Queens’ Morning Roundup

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Headlines from around the web.


Tuesday: Partly to mostly cloudy. High 68. Winds ENE at 15 to 25 mph. Tuesday night: Some clouds. Low 54. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Taste of Bayside 2014

The Bayside Business Association invites you to this year’s 11th Annual Taste of Bayside to be held on Tuesday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Food connoisseurs will enjoy sampling the diverse culinary culture of our finest neighborhood restaurants. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

NYPD launches crackdown on drivers using cell phones

It’s time to put the cell phone away, as the NYPD is cracking down on distracted drivers. Read more: ABC New York

Moody’s issues warning for de Blasio budget

The bond-rating agency Moody’s warned Monday that Mayor de Blasio’s new $73.9 billion budget would increase the city’s deficits in future years. Read more: New York Post

NYPD to stop seizing sex work suspects’ condoms

The NYPD will no longer confiscate unused condoms from suspected sex workers to be used as evidence of prostitution, ending a longstanding practice that had been criticized by civil rights groups for undermining efforts to combat AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections. Read more: NBC New York

‘Modern Family’ pays for NYC marriage license

With the wedding of Mitchell and Cam approaching on the sitcom “Modern Family,” ABC picked up the tab on all marriage licenses in New York City on Monday. Read more: CBS New York

MTA cops will carry heroin overdose antidotes

The New York Attorney General’s Office is providing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority with funds for its police officers to carry antidotes to treat heroin overdoses in emergencies. Read more: AP