New memorial to honor six firefighters killed in tragic Maspeth blaze 50 years ago
Female pedestrian fatally struck by bus in Jamaica
Just hours after revealing she wanted to return to her native Bangladesh, a 54-year-old mother of three was hit and killed by a bus Saturday night, police and family members said.
The victim — who family identified as Maleka Begum — died instantly, authorities said. She was crossing Merrick Blvd. at Hillside Ave. near her Queens home about 8 p.m., after shopping with her daughter, when the Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) N6 bus hit her, according to authorities and family. Read more: Daily News
A shoplifting suspect being chased by a security guard ran onto busy Queens Boulevard, where he was struck by a car, police sources said.
The man was spotted stealing merchandise at the Macy’s store in the Queens Mall in Elmhurst at about 7:30 p.m. yesterday, the sources said. Read more: New York Post
Thrift shop continues to raise money for autism
NY1 first told you about a thrift store raising money for children with autism last year. Recently, NY1 made a return trip to see how things were going. Read more: NY1