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De Blasio announces Sandy recovery overhaul
De Blasio announces Sandy recovery overhaul
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/17/2014 at 3:08PM

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a major overhaul to speed up Sandy recovery Thursday, along with the release of a detailed report on the city’s response to the storm.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/06/2014 at 7:26AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Thursday: Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 29. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night: Some clouds. Low 18. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.

Queens man charged in mom’s murder
Queens man charged in mom’s murder
Police Cristabelle Tumola 5/07/2013 at 11:45AM

A Queens man has been charged with homicide after he allegedly stabbed his mother multiple times. Authorities found the victim, 60-year-old Sylvia Scott, inside an apartment at 76-00 Shorefront Parkway around 12:45 a.m. Monday with multiple stab wounds to her torso, said police. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her son, 35-year-old Lonnie Scott, [...]

Arrest in AK-47 killing of Queens teen
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/31/2012 at 12:10PM

Authorities have arrested two men for the shooting death of a Far Rockaway teen this weekend. Dashawn Deverow, 21, of Rockaway Park and Jamane Yarbroughm, 16, of Arverne, have been charged with the murder of 17-year-old Xavier Granville, said police. Deverow was also charged with criminal possession of a weapon. On Saturday December 29, at [...]

Woman charged with DWI in death of pregnant passenger
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/31/2012 at 10:10AM

The woman behind the wheel of a car that flipped into a shallow marsh off of Jamaica Bay leaving a pregnant Queens woman dead has been charged with driving under the influence and without a license, according to the NYPD and media reports. Denise Finley 32, of Arverne, was heading southbound on Brookville Boulevard in the [...]

More West Nile spraying this week; 2 confirmed cases in Queens
More West Nile spraying this week; 2 confirmed cases in Queens
News Billy Rennison 8/20/2012 at 12:10PM

With two confirmed cases of West Nile virus in Queens, the borough will receive another round of pesticide spraying this week to help control increasing mosquito populations. Parts of eight Queens neighborhoods will have pesticide applied from trucks beginning Tuesday, August 21 at 8 p.m. and lasting through 6 a.m. the next morning, the Department [...]