Queens’ Morning Roundup

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Headlines from around the web.
Headlines from around the web.

TODAY’S FORECAST 

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain, then thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 90. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Monday night: Partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers. Low of 72. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Lincoln Center Local at Queens Library: Classical Jam

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is partnering with Queens Library to bring free music, dance and theater to select community libraries this summer. Classical Jam brings five highly demanded soloists and chamber musicians together to present an engaging and lively performance, including Q&A with artists. Free at the Richmond Hill Branch at 6 p.m. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Former governor Eliot Spitzer plans run for NYC comptroller 

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, who resigned from the position in 2008 following a prostitution scandal, is planning a political comeback with a bid for city comptroller, the New York Times reported Sunday. Read more: The Queens Courier

Queens woman dies in SUV crash on Long Island Expressway

A 33-year-old Queens woman died in an SUV crash on the Long Island Expressway early Sunday. Read more: New York Daily News 

Reports: Crime database has been misused by NYPD officers multiple times 

Multiple NYPD officers have been charged with corruption in recent years, on allegations that they misused the FBI-operated National Crime Information Center to snoop on other officers, or even to get information on people they might rob. Read more: CBS New York/AP

Hot Sunday sets all-time electricity usage in the city

Sunday’s high of 92 was not close to a record — but it did cause an all-time record electricity use for a Sunday, Con Edison said. Read more: New York Daily News

Call to ban smartphone spy ware apps

A lawmaker says a new smart phone apps that make it easier to spy on your loved ones should be banned because they can also help stalkers and abusers track their victims. Read more: Fox New York

Pilot of crashed Asiana plane was in 777 training

The pilot of the crashed Asiana plane at San Francisco airport was still “in training” for the Boeing 777 when he attempted to land the aircraft under supervision on Saturday, the South Korean airline said. Read more: Reuters