Death

Fiancee of Sean Bell urges NYPD Chief Ray Kelly to fire officers in beau’s shooting death
Fiancee of Sean Bell urges NYPD Chief Ray Kelly to fire officers in beau’s shooting death
News Jay Lane 12/02/2011 at 8:53AM

Fiancee of Sean Bell urges NYPD Chief Ray Kelly to fire officers in beau’s shooting death Sean Bell’s fiancée Thursday urged the city’s top cop to sack all five officers who fired in the shooting frenzy that killed her beau on their wedding day in 2006. Nicole Paultre-Bell made the demand of Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly after an [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/08/2011: Boxing legend Joe Frazier dies, 67
News Jay Lane 11/08/2011 at 8:49AM

Severed Foot Found On Front Lawn In Rosedale; Turns Out To Be Bear’s There’s relief in Rosedale this morning after a gruesome discovery rattled nerves. A man taking out the garbage Sunday night found what appeared to be a severed child’s foot on his front lawn. Police responded to the scene to investigate. On Monday morning, the Medical [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/31/2011: Home sweet home for Ilan Grapel
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/31/2011: Home sweet home for Ilan Grapel
News Jay Lane 10/31/2011 at 9:54AM

Home sweet home for Ilan Grael Ilan Grapel, the Queens law student freed after five months in an Egyptian prison, made an emotional return to US soil Saturday. Grapel , a law student at Emory University, was in Egypt to volunteer with a legal- aid group. In June, he arrested and accused of spying for [...]

Police Blotter
News Toni Cimino 10/27/2011 at 10:32AM

108th Precinct Long Island City, Sunnyside and Woodside Seek man for questioning in connection with bathtub death Police are looking for a man they say they want to question in connection with the death of a 62-year-old man, whose body was discovered in a bathtub. The incident happened on Wednesday, October 19 inside an apartment [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/27/2011: NYPD detective who fired first at Sean  Bell believed victim’s friend was about to shoot
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/27/2011: NYPD detective who fired first at Sean Bell believed victim’s friend was about to shoot
News Jay Lane 10/27/2011 at 9:51AM

NYPD detective who fired first at Sean Bell: I believed slain Queens man’s friend was about to shoot The detective who fired the first shot in the barrage that killed Sean Bell testified Wednesday he used his gun because he thought a pal of the groom-to-be was primed to strike first. Gescard Isnora, who was undercover at [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/12/2011 : Comptroller John C. Liu’s suspicious donations
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/12/2011 : Comptroller John C. Liu’s suspicious donations
News Jay Lane 10/12/2011 at 11:08AM

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/12/2011   Suspicious donations for New York City comptroller John C. Liu The New York Times reports that city comptroller, John C. Liu’s campaign donators seem to be nonexistent. Liu, who boasted about receiving $1 million dollars in financing in donations, seemed to be shocked when informed that a majority of [...]

WATCH Street Talk: How will you remember Steve Jobs?
News Melissa Chan 10/06/2011 at 6:46PM

Steve Jobs, the co-founder and chairman of Apple, died Wednesday at the age of 56. The Queens Courier hit the streets to see how locals will remember him. [video_post_embed id="3537" width="540" height="306"]

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dead at 56
News Billy Rennison 10/06/2011 at 2:59PM

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple who helped revolutionize the digital age, died Wednesday. He was 56. “Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being,” the company said in a brief statement. “Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve [...]

Sunnyside fire claims life
Sunnyside fire claims life
News Jay Lane 9/28/2011 at 8:49PM

A fire in Sunnyside claimed the life of one man and left two firefighters with minor injuries. At 3:34 a.m., 12 units and 60 firefighters responded to 49-01 43rd Avenue, where a second floor fire broke out. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 4:11 a.m. The victim was transported to Elmhurst Hospital where he [...]