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Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the individual wanted for attempting to stab a student outside campus that has the Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School and other schools in Forest Hills on Sept. 20.
Police, in a press release issued Thursday night, said a 16-year-old male was standing at a bus stop outside the campus at 91-30 Metropolitan Ave. at 3:48 p.m. when an unknown male approached him. Unprovoked, the attacker stabbed at the teen’s chest with a knife. The blade broke as it struck the victim’s shirt and the teen did not sustain any injuries.
Mayor Adams today announced a $35 million investment into the first 5-acre phase of a project planned to bring a 47-acre linear park to central and South Queens.
The project, which has been advocated for since 2011, was in competition with the proposed QueensRail, later QueensLink, a transit corridor that would reactivate the old Rockaway Beach Branch.
The NYPD is looking for the man who shot a fellow driver in a possible road rage incident in Forest Hills last Saturday afternoon.
The shooting took place at approximately 2 p.m. near 62-10 108 St. in the 112th Precinct near PS 220.
Police are on the hunt for the perpetrators of a seven-incident burglary spree, spanning five NYPD precincts and mostly occurring in broad daylight.
The suspects, both medium-built males with dark complexions, started their spree in Jamaica. At 6 p.m. on July 16, one of the two entered a residence near 92nd Road and 170th Street, sneaking through the back door but emerging with no stolen property. Around 4 p.m. on July 25, they struck again in the 107th Precinct, this time in a building a few blocks over, near 93rd Avenue and 168th Street. One of the individuals entered through the master bedroom window, escaping with $15,000 worth of jewelry, $5,200 in designer handbags and $4,000 in cash.
The wife of the accused “Duck Sauce Killer” was indicted on weapons charges Thursday for possessing guns allegedly in her home in connection with the April 30 murder of food delivery man Zhiwen Yan in Forest Hills.
But the attorney representing Dorothy Hirsch is accusing the Office of Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz of leaving key evidence out of its presentation to the grand jury, evidence he believes would have benefitted his client, including that she was a domestic violence victim at the hands of her late husband.
Almost exactly 40 years ago, Congressman Joseph Addabbo Sr. celebrated a primary win at Villa Russo in Richmond Hill for a district that had just been drastically redrawn after his 20 years of serving in elected office.
On Tuesday, his son, state Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr. (D-Howard Beach), celebrated a primary victory at the same venue, also following a reapportionment that greatly altered the district he has served for nearly as long.
Glenn Hirsch, the Briarwood man accused of murdering food deliveryman Zhiwen Yan on April 30, has been found dead of an apparent suicide, according to the Daily News and other published reports.
Hirsch had been scheduled to appear in Court today, Aug. 5, for pretrial matters on second-degree murder and other charges.