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Man Hospitalized Following Jamaica Hotel Fire
Man Hospitalized Following Jamaica Hotel Fire
News Jay Lane 1/17/2012 at 1:56PM

Man Hospitalized Following Jamaica Hotel Fire The Conduit Motor Inn on 138th Avenue in Jamaica, Queens caught fire Monday night, and an injured man found inside one of the hotel rooms was taken to Jamaica Hospital with burns throughout his body. Read More: NY1   Maksim Gelman to get extra 25 years for Manhattan portion [...]

Joseph Naso, suspected serial killer, kept rape diary: authorities
Joseph Naso, suspected serial killer, kept rape diary: authorities
News Jay Lane 1/12/2012 at 3:09PM

Joseph Naso, suspected serial killer, kept rape diary: authorities A suspected serial killer who may be New York’s infamous “Double Initial” murderer kept a gruesome rape diary and posed photos of dead prostitutes, California authorities said Wednesday. A lead investigator revealed the damaging diary during a preliminary hearing for 78-year-old Joseph Naso — the Reno, Nevada, man [...]

Cab Driver Charged With Raping Passenger May Be Linked To Second Attack
Cab Driver Charged With Raping Passenger May Be Linked To Second Attack
News Jay Lane 1/11/2012 at 9:03AM

Cab Driver Charged With Raping Passenger May Be Linked To Second Attack Police have arrested a yellow cab driver who they say raped a passenger at knifepoint in Brooklyn last spring, and sources say he may be charged with a second attack that took place in the fall. Gurmeet Singh, 40, of Queens was arrested [...]

Cabdriver busted in ‘rape’
Cabdriver busted in ‘rape’
News Jay Lane 1/10/2012 at 9:08AM

Cabdriver busted in ‘rape’ Cops arrested a cabby yesterday for allegedly raping a young passenger in his taxi at knifepoint after she left a Williamsburg bar. Gurmeet Singh, 40, picked up the 26-year-old woman on May 6, and she asked to be taken to her Manhattan building, cops said. After the intoxicated woman fell asleep, [...]

Queens killer who tore out woman’s heart and lungs gets sentenced up to 29 years
Queens killer who tore out woman’s heart and lungs gets sentenced up to 29 years
News Jay Lane 12/22/2011 at 9:34AM

Queens killer who tore out woman’s heart and lungs gets sentenced up to 29 years A depraved killer who beat and choked a Queens woman to death before carving out her heart and lungs was sentenced to up to 29 years in prison Wednesday. Huang Chen, dressed in a lime-green jail jumpsuit, turned down Queens Supreme [...]

End of an era in North Korea: Kim Jong Il dies after nearly two decades in power
End of an era in North Korea: Kim Jong Il dies after nearly two decades in power
News Jay Lane 12/19/2011 at 8:51AM

End of an era in North Korea: Kim Jong Il dies after nearly two decades in power North Korea’s Communist leader Kim Jong Il, whose nearly two-decade reign of power was marked by nuclear threats against his neighbors and a stifling of freedoms for his own people, has died. North Korean television announced Sunday night that [...]

District Attorney says Queens teacher had sex with student, 13
District Attorney says Queens teacher had sex with student, 13
News Jay Lane 12/16/2011 at 8:55AM

District Attorney says Queens teacher had sex with student, 13 Prosecutors say a New York City public school teacher is being charged with rape for a sexual relationship with a student that began when she was just 13. Queens District Attorney Richard Brown says 44-year-old Charles Oross engaged in a sexual relationship with the teen [...]

NYPD officer Peter Figoski shot & killed by robber in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn
NYPD officer Peter Figoski shot & killed by robber in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn
News Jay Lane 12/12/2011 at 9:06AM

NYPD officer Peter Figoski shot & killed by robber in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn A city police officer was shot in the face and killed while responding to a call of a robbery in Brooklyn early Monday, authorities said. Officer Peter Figoski was hit once as he stood at the bottom of a staircase that led from [...]

Fiancee of Sean Bell urges NYPD Chief Ray Kelly to fire officers in beau’s shooting death
Fiancee of Sean Bell urges NYPD Chief Ray Kelly to fire officers in beau’s shooting death
News Jay Lane 12/02/2011 at 8:53AM

Fiancee of Sean Bell urges NYPD Chief Ray Kelly to fire officers in beau’s shooting death Sean Bell’s fiancée Thursday urged the city’s top cop to sack all five officers who fired in the shooting frenzy that killed her beau on their wedding day in 2006. Nicole Paultre-Bell made the demand of Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly after an [...]

Queens Courier Launches New Beta Website
Queens Courier Launches New Beta Website
News Joshua Schneps 10/29/2011 at 4:53PM

Explore and Test the New QueensCourier.com Get Involved…We Want to Hear From You We are proud to announce the launch of the new queenscourier.com. We will continue to be the web’s most comprehensive and quality local news site dedicated to the borough of Queens, but will have a new platform with a better design and many more bells [...]