The Kew Motor Inn, located in a residential section of Kew Gardens, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown, was a "haven" for hookers and their pimps. So was the Par Central Motor Inn, which also is located in a residential area of Kew Gardens.Thanks to the city's "nuisance abatement ... More >>
Today marks the 48th anniversary of Catherine "Kitty" Genovese's tragic death.
On March 13, 1964, she was "was raped and killed in two separate late-night attacks near her home in Kew Gardens, Queens. Police found that at least 38 people had seen the attacks or heard Genovese scream, but no one in ... More >>
At least 31 are dead across Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Alabama after tornado storms ravaged the Midwest and South, essentially destroying towns. Today, the rescue effort continued, as parts of the South remained on tornado watch. "It's just nuts right here," National Weather Service meteorologist ... More >>
One or more thiefs attacked Congregation Rachel Degel Israel recently -- stealing silver Torah ornaments -- and cops want your help catching them.
The crims hit the Kew Gardens synagogue, located at 144-02 68 Drive, sometime between 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18 and 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25.
Th ... More >>
Desiree Bussell (in blue plaid) and Katrice Shelton (holding flowers) wed at Queens Borough Hall on Sunday.At Queens Borough Hall yesterday morning, a city hall volunteer strode across an almost empty plaza with phone in hand to show a colleague a photo of a raucous crowd. "Manhattan!" he sai ... More >>
• Rudy Giuliani, longtime friend of Rupert Murdoch, says we shouldn't so easily judge Murdoch with regard to that little hacking scandal but should instead, "Give people the presumption of innocence," and not jump to conclusions. (Full disclosure: a law and lobbying firm in which Giuliani i ... More >>
Back in December we reported that Williamsburg was getting a new, multiplex movie theater. Six months later, construction is set to start on the Williamsburg Cinemas next week, owner-operator Harvey Elgart told us.
Even though the theater will feature seven screens, which will range in seating bet ... More >>
Missing for a week. Found unharmed.Good news, for a change. Cops and/or relatives found Mohammed Saleem, a 24-year-old guy who is deaf, mute, and suffers from either autism or Down syndrome (news accounts differ) and who had gone missing February 15, wandering off from a relative's home in Kew G ... More >>
Where is Mohammed Saleem?Mohammed Saleem, a 24-year-old guy who is deaf, mute, and suffers from either autism or Down syndrome (news accounts differ), has gone missing from the Kew Gardens area of Queens. It's believed that this is at least the fourth time Saleem has gone missing in just the past ... More >>
Leaf peeper map of NYS What little there is left, we have here, and we're at peak leaf (according to the News, we owe that information to the city's official foliage monitor, Cori Carl). Local foliage tours are here.