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Woman dies after jumping in front of train at Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues station
Woman dies after jumping in front of train at Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues station
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/23/2013 at 4:43PM

A woman was killed Monday morning after she was struck by an M train at a subway station on the Ridgewood border, police said. The woman, who police said was in her 30s, was pronounced dead about 9:30 a.m. at the Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues station Cops said the woman was hit after she jumped in front [...]

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News Alexa Altman 12/09/2012 at 2:02PM

The Rolling Stones hit the Barclays Center English beat combo The Rolling Stones made their highly-anticipated Brooklyn debut last night at the Barclays Center for the first of three NYC-area shows. And they gave the crowd their money’s worth with a 2 1/4 hour, 23-song set filled with ’60s classics (“Paint It Black,” “The Last Time”), ’70s warhorses (“Miss [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 11/08/2012 at 8:19AM

Today’s Forecast Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph. Event of the Day: Bruce Lee Fights Back From the Grave Devil Science Theater 3000 is an interactive event where the audience plays [...]

Man’s threat to light self on fire locks down Flushing school
News Melissa Chan 9/27/2012 at 12:32PM

A 75-year-old Asian man from Bayside is undergoing psychiatric evaluation after he threatened to douse himself with gasoline and light himself on fire in a Flushing park, police said. The NYPD could not disclose the man’s name because of current medical testing, but said he took over a wooden tool shed in Kissena Park on [...]

Apparent murder-suicide attempt in Bayside arson
Apparent murder-suicide attempt in Bayside arson
News Alexa Altman 5/24/2012 at 12:24PM

A Bayside woman died after an argument with a man in their shared home on Wednesday, May 23 during what appears to be a murder suicide. Firefighters responded to a call around 7:30 p.m. at 39-20 214th Place after neighbors saw smoke and smelled gasoline. Both victims were found in the basement by responding law [...]

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Ex-Rutgers student Dharun Ravi found guilty in webcam spy case
News Jay Lane 3/16/2012 at 12:05PM

A former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate’s love life has been convicted of bias intimidation and invasion of privacy in a case that exploded into the headlines when the victim of the snooping committed suicide. Twenty-year-old Dharun Ravi could face 10 years in prison when he’s sentenced. [...]

Queens standoff ends in suicide
Queens standoff ends in suicide
News Jay Lane 3/12/2012 at 9:14AM

Queens standoff ends in suicide A nearly four-hour standoff between an emotionally disturbed Queens man and police ended tragically when the subject was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said. Officers arrived at the apartment on 68th Street in Glendale at around 6:40 p.m. after the 31-year-old man’s wife called police to say [...]

Grandmother, four young children killed in house fire
Grandmother, four young children killed in house fire
News Jay Lane 2/23/2012 at 12:29PM

Grandmother, four young children killed in house fire Four children aged between two and 12 were killed along with their grandmother Thursday morning in a fiery blaze at a New Jersey home, according to reports out today. The fire broke out at a large house on Clinton Avenue in South Plainfield just before 3.30 a.m. [...]