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Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/03/2012 at 7:40AM

EVENT of the DAY: JAMS Under the Stars JAMS Under the Stars is an evening outdoor concert that kicks off the next day of festivities for the Jamaica Arts and Music Summer (JAMS) Festival. This year, JAMS Under the Stars will pay homage to the legacy of Soul Train and the musical legends of Jazz, R&B, [...]

DNA clears man of rape charges
News Melissa Chan 7/31/2012 at 4:13PM

A Queens man locked up for nine months on charges of attempted rape and sex abuse has been exonerated after DNA retrieved from the victim’s sweater did not match up to his, a defense attorney said. Kenneth King, 41, was arrested last September for the attempted rape and sex abuse of a woman who was [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/26/2012 at 6:32AM

EVENT of the DAY: Irish Music Concert in Sergeant Collins Park  Visit Sergeant Collins Park for a concert of Spirited Irish Music with a Global Twist. Admission free, all welcome. Jigs, reels and more. Catch the Celtic Spirit! Fiddle-guitar duo Cady Finlayson & Vita Tanga with Tim Alworth on percussion. [Click here for more info or submit your [...]

This Morning’s Headlines
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 [...]

Barbara Sheehan free on bail
News Michael Pantelidis 10/25/2011 at 3:44PM

Barbara Sheehan may not be out of the woods, but she is out of prison. According to published reports, the 50-year-old mother of two was released from Rikers Island on October 24 after a Queens judge reinstated her $1 million bail. Barbara was in prison awaiting sentencing for criminal possession of a weapon in the [...]

Barbara Sheehan released from prison
News Michael Pantelidis 10/25/2011 at 10:23AM

According to published reports, the 50-year-old mother of two was released from Rikers Island earlier today, roughly two weeks after she was taken into custody. Barbara was in prison awaiting sentencing for criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree for the shooting death of her husband, retired NYPD sergeant Raymond Sheehan, on the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/25/2011: 8 Officers Charged With Gun Trafficking in U.S. Corruption Case
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/25/2011: 8 Officers Charged With Gun Trafficking in U.S. Corruption Case
News Jay Lane 10/25/2011 at 9:07AM

Egypt to release Queens native The Prime Minister of Israel announced that Ilan Grapel, the Queens native and law student arrested during the Egyptian uprisings in June, will be released in exchange for 25 Egyptian prisoners, according to Congressmember Gary Ackerman’s office. Read More: Queens Courier   Barbara Sheehan released from prison According to published [...]