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Sandy-damaged small businesses eligible for expedited, low interest loans
Business Cristabelle Tumola 11/14/2012 at 5:48PM

As businesses still struggle to rebuild following Sandy, the New York Bankers Association (NYBA) and the New York Business Development Corporation (NYBDC) have created a $10 million small business emergency fund providing immediate financial assistance for those affected by the superstorm, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. “The banking industry understands that the quick recovery of [...]

Accused cop killer charged with 3 counts of first-degree murder
Accused cop killer charged with 3 counts of first-degree murder
News Alexa Altman 11/14/2012 at 9:25AM

The Queens man allegedly responsible for the murders of a Nassau County police officer and a Brooklyn motorist was indicted by a grand jury for three counts of first-degree murder. Darrell Fuller, 33, is accused of fatally shooting Officer Arthur Lopez, 29, on the Cross Island Parkway during a traffic stop on October 23. Fuller’s [...]

Man arrested for videotaping woman in bathroom
Man arrested for videotaping woman in bathroom
News Melissa Chan 11/13/2012 at 5:52PM

A homeless man originally from Whitestone was arrested after he was allegedly caught filming a woman relieving herself in a supermarket bathroom stall in Manhasset, cops said. Michael Seghposs, 25, was cuffed for second-degree unlawful surveillance on Sunday, November 11, when a 58-year-old woman said she found the perp videotaping her from an adjacent restroom [...]

Meeks secures 8th term in Congress
Meeks secures 8th term in Congress
Politics Maggie Hayes 11/07/2012 at 2:24AM

Incumbent Congressmember Gregory Meeks slid smoothly into victory on Tuesday, November 6, defeating challenger Allan Jennings in the 5th Congressional District. Meeks, who won with 88.6 percent of the vote according to unofficial results, will kick off his eighth term in the House, now representing the newly drawn 5th District, encompassing all of southeast Queens [...]

Accused cop killer released from Jamaica Hospital
Accused cop killer released from Jamaica Hospital
News Terence M. Cullen 10/24/2012 at 5:56PM

Darrell Fuller, the suspect wanted in connection with killing a veteran Nassau County police officer and a civilian yesterday, was transferred from Jamaica Hospital to Nassau County for booking this afternoon. Under guard of Nassau County Police and NYPD, Fuller appeared sluggish as he walked out of a side entrance of the hospital into a [...]

Islanders moving to Brooklyn beginning in 2015
Islanders moving to Brooklyn beginning in 2015
News Billy Rennison 10/24/2012 at 2:10PM

Amid rumors of the New York Islanders fleeing the area, the team announced their moving 20 miles west. Islanders owner Charles Wang, along with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, Barclays Center majority owner Bruce Ratner and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz announced that the Islanders would be heading to Brooklyn beginning with the [...]

Suspect accused of killing cop, driver in custody at hospital with self-inflicted gunshot wounds
Suspect accused of killing cop, driver in custody at hospital with self-inflicted gunshot wounds
News Billy Rennison 10/23/2012 at 6:02PM

Police captured the suspected killer of two people, including a Nassau County police office, after a witness heard gunshots coming from a car in Queens. After a multi-hour manhunt, Darrell Fuller, 33, was taken into custody by police in Queens and transferred to a local hospital with self-inflicted gunshot wounds.  Fuller was found at 111th Avenue and 173rd Street [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/19/2012 at 7:04AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 73. Southeast wind 10 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Friday night: Scattered showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to [...]

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 [...]