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  • Mom Sues City Over Bullying Of Daughter

    Mom Sues City Over Bullying Of Daughter
    The mother of a 16-year-old Queens high school student who endured months of in-school bullying, recently filed a notice of claim against  New York City, saying personnel at the Robert F. Wagner Jr. Secondary School of Arts & Technology in Long Island...
  • Suspects Ambushed Woman, Raped Her In Queens Parking Lot: Cops

    Suspects Ambushed Woman, Raped Her In Queens Parking Lot: Cops
    Police are searching for three suspects wanted in connection with a rape that happened this past weekend in Queens. According to authorities, the 20-year-old victim was walking along Vernon Boulevard and 10th Street in Long Island City just before 4 a.m....
  • City Leaders Join Search For L.I.C. Gang Rapists

    City Leaders Join Search For L.I.C. Gang Rapists
    After three men gang-raped a young woman in Long Island City, Queens, some of the biggest names in city government have joined the NYPD in the search for the suspects. One expert on the effects of sexual violence applauds the efforts, but says even more...
  • Price Of Gas Could Rise Due To U.S.-Iran Tensions

    Price Of Gas Could Rise Due To U.S.-Iran Tensions
    At the American gas station on Van Dam Street in Long Island City, Queens, gas prices are relatively reasonable by New York standards. A gallon or regular is going $3.55, and premium for 3.81, but that could all change very soon. Tension between the...
  • Brownouts For Tens Of Thousands On Record Hot Day

    Brownouts For Tens Of Thousands On Record Hot Day
    Con Edison calls it a voltage reduction. Its customers call it a brownout. In any case, it is a controlled reduction of power for tens of thousands of homes in the Tri State area, thanks to Friday's record high temperatures. In thirteen neighborhoods and...
  • Senior Travel: 'Save' money by staying out of town?

    A reader recently asked, "With Manhattan hotel prices so high, would I be better off staying somewhere else and commuting when I visit New York?" I've heard the similar question from other readers about other expensive city centers. And, as with so many...
  • Student Stabbed By Another At Queens High School

    Student Stabbed By Another At Queens High School
    A Queens teenager was stabbed in the back by another student inside a Queens high school Wednesday afternoon, police said. According to authorities, the 16-year-old victim was stabbed just before 12:15 p.m. inside Long Island City High School. It wasn'...
  • Cops Searching For Sex Predator In Queens

    Cops Searching For Sex Predator In Queens
    While authorities continue to search for a number of suspects linked to a series of sex attacks in Brooklyn, police have now directed their attention to Queens where more sexual attacks are on the rise. The latest incident happened Sunday night in the...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Herbert Johnson Walls Jr., who turns 18 today (Friday), of the 100 block of Hanover Street, was charged Monday with resisting arrest and unauthorized removal of property....
  • Ban on Large Sugary Drinks Is Law; Mayor Brushes Off Non-Health Impacts

    Ban on Large Sugary Drinks Is Law; Mayor Brushes Off Non-Health Impacts
    It's now official. Soon, you will no longer be able to buy large sodas or other sugary drinks in New York City. It's a measure designed to help avert a growing health crisis, but far more people have voiced opposition to the large sugary drink ban than...
  • Tribune investigation prompts stores to pull food items

    Tribune investigation prompts stores to pull food items
    Chicago-area supermarkets, gourmet shops and bakeries routinely sell mislabeled products that pose a danger to those with food allergies, according to Tribune testing and a comprehensive check of grocery aisles. When informed of the findings, more than a...