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Op-Ed: Sensible gun laws would make our streets safer
News Queens Courier Staff 8/28/2012 at 5:02PM

BY SENATOR MICHAEL GIANARIS Recent horrific acts of gun violence should lead us all to say “enough is enough.” It is long past time to improve our gun laws and make our streets safer. Almost every day, we hear about another senseless attack in New York City, where the number of shootings over the last [...]

Laughing Devil hosts fundraiser for Colorado shooting victim
Laughing Devil hosts fundraiser for Colorado shooting victim
News Alexa Altman 7/31/2012 at 4:27PM

While increased security at local movie theaters and debate over gun control brought the Aurora, Colorado, shooting closer to home, a Queens comedy club came together to raise money for an aspiring comedian who was injured during the rampage. On Monday, July 30, the Laughing Devil Comedy Club in Long Island City hosted a fundraiser [...]

Long Island City comedy club to hold fundraiser for Aurora shooting victim
Long Island City comedy club to hold fundraiser for Aurora shooting victim
News Billy Rennison 7/30/2012 at 12:41PM

On the day James Holmes was charged for the shooting at a Colorado movie theater, a Long Island City comedy club will hold a fundraiser for one of the shooting’s victims. The charity event will take place tonight at the Laughing Devil Comedy Club in Long Island City for Caleb Medley, who was one of 70 [...]

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News Alexa Altman 7/22/2012 at 3:23PM

Penn State tears down Paterno statue On the same day construction workers with jackhammers dismantled the iconic statue of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno that had stood outside Beaver Stadium for 11 years, the NCAA said it will announce sanctions against the university Monday morning during a press conference. NYDailyNews  “Dark Knight Rises” stars [...]

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News Alexa Altman 7/21/2012 at 2:00PM

New Yorkers injured in Colorado “Dark Knight Rises” shooting At least two local men survived the Aurora massacre – a Brooklyn band member, who posted graphic photos of his injury online, and a recent graduate of Syracuse University. Christopher Rapoza, who plays bass for the punk band The Toothaches, described the horror at the Colorado theater, [...]

NYPD to amp up protection at theaters in wake of shooting
NYPD to amp up protection at theaters in wake of shooting
News Billy Rennison 7/20/2012 at 12:48PM

In the wake of the Aurora, Colorado massacre on opening night of “The Dark Knight Rises,” the NYPD announced they will provide police presence at theaters showing the film. “As a precaution against copycats and to raise the comfort levels among movie patrons in the wake of the horrendous shooting in Colorado, the New York [...]