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Queens’ Morning Roundup

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morning roundup


Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High of 84. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SW in the afternoon. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 72. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the WNW after midnight.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Jazzmobile Block Party

The Jazzmobile Block Party, from 4 to 9 p.m., shuts down 107th Street in front of the Louis Armstrong House Museum. On tap are a crafts workshop presented by the Queens Museum of Art,story time with Mick Carlon, who will read excerpts from his book Travels with Louis, and a hula hoop extravaganza. Live music at 7 p.m. with Willie Martinez & La Familia Sextet. Free. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Car crushes Queens man after jack gives way as he works on his driveway

A 32-year-old Queens man was severely injured Monday when he was crushed by a car he was working on in his driveway, authorities said. Read more: New York Daily News

More arrests expected in connection with counterfeit art fraud case

More arrests are expected in a conspiracy case against a New York art dealer suspected of selling millions of dollars in counterfeit paintings. Read more: CBS New York/AP

Cabbie sentenced to 11 years for robbing, beating passenger who later died

A Queens livery cab driver was sentenced to 11 years in prison on Monday for a robbery that turned deadly. Read more: New York Daily News

Ex-Queens teacher gets jail after statutory rape plea

A former sixth-grade English teacher has been sentenced to six months in jail after pleading guilty to the statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl. Read more: NBC New York

Presidential task force on superstorm Sandy issues report

A presidential task force charged with developing a strategy for rebuilding areas damaged by superstorm Sandy has issued a report recommending 69 policy initiatives, most focused on a simple warning: Plan for future storms in an age of climate change and rising sea levels. Read more: CBS New York/AP