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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 [...]

Mets’ Owners Prepare For Trial About Their Madoff Connections
Mets’ Owners Prepare For Trial About Their Madoff Connections
News Jay Lane 3/11/2012 at 11:29AM

Mets’ Owners Prepare For Trial About Their Madoff Connections As the New York Mets prepare for another baseball season, lawyers for the team’s owners are prepping for something that can hardly be called a game. A nine-person jury will soon be charged with deciding whether the owners and their affiliates owe up to another $303 [...]

Heejun Han sings Stevie Wonder in American Idol’s top 13
Heejun Han sings Stevie Wonder in American Idol’s top 13
News Billy Rennison 3/08/2012 at 11:15AM

Heejun Han continued on his American Idol journey Wednesday night impressing judges and winning over fans. Each contestant took on a Whitney Houston or Stevie Wonder tune on the singing competition’s 400th episode, with the Flushing native performing Wonder’s “All In Love Is Fair.” The judging triumvirate was impressed. “Fantastic,” said Steven Tyler.  “I love [...]

Teens charged in Queens vid-kill slapped with more charges
Teens charged in Queens vid-kill slapped with more charges
News Jay Lane 3/05/2012 at 9:04AM

Teens charged in Queens vid-kill slapped with more charges Two Queens teens were arrested for gunning down an 18-year-old after the shooting was caught on camera, and each has since been hit with separate charges of attempted murder, cops said yesterday. Sean Barnhill, 19, and Alexander Burgess, 16, allegedly shot and wounded Daryl Adams, 18, [...]

New video shows Bronx boy, 8, just before shooting
New video shows Bronx boy, 8, just before shooting
News Jay Lane 2/22/2012 at 2:29PM

New video shows Bronx boy, 8, just before shooting An 8-year-old boy was checking out a rack of potato chips inside a Bronx bodega just before taking a bullet in his shoulder, a shocking surveillance video shows. The stunned tyke in a gray track suit, who sources identified as Armando Bigo, can be seen gripping [...]

ESPN fallout over crack about Lin
ESPN fallout over crack about Lin
News Jay Lane 2/20/2012 at 9:04AM

ESPN fallout over crack about Lin ESPN yesterday called an offensive foul on two employees for using a racist term in a headline and story about Knicks phenom Jeremy Lin. A headline writer, whose name was not released, was fired, while anchor Max Bretos was benched for 30 days. The out-of-bounds phrase — “chink in [...]

Whitney Houston funeral: mourners pay tribute to legendary singer at Newark church
Whitney Houston funeral: mourners pay tribute to legendary singer at Newark church
News Michael Pantelidis 2/18/2012 at 3:18PM

Whitney Houston funeral: mourners pay tribute to legendary singer at Newark church The silver casket bearing Whitney Houston glistened Saturday inside her old Newark church, where a star-studded crowd bid farewell to the departed diva with the divine voice. “What becomes of our broken hearts?” asked her “Bodyguard” co-star Kevin Costner in a moving memorial. [...]

Fourth NYPD suicide this month
Fourth NYPD suicide this month
News Jay Lane 2/14/2012 at 9:24AM

Fourth NYPD suicide A cop killed himself yesterday on his way home after finishing his shift in Queens — becoming the fourth NYPD officer to die by his own hand in less than a month, sources told The Post. Matthew Schindler, 39, a 14-year veteran and married father of three kids, pulled his car over [...]

Whitney Houston funeral to be held in Newark: report
Whitney Houston funeral to be held in Newark: report
News Jay Lane 2/13/2012 at 2:56PM

Whitney Houston funeral to be held in Newark: report A funeral is to be held for Whitney Houston in her hometown of Newark later this week, according to a new report. The pop superstar was found dead in a Beverly Hills hotel room over the weekend and her body is to be flown across the [...]