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Queens’ Morning Roundup


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Eight Kilos Of Cocaine Seized In Jackson Heights House

Two men were arrested after more than eight kilograms of cocaine were seized from a home in Jackson Heights, Queens last month. Officials say the drugs were found in an apartment on 81st Street month during an investigation by state police. Read more: [NY1]

Small Mexican town of Tenancingo is major source of sex trafficking pipeline to New York

In this small Mexican town that sends sex slaves to New York, little boys dream of growing up to be pimps. Gaudy gabled houses that rise above gated walls are proof of the profits to be made from funneling “delivery girls” to Roosevelt Ave. in Queens. Read more: [New York Daily News]

Organized crime: ‘Coke den’ neat freaks’ closet stash

They probably didn’t get the idea from Martha Stewart Living. Two thugs were cooking up more than dinner when police stormed their Queens drug den — and discovered more than 18 pounds of cocaine stashed in an oven and a dresser, authorities said yesterday. Read more: [New York Post]

Flushing is not the only place the Mormon church wants to build big 

A controversial plan to build a large Mormon church in Flushing will get a second hearing before a key city panel on Tuesday. But a look at the church’s construction plans from around the nation shows that Queens isn’t the only place it is seeking permission to build up to the heavens. Read more: [New York Daily News]

Mets’ Johan Santana To Get A Couple Extra Days’ Rest

After making history with a no-hitter game this past Friday, Mets ace pitcher Johan Santana will get a couple of extra days rest, as team officials are worried about the stress on his arm. Santana is coming off surgery that put him on the shelf for more than a year. Read more: [NY1]

Congressional hopefuls tout endorsements

Assemblyman and congressional hopeful Rory Lancman will be endorsed by former Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum on Tuesday. Lancman will make the announcement in conjunction with a statement about educational policies, including a push for more teacher training and smaller class sizes. Read more: [New York Daily News]