Jay Lane

The Monkees lead singer Davy Jones dead at 66 from heart attack
The Monkees lead singer Davy Jones dead at 66 from heart attack
News Jay Lane 2/29/2012 at 1:31PM

The Monkees lead singer Davy Jones dead at 66 from heart attack Davy Jones – lead singer of The Monkees – has died … TMZ has learned. An official from the medical examiner’s office for Martin County, Florida confirmed with TMZ they received a call from Martin Memorial Hospital informing them that Jones had passed away. Jones is survived [...]

Liu “Stunned” By Fraud Charges Against His Campaign Treasurer
News Jay Lane 2/29/2012 at 9:13AM

Arrest Made In Connection With Queens Synagogue Burglary Police say tips from the public led them to an arrest in the burglary of a Queens synagogue. Efram Sanders, 28, was arrested Tuesday and was facing burglary, grand larceny and stolen-property charges in connection with the break-in at Congregation Degel Israel in Kew Gardens Hills. More [...]

Grades spur parents’ revolt
Grades spur parents’ revolt
News Jay Lane 2/28/2012 at 9:00AM

Grades spur parents’ revolt Armed for the first time with data that rates the effectiveness of more than 12,000 math and reading teachers, parents yesterday said they’ll now take action to steer their kids clear of bad apples. At PS 89 in The Bronx — which had the highest number of teachers who were rated poorly [...]

State Orders Peninsula Hospital To Stop Taking Patients
State Orders Peninsula Hospital To Stop Taking Patients
News Jay Lane 2/24/2012 at 2:29PM

State Orders Peninsula Hospital To Stop Taking Patients Laboratory problems are forcing changes at Peninsula Hospital in Queens. The State Department of Health has ordered the hospital to stop admitting patients and performing surgeries, and plan to transfer its current patients elsewhere. The order comes after Peninsula’s lab permit was suspended for 30 days after [...]

New video shows Bronx boy, 8, just before shooting
New video shows Bronx boy, 8, just before shooting
News Jay Lane 2/22/2012 at 2:29PM

New video shows Bronx boy, 8, just before shooting An 8-year-old boy was checking out a rack of potato chips inside a Bronx bodega just before taking a bullet in his shoulder, a shocking surveillance video shows. The stunned tyke in a gray track suit, who sources identified as Armando Bigo, can be seen gripping [...]

Chunk of Queensboro Bridge falls on Mercedes
Chunk of Queensboro Bridge falls on Mercedes
News Jay Lane 2/22/2012 at 9:13AM

Chunk of Queensboro Bridge falls on Mercedes A New Jersey man was driving to Queens Tuesday evening when he got an unexpected surprise — a piece of the Queensboro Bridge crashed through his Mercedes Benz. Andrew Campbell, 40, of Bergenfield, was heading to an indoor soccer game in Jackson Heights when he said a large [...]

Boy Scouts ordered to release secret sex abuse files
Boy Scouts ordered to release secret sex abuse files
News Jay Lane 2/20/2012 at 2:33PM

Boy Scouts ordered to release secret sex abuse files A judge overseeing a lawsuit brought by the family of a California boy molested by his troop leader in 2007 has ordered the Boy Scouts of America to hand over confidential files detailing allegations of sexual abuse by Scout leaders around the nation. The Santa Barbara [...]

ESPN fallout over crack about Lin
ESPN fallout over crack about Lin
News Jay Lane 2/20/2012 at 9:04AM

ESPN fallout over crack about Lin ESPN yesterday called an offensive foul on two employees for using a racist term in a headline and story about Knicks phenom Jeremy Lin. A headline writer, whose name was not released, was fired, while anchor Max Bretos was benched for 30 days. The out-of-bounds phrase — “chink in [...]

Fundraiser For Comptroller Liu Indicted On Federal Wire Fraud Charges
Fundraiser For Comptroller Liu Indicted On Federal Wire Fraud Charges
News Jay Lane 2/16/2012 at 9:34AM

Fundraiser For Comptroller Liu Indicted On Federal Wire Fraud Charges City Comptroller John Liu was dealt a major blow on Wednesday as a fundraiser for his campaign, Xing Wu Pan, was indicted on federal wire fraud charges just one day before the comptroller’s first major public policy speech. Pan, also known as Oliver Pan, was [...]

Fourth NYPD suicide this month
Fourth NYPD suicide this month
News Jay Lane 2/14/2012 at 9:24AM

Fourth NYPD suicide A cop killed himself yesterday on his way home after finishing his shift in Queens — becoming the fourth NYPD officer to die by his own hand in less than a month, sources told The Post. Matthew Schindler, 39, a 14-year veteran and married father of three kids, pulled his car over [...]