2 men and 1 girl arrested and charged with beating taxi driver to death in Queens

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens (WABC) — Two 20-year-old men and a 15-year-old girl have been arrested by police and are accused of beating a New York taxi driver to death. Austin Amos walked into the 101st Precinct train station in Far Rockaway, Queens, Wednesday night, accompanied by his mother, after investigators released video of the suspects … Read more

New York lawyer beats attacker in fight outside his office: ‘I’m not a victim’

A Queens attorney has laid down the law on a man who allegedly assaulted him on the street outside his legal office, amid the Big Apple’s continued rise in crime this year, The Post has learned. James Galleshaw, 49, left his alleged attacker beaten and bloodied after the scuffle on Cross Bay Boulevard at Ozone … Read more

Queens councilwoman hasn’t stopped speeding through NYC despite her promise to ‘do better’

The city council’s transport chairman has been caught speeding three times in recent months despite promising to “do better”, it was revealed on Wednesday. Councilwoman Selvena Brooks-Powers (D-Queens) vowed to put the brakes on in April when a local news site surprised her with 17 speeding tickets in 11 months. But even though Brooks-Powers, 39, … Read more

2 gunmen open fire, killing man in New York yard: video

Two gunmen savagely opened fire in a Queens NYCHA yard – fatally striking a 24-year-old man, new video shows. Surveillance footage, released Tuesday evening, shows two young-looking suspects firing a flurry of bullets into the courtyard of the Redfern Houses in Far Rockaway – apparently aiming off-camera – around 6:20 p.m. Monday. Jabeon Bivins, 24, … Read more

NYC Crime: 2 men open fire on Queens Street killing 1, causing innocent bystanders to run

FAR ROCKAWAYS, Queens (WABC) — Police are looking for two suspects who opened fire on a crowded Queens street, killing a 24-year-old former Long Island basketball star. The two men fired multiple shots at the city-run Redfern Houses on Redfern Avenue in Far Rockaway around 5 p.m. Monday. Video from the scene showed innocent bystanders … Read more

NYC pol confronts resident of ‘squatter house’ who blew weed to him

A councilwoman angrily confronted a man leaving what she called a “known squatter’s house” in her neighborhood – only to have him curse her and blow pot smoke in her face, according to a video clip that she put online. “This won’t fit on my watch,” Councilwoman Vickie Paladino (R-Queens) said on Twitter Monday. “Homeowners … Read more

A 44-year-old man is fighting for his life after being hit by a hit-and-run in Jackson Heights, Queens

NEW YORK – A 44-year-old man is fighting for his life after being hit by a speeding driver in Queens. It happened just after 2 a.m. Tuesday on Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights. Investigators say the man was hit by a gray Honda as he crossed the street. He is being treated at Elmhurst Hospital. … Read more

New York yellow cab driver beaten to death in Queens

A yellow cab driver died after being beaten by passengers who tried to rob him in Queens, police and sources said. The deadly assault took place around 6:30 a.m. Saturday at Beach 54th Street and Arverne Boulevard, authorities said. Cops responding to an ongoing assault found the 52-year-old driver lying in the road with “trauma … Read more