Customers in Corona, Elmhurst, Fresh Meadows, Jamaica Estates, Oakland Gardens, Hollis Hills, Kew Gardens, Pomonok and Hillcrest are being asked to conserve energy.
The NYPD is investigating two separate but oddly similar incidents of thieves in SUVs stealing jewelry from elderly people on the street last month. In one heist, the crooks pretended to be tourists.
A 14-year-old girl was shot in the neck and two 18-year-old males were also struck when someone opened fire from a vehicle in Fresh Meadows, Queens, said police.
Cheerleaders from St. Francis Preparatory School in Queens are heading to Florida to compete in the National High School Cheerleading Championship.
As the Afghan government crumbled seemingly within days, concerns have swirled over what will happen to women and girls, who under previous Taliban rule were barred from going to school or working and couldn't even walk the streets without male chaperones.
Hundreds of men and women in blue stood outside the funeral service for Anastasios Tsakos to show their unwavering support for the fallen NYPD officer.
Jessica Beauvais, 32 of Hempstead, hosted a podcast that was posted on Facebook hours before the crash where she directed expletives at police officers and sipped drinks.
An illegal rave was busted in Queens over the weekend.
An off-duty NYPD sergeant shot himself at his home in Fresh Meadows, Queens, Tuesday night.