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Dec. 8, 2023 By Bill Parry
Shahab Usman, 40, of 118th Street, was arraigned in Queens Criminal Court on Dec. 6 on two separate complaints charging him with rape, assault, multiple robbery counts and weapons charges for a crime spree that left a spa customer paralyzed from a gunshot wound, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced Thursday.
Dec. 7, 2023 By Nevine Salameh
This weekend in Queens is packed with jolly workshops, markets, concerts, shows and more family friendly activities.
Dec. 7, 2023 By Ethan Marshall
Lower-density neighborhoods in New York City are becoming more common and more diverse, according a study released by the independent research and education nonprofit Citizens Housing and Planning Council, which is dedicated to addressing the housing and planning needs in New York City.
Dec. 6, 2023 by Jill Carvajal
The “New York’s Funniest Stand-Up” competition recently celebrated its 15th year as part of the annual New York Comedy Festival both founded by Caroline Hirsch of Caroline’s on Broadway. New York’s Funniest and previous winners have gone on to become some of the biggest names in comedy.
Dec. 6, 2023 By Bill Parry
Dec. 6, 2023 By Anthony Medina
A Christmas tree shines brightly once again in Ozone Park for the fifth year in a row, thanks to the efforts of local community organizations and elected officials.
Dec. 5, 2023 By Bill Parry
A Springfield Gardens teenager and his parents were criminally charged in connection with the death of a 14-year-old girl who was a passenger in his car when he crashed into a parked UPS truck while allegedly speeding at more than 100 miles an hour, according to the Queens District Attorney’s Office.
The NYPD is looking for two violent men who have targeted four spas across three Queens police precincts in the last week-and-a-half, leaving several spa workers injured in assaults and one man critically injured after he was shot, according to authorities.
On Monday, Dec. 4, one of the men entered the Sun Spa at 112-21 Jamaica Ave. in Richmond Hill, within the confines of the 102nd Precinct, at around 3:40 p.m., when the suspect pulled out a handgun and demanded that a 50-year-old woman working in the spa take him to a private room, police said. Once inside, the perpetrator allegedly put the firearm against her head and sexually assaulted her.
Dec. 5, 2023 By Ethan Marshall
The number of burglaries across Queens has dropped year-to-date through Dec. 3 compared to 2022, according to the latest crime stats from the NYPD. While the degree of change varies between northern and southern Queens, both areas have experienced fewer burglaries.