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Three charged with kidnapping, holding Queens man for month in $3M ransom attempt
Three charged with kidnapping, holding Queens man for month in $3M ransom attempt
Police Queens Courier Staff 5/23/2013 at 7:06AM

BY CRISTABELLE TUMOLA AND ANGY ALTAMIRANO Three men have been arrested for kidnapping a man off a Jackson Heights street in broad daylight and holding him in a warehouse for a month in a $3 million ransom attempt, the district attorney’s office said Wednesday. Christian Acuna, 35, of Corona, Dennis Alves, 32, of East Elmhurst, and Eduardo [...]

Ecuador routs Chile in front of thousands at Citi Field
Ecuador routs Chile in front of thousands at Citi Field
News Terence M. Cullen 8/16/2012 at 3:34PM

Draped in a Chilean flag outside of Citi Field, Manuel Rojas stood with his father as they were interviewed by Ernesto Diaz — who Rojas said was a big name in Chilean radio. Rojas, 18, from Bridgeport, Connecticut, predicted Chile would best Ecuador in the night’s international friendly match at the ballpark 2-1, despite the [...]

Ecuador to face Chile at Citi Field
Sports Terence M. Cullen 8/09/2012 at 12:14PM

It’ll be a different kind of pitch. For one night only, the Citi Field diamond will play host to a match between the Ecuadorian and Chilean national teams on Wednesday, August 15, as the sport continues to become more popular in the city and the country. Chile is currently ranked 15th in the world, according [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 8/08/2012 at 7:56AM

EVENT of the DAY: Outdoor Cinema at Socrates Sculpture Park Socrates Sculpture Park, in collaboration with the Museum of the Moving Image and Rooftop Films, presents this annual international film festival focused on a different country or culture each Wednesday evening. Tonight’s feature is  the Japanese film “Summer Wars,” (PG) winner of the Japan Academy prize for [...]