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Teen Charged With Shooting Man To Death In Queens

A teenager is charged with shooting another man to death Friday night in Queens.

The New York City Police Department alleges that Diamonte Alexander, 18, shot and killed Peren Phillippe, 21. Read more: http://www.ny1.com/content/top_stories/172797/teen-charged-with-shooting-man-to-death-in-queens

Bloomberg Announces Grant Program For Sandy-Affected Small Businesses

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Saturday a new grant program aimed at helping small businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy.

The program will make $5.5 million in matching funds available. Read more: http://www.ny1.com/content/top_stories/172794/bloomberg-announces-grant-program-for-sandy-affected-small-businesses

Arverne Residents Deal With Sinkholes In Sandy’s Aftermath

Queens residents who are still cleaning up the damage left behind by Hurricane Sandy are now dealing with a new issue. Read more: http://queens.ny1.com/content/top_stories/172790/arverne-residents-deal-with-sinkholes-in-sandy-s-aftermath

Volunteers Aid Sandy Victims In Breezy Point

Volunteers in Queens say they are dedicated to lending a hand to Hurricane Sandy victims in one of the hardest hit corners of the city. Read more: http://queens.ny1.com/content/top_stories/172801/volunteers-aid-sandy-victims-in-breezy-point

Post-Sandy Gas Rationing System Ends For NYC

The city’s gas rationing system, implemented to combat gas shortages after Hurricane Sandy, officially ended at 6 a.m. Saturday. Read more: http://queens.ny1.com/content/top_stories/172800/post-sandy-gas-rationing-system-ends-for-nyc

Queens woman found dead in Bronx parked car may have been strangled by her boyfriend

Cops are investigating whether a Queens woman found dead in a car parked in the Bronx was strangled by her beau, police sources said. Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/bronx/qns_woman_found_dead_in_parked_car_6PACbRabu0hOVnQdBQc5wM