According to NBC New York Sources, a man who was involved in a custody battle with a woman was later found dead on a street in Astoria, his mouth full of mulch.  The man, a 48 year old yet to be identified, was discovered face down around 1AM on 18th Street, according to law enforcement.…

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A man was shot dead Saturday afternoon at the Ravenswood Houses in Astoria, according to police. The man, Jerrel Lewis, was hit in the chest near 36th Avenue and 14th Street, around 4:05PM. Medics were called on the scene and quickly rushed Lewis to Mount Sinai Hospital Queens, where he died. Lewis was 20 years…

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Wahid Elawame, 39 from Steinway Street was found guilty on the 6th of April for second degree murder and will serve 25 years to life in prison. The verdict was well received after news of the crime began to circulate.  It happened at around 11:30pm on May 4th, 2012. Elawame was in his apartment entertaining…

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A Corona man, Jose Martinez, 22, plead guilty on Friday to fatally choking 23-year-old Astoria woman Carmen Saldana of 30th Avenue.  According to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, the incident occurred in July 2009 when Martinez, then only 15, approached Saldana around 30th Avenue while riding his bike. The two began talking and Martinez followed Saldana home.…

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