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Queens teen’s book may make it to the big screen
Queens teen’s book may make it to the big screen
Education & Kids Liam La Guerre 12/01/2012 at 7:40AM

An aspiring teenage author from St. Albans is knocking on Hollywood’s door. Amir Oliver, 14, received positive feedback from movie executives at the Marriot Marquis on October 20, where he was one of a handful of teen authors among more than 200 invited writers. Six of the 11 executives gave Oliver’s novel, Shooter, high marks [...]

Texas A&M shooter in custody
News Billy Rennison 8/13/2012 at 2:55PM

A gunman has been taking into custody near Texas A&M, the university said, with reports indicating multiple people have been shot. Initial reports of an “active shooter” near the campus were issued at 12:29 p.m. local time (1:29 Eastern) from Texas A&M and all students and residents were urged to stay indoors. Fifteen minutes later, [...]

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Liu’s campaign treasurer busted in ‘straw donor’ scheme
Liu’s campaign treasurer busted in ‘straw donor’ scheme
News Jay Lane 2/28/2012 at 1:51PM

Liu’s campaign treasurer busted in ‘straw donor’ scheme: feds Embattled city Comptroller John Liu’s campaign treasurer was busted today on charges she helped funnel illegal political donations into the Queens Democrat’s war chest. Jia “Jenny” Hou conspired to help wealthy Liu backers evade a $4,950 limit on individual contributions by using “straw donors” to pass [...]

Boy Scouts ordered to release secret sex abuse files
Boy Scouts ordered to release secret sex abuse files
News Jay Lane 2/20/2012 at 2:33PM

Boy Scouts ordered to release secret sex abuse files A judge overseeing a lawsuit brought by the family of a California boy molested by his troop leader in 2007 has ordered the Boy Scouts of America to hand over confidential files detailing allegations of sexual abuse by Scout leaders around the nation. The Santa Barbara [...]

Two Men Shot Dead, One on a Bus in Queens
Two Men Shot Dead, One on a Bus in Queens
News Jay Lane 12/05/2011 at 9:00AM

Two Men Shot Dead, One on a Bus in Queens A gunman killed two people — one on a crowded city bus — in Queens on Friday afternoon, the authorities said. The police said that when they arrested a suspect, he told them he “had a beef to settle.” One of the victims was his [...]