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Assemblymember Grace Meng of Queens to run for retiring Congressmember Gary Ackerman’s seat
Assemblymember Grace Meng of Queens to run for retiring Congressmember Gary Ackerman’s seat
News Jay Lane 3/19/2012 at 8:48AM

Queens Democrats have chosen state Assemblywoman Grace Meng of Queens to run for retiring Congressman Gary Ackerman’s seat, according to two sources close to the party.Potential candidates met with party elders Sunday to make their pitch to run in the redrawn 6th Congressional District, which would be more than 37% Asian.“She is a smart choice for [...]

Bronx Teen In Alleged Police Beating Has Assault Charges Dropped
Bronx Teen In Alleged Police Beating Has Assault Charges Dropped
News Jay Lane 3/07/2012 at 3:49PM

Bronx Teen In Alleged Police Beating Has Assault Charges Dropped Assault charges were dropped Wednesday against a Bronx man who says cell phone video shows he was the one being roughed up by city police officers during an arrest last month. Jateik Reed, 19, went before a judge at the Bronx County criminal courthouse. He’s [...]

Feds charge 6 computer hackers linked to group Anonymous
Feds charge 6 computer hackers linked to group Anonymous
News Jay Lane 3/06/2012 at 2:18PM

Feds charge 6 computer hackers linked to group Anonymous, offshoots The feds today announced charges against six people described as “core members and leaders” of the notorious computer-hacking group known as “Anonymous” and several offshoots. Those charged include a Lower East Side man, Hector Xavier Monsegur, 28, who was arrested last year, secretly pleaded guilty [...]

NYPD officer saved as bullet pouch stops shot: police
NYPD officer saved as bullet pouch stops shot: police
News Jay Lane 2/27/2012 at 9:16AM

NYPD officer saved as bullet pouch stops shot: police Another NYPD officer narrowly escaped a bullet today after a firefight erupted in lower Manhattan, police said. Officers Thomas Richards and Thomas Dunne had just gotten out of their police van at 1:44 a.m. on Columbia Street in lower Manhattan when they were approached by Luis [...]

Knife terror aboard N train
Knife terror aboard N train
News Jay Lane 2/21/2012 at 8:58AM

Knife terror aboard N train A crazed subway panhandler pulled a knife and threatened a straphanger on a crowded train yesterday before being subdued by a good Samaritan and held until cops arrived, authorities and witnesses said. The 35-year-old woman boarded the Manhattan-bound N train at around 6:40 p.m. at Queensboro Plaza and began asking for [...]

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 [...]