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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 [...]

Off-duty FBI agent fires at alleged thief in South Ozone Park
News Billy Rennison 7/18/2012 at 9:49AM

An off-duty FBI agent fired at three men that attempted to break into his car this morning in South Ozone Park. The agent found the suspects outside his home on Sutter Avenue at about 5:15 a.m., police said. After calling 9-1-1, the man confronted the suspects and opened fire as the trio fled the scene [...]

Stabbed police officer’s 4-year-old waits as he heals in hospital
Stabbed police officer’s 4-year-old waits as he heals in hospital
News Michael Pantelidis 4/22/2012 at 4:49PM

Stabbed police officer’s 4-year-old waits as he heals in hospital A 4-year-old girl has desperately waited to see her hero cop father since he was stabbed in the brain by a mental patient, a relative told the Daily News Saturday. “I wanna see my dad,” the little girl has been telling her family as her [...]

Plainclothes officer shoots man in Queens Village
Plainclothes officer shoots man in Queens Village
News Michael Pantelidis 4/21/2012 at 5:26PM

Plainclothes officer shoots man in Queens Village A plainclothes officer shot a man who pointed a gun at him inQueensVillageyesterday, law enforcement sources said. The 30-year-old man was wanted in connection with a shooting that took place earlier this month and his gun was recovered at the scene, cops said. A spokesman for the Fire [...]