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[UPDATE] Jimmy Meng arrested on a federal wire fraud charge
[UPDATE] Jimmy Meng arrested on a federal wire fraud charge
News Melissa Chan 7/24/2012 at 5:26PM

Former Queens Assemblymember Jimmy Meng, the father of congressional hopeful and current Assemblymember Grace Meng, has been arrested on a federal wire fraud charge for allegedly attempting to scam $80,000 in cash from a state court defendant, federal officials said. Meng allegedly promised the defendant — who sought the former elected official’s help after being [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/19/2012 at 7:40AM

EVENT of the DAY: Summerstage WR/Felix Hernandez’s Rhythm Revue  With over forty years in the music industry, their music and history transcends generations of pop culture and has a universal appeal to parents, grandparents, and children across the world. Also featuring DJ Felix Hernandez mixing in soul, Motown, funk, salsa and disco dance classics. [Click here [...]

NYPD cop busted for providing info to drug traffickers: feds
News Jay Lane 5/15/2012 at 3:20PM

An NYPD officer was arrested this morning by federal agents and charged with allegedly providing inside police intelligence and information about fellow cops to a drug trafficking organization. Devon Daniels, 30, was arrested by the Drug Enforcement Administration and NYPD Internal Affairs detectives and is scheduled to be arraigned today in Brooklyn federal court. Daniels [...]

This Morning’s Headlines
Mom Throws Baby Out Window to Escape Suspicious Fire in Jamaica
Mom Throws Baby Out Window to Escape Suspicious Fire in Jamaica
News Jay Lane 2/23/2012 at 8:55AM

Mom Throws Baby Out Window to Escape Suspicious Fire in Jamaica A desperate mother threw her baby out the second-floor window of a Queens home that was engulfed by a suspicious blaze early Thursday, fire authorities and witnesses said. The child, who couldn’t have been more than 2 or 3 years old, landed safely in [...]

Teen arrested in Bronx boy’s shooting
Teen arrested in Bronx boy’s shooting
News Jay Lane 1/07/2012 at 4:02PM

Teen arrested in Bronx boy’s shooting A teen was arrested for the shooting of an 11-year-old Bronx boy, police said. Kijana Jenkins, 17, was arrested today and is awaiting arraignment, authorities said. Jenkins and an unidentified cohort fired the shots in the closed door of the Creston Avenue apartment around 11 p.m. Thursday, cops said. [...]