| Apr 6, 2011
| 10:12 AM
For the second time in 9 days, a vehicle careened off an exit ramp on the Queensboro Bridge, leaving a woman in critical condition, police said.
According to police, a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta veered out of control off the Crescent Street and Queens Plaza...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:24 AM
The mother of a 16-year-old Queens high school student who endured months of in-school bullying, recently filed a notice of claim against New York City, saying personnel at the Robert F. Wagner Jr. Secondary School of Arts & Technology in Long Island...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 6:18 AM
Police are searching for three suspects wanted in connection with a rape that happened this past weekend in Queens.
According to authorities, the 20-year-old victim was walking along Vernon Boulevard and 10th Street in Long Island City just before 4 a.m....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:27 PM
After three men gang-raped a young woman in Long Island City, Queens, some of the biggest names in city government have joined the NYPD in the search for the suspects. One expert on the effects of sexual violence applauds the efforts, but says even more...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 6:41 AM
At the American gas station on Van Dam Street in Long Island City, Queens, gas prices are relatively reasonable by New York standards. A gallon or regular is going $3.55, and premium for 3.81, but that could all change very soon.
Tension between the...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:03 AM
Con Edison calls it a voltage reduction. Its customers call it a brownout. In any case, it is a controlled reduction of power for tens of thousands of homes in the Tri State area, thanks to Friday's record high temperatures.
In thirteen neighborhoods and...
| Aug 9, 2011
A reader recently asked, "With Manhattan hotel prices so high, would I be better off staying somewhere else and commuting when I visit New York?" I've heard the similar question from other readers about other expensive city centers. And, as with so many...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 12:36 PM
A Queens teenager was stabbed in the back by another student inside a Queens high school Wednesday afternoon, police said.
According to authorities, the 16-year-old victim was stabbed just before 12:15 p.m. inside Long Island City High School. It wasn'...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 9:03 AM
While authorities continue to search for a number of suspects linked to a series of sex attacks in Brooklyn, police have now directed their attention to Queens where more sexual attacks are on the rise.
The latest incident happened Sunday night in the...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 3:36 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Herbert Johnson Walls Jr., who turns 18 today (Friday), of the 100 block of Hanover Street, was charged Monday with resisting arrest and unauthorized removal of property....
| Dec 20, 2008
| 4:05 PM
Chicago-area supermarkets, gourmet shops and bakeries routinely sell mislabeled products that pose a danger to those with food allergies, according to Tribune testing and a comprehensive check of grocery aisles.
When informed of the findings, more than a...