Trayvon Martin

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/19/2013 at 6:30AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers. High of 95F with a heat index of 100F. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Classic Film Fridays A Better Jamaica presents The Spy Who Loved Me. James Bond joins [...]

Zimmerman verdict reaction felt from Florida to Queens
News Maggie Hayes 7/16/2013 at 2:13PM

From television to the streets to social media, people all over the nation — and the borough — are reacting to the not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial. The trial against Zimmerman in the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin lasted roughly three weeks. In the end, on Saturday, July 13, the defendant was acquitted [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 7/16/2013 at 6:30AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 97. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Clear. Low of 79. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: SummerStage -  Meli’sa Morgan/Fonda Rae/Alicia Myers/Marley Marl SummerStage, New York’s largest free performing arts festival, runs in Queens thru August [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/15/2013 at 7:12AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Monday: Partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 95. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Monday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 79. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Jamaica [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/26/2013 at 8:02AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast. High of 43. Winds from the East at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Tuesday night: Overcast with rain. Low of 39. Windy. Winds from the East at 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Chance of rain 100% with rainfall amounts near 0.8 in. possible. EVENT OF THE DAY: African-American [...]

Stabbed police officer’s 4-year-old waits as he heals in hospital
Stabbed police officer’s 4-year-old waits as he heals in hospital
News Michael Pantelidis 4/22/2012 at 4:49PM

Stabbed police officer’s 4-year-old waits as he heals in hospital A 4-year-old girl has desperately waited to see her hero cop father since he was stabbed in the brain by a mental patient, a relative told the Daily News Saturday. “I wanna see my dad,” the little girl has been telling her family as her [...]

Plainclothes officer shoots man in Queens Village
Plainclothes officer shoots man in Queens Village
News Michael Pantelidis 4/21/2012 at 5:26PM

Plainclothes officer shoots man in Queens Village A plainclothes officer shot a man who pointed a gun at him inQueensVillageyesterday, law enforcement sources said. The 30-year-old man was wanted in connection with a shooting that took place earlier this month and his gun was recovered at the scene, cops said. A spokesman for the Fire [...]

Solidarity and Seeking Justice
Solidarity and Seeking Justice
Blogs / Columnists / Voices Queens Courier Staff 4/05/2012 at 2:25PM

BY COUNCILMEMBER LEROY COMRIE Since the tragedy in Sanford, Florida that took the life of Trayvon Martin, we have seen an outcry of public support for the Martin family and a strong call for justice. Many residents informed me that they wanted to express their outrage and frustration because what is happening in Sanford is [...]

March in memory of Trayvon Martin
March in memory of Trayvon Martin
News Crystal Hudson 4/04/2012 at 2:42PM

Trayvon Martin may have lived and died in Florida, but the circumstances surrounding his death have struck a chord in Queens. On Saturday, March 31, Councilmember Leroy Comrie,the Commission on Social Action (COSA) and the Greater Allen AME Cathedral sponsored a march in honor of those whose lives have been lost to gun violence. Among [...]