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  • Firefighter Forced From 2nd Story Window During 2-Alarm Queens House Fire

    Firefighter Forced From 2nd Story Window During 2-Alarm Queens House Fire
    Flames from a two-alarm house fire in Queens forced a firefighter to jump from a two-story window for safety early Tuesday morning. The fire broke out on the second floor of an attached house located at 37-18 68th Street in Woodside at about 6:45 a.m....
  • iPhone Helps Police Track Queens Dad Who Fled With Child

    iPhone Helps Police Track Queens Dad Who Fled With Child
    An iPhone app helped police officers track a Queens man who fled with his infant daughter after allegedly assaulting his wife. According to NYPD officials, 30-year-old Alexis Torres became involved in a verbal dispute with his 30-year-old wife at the...
  • Anti-Bullying Week: Teen Panel

    Anti-Bullying Week: Teen Panel
    We've heard the statistics: 1 out of 4 teens are bullied; 9 out of 10 lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender students have experienced harassment at school and online. And while there is a movement to stop bullying, it continues to happen! So, what are we...
  • Cops Need Help Finding iPhone Robbers in Woodside, Queens

    Cops Need Help Finding iPhone Robbers in Woodside, Queens
    Authorities would like the public's assistance to identify two, iPhone-stealing suspects, who preyed on a woman in Woodside, Queens, last Friday night, May 11th around 7pm. Police say not only did they steal her phone, but they threw her to the ground,...
  • 1 Dead, 4 Injured In Queens House Fire

    1 Dead, 4 Injured In Queens House Fire
    An early morning fire in the Woodside section of Queens has left one person dead and several others injured, police said. According to authorities, the fire broke out some time before 1:30 a.m. Friday in a home on 61st Street. The blaze soon spread to...
  • Mobsters Smuggled Immigrants Into U.S. To Work As Strippers: Cops

    Mobsters Smuggled Immigrants Into U.S. To Work As Strippers: Cops
    Twenty people have been arrested and charged in what prosecutors say was a mob scheme that smuggled immigrants from Russia and Eastern Europe to work at area strip clubs. The suspects, all described as members of both the Bonanno and Gambino crime...
  • 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...
  • Shakespeare, now starring at Geffen Playhouse

    Shakespeare, now starring at Geffen Playhouse
    As he watched the World Trade Center towers implode, Bill Cain, playwright and native New Yorker, felt a surge of fury pass through him. But as an ordained Jesuit priest, he was able to tap into another, equally powerful emotion. "I knew the only way to...
  • Service on 7 Line Suspended in Both Directions

    Service on 7 Line Suspended in Both Directions
    People getting out of work and hoping for a quick commute home are in for a surprise. Due to mechanical problems, there is no 7 train service in both directions from the 42nd Street- Times Square Station to the Flushing-Main Street Station. As an...
  • Speeding Driver Kills A Man, Charged With DWI

    Speeding Driver Kills A Man, Charged With DWI
    Suffolk County Police arrested a man for driving while intoxicated following a fatal crash which left one man dead. Kenneth Lesser, 58, of Commack, was driving a Toyota van on Tuesday evening when he was struck by a Ford truck at the intersection of...
  • 7th District: Joe Crowley

    Congressman Joseph Crowley was first elected to Congress in 1998 and is serving his fifth term representing New York's 7th Congressional District. The 7th district includes parts of the Bronx and Queens including the communities of Co-Op City, Soundview,...