Motorcycle Bandits Pull Heist In Bayside A pair of bandits made off with a pricey motorcycle after targeting a BaysideRead more
Two Queens landlords were hit with major penalties totaling tens of thousands of dollars for the illegal conversion and transient use of their buildings.
The Department of Buildings issued their monthly enforcement action bulletin last week and two of the largest fines went to Queens property owners.Read more
A jailhouse gang tag caught the eye of two Queens lawmakers in a Corona subway station Friday.
Council Member Francisco Moya and Assembly Member Ari Espinal spotted a graffiti tag for Sureños 13, a U.S. prison gang affiliated with Mexican drug cartels, on the side of a 7 train car in the 111th Street train station.Read more
College Point pizza delivery man Pablo Villavicencio returned to his wife and two children Tuesday evening after a federal judge ordered his release from immigrant detention.
Villavicencio spent 53 days in a New Jersey jail cell following an arrest at the Fort Hamilton military base in Brooklyn for an outstanding deportation order. Villavicencio was delivering food to the base when military police stopped him and demanded he show identification. The guards used his IDNYC to conduct a background check and discovered the deportation order. They then alerted Immigration and Customs Enforcement, who arrested Villavicencio.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
QUEENS DAILY EAGLE News, events, sports and politics from the world’s most diverse urban center WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2018 TheRead more
By Jonathan Sperling Queens will again see trees of green. Red roses, too. On Saturday afternoon, the Kupferberg Center forRead more
By David Brand Mets ads have long encouraged visitors to “take the train to the game,” but if Council Member FranciscoRead more
The borough’s unemployment rate is 3%, but 14.6% of Queens residents live below the poverty line. By David Brand “TheRead more