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Ex-Met Dykstra sentenced to 3 years in Calif. prison for car scam
Ex-Met Dykstra sentenced to 3 years in Calif. prison for car scam
News Jay Lane 3/05/2012 at 2:12PM

Ex-Met Dykstra sentenced to 3 years in Calif. prison for car scam Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra was sentenced Monday to three years in state prison in a grand theft auto case. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Cynthia Ulfig sentenced Dykstra after refusing to allow him to withdraw a no-contest plea. The judge said [...]

Fourth NYPD suicide this month
Fourth NYPD suicide this month
News Jay Lane 2/14/2012 at 9:24AM

Fourth NYPD suicide A cop killed himself yesterday on his way home after finishing his shift in Queens — becoming the fourth NYPD officer to die by his own hand in less than a month, sources told The Post. Matthew Schindler, 39, a 14-year veteran and married father of three kids, pulled his car over [...]

Student sold psychedelic sweets
News Alexa Altman 2/08/2012 at 4:39PM

An impromptu bake sale at a Queens middle school had students tripping and teachers flipping. Twenty students at Intermediate School 208 in Bellerose were caught snacking and getting stoned on marijuana-infused brownies, provided by a fellow student who was selling the goods during school. An eight-grade female whose identify was withheld because of her age, [...]

Dr. Conrad Murray gets 4 years in jail for Michael Jackson death
Dr. Conrad Murray gets 4 years in jail for Michael Jackson death
News Jay Lane 11/29/2011 at 2:48PM

Comedian Patrice O’Neal Dead at 41 Comedian Patrice O’Neal died Tuesday morning … as a result of a stroke he suffered back in October…This according to his friends at the “Opie and Anthony” radio show. O’Neal had been a staple in the comedy world for years — and performed at the “Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen” back [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/22/2011: Doctor Is Accused of Selling Prescriptions
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/22/2011: Doctor Is Accused of Selling Prescriptions
News Jay Lane 11/22/2011 at 8:53AM

Doctor Is Accused of Selling Prescriptions A doctor suspected of prescribing thousands of painkillers to a man who murdered four people in a Long Island pharmacy pleaded not guilty on Monday in the sale of prescriptions to a Queens man who died of an overdose. The doctor, Stan XuHui Li, 57, worked as an anesthesiologist in New [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/17/2011: Top fund-raiser for Comptroller Liu charged with funneling sham donations
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/17/2011: Top fund-raiser for Comptroller Liu charged with funneling sham donations
News Jay Lane 11/17/2011 at 9:07AM

Activist Patricia Dolan killed crossing Hillside Avenue Patricia Dolan, longtime Community Board 8 member, president of the Queens Civic Congress, Kew Gardens Hills Civic Association and the founder of the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Conservancy, was struck and killed as she crossed Hillside Avenue on Tuesday, November 15. Police say Dolan, 72, was crossing the thoroughfare near [...]

Drug bust at LeFrak City
News Toni Cimino 10/21/2011 at 2:30PM

A seven-month undercover investigation at LeFrak City netted the arrest of 46 people on drug and other charges. The defendants – who range in age from 17 to 63 – are charged with selling crack and powdered cocaine, marijuana, heroin, and other controlled substances, including prescription medications, to undercover police officers on hundreds of occasions [...]

Queens’ Morning Round Up – 10/14/2011: Queens foster care abductors held on bail
Queens’ Morning Round Up – 10/14/2011: Queens foster care abductors held on bail
News Jay Lane 10/14/2011 at 10:43AM

Queens’ Morning Round Up – 10/14/2011   Abductors held on $75,000 bail Two weeks ago Shanel Nadal, and her husband Nephra Payne were arrested in Harrisburg, PA after abducting their 8 children from a foster care facility in Queens. Presiding judge Ira Margulis, has issued and order of protection for the children and held both [...]