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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, [...]

Prosecutors and defense disclose plea talks in Jose Pimentel bomb plot case
Prosecutors and defense disclose plea talks in Jose Pimentel bomb plot case
News Jay Lane 1/09/2012 at 1:53PM

Prosecutors and defense disclose plea talks in Jose Pimentel bomb plot case Prosecutors and defense lawyers say they’re in plea negotiations in a rare state-level terror case against a New York City man. He’s charged with building a homemade bomb to try to attack soldiers, police and other government targets. The Manhattan district attorney’s office [...]

Slay-suicide horror in Maspeth
Slay-suicide horror in Maspeth
News Jay Lane 12/21/2011 at 9:00AM

Slay-suicide horror in Maspeth A woman died yesterday after her boyfriend slashed her throat in their Maspeth apartment, stabbed her stepson, then jumped in front of an LIRR train, authorities said. Maureen Biermann, 43, died at Wyckoff Heights Hospital. Her attacker, James Peck, 33, died on the tracks. Biermann’s stepson, 22, was in stable condition. [...]

4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski
4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski
News Jay Lane 12/13/2011 at 8:46AM

4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski The accomplice who fled from cops after his low-life pal shot and killed Officer Peter Figoski has been caught, police said Tuesday. Three other suspects were also taken into custody overnight — two neighbors who live across the street and the alleged getaway driver. The accomplice was arrested [...]

Resorts World Opens
Resorts World Opens
News Steve Mosco 10/29/2011 at 1:46AM

South Ozone Park’s Aqueduct Racino, reborn as Resorts World Casino New York City, officially opened its doors to an eager throng of thousands of gamers on Friday, October 28. Casino representatives and elected officials were on hand at the former Aqueduct Racino for the ribbon cutting, and to welcome those who came to play on [...]

Resorts World Casino to open soon
Business Queens Courier Staff 10/25/2011 at 2:13PM

Fans of gaming and racing ought to keep Friday, October 28 as an open calendar day. Resorts World Casino New York City will open its doors on that day at 1 p.m., kicking off a new era for the former site of the Aqueduct Racino in South Ozone Park. The initial opening will boast 2,485 [...]

Community complaints about Racino addressed
Community complaints about Racino addressed
News Melissa Chan 10/24/2011 at 12:00PM

As the big debut of the city’s first casino rounds the corner, several dozens of nearby homeowners voiced their concerns at the Ozone Park Civic Association’s monthly meeting. The civic group and more than 50 locals welcomed guest speaker Patrick Jenkins, a representative of Resorts World New York City, on Tuesday, October 18. Jenkins is [...]