Police have identified a suspect in a fatal Jamaica shooting that was the first homicide of the year.
Mayor Bill de Blasio publicly administered the oath of office to Bill Bratton, the NYPD’s new Commissioner, at Police Headquarters Thursday.
A man shot to death in Jamaica Wednesday is the first homicide of the year, police said.
A New Year’s Day fire in East Elmhurst left a 7-year-old boy dead and his 13-year-old brother injured.
The NYPD’s Crime Prevention Section will be holding a free document shredding public event at Queens Center Mall on Sunday, Jan. 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the intersection of 59th Avenue and Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst under the JCPenney sign.
Police are looking for two suspects who allegedly robbed a bank at gunpoint Friday night. About 7:10 p.m., the pair entered a TD Bank on Main Street in Flushing. The first suspect took out a firearm, announced a robbery and ordered a bank employee to the ground, police said. The second jumped over a counter, [...]
Two suspects wanted in a September burglary of a Woodhaven bodega have been tied to eight more burglaries throughout the borough, police said.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is leaving office with the fewest murders and shootings in recorded city history. There have been 332 homicides so far in 2013, down 20 percent from the previous record low, set last year, according to the mayor. Murders have dropped 32 percent since 2001, when he was elected.
A 19-year-old was arrested after he exchanged bullets with three officers while they were chasing him in Far Rockaway Friday.
City residents can soon pay for parking on-the-go, officials said Thursday. Motorists will be able to pay for parking via cell phone and also online at all 14,000 city parking meters, taking away the need to place paper receipts on dashboards. The Department of Transportation (DOT), NYPD and Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the new program [...]