 30, who was six months pregnant with a baby girl, was sitting on a bench on August 4 when a 50-foot oak tree snapped eight feet from the ground and [...]
Street Talk: Following the death of a woman in Kissena Park, what do you think the city should do about trees?
I’m not sure if the city’s at fault, but if it is then I think they should definitely have someone inspect the trees from now on. David Williamson I think there should be some sort of standardization and maintenance to make sure everything is up to par so that something like this doesn’t happen again. [...]
The city is inspecting the felled tree that killed a 30-year-old expectant mother in Flushing as her family makes arrangements to mourn her. “They’re just distraught,” said attorney Anthony Como, who spoke on behalf of the grieving family. “Right now, we’re just trying to investigate to find out what happened, how something like this could [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 81. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 72. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Free screening of Despicable Me at Astoria Park Central Astoria Local Development Coalition Inc. presents movie night [...]
A pregnant woman died after she was hit by a falling tree in Kissena Park Sunday evening, cops said. The woman, Yingyi Li, 30, of Queens, was sitting on a bench under the tree when it fell, authorities said. Police arrived on the scene at about 6:30 p.m. and the woman was rushed to New [...]
Saturday, June 29 Get outdoors and discover nature with the Urban Rangers this summer. Families and children eight and older are invited to participate in a catch-and-release freshwater fishing program held in Kissena Park. Starting at 11 a.m., interested families will meet at the entrance located on Rose and Oak Avenues. All equipment will be [...]
Kimberly Scott’s life changed in March, when doctors discovered a lemon sized tumor in her toddler’s brain. “They said in a week, he would have died if he didn’t have the surgery,” she said. Her 3-year-old son Alex now faces at least six months of aggressive chemotherapy after the cancerous brain tumor was removed. Hundreds [...]
Two robbery suspects who led police on a high-speed chase through Queens have been charged with robbery, criminal use of a firearm and possession of an imitation pistol, according to the district attorney. One of the defendants, Ravinder Dharamshot, 32, of Queens Village, has additionally been charged with reckless endangerment. Dharamshot and his accomplice, 23-year-old [...]