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Man arrested in 2013 LIC murder
Man arrested in 2013 LIC murder
Police Angy Altamirano 5/14/2014 at 1:11PM

Police have arrested a 27-year-old man for the murder of an aspiring hip-hop artist last year in Long Island City.

Man wanted in non-fatal LIC shooting
Man wanted in non-fatal LIC shooting
Police Angy Altamirano 5/10/2014 at 12:19PM

Police are looking for a 33-year-old man they say shot three people in March at the NYCHA Queensbridge South Houses in Long Island City.

91-year-old WWII veteran fighting NYCHA for Flushing apartment
91-year-old WWII veteran fighting NYCHA for Flushing apartment
Northeast Liam La Guerre 5/02/2014 at 3:32PM

Ralph Calinda lives alone in a three-bedroom apartment in the NYCHA Pomonok Houses in Flushing. Through NYCHA’s downsizing policy, which moves residents who “overuse apartments” to smaller ones, the city agency wants to kick him out of his home.

Meet the 114th Precinct’s new top cop
Meet the 114th Precinct’s new top cop
West Angy Altamirano 11/25/2013 at 10:06AM

Deputy Inspector Kevin Maloney will draw on his close to 22 years of NYPD experience to lead the 114th Precinct on the right path. “I’m looking forward to being here at the 114th Precinct, ultimately making it a better place for people to work and live,” Maloney said. Maloney assumed his position on November 1 [...]

LIC, Astoria best bet for hailing green cabs
LIC, Astoria best bet for hailing green cabs
Top Stories Melissa Chan 11/14/2013 at 10:26AM

Queens taxi riders have the best shot at hailing a green cab in Long Island City and Astoria. Nearly 900 new apple green cabs roam the northwestern edge of the borough, according to data from the Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC). City officials said more than 1,000 borough taxis have hit the streets since the [...]

Queens woman finds healing through art
Queens woman finds healing through art
Arts & Music Angy Altamirano 9/02/2013 at 12:09PM

Rising from the ashes as a survivor of domestic violence, Beverly Cowan has reached a new moment in her life in which her passion for art has served as therapy. Now she hopes it will become a career. Born and raised in Harlem, Cowan always enjoyed working with any form of art. She filled up [...]

$300G in repairs not made at Long Island City NYCHA center
$300G in repairs not made at Long Island City NYCHA center
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 8/20/2013 at 3:20PM

Long Island City seniors are waiting for fixes to be made to their senior center, and have been doing so for three years. Funds allocated to fix various problems at the Jacob Riis Settlement House at the Queensbridge Houses have yet to be put to use, and now the community wants answers as to why. [...]

Cooling centers in Queens and tips on beating the heat
News Queens Courier Staff 7/18/2013 at 12:32PM

With a heat advisory in effect for the city until 8 p.m. on Friday, July 18, the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is advising New Yorkers to take special precautions and help the vulnerable during the hot weather. Here is a list of cooling centers in Queens, which will remain open through Sunday, July 21, and tips [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 6/05/2013 at 7:03AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast in the morning, then mostly cloudy. High of 73. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SE in the afternoon. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 59. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Long Island City to Old Astoria Guided [...]

51 charged in drug sweep at Queens housing developments
51 charged in drug sweep at Queens housing developments
Police Cristabelle Tumola 5/17/2013 at 3:51PM

An undercover drug investigation at two western Queens housing developments has led to the indictment of 28 men and women for selling narcotics, and the arrest of 23 others, announced District Attorney Richard Brown and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly. Authorities have 15 of the indicted individuals in custody and are still seeking 13 more. Ranging [...]