Queens’ Morning Roundup

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 [...]

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 [...]

Giants ticker tape set to fly downtown
Giants ticker tape set to fly downtown
News Jay Lane 2/07/2012 at 9:08AM

Giants ticker tape set to fly downtown Rabid Big Blue fans will flood the Canyon of Heroes today to watch Eli Manning and the Super Bowl champion Giants march up Broadway — and a lucky 500 will get to attend an exclusive City Hall ceremony afterward. Officials doled out 250 pairs of tickets after holding [...]

Greg Kelly claims ‘flirtatious’ text messages from rape accuser show their rendezvous was consensual and for a ‘sexual purpose,’ sources say
Greg Kelly claims ‘flirtatious’ text messages from rape accuser show their rendezvous was consensual and for a ‘sexual purpose,’ sources say
News Jay Lane 1/27/2012 at 9:35AM

Greg Kelly claims ‘flirtatious’ text messages from rape accuser show their rendezvous was consensual and for a ‘sexual purpose,’ sources say The paralegal who says TV host and top-cop son Greg Kelly raped her while she was drunk told cops she got pregnant and had an abortion as a result, NYPD sources said. “Why’d you do that?” [...]

NYPD Commissioner’s son being investigated for allegedly raping woman
NYPD Commissioner’s son being investigated for allegedly raping woman
News Jay Lane 1/26/2012 at 9:15AM

NYPD Commissioner’s son being investigated for allegedly raping woman Police Commissioner Ray Kelly’s newsman son, Greg, is being investigated for allegedly raping a woman, law-enforcement sources told The Post early today. The woman filed an official complaint Tuesday against the younger Kelly, claiming the co-host of Fox 5’s “Good Day New York” attacked her last [...]

Super Bowl Bound: Giants Nip 49ers In OT To Set Up Title Rematch Vs. Patriots
Super Bowl Bound: Giants Nip 49ers In OT To Set Up Title Rematch Vs. Patriots
News Jay Lane 1/23/2012 at 9:25AM

Super Bowl Bound: Giants Nip 49ers In OT To Set Up Title Rematch Vs. Patriots For the second time in five seasons, Big Blue is going to the big game. The New York Giants recovered two mishandled San Francisco kick returns, the last one setting up the game-winning field goal in sudden-death overtime, as Big Blue [...]

Shock cop suicide
Shock cop suicide
News Jay Lane 1/20/2012 at 9:13AM

Shock cop suicide An NYPD cop fatally shot himself last night while on-duty and interviewing the victim of a Queens car break-in, sources told The Post. The officer, whose name was withheld pending family notification, got into a heated argument on his cellphone with his girlfriend and fired one bullet into his face after the [...]

TSA apologizes to elderly women for strip search at Kennedy Airport
TSA apologizes to elderly women for strip search at Kennedy Airport
News Jay Lane 1/18/2012 at 9:14AM

TSA apologizes to elderly women for strip search at Kennedy Airport In an about-face, the feds have admitted wrongdoing in the cases of two elderly women who say they were strip-searched at Kennedy Airport by overzealous screeners. Federal officials had initially insisted that all “screening procedures were followed” after Ruth Sherman, 89, and Lenore Zimmerman, 85, went [...]

Queens hotel fire rescue
Queens hotel fire rescue
News Jay Lane 1/17/2012 at 9:05AM

Queens hotel fire rescue Firefighters fought their way through heavy smoke and shooting flames yesterday to rescue a man with no pulse from a burning Queens motel and bring him back to life. The victim was in a third-floor room at the Conduit Motor Inn in South Ozone Park at around 4 p.m. when members [...]

Queens man kills wife in front of daughter
Queens man kills wife in front of daughter
News Jay Lane 1/16/2012 at 9:17AM

Queens man kills wife in front of daughter A Queens man fatally slit his estranged wife’s throat in front of her terrified young daughter — and was nabbed after cops tracked his bloody trail for three blocks, law-enforcement sources said today. “My stepfather stabbed my mom,” the stricken 9-year-old daughter of victim Diane Sharma told [...]