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West Nile spraying in Queens today
West Nile spraying in Queens today
News Billy Rennison 7/30/2012 at 9:32AM

Days after the first human case of West Nile virus was identified, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced they will spray larvicide in three Queens neighborhoods. A Staten Island man was the first confirmed human case of the West Nile virus this year, after 11 were diagnosed with the virus a year ago. [...]

Queens communities facing brownouts
News Billy Rennison 6/20/2012 at 6:57PM

Several Queens communities face a voltage reduction from Con Edison due to electrical equipment problems. The 100 degree heat has many residents blasting air conditioners to stay cool. Con Ed said the neighborhoods affected will have a 5 percent voltage reduction.  This was done in an effort to prevent a significant outage, a spokesperson from [...]

Queens celebrates Memorial Day
Queens celebrates Memorial Day
Multimedia Billy Rennison 5/29/2012 at 6:04PM

Thousands of Queens residents lined the streets this weekend to celebrate the troops past and present who have fought to protect the country.  Check out the photos from every parade. Click here to see all the pictures from the Whitestone Veterans Memorial Day Parade. Click here to see all the pictures from the Maspeth Memorial [...]

This Morning’s Headlines
This Morning’s Headlines
Laurelton man missing
Laurelton man missing
News Billy Rennison 3/09/2012 at 3:13PM

Police are looking for a Laurelton resident who recently went missing and is of poor mental health. Rupert West, 59, was last seen Friday morning at 7 a.m. at his home on 218th Street. The missing is described as 5-feet-8-inches tall, 170 pounds with blue eyes, black hair and a full beard. He was last [...]

Police arrest 15 year old for sex assaults
Police arrest 15 year old for sex assaults
News Michael Pantelidis 10/25/2011 at 3:25PM

Police believe they have seized the sexual deviant that has terrorized southeast Queens for the past month – and he is not even out of high school. The NYPD arrested a 15-year-old black male on October 23 who they consider to be responsible for the recent pattern of sexual attacks in the area. “We’re confident [...]

Police arrest sexual assault suspect
News Toni Cimino 10/24/2011 at 11:48AM

Police arrested a suspect wanted for several recent sexual attacks after he was fingered in multiple lineups, according to published reports. Cops took a 15 year old into custody on Sunday, October 23 and arrested him hours later after he was picked out of multiple lineups, according to the New York Post. A source also [...]

Police seek Laurelton sexual assault suspect
Police seek Laurelton sexual assault suspect
News Toni Cimino 10/14/2011 at 12:01PM

Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for a sexual assault in Laurelton late Wednesday night. Police say that just before 11:30 p.m. on October 12, a man attacked a 23-year-old woman as she walked near 226th Street and South Conduit Avenue. The suspect is described as 5-feet-5-inches tall with [...]