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A Richmond Hill woman was killed after she was struck by a car allegedly driven by a neighbor in a hit and run on Jamaica Avenue around dawn last Thursday.
At around 6:32 a.m. at the intersection of Jamaica Avenue and 131st Street, police responded to a call of a person hit by a car.
Internet addiction is a growing problem that has yet to be officially defined in the medical field, according to Dr. Fermin Gonzalez, director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center.
A 30-year-old South Ozone Park man died Tuesday after his brother allegedly beat him to death with cookware.
At about 3:20 p.m., police responded to a report of an assault inside of 115-18 122 St. When they arrived, officers discovered the victim, Jason Tolentino, lying on the ground with head trauma. EMS also responded and transported the victim to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center where he later died from serious head injuries.
Last March, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center hosted a symposium to discuss a developing controversial diagnosis — internet addiction.
The idea that a person’s reliance on his or her smartphone, laptop or Apple TV is on par with one’s reliance on liquor or drugs is not universally accepted, but there is growing evidence that it is a problem.
There certainly have been safer times to be a resident of Central Queens.
The most violent crime of the last several weeks involved a Kew Gardens man who was charged with the attempted murder of his girlfriend on Sunday morning.
A Kew Gardens man has been arrested and charged with the attempted murder of his girlfriend on Sunday morning.
The NYPD is seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating the above suspect in a robbery and shooting in Jamaica on Jan. 18.
Police said the shooting took place near 140-15 Rockaway Blvd. at about 8:40 a.m. when the man approached the victim and demanded money. The victim complied and was shot in the torso. He was treated at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center and released.
A 55-year-old incarcerated man has been indicted on charges of raping two women in separate attacks in Richmond Hill in 1997 after a DNA test hit linked him to the crimes.
Johnny Dupree, who is serving a sentence of 16 years to life in prison for a violent burglary in 2000, was arraigned last Friday on an indictment charging him with two counts of first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree sodomy. Dupree, who faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted, was ordered to return to court on April 7.
It was a tragic Saturday within the confines of the 104th Precinct.
Shortly before 11:30 a.m., Angela Hurtado, 68, of Elmhurst, was struck by a Mitsubishi Montero SUV as she attempted to cross Grand Avenue at the intersection of 69th Place in Maspeth.
It was a deadly Saturday within the confines of the 104th Precinct.
Three men from Southeast Queens, including a former associate of rap star 50 Cent, were shot and killed in the first three days of 2014.
According to police at the NYPD’s 113th Precinct, Jamal Green, 42, of Springfield Gardens, who performed under the name Mazaradi Fox, was one of four people shot on Friday afternoon when a shooter pulled up alongside his SUV and sprayed the vehicle with gunfire.
A 19-year-old Ozone Park man trying to get his car out of the snow after last Friday’s storm was offered help by another teenager, who police say then carjacked and robbed him after asking for a ride. Police then chased the suspect through a Brooklyn neighborhood after he allegedly ditched the car when it got stuck in the snow while fleeing the scene.
Police were called to the scene of the robbery at the corner of 75th Street and Pitkin Avenue on the Queens-Brooklyn border at around 3:32 p.m. on Friday.
The former St. John’s Hospital on Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst and a parking garage across the street on 58th Avenue have been sold to a new developer for $47 million, the real estate firm that handled the deal announced Monday.
The city has approved converting the old hospital into a mixed-use building that will have stores on the first floor and lower level, medical facilities on the second floor and housing on the remaining floors, according to the real estate company, Massey Knakal.
On Dec. 9, the Ambulatory Care Board of Jamaica Hospital Medical Center held its annual holiday party at the hospital featuring performances by talented children from South Queens.
Enjoying the festivities are Artie Deagnault, top row left, of the city Department of Transportation; Kim Wiley-Schwartz, DOT assistant commissioner for education and outreach; Rosemary Ciulla-Frisone, DOT community coordinator for traffic and planning and member of Lefferts Liberty Kiwanis and the Jamaica Hospital Ambulatory Care Board; Nancy DeCroce, Ozone Park Kiwanis and ambulatory care board member; Fred Beekman, administrator of Ambulatory Care Services; Gardy Gelfand, president of the Jamaica Hospital ambulatory care board; Victor Rodriquez, president of the Ozone Park Kiwanis and performers Cynthia Rodriguez, front row left, Joli Russo and Cayla Kuma. Not pictured: Nicolette Pace, who also performed at the event.
A Richmond Hill native was shot and killed near a nightclub on Liberty Avenue early Sunday morning.
Gerrard Edwards, 23, was walking down Liberty Avenue near 112th Street at around 3:30 a.m. when his killer attacked him and shot him several times in the chest.
A Jamaica man has been sentenced to 95 years to life in prison for the Dec. 2, 2011 shootings that left two men dead and a third seriously wounded.
Damel Burton, 34, was convicted this month on two counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of Keith Murrell, 18, and Marvin Gilkes, 36. Other counts included single counts of second-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault for shooting and wounding Jojuan Lipsey, 31.
Those who frequent the area between 1125 and 1139 Irving Ave. in Ridgewood might not be glowing green or growing extra limbs, but they are being exposed to radioactivity, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
The EPA released a 39-page report this month detailing the exact nature of the area’s radioactive profile, and the agency has recommended that the site be the third in the city and 87th in the state to be added to the federal Superfund list of highly contaminated sites.
The West Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Department welcomed two new members of their crew last Thursday.
But they weren’t human members; they were two new twin ambulances.
A Brooklyn man was killed in a hit-and-run accident at one of South Queens’ deadliest intersections over the weekend.
On Saturday at 3:15 a.m., police responded to a 911 call of a car accident at the intersection of Jamaica Avenue and Woodhaven Boulevard in Woodhaven. Upon arrival, officers discovered that a vehicle had struck Yunior Antonio Perez Rodriguez, 35, of Brooklyn as he crossed Woodhaven Boulevard from east to west.
Three Queens juries returned guilty verdicts in separate murder trials last Thursday.
Damel Burton, 36, of Foch Boulevard in Jamaica now faces 50 years to life in prison for shooting three men, two of whom died, in Dec. 2, 2011 attacks in an apartment building and on a Q111 bus.
A man was injured after police say he was carjacked on a Howard Beach street on Nov. 26.
The incident happened around 11 p.m. on 91st Street and 159th Avenue, one block west of Cross Bay Boulevard. The unidentified victim was getting into his white Porsche Cayenne when a man wearing a black face mask approached and pointed a firearm at him demanding he give up his car.