The attack happened on the northbound platform at the Grand Avenue-Newtown subway station in the Elmhurst section of Queens, the NYPD said.
The NYPD got the call on July 5 at around 3 p.m. when the suspect told the 88-year-old woman to get up from a seat, so he could sit down.
It happened at the Elmhurst Avenue subway station. The individual was last seen fleeing on foot, police said.
The strike by about 160 residents started Monday and was New York City’s first strike by doctors since 1990.
A shooting outside an Elmhurst nightclub left a 19-year-old man dead and a woman injured, police say.
A shocking video released by the NYPD shows robbers on a motorbike grabbing a 12-year-old girl who was walking home from school and dragging her down a street in Queens.
A crew of car thieves targeted a dealership in Queens, cops said. They made off with 26 vehicles worth thousands of dollars.
The NYPD arrested a man wanted for a hit-and-run accident that killed a 5-year-old boy.
A man was killed and three others hospitalized after a shooting in Queens.
Customers in Corona, Elmhurst, Fresh Meadows, Jamaica Estates, Oakland Gardens, Hollis Hills, Kew Gardens, Pomonok and Hillcrest are being asked to conserve energy.
The New York City Police Department has arrested a 15-year-old after another teen was shot near Maspeth High School on Grand Avenue in Elmhurst, Queens.
A 17-year-old was shot near Maspeth High School in Elmhurst, Queens on Wednesday afternoon.
An Elmhurst staple is officially back open for business. Louie's Pizzeria and Restaurant on Baxter Ave. was forced to close in late March after the owners, a father and son duo—Charlie and Louie Suljovic- were stabbed multiple times while saving an elderly woman from being assaulted.
A man broke into a Queens apartment building and stole mail and packages from the mailroom.
Thousands of people have donated money to help the woman who was stabbed in the back in a robbery on the streets of NYC.
A nonprofit has trained teachers and set up a hydroponic farming program in nearly 200 schools in New York City and New Jersey. About 65,000 students K-12 are harvesting crops this school year.
A New York City pizzeria owner and his father are being hailed as heroes after they were seriously injured while intervening in a robbery attempt outside their restaurant.
Helen Arteaga Landaverde survived a bout with COVID thanks to the team at Elmhurst. That inspired her to apply for the hospital's top job.
The flooding from the remnants of Ida proved fatal for several New Yorkers living in a particularly vulnerable type of abode: the basement apartment.
A killer reportedly tried to blow up a penthouse apartment in Queens to cover up a murder.