An autistic 12-year-old boy who sprinted out of his Rego Park home Thursday was found safe in Brooklyn after a terrifying four hour search, police and family said.
After the search for autistic Rego Park teen Avonte Oquendo ended tragically, hundreds of mourners came out to say goodbye at his funeral Saturday, where he was remembered as a silent yet always smiling, courageous boy.
The search for 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo has come to a devastating end for his family who never gave up hope that he would return home alive.
Authorities continue to search the College Point site this weekend where human remains and clothing possibly belonging to missing teen Avonte Oquendo were found, as tests are underway to determine the body’s identity.
Divers continue to comb through the East River after human remains washed ashore in College Point, potentially belonging to missing child Avonte Oquendo. An NYPD raft continued to circle where the body parts were first found.
The body of a missing 22-year-old college student visiting family in Jamaica was recovered from the Central Park Lake Wednesday after possibly taking his own life, according to the NYPD.
After two weeks since Avonte Oquendo was last seen leaving his Long Island City School, the search continues for the lovable autistic teen. Avonte, 14, was last seen leaving the Center Boulevard School at 1-50 51st Avenue in Long Island City around 12:38 p.m. on Friday, October 4. There have been mixed reports on how [...]
A 13-year-old initially thought to have possibly been kidnapped was found just trying to go to the beach. Griffin Dreger, who was thought to be missing Friday morning, was found at the at the Jamaica LIRR station the same day around 3 p.m., unharmed. Police said he was trying to buy a train ticket to Montauk [...]
A silver alert has been issued for a missing Queens man last seen yesterday morning in Briarwood. Hong Sheng Zhang, 78, went missing at 11:30 a.m. yesterday near the intersection of Queens Boulevard and Main Street. Zhang, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, is 5-feet-3-inches tall, 120 pounds, with grey shaved hair and brown eyes. He was last [...]
Police are looking for a missing 18-year-old who was last seen on Thursday, October 11 at his 88th Avenue home. Kevin Celestin is described as a black male and was wearing a green T-shirt, blue jeans and tan boots when he was last seen around 9 a.m. He is 5’11” and weighs 180 pounds. Anyone [...]