When officers arrived at apartment 28K, investigators say they found 45-year-old Eric Pleger in the same room with the lifeless body of his wife, 47-year-old Luisa, who had apparently been dead since Thursday.
It happened on Friday around 7:40 a.m. on 81 Street in Jackson Heights. Police say a 10-year-old girl was walking when she spotted a man on the other side of the street and he motioned for her to come to him.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Longshoremen are expected to return to the job at ports in New York and New Jersey after a surprise walkout on Friday put a halt to the unloading of ships at the nation's third-busiest port.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An antiquities dealer who inspired tens of thousands to search the Rocky Mountains for $2 million in hidden treasure now leads an increasingly desperate mission to find one of his fans.
RINGSTED, Iowa (AP) — Lagging Republicans jostled for second place in their crowded field, while Hillary Clinton faced more email troubles Friday as the presidential contenders barreled toward a final weekend of campaigning before Iowa's crucial caucuses.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck won't be moved to an adult jail as he awaits a hearing to determine whether his case will be transferred to adult court, where he could face time behind bars, a judge ruled Friday.