Queens’ Morning Roundup


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morning roundup

Headlines from around the web.

TODAY’S FORECAST

Tuesday: Sunny to partly cloudy. High 77. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy early with increasing clouds overnight. Low 59. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.

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Women arrested after using child in Bayside store thefts: cops

Police have arrested two women in a series of Bayside store thefts where they allegedly used a young child to steal cash and credit cards. Read more: The Queens Courier

Video captures gunman opening fire at Flushing bowling alley entrance

Cops have released surveillance footage showing a gunman firing into the entrance of a Flushing bowling alley after the shooting left a man injured. Read more: The Queens Courier 

NYPD focuses on speeders after distracted driving crackdown

A week after officers ticketed more than 4,000 drivers for using cellphones behind the wheel during a distracted driving crackdown, the NYPD announced it will be targeting speeders. Read more: NBC New York

Phasing out MetroCard could take longer

New York subway and bus riders may be swiping their MetroCards beyond 2020. Read more: Fox New York

De Blasio says tabloids owe Chirlane an apology for ‘Bad Mom’ stories

Mayor de Blasio took issue with the coverage Monday of statements his wife made in a New York magazine interview that revealed her initial reservations about motherhood. Read more: New York Post