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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 5/14/2013 at 7:19AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 63. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 52. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Queens Taste 2013 Queens Taste 2013 will take place [...]

Boston Marathon bombing has races rethinking security
Boston Marathon bombing has races rethinking security
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/29/2013 at 11:04AM

Now that surviving Boston bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev has been captured and charged with using a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death, some of the motivations behind the attack are becoming clearer. Other questions about security and how to prevent future attacks at similar events are under heated debate. “Thinking about the football season [...]

City unveils MLB All-Star week festivities
City unveils MLB All-Star week festivities
News Terence M. Cullen 4/24/2013 at 1:28PM

The 2013 MLB All-Star Game, at Citi Field on July 16, will feature a slew of events throughout the city in the week leading up and will be spread throughout the borough. Citi Field was cited as a potential venue for the mid-summer classic since opening in 2009, with the rumor becoming official last May. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/24/2013 at 8:24AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 68. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 20 mph shifting to the South in the afternoon. Wednesday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 45. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 10 to 20 mph shifting to the WNW after midnight. Chance of rain 50%. EVENT OF THE [...]

Driver crashes into Queens auto body shop, killing 1, injuring 2
Driver crashes into Queens auto body shop, killing 1, injuring 2
Police Cristabelle Tumola 4/24/2013 at 8:07AM

A car slammed into an auto body shop near Citi Field Tuesday, leaving one dead and two injured. The vehicle’s 52-year-old driver was heading southbound on 126th Street between 35th and 36th avenues around 11:40 a.m. when his 1992 Toyota Corolla rear-ended another car, said police. After the impact, the Toyota veered across the northbound [...]

Rumored NHL outdoor games snub Citi Field
Rumored NHL outdoor games snub Citi Field
Sports Terence M. Cullen 4/22/2013 at 11:17AM

It looks like Citi Field has been “shut out” from an outdoor NHL game next season. The Sports Network (TSN) reported the league plans five outdoor games on top of the traditional Bridgestone Winter Classic – slated between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs on New Year’s Day, 2014. NHL officials first have [...]

App leads cops to Flushing cell phone thief
App leads cops to Flushing cell phone thief
Northeast Queens Courier Staff 4/18/2013 at 3:11PM

A smartphone tracking app played a key role in arresting an alleged cell phone thief within 30 minutes of the crime, police said. Jordan Osborne, 19, allegedly fled in Flushing after grabbing an iPhone 5 out of the hands of a 28-year-old woman, according to the 109th Precinct. The victim was walking on Main Street [...]

Community Board wants more answers on Willets Point project
Community Board wants more answers on Willets Point project
Northeast Terence M. Cullen 4/18/2013 at 9:02AM

Community Board 7’s Land Use Committee told developers of Willets Point they need to return with more answers on the proposed project before the board makes a decision. Committee members particularly want more information about parking, traffic flow and transplanting the plethora of small business owners within the Iron Triangle. Chuck Apelian, first vice chair [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/16/2013 at 8:20AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High of 63. Breezy. Winds from the SSE at 10 to 25 mph. Tuesday night: Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 54. Winds from the South at 5 to 20 mph shifting to the WSW [...]