Breaking News from Far Rockaway
Find the latest Far Rockaway News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.
Cops: Motorcyclist killed in crash with tractor trailer
Nassau County police investigate scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on Sunrise Highway in Bellmore, on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 21, 2018. Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser
Man dies in jump from George Washington Bridge
The man, who has not been identified, jumped from the eastbound lower level of the bridge at around 6:15 p.m., said Rudy King, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The victim was about 30 years old, King said.
Susan Trott: Woman Found Dead With Throat Slashed in NYC Apartment
Police entered the apartment and saw blood in the living room. There was a trail of it leading to the bedroom, where Trott was lying on her back with her throat slashed. Police said Trott was fully clothed and nothing appeared to have been stolen from the apartment, asreportedby theNew York Times.Po
45 incredible things to do in NYC in July
Celebrate all things red, white and blue aboard a fireworks cruise on the Hudson River. Nosh on all-American grub from the on-board buffet, sip beer and wine from the open bar and dance to tunes from a live DJ as the Macy’s Fireworks Show lights up the sky.amazing things, amazing things,amazing thin
Drag racer dies after car smashes into traffic pole
Soon after midnight on Sunday, the driver of the black Honda Civic — identified by a friend as 30-year-old Jesus Santiago — lost control of his car and slammed into the traffic-light pole near the corner of Review Avenue and Van Dam Street in Sunnyside, cops said.
Fatal motorcycle crash shuts Sunrise Highway in Bellmore
A motorcycle driver died after his vehicle struck the back of a tanker truck in Bellmore, Nassau County police said.The accident happened on the westbound side of Sunrise Highway, just east of Newbridge Road at around 4 p.m.The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene.The road is closed in
2 Men Dead, 1 Woman In Critical Condition After Being Found Unconscious in NJ Home: Police
Police didn't immediately provide any details about what happened to the three people Two men died and one woman was in critical condition after they were found unconscious in a home in Newark on Sunday, police said. Police responding to a 911 call found the three people unconscious inside a home on
Grisel Rodriguez of PS 82 in Jamaica chosen as Principal of the Month
“This is her third year at the school,” said Jasmin Anderton, a special education teacher at PS 82. “Every year, the grades have been up at the school and [the students] have started meeting the standards for ELA and Math.”
Men Posed as Utility Workers, Robbed Woman in NYC: Police
What to KnowPolice say two men posing as utility workers robbed a woman of $2,500 after making their way into her homeThe NYPD says the men knocked on the door of the home near Oriental Boulevard and Ocean Avenue in Brooklyn on Thursday afternoonAuthorities say once they got inside, they demanded mo
Jewelry Bought From Vending Machine With Stolen Credit Card
Published at 10:55 PM EDT on Oct 21, 2018 | Updated at 12:11 AM EDT on Oct 22, 2018 A man used a fraudulent credit card to buy $13,000 of jewelry from a vending machine in Brooklyn, police said. (Published Monday, Oct. 22, 2018) A man used a fraudulent credit card to buy $13,000 of jewelry from a ve
Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots climb to $2 billion - yes, that's with a B
ThePowerballandMega Millionsjackpots have grown to a combined $2.2 billion.That's right, $2.2 billion.That's 2,200 millions, a sum greater than theGDP of 27 countries. If you won and didn't pay taxes, $2.2 billion would almost be enough -- only $150 million off -- thepricetag for almost half of the
Nearly 3000 NYPD body cameras pulled after one explodes in police precinct
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - The NYPD has recalled nearly 3,000 body cameras worn by police officers on patrol after one camera exploded inside of a precinct on Staten Island. A Vievu model LE-5 body camera exploded moments after an officer wearing it noticed the device beginning to smoke and immediately t
Driver dead after slamming into traffic pole in Queens
A driver was killed when he slammed into a traffic light pole in Queens early Sunday. The accident happened shortly before 1 a.m. in the vicinity of Review Avenue and Van Dam Street in Sunnyside. Police say a man driving a 1997 Honda Civic was traveling westbound on Review Avenue when he struck the
Mega Millions players ponder how to spend record $1.6B prize
Little Rock, Arkansas, housekeeper LaCrystal White initially said her first order of business would be to pay off bills and student loans, then buy herself a house and car. But the 34-year-old quickly reconsidered.
Hurricane Sandy Contractor Sentenced To 45 Days In Jail
Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a home improvement contractor from Smithtown was sentenced today to 45 days in jail, to be served on weekends and five years’ probation. As a result of this prosecution, the defendant also paid $50,000 that will be returned to the Govern
Special Weather Statement Issued As Winds Pound NYC
SundayMostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a steady temperature around 46. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Police identify man killed in Hempstead shooting
Police said Demetrius Winfield, 30, of Hempstead, was one of two men who were shot about 11 a.m. Friday on Wellesley Street.
2 men charged in Georgia officer’s fatal shooting
SNELLVILLE, Ga. — Two teen-aged suspects have been charged, including one man who remains on the loose, in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school, authorities said Sunday.Gwinnett County Police
Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in Hempstead shooting
0:58Police seek Huntington Station cellphone store robber0:37Police: Private school teacher repeatedly raped student1:31LI Greenbelt trails: Are you ready to ramble?1:22LIRR unveils renovated Flushing-Main Street station0:45State Sen. Elaine Phillips announces new grant1:16Schumer urges stricter enf
Here are the winning $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot lottery numbers
The jackpot soared to an estimated $1 billion, the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. lottery history, just hours ahead of the Friday night drawing. The prize climbed from $970 million.