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Man fatally stabs his wife inside their Jackson Heights apartment before turning knife on himself: NYPD

A man who stabbed his wife to death inside of their Jackson Heights apartment during an argument about infidelity early Friday morning is in critical condition after also stabbing himself, according to authorities. Officers from the 115th Precinct responded to a call regarding an assault in progress inside of an apartment on 34th Road around 2 a.m. on […]

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Man who went on deadly driving spree in Middle Village charged with murder: DA

A 37-year-old who went on a deadly driving spree in an allegedly stolen box truck earlier this week has been charged with several crimes including second degree murder, District Attorney Melinda Katz announced Thursday. In addition to the murder charge, Ramon Pena, of Albany Crescent in the Bronx, is also facing charges of second degree […]

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City will open these outdoor public pools in Queens by Aug. 1

The city announced some of its outdoor public pools will return this summer after all. On Tuesday, the city revealed 15 of its 53 public pools are scheduled to open beginning July 24. The re-openings will be phased, with three pools opening for the first round on July 24, including Liberty Pools located at 105-31 […]

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Queens organization receives $30K grant to provide fresh food to families in need

As part of its commitment to create healthier communities free of hunger during the COVID-19 crisis, the poverty-fighting organization Robin Hood allocated a $30,000 grant to Brighter Bites, supporting home delivery of free, fresh produce to families living in several Queens neighborhoods impacted by the pandemic.  Brighter Bites is a nonprofit that creates communities of […]

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Man dies after truck thief goes on fatal rampage in Middle Village: NYPD

A 37-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter and grand larceny after hitting several cars with a reportedly stolen truck and fatally crashing into a car driven by a 25-year-old man in Middle Village on Tuesday. On Tuesday, June 30, around 12:59 p.m., Ramon Pena was driving eastbound on Metropolitan Avenue when he crashed into Hamlet […]

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