Queens Morning Roundup


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TODAY’S FORECAST

Friday: Overcast with rain showers at times. High near 45. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Friday night Rain likely. Low 42. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Queens Artists Slam at 3rd Space

Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space presents a Queens Artists Slam. Young emerging Queens artists across a range of disciplines come together to share new work and works-in-progress as diverse as our borough itself. These multidisciplinary performance artists will explore the boundaries of poetry, comedy, sculpture, video art and music. Friday, April 4 from 7 to 9 p.m. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Rev. Sharpton, NYPD & major retailers reach deal in ‘shop-and-frisk’ incidents

An agreement was reached Thursday between the New York Police Department, Rev. Al Sharpton, and retail industry leaders on the so-called shop-and-frisk policy. Read more: CBS New York

City returns 3 white tigers to circus amid investigation

The circus is bringing its wild animals to town after all. Read more: New York Post

NYPD search dogs to aid in Washington mudslide search

Two NYPD search dogs are headed across the country to help in the search efforts following the mudslide in Washington that has killed at least 29 people, police say. Read more: NBC New York

Interactive map reveals what Google autocomplete says about New York boroughs

We’re all familiar with Google’s autocomplete feature, which offers suggestions to netizens mid-type — often with hilarious or embarrassing results. Read more: New York Daily News

David Letterman announces he will retire in 2015

Late night talk show host David Letterman has announced he will retire in 2015. Read more: ABC New York