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Queen’s Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/17/2012 at 7:55AM

TODAY’s FORECAST  Monday: Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 54. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Monday night: Overcast with rain. Fog overnight. Low of 48. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.9 in. possible. EVENT of the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/30/2012 at 6:59AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 72. West wind around 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: After School Special-Laughing Devil Comedy Club  Join Jesse Jones as he brings his rowdy comic buddies to this weekly show. After School Special is a [...]

Bill would toughen punishment for illegal guns
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/28/2012 at 11:55AM

The day before a man shot and killed a former co-worker near the Empire State Building, State Senator Malcolm Smith and Assemblymember William Scarborough introduced a bill that would increase the punishment for illegal gun possession. The legislation would change the penalty from a class A misdemeanor to a class D felony, which has a [...]

Gunman shot dead after killing former colleague near Empire State Building; 9 others wounded
Gunman shot dead after killing former colleague near Empire State Building; 9 others wounded
News Billy Rennison 8/24/2012 at 11:46AM

Two are dead — including the gunman — and nine bystanders wounded at a shootout outside the Empire State Building. Recently fired Jeffrey Johnson, 53, stationed himself outside his former employers, Hazan Imports, and fatally wounded a 41-year-old former colleague. After opening fire on the victim, Johnson fled northbound; a construction worker spotted him and [...]

Fowl strikes cause foul feelings
News Alexa Altman 5/08/2012 at 4:00PM

Recent collisions between birds and airplanes departing city airports could give a much-needed “all clear” for negotiations between the Port Authority and wildlife conservation groups. While recent uproar mainly surrounds possible runway expansion plans at JFK, in-flight crashes with birds came under scrutiny when a Los Angeles-bound flight was quickly grounded after a bird was [...]

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