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P.J. Carlesimo named interim coach of the Nets
Sports Queens Courier Staff 12/28/2012 at 11:07AM

By Elizabeth Coluccio Avery Johnson, coach of the Brooklyn Nets, was fired yesterday, according to general manager Billy King, and P.J. Carlesimo will take over on the bench beginning tonight. The Nets season began well, with the team winning five games in a row. But through November, they have since lost seven out of 10 [...]

Arrest made in attempted shooting of officers
Arrest made in attempted shooting of officers
News Toni Cimino 12/19/2011 at 5:04PM

New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly today announced the arrest of Antonio Olmeda, age 53 of  Manhattan, in the attempted shooting of two New York City police officers on December 2nd in Jackson Heights, Queens. “Our officers miraculously escaped injury when their assailant fired at extremely close range, narrowly missing them,” Commissioner Kelly [...]

End of an era in North Korea: Kim Jong Il dies after nearly two decades in power
End of an era in North Korea: Kim Jong Il dies after nearly two decades in power
News Jay Lane 12/19/2011 at 8:51AM

End of an era in North Korea: Kim Jong Il dies after nearly two decades in power North Korea’s Communist leader Kim Jong Il, whose nearly two-decade reign of power was marked by nuclear threats against his neighbors and a stifling of freedoms for his own people, has died. North Korean television announced Sunday night that [...]