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Queens (New York City)

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  • Storeowner reopens store after relative was murdered

    Storeowner reopens store after relative was murdered
    Recovering from four bullet wounds, Jose Melo's wife begged him not to go on Monday, but he would not hear of it. Eleven days had passed since Melo last worked at his small corner store in Southwest Baltimore. On that day — Jan. 9 — he had...
  • Alleged mobster arrested in Lufthansa heist that inspired 'Goodfellas'

    Federal agents on Thursday arrested an alleged mobster on charges he took part in the infamous heist at a Lufthansa terminal at John F. Kennedy airport in 1978, a crime that netted the thieves about $6 million in cash and jewels and inspired Martin...
  • Grammys 2014: Cyndi Lauper wins for 'Kinky Boots' album

    Grammys 2014: Cyndi Lauper wins for 'Kinky Boots' album
    The Broadway cast recording of "Kinky Boots" won the Grammy Award for musical theater album on Sunday. Cyndi Lauper, who wrote the songs for the musical, accepted the award, given out as part of a pre-telecast ceremony at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los...
  • Ja Rule still a credible lothario at Howard Theatre

    Ja Rule still a credible lothario at Howard Theatre
    Roughly midway through his headlining set at Washington’s Howard Theatre on Friday night, Ja Rule reflected on a missed opportunity from 2007.  That summer, Ja Rule was a veteran MC in search of a spark to a stalling career, and Lil Wayne was...
  • Crackdown on a New York way of life: aggressive driving, jaywalking

    Mayor Bill De Blasio had been in office just one day when it happened: A 53-year-old man was hit and killed by a van while crossing a Queens street in the early evening. Eight days later, it happened again, this time on Manhattan’s Upper West...
  • Gary Shteyngart laughs away life's 'Little Failure'

    Gary Shteyngart laughs away life's 'Little Failure'
    I don't speak a word of Russian. But I've come to believe some sort of strange symbiosis exists between the language of Tolstoy and the language of Shakespeare. Russia gave birth to that master of English-language prose named Vladimir Nabokov. Half a...
  • Snowstorm moves on after causing havoc across Northeast

    NEW YORK — A storm that was blamed for at least 11 deaths in the eastern half of the country moved out to sea Friday, but the icy winds and record-low temperatures left in its wake were prolonging the misery of cities digging out from snowdrifts...
  • Intersections: There's no place quite like Glendale

    Intersections: There's no place quite like Glendale
    Glendale has the distinction of being the fourth largest city in Los Angeles County, the birthplace of Baskin Robbins, home of the historic Alex Theatre and where the first scheduled transcontinental passenger service was flown out by Charles Lindbergh,...
  • Huge cockfighting takedown nets 3,000 fighting birds in New York

    The cockfighting industry in New York received a rude wakeup call over the weekend when authorities raided three locations where they arrested nine people on felony charges and freed 3,000 birds in what state officials called one of the largest such...
  • Film Review: 'Winter's Tale'

    Angels and demons. A man who doesn't age. A snow-white pegasus. Colin Farrell's hair. In every respect, "Winter's Tale" is a movie rife with mysterious and unexplainable phenomena -- elusive supernatural occurrences that its characters insist on...
  • Mary Jane Trolinger, nurse

    Mary Jane Trolinger, nurse
    Mary Jane Trolinger, a retired registered nurse who was one of the original staffers of Johns Hopkins Hospital's Columbia Medical Plan, died Friday of pneumonia at her Ellicott City home. She was 89. The daughter of a newspaper advertising salesman...