Weekend Roundup
Top Stories Billy Rennison 12/30/2012 at 11:08AM

Crazed subway ‘pusher’ says she did so because she thought victim was Muslim The crazed woman who shoved a Queens immigrant to his gruesome death in front of a subway train told cops yesterday that she did so because she thought he was a Muslim, authorities said. Read more: NY Post Teen shot and killed [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 12/20/2012 at 7:43AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: A slight chance of showers after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Thursday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 36. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph EVENT of [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 11/23/2012 at 8:16AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Friday night: A slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Cloudy, then gradual clearing toward daybreak, with a low around 40. EVENT of the DAY: Improvius Maximus Some of the best improv teams, from all corners [...]

Vigil for dead teens meant to raise awareness
Vigil for dead teens meant to raise awareness
News Terence M. Cullen 10/23/2012 at 2:14PM

Their message was responsibility and awareness. Less than two weeks after four area teens perished in a tragic car crash on the Southern State Parkway, hundreds turned out to a candle light vigil at Phil Rizzuto Park in Richmond Hill. Family members, friends and neighborhood residents gathered to remember Christopher Khan, Neal Rajapa, Darian Ramnarine [...]

Relatives, friends gather at funeral for teen killed in LI crash
Relatives, friends gather at funeral for teen killed in LI crash
News Terence M. Cullen 10/10/2012 at 12:57PM

Those who knew Christopher Khan all seemed to say the same thing: he always had a smile on his face, no matter the day or the time. Funeral services for Khan were held on Wednesday, October 10 in South Ozone Park. Hundreds of relatives, friends and neighbors packed the funeral home to say goodbye to [...]

Richmond Hill mourns teens lost in LI car crash
News Terence M. Cullen 10/09/2012 at 12:33PM

Four Queens teenagers were killed and another hospitalized after the car they were riding in spun off the Southern State Parkway and split in two. Christopher Khan, 18, Neal Rajapa, 17, Darian Ramnarine, 18, and Peter Anthony, 18, were killed in the wreckage, but driver Joseph Beer, 17, was able to make it out of [...]

Mayor, NYPD helping victims of tragic Van Wyck Expressway crash
Mayor, NYPD helping victims of tragic Van Wyck Expressway crash
News Liam La Guerre 7/25/2012 at 10:41AM

One of the three survivors of a recent fiery car crash near the Van Wyck Expressway, which killed five people including two kids, has been treated and released from Jamaica Hospital, officials said. Kingsley Maduka returned to his family in the Bronx, while Oby Okoro, the driver in the crash, is in the intensive care [...]

Headlines from around the web
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 [...]

Sunnyside cyclist killed in hit-and-run
News Billy Rennison 7/19/2012 at 2:10PM

A cyclist was killed last night in Sunnyside after being struck by a car that sped off after the crash. The 37-year-old was biking heading eastbound on Greenpoint Avenue when he was hit from behind by a dark colored sedan heading the same direction, police said. The Daily News reported that sources said the speeding [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/27/2012 at 7:47AM

Rangel, Long, Meng, Jeffries, Velazquez Declared Winners In Primaries  According to AP numbers as of 12:30 a.m., Meng had 51 percent of the vote with 89 percent of precincts reporting. Assemblyman Rory Lancman had 28 percent, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley had 16 percent and Dr. Robert Mittman had 5 percent. Read more: [NY1]  Rapper 50 Cent [...]