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FBI finds possible human remains at Ozone Park home of late mobster ‘Jimmy the Gent’
Police Cristabelle Tumola 6/20/2013 at 11:05AM

Federal investigators have found possible human remains at the Ozone Park home of late mobster James “Jimmy the Gent” Burke, according to an FBI spokesperson. Officials began searching the home Monday in regards to an ongoing investigation. According to reports, the search  is likely not related to the Lufthansa heist at JFK Airport which Burke [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 5/30/2013 at 7:47AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Thursday: Partly cloudy. Fog early. High of 91. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 75. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Thursday Nights Out Kick your weekends off early this summer by visiting Bell Boulevard, Bayside’s “Main Street.” [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 5/15/2013 at 8:43AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 68. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 59. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the WNW after midnight. [...]

Two Queens men charged after robbing bank, leading cops on high-speed chase
Two Queens men charged after robbing bank, leading cops on high-speed chase
Police Queens Courier Staff 5/04/2013 at 1:26PM

Two Queens men have been indicted in connection to the robbery of an upstate New York bank that was followed by a high-speed car chase in Westchester County, said the FBI. According to the allegations, Joseph McCrimon, 38, entered a Wells Fargo Bank in Ardsley on March 29, demanded cash from the teller and threatened to detonate [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/29/2013 at 8:21AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Monday: Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 59. Winds from the SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 52. Winds from the SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%. EVENT OF THE DAY: The Queens Slur [...]

Queens couple recounts blasts at Boston Marathon
Queens couple recounts blasts at Boston Marathon
Top Stories Maggie Hayes 4/18/2013 at 1:13PM

Kevin Morrissey was a half mile away from finishing the Boston Marathon when he and the runners around him were abruptly forced to stop in their tracks on Monday, April 15. “Marathon Monday,” as it is commonly called, is also Patriots’ Day in Boston. But around 2:50 p.m., on what is typically a joyous holiday, [...]

Pilot spots drone near JFK
Pilot spots drone near JFK
News Terence M. Cullen 3/05/2013 at 2:55PM

Look up in the air! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…a drone? An Alitalia pilot reported sighting a drone near his jumbo jet Monday afternoon has he neared JFK Airport, according to news sources. Now federal agents are investigating who the drone belonged to, and what it was doing just about three miles from [...]

Queens man pleads guilty to Federal Reserve bomb plot
Queens man pleads guilty to Federal Reserve bomb plot
Police Maggie Hayes 2/07/2013 at 4:28PM

The Bangladeshi national said that he wanted to “destroy America.” Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to bomb the New York Federal Reserve Bank, resolving to commit mass murder last October, according to the FBI. Nafis first came to the United States last January on a student visa, but his [...]

LI man arrested for pointing laser at plane heading to JFK
LI man arrested for pointing laser at plane heading to JFK
Police Queens Courier Staff 1/25/2013 at 10:29AM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY A Long Island man was arrested Wednesday for pointing a laser beam at two aircraft this summer, risking the lives of passengers and potentially people on the ground, said the FBI. According to court records, on August 21, Angel Rivas, of Shirley, directed a laser pointer at a plane headed to John F. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/25/2012 at 10:55AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 45. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Tuesday night: Overcast. Low of 32. Winds from the North at 5 to 15 mph. Hurricane Sandy’s 21 most serious fires caused by sea water hitting electrical [...]