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Heat wave continues to bake city, relief may be on the way
Heat wave continues to bake city, relief may be on the way
News Billy Rennison 6/22/2012 at 10:36AM

New Yorkers have one more day of suffocating heat before temperatures return to near normal. After two day of heat approaching 100 degrees, today’s temperature is forecasted to stay in the mid-90s. Thunderstorms are forecasted to begin late this afternoon.  This weekend temperatures are expected to fall back into the 80s. The National Weather Service [...]

Hundreds of Queens residents without power
News Billy Rennison 6/21/2012 at 12:14PM

The heat wave baking Queens, has left more than 500 residents without electricity. The power outages are scattered throughout the borough. Last night, Con Edison announced they were beginning voltage reductions to more than a dozen neighborhoods throughout the borough due to electrical equipment problems. Con Ed said the neighborhoods affected will have a 5 [...]

Queens communities facing brownouts
News Billy Rennison 6/20/2012 at 6:57PM

Several Queens communities face a voltage reduction from Con Edison due to electrical equipment problems. The 100 degree heat has many residents blasting air conditioners to stay cool. Con Ed said the neighborhoods affected will have a 5 percent voltage reduction.  This was done in an effort to prevent a significant outage, a spokesperson from [...]

Man busted in city-wide manhole cover thefts
News Jay Lane 5/10/2012 at 3:57PM

The man behind the theft of manhole covers has been uncovered. Andrew Modica, 46, was arrested yesterday in connection with the numerous stolen manhole covers across the city, law enforcement sources told The Post this morning. Cops pulled Modica over in a stolen pickup truck near his home on 67th Street and 21st Avenue in Brooklyn after [...]

Queens fire kills grandmother as helpless kin look on
Queens fire kills grandmother as helpless kin look on
News Jay Lane 2/02/2012 at 9:35AM

Queens fire kills grandmother as helpless kin look on A fast-moving house fire killed a Queens grandmother early today as her family managed to escape the blaze in South Jamaica. “The family was screaming for their grandmother,” said neighbor Lola Reid. “She never came out of the house.” Elaine Spencer, 69, died at the scene, [...]

Con Ed crew foils robbery
Con Ed crew foils robbery
News Steve Mosco 2/01/2012 at 12:28PM

A routine gas inspection turned into a harrowing chase as four Con Edison employees rushed to the aid of the victim of a violent purse snatching in Bayside on the night of January 25. The Con Edison crew — John Kane, John McDonnell, Michael Santeramo and Anthony Farmighetti — were working on a gas line [...]

Greg Kelly claims ‘flirtatious’ text messages from rape accuser show their rendezvous was consensual and for a ‘sexual purpose,’ sources say
Greg Kelly claims ‘flirtatious’ text messages from rape accuser show their rendezvous was consensual and for a ‘sexual purpose,’ sources say
News Jay Lane 1/27/2012 at 9:35AM

Greg Kelly claims ‘flirtatious’ text messages from rape accuser show their rendezvous was consensual and for a ‘sexual purpose,’ sources say The paralegal who says TV host and top-cop son Greg Kelly raped her while she was drunk told cops she got pregnant and had an abortion as a result, NYPD sources said. “Why’d you do that?” [...]