Ray Kelly

Op-ed: Bloomberg was a boon to this city
News Op-Ed 1/05/2014 at 10:11AM

To New Yorkers who criticize and accuse Bloomberg for being ignorant and a tyrant, this is a relief. For others, like me, it is saddening to see the man responsible for today’s New York go.

NYC murders, shootings reach record lows
NYC murders, shootings reach record lows
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/27/2013 at 3:23PM

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is leaving office with the fewest murders and shootings in recorded city history. There have been 332 homicides so far in 2013, down 20 percent from the previous record low, set last year, according to the mayor. Murders have dropped 32 percent since 2001, when he was elected.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/09/2013 at 7:38AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Periods of rain. High around 45. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low 33. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: World Ice Arena at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Bring your friends, bring a scarf [...]

NYPD: Homicides among youth drop 50 percent
NYPD: Homicides among youth drop 50 percent
Police Cristabelle Tumola 11/25/2013 at 2:57PM

A year after the NYPD announced an initiative combating loosely affiliated gangs, homicide rates among young people in the city have declined significantly. Since the implementation of the Police Department’s “Operation Crew Cut,” crime statistics show that murders among people ages 13 to 21 have fallen 50.6 percent from 87 to 43 through November 24, [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/07/2013 at 7:24AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast with rain showers, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 63. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 10 to 20 mph shifting to the WNW in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60%. Thursday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 41F. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 10 [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/19/2013 at 8:08AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Monday: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 79. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 70F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: “Annie” at Astoria Park [...]

Bayside man wrongfully jailed for attempted rape to sue for $133M
Northeast Melissa Chan 8/06/2013 at 3:55PM

The Bayside man exonerated by DNA after being wrongfully jailed for almost nine months is suing the city for more than $133 million, his lawyer said. Kenneth King was charged with the attempted rape and sex abuse of a woman in Whitestone in September 2011. The early morning attack along the Cross Island Parkway near [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 7/22/2013 at 7:42AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain, then thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 88. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the North in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60%. Monday night: Overcast with thunderstorms, then a chance of a thunderstorm and [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 7/17/2013 at 6:49AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 95. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SSE in the afternoon. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 81 with a heat index of 88F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 6/25/2013 at 7:35AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 93. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers. Low of 73. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%. EVENT [...]