$15K reward offered in connection with the murder of a New York taxi driver

There is now a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those who killed a New York City taxi driver in Queens. Kutin Gyimah, 52, was killed early Saturday morning when he chased after five passengers who tried to rob him around 6:30 a.m. in the Rockaways, police said. At least one or … Read more

New York yellow cab driver beaten to death in Queens

A yellow cab driver has died after a beating by passengers who tried to rob him in Queens, police and sources said. The deadly assault took place around 6:30 a.m. Saturday at Beach 54th Street and Avenue Boulevard, authorities said. Cops responding to an ongoing assault found the 52-year-old driver lying in the road with … Read more

New York police discover man shot to death in New York

A 28-year-old man was shot and killed in Brooklyn on Friday night, according to police. Police responded to a call of shots fired near East 34th Street and Newkirk in East Flatbush around 9:20 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso in front of 3405 Newkirk Avenue, … Read more

Body found in Brooklyn with possible biohazard material

The decomposing body of a 75-year-old man was found Wednesday inside a Brooklyn home containing possible biohazard material and schematics for weapons of mass destruction, police and sources said. Authorities made the grisly discovery during a wellness check shortly before 1 p.m. on 101 Avenue in Cypress Hills, police said. Sources said the man appeared … Read more

Queensland’s latest wave of COVID has passed, says Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk

Queensland has passed the peak of the third wave of COVID and it is expected to end in the coming weeks, says Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. Ms Palaszczuk made the announcement in the Ekka today with the number of hospitalizations falling steadily from last month. “We actually peaked around July 25…that’s great news,” he said. Health … Read more

Mayor of Lismore frustrated at delay in flood report as media leaks show $3bn recovery spending

The mayor of Lismore, in northern New South Wales, has urged the state government to publish a flood investigation report after hearing unconfirmed media leaks and nothing from the government. Key points: The flood investigation report has not been published yet, but leaks have appeared in some media outlets. Lismore Mayor Steve Krieg says he … Read more

New York tobacco worker stabs man to death in Bronx

A man was fatally stabbed after a fight with a clerk outside a cigar store in the Bronx, according to law enforcement sources. The incident began around 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Magic 7 Smoke Shop at 174 W. Fordham Rd., police said. A manager was loading boxes outside when he bumped into 59-year-old Kenneth … Read more

Heat wave in New York claims fourth victim

A fourth New York City resident was a victim of the heat wave that hit the city with temperatures reaching over 90 degrees, officials said Saturday. The death occurred Monday at a private home and was confirmed to be heat-related on Saturday, according to the city’s medical examiner’s office. The office did not release any … Read more