Queens’ Morning Roundup

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morning roundup

Headlines from around the web.


Thursday: Partly cloudy. High of 77. Breezy. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 20 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 55. Breezy. Winds from the North at 10 to 20 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Devil Science Theater 3000

Devil Science Theater 3000 is an interactive event where the audience plays drinking games and makes fun of terrible movies while being egged on by professional comedians in the crowd!  No drink minimum! Tonight’s film is The Creeping Terror (1964). Starts 10:30 p.m. at Laughing Devil Comedy Club in LIC. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Huge water bugs infest Queens neighborhood

More than 30 neighbors in Floral Park, Queens, are fed up about the huge bugs that invade their neighborhood at night. Read more: Fox New York

Weiner has a heated exchange in Brooklyn with shop patron who insults wife

Democratic mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner got into a heated exchange with a bakery shop patron during a campaign stop in Brooklyn Wednesday after the man appeared to call Weiner an expletive and made a misguided reference to the candidate’s wife. Read more: NBC New York

Woman files $3M suit against NYC for false arrest

A woman has filed a $3 million lawsuit against New York City for jailing her on an old arrest warrant. Read more: AP

Despite commanding lead in polls, de Blasio anticipates runoff

Bill de Blasio’s poll numbers may be hovering above 40 percent, but the Democratic mayoral front-runner says he still expects to be locked in a runoff after Tuesday’s primary. Read more: CBS New York

Chobani’s pulling moldy yogurt from U.S. shelves prompts federal probe

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it is investigating Greek yogurt maker Chobani’s handling of a mold problem with its product after the company asked some retailers last week to remove yogurt cups from store shelves. Reuters