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Connecticut man arrested for threatening Mets
Connecticut man arrested for threatening Mets
Police Cristabelle Tumola 10/24/2013 at 1:03PM

A Connecticut man has been charged for allegedly making threats against the New York Mets. Aryn Leroux, 42, of West Haven, was arrested Wednesday for making threats against the baseball team’s players, coaches, executives as well as Citi Field, according to the AP, and charged with misdemeanor threatening and breach of peace. He reportedly made [...]

Op-Ed: Essential steps in the fight against gun violence
Op-Ed: Essential steps in the fight against gun violence
News Queens Courier Staff 1/21/2013 at 5:33PM

BY STATE SENATOR JOSE PERALTA As the sponsor of 14 gun bills, I couldn’t be happier to see long overdue action fi nally taken on common-sense measures to protect New Yorkers from gun violence. From revoking the gun permits and confi scating the fi rearms of domestic abusers and the mentally ill, to requiring background [...]

20 children killed in Connecticut elementary school shooting
News Billy Rennison 12/14/2012 at 12:49PM

Dozens were shot at  a Connecticut elementary school this morning leaving at least 26 dead, including 20 children, said Connecticut state police.  According to multiple reports, the shooter has been identified by officials as Adam Lanza, 20.  Earlier reports indicated his brother Ryan Lanza as the shooter. The shooting took place at approximately 9:40 a.m. [...]

‘Where Wild Things Are’ author Maurice Sendak dead at 83
News Queens Courier Staff 5/08/2012 at 10:31AM

Maurice Sendak, the children’s book author and illustrator who saw the sometimes-dark side of childhood in books like “Where the Wild Things Are” and “In the Night Kitchen,” died early Tuesday. He was 83. Longtime friend and caretaker Lynn Caponera said she was with him when Sendak died at a hospital in Danbury, Conn. She [...]

Mom remembers daughters killed in Conn. Christmas Day blaze, calls tragedy ‘incomprehensible’
Mom remembers daughters killed in Conn. Christmas Day blaze, calls tragedy ‘incomprehensible’
News Jay Lane 1/05/2012 at 3:33PM

Mom remembers daughters killed in Conn. Christmas Day blaze, calls tragedy ‘incomprehensible’   Calling the Christmas Day fire that killed her three daughters and parents “incomprehensible,” fashion ad exec Madonna Badger told hundreds of people packed in a Fifth Avenue church this morning that she’ll never forget her family. “Why did this happen to my [...]

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 [...]

Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man
Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man
News Jay Lane 12/28/2011 at 12:44PM

Weiner mistress claims he wanted to have a threesome with a man Anthony Weiner wanted to do more than share his crotch shots with women online, his former X-rated chat buddy claims. Traci Nobles, who came forward as one of the New York politician’s sexting partners earlier this year, told Radaronline.com that he wanted to have a threesome [...]

Teen’s Alleged Assaulter Pretended To Be A Police Officer
Teen’s Alleged Assaulter Pretended To Be A Police Officer
News Jay Lane 12/28/2011 at 8:59AM

Teen’s Alleged Assaulter Pretended To Be A Police Officer Police were searching late Tuesday for a man who allegedly pretended to be a police officer and sexually assaulted a teenage boy he met in a subway station in Sunset Park, Brooklyn last week. Investigators say the man approached a 15-year-old boy at the 53rd Street [...]

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 [...]