Queens’ Morning Roundup


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morning roundup

TODAY’S FORECAST 

Wednesday: Overcast in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 64. Breezy. Winds from the NE at 15 to 20 mph. Wednesday night: Overcast in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 55. Winds from the NE at 10 to 15 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Arms and the Man

One of George Bernard Shaw’s most beloved plays, Arms and the Man is a hilarious satire about the ironies of war and fallacies of romantic idealism. Performances will be at Long Island City’s Secret Theatre through October 13. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Norman Rockwell painting stolen in Maspeth

Police are asking for help finding a stolen Norman Rockwell painting. Read more: The Queens Courier

Undercover cop and civilian in motorcycle assault case arrested

An undercover NYPD officer and another civilian biker involved in the motorcycle assault case have been arrested. Read more: ABC New York

Scarsdale “Pot Mom” pleads guilty to running multimillion-dollar marijuana farm

A Westchester County mother of three pleaded guilty to running a multimillion-dollar marijuana-growing operating in a Queens warehouse. Read more: NBC New York

Documents: No weapon, motive found in car of Conn. woman in Capitol Hill chase

Police found no weapon or apparent evidence of motive while searching the car of a Stamford, Conn., woman who was fatally shot by police after trying to ram her vehicle through a White House barrier, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday. Read more: CBS New York/AP

Poll: GOP gets the blame in shutdown

Americans are holding Republicans primarily responsible for the partial government shutdown as public esteem sinks for all players in the impasse, President Barack Obama among them, according to a new poll. It’s a struggle with no heroes. Read more: AP