By Verena Dobnik Associated Press Actress Sean Young was under investigation Monday in Queens after the alleged theft of twoRead more
When a ferry makes its maiden voyage from LIC to LES on Aug. 29, it could be the precursor for a new fleet of passenger boats carrying commuters along the Queens waterfront.
The new ferry route will depart from Gantry Plaza State Park and enable Western Queens commuters to travel to the Lower East Side in about a half hour.Read more
A library in Astoria will finally open up to people with disabilities. And you can put that in the books.Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say the suspect in a New York City murder-suicide was armed with a pair of pistols and seven extra magazines loaded with about 70 more rounds.
The NYPD says 39-year-old James Shields shot himself Monday night in his Astoria apartment after fatally shooting his wife, ex-wife Linda Olthof and 6-year-old son Giacomo James.Read more
Four people, including a young boy, were shot and killed Monday night at an apartment building in Astoria, police said.
Detectives were investigating whether the deaths might have been a murder-suicide. Officers were called shortly before 9 p.m. to a building in Astoria. In a first-floor apartment, they found two women, a man, and a boy about 5 years old, New York Police Department Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea told reporters.Read more
The New York State Board of Elections has instructed members of the Independent Democratic Conference, including two Queens senators, to return hundreds of thousands of dollars in political donations they received ahead of the September 13 party primaries.
The group of eight Democrats, included State Sen. Jose Peralta and State Sen. Tony Avella from Queens, agreed to caucus with the Republicans starting in 2011. Their collaboration with the Republicans shifted the balance of the 63-member chamber and ensured a GOP majority.Read more
By Jonathan Sperling For one fleeting month every four years, the World Cup captivates the entire globe — and thenRead more
By David Brand The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation has proposed the rezoning of the former St. Michael’sRead more
By Jonathan Sperling Two Queens organizations that stand up for the rights of immigrants got a lift from Council MemberRead more
By Mary Frost and David Brand Queens Daily Eagle A recent lawsuit brought by the US Attorney of the Southern DistrictRead more