Queens’ Morning Roundup

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morning roundup

Headlines from around the web.


Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 43. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 37. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY:  “The Show” with Chris Laker

Long Island City’s Creek and the Cave presents, “The Show” with Chris Laker. Laker hosts NYC’s funniest comics! These stands- up comedians are eager to discuss with their audience what’s going on in the world and the mysteries of life. This event is FREE and  begins at 8p.m. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Report: NYPD killed 16 in 2012

NYPD officers were involved in more shooting incidents — resulting in more suspect deaths — in 2012 compared to the previous year, according to an annual firearms report released on Tuesday. Read more: NBC New York

Time’s up already: New York education honchos will shorten certain exams

New York’s state education officials are cutting the time spent on some math and reading exams, starting next year. Read more: New York Daily News 

NYPD: Thieves still really love Apple Inc. devices

The NYPD says that in 2012, nearly 20 percent of all burglaries, robberies and grand larcenies involved apple products. Read more: Fox New York 

Wayward NYC-bound Amtrak train ends up in Philly

A New York-bound Amtrak train took a wrong turn and ended up in the Philadelphia suburbs, officials said. Read more: NBC New York 

Report: Barneys staff had nothing to do with alleged profiling incidents

In a report released Tuesday, Barneys said it never asked its employees to check out two African-American customers who said they were victims of racial profiling. Read more: CBS New York/AP