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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 [...]

Queens man charged with selling defense goods to China
News Billy Rennison 12/07/2012 at 2:52PM

A Queens man was arrested after he allegedly shipped military-grade items to China and Taiwan illegally, according to the FBI. Mark Henry, 49, was arrested and charged on December 6 with shipping defense goods with military applications to customers in Asia from his New York City export company without the required licenses. He is accused [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/20/2012 at 8:13AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Tuesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 50. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Overcast. Low of 41. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY:  KT Magumbo  Come to Resorts World Casino for the the bluesy pop rock sounds of KT Magumbo. Click here for more info or [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 11/15/2012 at 8:24AM

Today’s Forecast Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Thursday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind 5 to 7 mph. EVENT of the DAY: LIC Bar: Comedy and Trivia Show Every Thursday night Stephanie Holmes brings you hilarious and creative trivia. With categories like “name that [...]