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Hip-Hop In Print: Brooklyn Publisher Looks To 'Reverse Gentrify' Literature
At this summer's Calabash International Literary Festival in Jamaica, thousands turned up for readings by big-name authors: Salman Rushdie, Jamaica Kincaid, Zadie Smith and Albert Johnson.
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New York Daily News
Queens toddler dead after being rushed to hospital in cardiac arrest
Little Daniella Okoye was in cardiac arrest when paramedics rushed her from her home in Springfield Gardens to Franklin General Hospital in Long Island Friday evening, but doctors were unable to save her.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
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Progress and Challenges 50 Years After the War on Poverty 50 Years After the 1964 Civil Rights Act 60 Years After Brown v.
Police Search For Suspect With Mob Connections In Malba, Queens Shooting
As CBS 2's Steve Langford reported, the incident happened overnight Thursday into Friday in the affluent neighborhood of Malba, east of College Point and west of the Whitestone Expressway.
Toxic dose of painkiller killed US tourist
An AMERICAN tourist died after accidentally taking a toxic dose of codeine prescribed after she hurt herself pulling her bag while travelling to Ireland, an inquest heard.
Two Queens Men Arrested for Attempted Burglary in Point Lookout
August 29th, 2014 - The Fourth Squad reports the arrest of two Queens men for an Attempted Burglary which occurred on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 5:20 P.M. in Point Lookout.
Tony Bennett: Training pays off for husky baritone from Queens
Ah, yes, that husky baritonal purr is familiar indeed: Tony Bennett is on the phone, calling from his home in New York.
New York Daily News
Queens animal lovers demand justice for Bobby the cat
Members of cat activist group Astoria7 posted 100 flyers offering a reward for information about Bobby the cat's killers.
Police: Suspect Who Posed As Livery Cab Driver Before Attacking Family In Queens Arrested
Police have arrested a suspect who they said tried to sexually assault a woman and then attacked her three children after posing as a livery cab driver.
World's longest garland honours Indian spiritual guru in US
New York : Over 200 meditation students of Sri Chinmoy from 35 countries, including India, have set a new Guinness world record for the World's longest fresh flower garland to honour the Indian spiritual leader.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Cops: Queens Larceny Suspect Tried To Withdraw Money From Victim's Account
The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying and locating an individual wanted in connection with a grand larceny that took place in Queens.
Fatal Heroin Overdoses Spike In New York
The number of New Yorkers dying from heroin overdoses has doubled over the last three years.
New York Sikh Man Survives a Hate Crime Attack
Sandeep Singh was hospitalized after an alleged hit-and-run incident in Queens, New York About a month ago, Sandeep Singh, a Sikh man wearing a turban, was allegedly verbally attacked before being dragged 30-feet by the attacker's pick-up truck in Ozone Park, New York.
MS-13 gang member indicted in gang member's slaying, Feds say
In Patchogue accident cleared on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 WB between Brookhaven Hospital Rd/X54 and Rt-112/X53.
Small things add up to epic tale in - We Are Not Ourselves'
Matthew Thomas' first novel, "We Are Not Ourselves," is an epic of small events.
Man Sentenced for Killing Four of His Friends in 2012 Crash on Southern State Parkway
August 26, 2014 - Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced that a 19-year-old Queens man was sentenced today for killing Neal Rajapa, 17, and Darian Ramnarine, Peter Kanhai, and Christopher Kahn, all 18, in a high-speed, impaired crash on the Southern State Parkway in October 2012.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Drake and Lil Wayne battle in Queens
It was a Tuesday night, and in the quiet neighborhood of Forest Hills Gardens the earthshaking, body-rumbling bass rang through the streets.
Authorities Reveal Names, Details of Long Island Cocaine Ring
Nineteen people, including 18 from Suffolk County, have been arrested and stand accused of being part of a Long Island cocaine ring.
Search On For Suspects In String Of Robberies In Queens
Police on Wednesday were searching for two suspects in connection with four robberies in Queens - one of them in Hollis and three near Kissena Park.