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Emergencies

June, 2018

Whitestone

Five injured in Whitestone crash: NYPD

Whitestone

Five injured in Whitestone crash: NYPD

Five people were injured in a car collision in Whitestone the morning of May 31, according to the NYPD. Comment

May, 2018

Corona

Man found dead in attic day after fire rips through Corona home

The body of an unidentified 39-year-old man was discovered in the attic of a scorched home in Corona the day after FDNY had extinguished the fire that killed him, according to police Comments (3)
Kew Gardens

Missing College Point teacher from Kew Gardens dies hiking upstate: NYPD

A music teacher who lived in Kew Gardens and taught in College Point who had been missing since May 4 died while hiking on a Hudson Valley trail this weekend, police said. Comment
Corona

Man discovered dead in attic one day after two-alarm blaze destroyed Corona home

A 39-year old man was discovered dead in the attic of a Corona home Saturday, one day after a two-alarm blaze destroyed the home Friday morning, police said. Comments (1)
Emergencies

Two western Queens fires send multiple people to hospitals Friday morning: FDNY

An FDNY crew responded to two fires in Queens Friday, rescuing two victims from each blaze. Comments (1)
Queens Village

Granddaughter died trying to save grandparents from fatal Queens Village fire: NYPD

A granddaughter died Saturday trying in vain to save her grandparents from a three-alarm fire that destroyed their two-story frame house in Queens Village, police said. Comment

April, 2018

Queens Village

Three-alarm fire kills three, injures eight others in Queens Village

All hands were on deck late Saturday night when a three-alarm fire broke out in Queens Village, killing three people and injuring eight others at a two-story private home on 211th Street, according to FDNY officials. Comment
Emergencies

Puerto Rican families get extended New York City stay

The Federal Emergency Management Agency extended assistance for 83 Puerto Rican families last week that survived Hurricane Maria in 2017 and were set to lose their shelter in Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx April 21. Comment
Long Island City

Long Island City girl, 14, missing since Friday: NYPD

Police were searching for a Long Island City girl who has been missing since Friday. Comment
Jackson Heights

NYPD: 4-month-old girl found dead in Jackson Heights home

JACKSON HEIGHTS — The NYPD is investigating the death of a 4-month-old baby girl in Jackson Heights. Police, responding to a 911 call around 10:50 a.m. Monday, discovered the little girl unconscious inside her family’s home on 35th Avenue. Zeyrep Kocaman was unresponsive with no obvious signs of trauma, police said. Comment
Rochdale Village

Rochdale woman found one day after being reported missing: NYPD

Police have found a Rochdale woman who had been missing since Saturday. Comment
Long Island City

Man crushed to death inside Long Island City factory: NYPD

A 50-year-old man was crushed to death underneath a marble slab at a Long Island City warehouse Friday. Comment

March, 2018

Sunnyside

City celebrates fallen firefighter with Queens roots

Members of FDNY celebrated the life and sacrifice of one of their own, Lt. Michael Davidson, after the 15-year veteran who grew up in Queens was killed quelling a blaze in Harlem last week. Comment
Astoria

Astoria girl, 7, on life support after choking incident: NYPD

A 7-year-old girl living in the Marine Terrace Apartments in Astoria is in critical condition after a choking incident while she was playing a prank on her mother, authorities said. Comment
A five-alarm fire at the Royal Waste Services waste management facility in Jamaica required approximately 20 hours and 200 firefighters to put out last week, according to the FDNY. Comments (1)
Astoria

Five passengers killed in chopper crash near Astoria’s Hallets Peninsula

Five people were killed when a helicopter crashed into the East River off Astoria’s Hallets Peninsula Sunday evening. Comment
Woodside

Police search for missing Woodside man: NYPD

Police from the 108th Precinct were searching for a Woodside man who was reported missing Sunday. Comment

February, 2018

Oakland Gardens

Pedestrian killed while crossing LIE: NYPD

Police from the 111th Precinct responded to the scene of a collision involving an SUV and a pedestrian on the Long Island Expressway late Tuesday night. Comment
St. Albans

Elderly St. Albans woman missing: NYPD

An elderly woman was reported missing Friday within the confines of the 113th Precinct, according to the NYPD. Comment
Woodhaven

Middle Village boy, 11, dies saving friend from frozen pond

An 11-year-old Middle Village boy is dead after falling through the ice on a frozen pond, FDNY officials said. Comment
The Monday death of an 8-year-old Corona girl from the flu spurred a reaction from the city Dept. of Health on Tuesday to inform the public on the disease as it is the second pediatric fatality in the city thus far. Comment
An 8-year-old LeFrak City girl died early Monday morning from the flu, according to multiple reports, after physicians visited her home because she was having trouble breathing. Comments (1)

January, 2018

Flushing

Roosevelt Island man, 28, has been missing for over a week: NYPD

Police from the 114th Precinct in Astoria were searching for a 28-year-old Roosevelt Island man who was reported missing on Thursday, Jan. 11. Comments (1)
Sunnyside

Police search for missing Sunnyside teen: NYPD

Police were looking for a Sunnyside teen who was reported missing Thursday night. Comments (1)
Bayside Hills

Bayside Hills woman killed in weekend house fire

A blaze in a Bayside Hills home ended with the death of a woman who family said was in recovery from cancer before the attached dwelling went up in flames. Comment
Fire marshals are still trying to determine the cause of a fire that broke out on a blistering cold New Year’s Eve in Queens Village. Comment

December, 2017

Breezy Point

Addabbo calls for better response after ferry grounded off the Rockaways

A Queens lawmaker is calling on the city to develop a better system for rescuing passengers aboard city ferries that are stranded on waterways. Comments (1)
Dutch Kills

Dutch Kills senior struck and killed last week: NYPD

An 81-year-old man was fatally stuck by a car just blocks from his Dutch Kills home last week, police said. Comment

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