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3 men killed in barrage of bullets in Queens

Three men died in blizzard of bullets early Saturday when a nightclub dispute over a girl spilled into the Queens streets, police and friends of the victims said. A fourth man was wounded around 5 a.m. when an unknown gunman fired 63 shots in from an AK-47 into a double-parked Jeep Grand Cherokee outside 185-4 144th Ave., police said. Read more: Daily News

Two girls groped in Flushing branch of Queens Library

Police were searching Friday for a man wanted for allegedly groping two girls at a Queens Library branch last month. Authorities said the suspect touched a six-year-old and a nine-year-old inappropriately at the downtown Flushing branch on Main Street on June 23. Read More: NY1

Frozen meat and poultry recalled over listeria concern

Buona Vita Inc. is recalling various frozen, ready-to-eat meat and poultry products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, federal officials announced. The problem was discovered through microbiological testing by FSIS and the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA). There have not been any reports of illnesses due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a healthcare provider. Read More: ABC

Report: Knicks intend to match Jeremy Lin’s offer from Houston

They say everything is bigger in Texas. We’ll soon find out concerning Jeremy Lin’s contract. The restricted free-agent point guard and the Houston Rockets have agreed to terms on a four-year offer, according to multiple reports. Read More: CBS

Talks between Con Ed, union continue as heat wave bakes city

As the temperature rises, so does the risk of power outages, a fact that is magnified with Con Edison workers locked out as contract talks continue. Temperatures are forecasted to reach 100 degrees on Saturday, and with 8,500 workers locked out, the task of maintaining the system — which can be strained in the heat — falls to 5,000 management personnel. Read More: Queens Courier