Category: crime

Two teenagers stabbed during argument with group of men in Astoria: NYPD

Apr. 24, 2024 By Bill Parry Two teenagers were stabbed during a bloody confrontation with a group of men on Monday evening in the Steinway section of Astoria. The young men were walking at the intersection of 21st Avenue and 75th Street, two blocks north of St. Michael’s Cemetery, at around 6:45 p.m. when they… Read more »

Three men sought in armed heist at a Jackson Heights cell phone store: NYPD

Apr. 11, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_72772" align="alignnone" width="874"] Cops are looking for a three-man crew who allegedly robbed a cell phone store in Jackson Heights at gunpoint late last month before driving off in a gray SUV with no license plates. Photos courtesy of the NYPD[/caption]
Apr. 11, 2024 By Bill Parry

Four teenage boys sought in homophobic hate crime assault in Astoria: NYPD

Mar. 4, 2024 By Bill Parry The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is asking for the public’s help in identifying four teenage boys who allegedly assaulted two men walking on Broadway near 33rd Street in Astoria last Wednesday night. The 114th Precinct in Astoria reported that the incident occurred at around 7:30 p.m. on Feb…. Read more »

Crunching the Queens crime numbers: felony assaults on the rise as crime overall flattens

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Feb. 28, 2024 By Christian Murray The number of felony assaults reported across Queens over the last month are up nearly 10% compared to the same period a year ago, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD on Feb. 26. During the 28-day period from Jan. 29 to Feb. 25, the number of felony assaults reported increased 9.6% in northern Queens, from 197 incidents last year to 216 this year. Meanwhile, in southern Queens, the number of felony assaults also rose 9.6% over the period, from 187 to 205. The jump in the number of felony assaults…
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Long Island City brothers indicted following seizure of explosive devices and ghost guns: DA

Jan. 29, 2024 By Bill Parry Two Long Island City brothers were criminally charged Monday after an arsenal of improvised explosive devices and ghost guns, including assault rifles, were found inside their apartment directly across Vernon Boulevard from the Ravenswood Generating Station. Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced that Andre and Angelo Hatziagelis were indicted… Read more »

Crunching the Queens crime numbers: robberies and felony assaults on the rise

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Jan. 17, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The amount of reported cases of robberies and felony assaults across Queens have each risen over the last month compared to the same period of time a year ago, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD Monday. During the 28-day period from Dec. 18 to Jan. 14, reported robberies have increased 51.3% in northern Queens, from 117 cases the previous year to 177 this year. At the same time, felony assaults are up 29.3% in northern Queens, from 184 to 238. The 110th Precinct, which covers Corona and Elmhurst, experienced the…
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