Williamsburg

Man wanted for allegedly sticking gun in girlfriend’s mouth
Man wanted for allegedly sticking gun in girlfriend’s mouth
Police Liam La Guerre 8/14/2013 at 2:35PM

Police are looking for a man wanted for assaulting his girlfriend with a gun at her southwest Queens home. On July 15 Alfredo Bonilla allegedly entered his girlfriend’s residence without permission and they got into an argument. Bonilla put a gun in her mouth, cutting her, said police. He stopped short of pulling the trigger and his [...]

Sanitation worker rescues dog left in Astoria trash bag
Sanitation worker rescues dog left in Astoria trash bag
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 4/16/2013 at 2:32PM

It was just another day on the job for sanitation worker Victoria Roman — until something caught her eye. On Friday morning, April 5 as the Brooklyn native was working in Astoria, she approached a garbage bag that began to move. When she and her partner looked inside, they found a wagging tail and a [...]

Brooklyn Cupcake makes a new home in Long Island City
Brooklyn Cupcake makes a new home in Long Island City
Dining Alexa Altman 1/07/2013 at 1:45PM

The fluorescent Pepsi sign brought Brooklyn Cupcake owner Carmen Rodriguez to Long Island City. Years ago, when the neighborhood was still in its early days of development, she journeyed to find the iconic neon insignia and stumbled upon Long Island City, instantly forming a bond with the unique sector of the city. After catering several weddings [...]

10 lb. pot bust at Astoria film studio
10 lb. pot bust at Astoria film studio
Police Cristabelle Tumola 9/08/2012 at 7:12AM

An electrician at a Queens production studio of many well-known television shows and movies was arrested Thursday for 10 pounds of marijuana that was delivered to his workplace, said the NYPD. At 2:30 p.m., on September 6, police were called to Kaufman Astoria Studios, at 34-37 36th Avenue, after building security intercepted two large cardboard [...]

This Morning’s Headlines
Cabdriver busted in ‘rape’
Cabdriver busted in ‘rape’
News Jay Lane 1/10/2012 at 9:08AM

Cabdriver busted in ‘rape’ Cops arrested a cabby yesterday for allegedly raping a young passenger in his taxi at knifepoint after she left a Williamsburg bar. Gurmeet Singh, 40, picked up the 26-year-old woman on May 6, and she asked to be taken to her Manhattan building, cops said. After the intoxicated woman fell asleep, [...]

School aides protest pink slips
Education & Kids Nargas Karimi 10/03/2011 at 2:25PM

As Local 372 members return to their jobs, bureaucrats at the Department of Education (DOE) are pre¬paring pink slips and layoff notices for nearly 800 school aides. “During the budget negotiations this June, the Chancellor [Dennis Walcott] called Lillian Roberts [DC 37 executive director] to try to work with DC-37 to avert DOE layoffs. Unfortunately, [...]