Massive Bee Swarm Briefly Closes Part of 35th Street – DNAinfo.com – A quiet Astoria street was briefly shut down Friday by a huge swarm of bees. No, but really.
Police Officers Rescue 5 People From Queens Blaze – NYTimes.com – ”Police officers who had gone to a Queens housing project on a search warrant ended up rescuing five people trapped in an apartment by a fire that was raging in the kitchen, the authorities said on Saturday.”
Queens crime inching up as grand larcenies spike boroughwide – NY Daily News – ”Queens has seen a significant jump in grand larcenies in the first four months of 2012, police statistics show. The high-end thefts were up 12% boroughwide as perpetrators continue to steal gadgets including iPhones and iPads at an alarming rate, according to NYPD statistics through April 22.”
Man Stabbed to Death in Apartment on Steinway Street in Astoria – DNAinfo.com – A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death by an acquaintance Friday inside an Astoria apartment after a drinking session, sources and authorities said.