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Greg Kelly Cleared: ‘Mutual lust’ nixes claim by rape accuser
Greg Kelly Cleared: ‘Mutual lust’ nixes claim by rape accuser
News Jay Lane 2/08/2012 at 9:26AM

Greg Kelly Cleared: ‘Mutual lust’ nixes claim by rape accuser Manhattan prosecutors will not seek rape charges against Greg Kelly, the TV talk-show host and son of Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, stemming from a complaint filed by a 29-year-old woman, authorities said last night. The case was over nearly as soon as it started — [...]

Man Hospitalized Following Jamaica Hotel Fire
Man Hospitalized Following Jamaica Hotel Fire
News Jay Lane 1/17/2012 at 1:56PM

Man Hospitalized Following Jamaica Hotel Fire The Conduit Motor Inn on 138th Avenue in Jamaica, Queens caught fire Monday night, and an injured man found inside one of the hotel rooms was taken to Jamaica Hospital with burns throughout his body. Read More: NY1   Maksim Gelman to get extra 25 years for Manhattan portion [...]

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. [...]

Gunman nails cop van, 7 officers escape
Gunman nails cop van, 7 officers escape
News Jay Lane 1/04/2012 at 1:12PM

Gunman nails cop van, 7 officers escape A maniac opened fire on a marked NYPD van outside a gritty Bronx housing project just moments after the cops picked up two officers from foot patrol, The Post has learned. Seven cops in the van, including a sergeant, described the terrifying hail of gunfire as “pings” bouncing [...]

Madonna Badger spared details of fire that killed her 3 daughters & parents
Madonna Badger spared details of fire that killed her 3 daughters & parents
News Jay Lane 12/27/2011 at 1:07PM

Madonna Badger spared details of fire that killed her 3 daughters & parents The marketing executive whose three daughters and parents died in a Christmas morning fire was spared the horrific details of the tragedy, her brother said Tuesday. Madonna Badger was “as devastated as you could imagine,” Wade Johnson said. “Like any mother and [...]

Suspects Held Without Bail In Alleged Murder Of NYPD Officer
Suspects Held Without Bail In Alleged Murder Of NYPD Officer
News Jay Lane 12/14/2011 at 8:54AM

Suspects Held Without Bail In Alleged Murder Of NYPD Officer Prosecutors said Tuesday that Lamont Pride didn’t hesitate to pull the trigger on NYPD Officer Peter Figoski. “He was targeted for homicide because he wore the uniform of the NYPD,” said Ken Taub, chief of homicide at the Brooklyn district attorney’s office. Prosecutors say Pride [...]

Eighteen people busted in alleged $1.9M auto loan scheme in Queens
Eighteen people busted in alleged $1.9M auto loan scheme in Queens
News Jay Lane 12/01/2011 at 3:38PM

Eighteen people busted in alleged $1.9M auto loan scheme in Queens Eighteen people were indicted today for their alleged roles in two auto loan fraud schemes that resulted in nearly $2 million in losses, authorities said. Sixteen people have been arraigned in Queens Supreme Court on charges that include grand larceny and possession of stolen [...]

High School Football Roundup
High School Football Roundup
Sports Jay Lane 9/28/2011 at 2:11PM

Holy Cross defeats St. Francis Prep On Saturday night, September 10, the Holy Cross Knights played host to the Terriers of Saint Francis Preparatory School at SUNY Maritime College in the Bronx. For the first time in a number of years, this marquee match-up was a non-league game as the Terriers moved from the Catholic [...]

Mets host wheelchair softball tournament
Mets host wheelchair softball tournament
Sports Steve Mosco 9/28/2011 at 2:04PM

Top wheelchair athletes from around the world arrived at Citi Field for the 10th annual Mets Wheelchair Softball Tournament (MWST) with one goal in mind: to win the championship and show that disabilities should not resign one to a sedentary lifestyle. The tournament was held on Lot A at the home of the New York [...]