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Queens Boy Suffers From Burns On Over 40 Percent Of Body After Attempting Viral 'Fire Challenge'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — First it was ice and now it’s fire. The latest YouTube challenge involves people intentionally setting themselves on fire.

It’s called “The Fire Challenge” and young people across the country are taking it in droves, CBS2’s Elise Finch reported. 312 more words


Raw sewage seeping into Queens lawns, underneath home

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens – Instead of a sanctuary, a Queens home is more like a biohazard.

Maria Garcet said her home is sitting on raw sewage but she doesn’t know where it’s coming from or how to clean it up, so she called PIX11 News. 146 more words


Man tries to kiss woman, exposes himself on Queens A train: NYPD

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens — Police are searching for a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman after trying to kiss her on the subway in Queens. 127 more words


Queens man with schizophrenia reported missing following release from jail: police

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens – A 59-year-old man with a history of schizophrenia has gone missing after being released from Queens Criminal Court, police said Sunday. 122 more words


Car Windows Smashed Along Multiple Streets In Far Rockaway, Queens

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — For the second time in as many days, neighbors along several streets in Far Rockaway, Queens awoke to the sound of broken glass. 389 more words


Afternoon Bulletin: Sanders Pledges Housing Money, M Line Displacements and More

At a rally following a tour of NYCHA’s Howard Houses, in Brownsville, Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders promised heavy federal investment in maintaining America’s public housing stock. 396 more words


Subway rider exposed self on A train: NYPD

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens — The search is on for a subway rider who allegedly exposed his erect penis to a fellow straphanger.

It happened about 8:30 p.m. 140 more words