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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 [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/26/2012 at 7:14AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind 5 to 7 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Halloween Haunted House Visit for some thrills and chills! Stay for hayrides, treats, mulled cider and pumpkins on sale. [...]

Queens District Leader Al Baldeo surrenders to FBI
Queens District Leader Al Baldeo surrenders to FBI
News Billy Rennison 10/24/2012 at 11:56AM

Former city council candidate and current District Leader Al Baldeo turned himself in to the FBI today on charges of fraud and obstruction of justice. Baldeo, 52, is accused of using fake donors to his campaign to receive matching funds from the city.  He is also charged with obstructing during the government’s investigation. “As alleged, [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/18/2012 at 8:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. South wind 6 to 11 mph. Thursday night: Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. EVENT of the DAY: Screening of [...]

Queens man arrested for Federal Reserve bomb plot
Queens man arrested for Federal Reserve bomb plot
Police Cristabelle Tumola 10/17/2012 at 5:09PM

A Queens man was arrested for allegedly attempting to detonate what he believed was a real bomb at the New York Federal Reserve Bank in Lower Manhattan this morning, said the FBI. Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, of Jamaica, traveled to the U.S.  this January specifically to take part in a terrorist attack, said [...]

Queens’s Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/19/2012 at 7:37AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 70. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Clear. Low of 57. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Rent A White Guy: The Musical A new multilingual musical tale about the life of foreigners living in [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/09/2012 at 7:23AM

NYPD cop recovering after being shot in both legs A person of interest is being questioned after an NYPD police sergeant was shot in both legs Wednesday night in Queens. Sgt. Craig Bier and his partner, both members of an anti-gang unit, were on patrol when they tried to stop a suspect around 10:30 p.m. [...]

FBI arrests Bayside man for PA bank threat
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/08/2012 at 6:22PM

Tuesday night the FBI arrested a man at his Bayside home for threatening to kill Sovereign Bank employees in Pa., said an FBI spokesperson. According to a complaint filed by the FBI’s New York office, on August 6 Michael Chung faxed a letter to a Sovereign Bank fraud prevention officer based in Pottsville, Pa. regarding a $179,000 [...]