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  • Pharmacy Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

    Pharmacy Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty
    Quadruple murder suspect David Laffer, the man police believe shot and killed four people in cold blood at a Long Island pharmacy earlier this week, pleaded not guilty in court Thursday to murder charges. Laffer, 33, along with his wife Melinda Brady...
  • NYC Hospitals Among Worst in Country Says Report

    NYC Hospitals Among Worst in Country Says Report
    Instead of getting better, patients at dozens of New York City hospitals are getting sicker, according to a new report by Consumer Reports. The magazine rated 1,045 hospitals nationwide, and when it comes to patient safety, 30 of the 50 lowest scoring...
  • PASSINGS

    PASSINGS
    Leroy Cooper Musician in Charles band Leroy Cooper, 80, who played baritone saxophone for Ray Charles from the 1950s through the 1970s and at times served as bandleader for the R&B pianist, died of heart failure Jan. 15 at his home in Orlando, Fla., the...
  • Cuomos, Queens, Hardings: A tangled tableau

     
    Sure, it struck some of us as a bit strange a few years ago when suddenly, Assemb. Michael Cohen, representing Forest Hills, left the legislature citing family reasons. The borough of Queens being what it is, though, these kinds......
  • The scene: Queens: Voting frights

     
    After voting herself in Kew Gardens this morning, Newsday reporter Randi Marshall compiled this report from conversations with friends. Along with the massive waits voters arround the country are encountering, put this in your "Why is it so hard to......
  • 4 Commuters Hurt in LIRR Train 'Bump'

    Two Long Island Rail Road trains bumped into each other while leaving Jamaica station during the morning rush on Wednesday, resulting in four minor injuries and subsequent delays of more than an hour, the LIRR said. A railroad spokesman said service...
  • Murder-For-Hire Trial Of a Queens Doctor Begins

    NEW YORK (WPIX) -- Opening arguments began Wednesday for the woman accused of plotting the death of her husband at a Forest Hills playground in front of their 4-year-old daughter. Dr. Mazoltuv Borukhova has been charged with murder and conspiracy charges...
  • Virgin America provokes fare wars at LAX

    For years, JetBlue Airways Corp. turned up its nose at flying out of Los Angeles International Airport, saying that LAX was too big, too crowded and, well, that it just preferred to operate out of smaller hubs. Then out of the blue last month, the low-...
  • JetBlue to charge extra for more legroom

    NEW YORK -- JetBlue is going to charge passengers extra for more legroom as part of a plan to boost noncore revenue by 60 percent this year, according to the head of he low-cost carrier. "What we want ... is the ability to upsell," Chief Executive...
  • Law professor fires back at song-swapping lawsuits

    The music industry's courtroom campaign against people who share songs online is coming under counterattack. A Harvard Law School professor has launched a constitutional assault against a federal copyright law at the heart of the industry's aggressive...
  • JetBlue's expansion has rivals scrambling

    Even as rising fuel costs are grounding weaker airlines -- including three this month -- airline competition is heating up for travelers flying the Pacific coast. On the runway is JetBlue Airways Corp. with new 100-seat jets that will begin flying next...