At least 13 people died in New York City, while at least 25 people died in New Jersey.
The flooding from the remnants of Ida proved fatal for several New Yorkers living in a particularly vulnerable type of abode: the basement apartment.
According to authorities, the victim, a 49-year-old woman was waiting for the bus on Woodhaven Boulevard when the suspect approached her, punched her in the head several times and made an anti-Mexican statement.
Vishnu Sridharan grew up in Queens and went to Aviation High School. For the last three years, he has worked on the SuperCam for NASA's Perseverance rover.
Highly aggressive squirrels are running amok in a neighborhood in Queens and have even attacked residents.
A truck carrying propane tanks overturned and burst into flames on the Long Island Expressway on Tuesday morning.
Cuomo said the severity of shutdowns would vary by proximity to hot spots. The rules will take effect no later than Friday in parts of Brooklyn and Queens, sections of Orange and Rockland counties north of the city, and an area within Binghamton near the Pennsylvania border.
Parents passionate about their children’s education packed a community education council meeting on Thursday in Jamaica, Queens for School District 28.
Several NYPD officers were taken to a hospital after being sickened inside a Queens apartment building Friday morning. Police received a noise complaint call around 2 a.m. After entering a fifth-floor apartment on Saunders Street and 63rd Drive in Rego Park, the officers were exposed to an unknown substance, according to Assistant Chief Juanita Holmes, the commander of Patrol Borough Queens North. The cops found a 39-year-old man under the influence of drugs. Holmes said the man was "irrational" and officers took him into custody.
More cases of Legionnaires' disease have been confirmed in New York City. Two Queens residents have the bacterial infection. The Health Department has been involved on multiple fronts, including going door to door to notify residents and hosting meetings.