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2 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Cops save two people and a dog from Queens fire

Two officers helped a woman and her daughter escape from a fire in Queens on Thursday.

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3 hrs ago | Newsday

Cops: 2 arrested in drug-deal shooting, manhunt

Guillermo Quinones, 24, of Hazelton, Pa., was one of two men arrested on robbery charges Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in a drug deal gone bad on the streets of Central Islip that escalated into a chase, crash, shooting and police manhunt, Suffolk police said.

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5 hrs ago | CNN

1964 World's Fair photos

Going to the 1964 World's Fair in Queens, New York, was like taking a vacation for the Ondrovic family, says Robert Ondrovic.

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9 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Queens Man Sentenced for Poisoning Child in Lawrence

April 24, 2014 - Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced the sentencing today of a Queens man in the 2011 poisoning of a child in a vehicle parked in Lawrence.

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10 hrs ago | DNAInfo.com

Drunk On-Duty Detective Accidentally Shoots Colleague in Wrist: Sources

An on-duty NYPD detective based in Brooklyn accidentally shot his colleague in the wrist while driving drunk on Thursday in Queens, sources said.

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14 hrs ago | NY1

DOI Examines 911 Timeline in Fatal Queens Fire

The NYPD's Department of Investigation wants to know more about how ambulances were dispatched to the Far Rockaway home Saturday night.

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18 hrs ago | New York Post

Elderly couple brutally beaten, robbed in Queens home

A bloodied and bruised 85-year-old woman wears a neck brace as she's led out by first responders Wednesday after a home invasion.

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22 hrs ago | Black Enterprise

Plastic Surgeon Talks Career Choice and Misconceptions of Profession

Plastic surgeons are considered by some as the rock stars of the medical industry.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

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Wynton Marsalis with JLCO in Long Island City

SummerStage Kids presented by Disney presents Queens Family Day, a day dedicated to engaging young audiences and their families through thrilling performances! Families will also have the opportunity to participate in interactive music & dance workshops + face painting and more!

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WNYC-AM New York

City Says It's Close to Finding New Homes for Three Charters

Students entering Success Academy 4 in Harlem. They were expecting to go to a middle school inside another local school, but the de Blasio administration blocked that co-location.

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LiveScience

How Cold Was Winter? Starving Rats Ate Trees

Rich Hallett of the U.S. Forest Service examines trees damaged by rats in Queens, New York City, in April 2014.

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WABC 7

Brooklyn burglar caught on video cashing in lotto tickets in Queens

Police are searching for a burglar who gained access to a Brooklyn convenience store by cutting a hole in the roof.

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Billboard

Wu-Tang Clan's RZA, Faulkner Debut 'NY Anthem...

Every NFL draft hopeful needs a solid theme tune, and who better to perform it than RZA from Wu-Tang Clan and rock band Faulkner? The mastermind producer teamed up with the California alt-rock quartet to create the new collaboration single "NY Anthem," which debuted on ESPN's "Draft Academy" on Tuesday.

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NY1

Improvements Planned for Busy Queens Transit Corridor

Queens is the only borough that doesn't yet have speedier Select Bus Service lines, but that could be changing, as some improvements are planned for a busy transit corridor that runs the length of the borough.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

NY1

State Senator Wants Investigation Into Emergency Response to Fatal Queens Fire

A state senator is calling for an impartial investigation into the emergency response to a fire that left two young children dead this past weekend.

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MyFoxNY

Airbnb fights NY attorney general's subpoena

Renting out someone's apartment is an easy way to get an inexpensive place to stay if you're a tourist, and cheaper and more convenient than most hotels.

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Examiner.com

Queens Chef Wins Reality Show

Chef Tomica "Tom" Burke was the winner of Food Network 's Cutthroat Kitchen. Tom is the owner of a catering company Tom Cookery: New Comfort Cuisine & Catering.

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The Village Voice

How the Queens Kickshaw Owners Built an Astoria Gathering Space

When married couple Jennifer Lim and Ben Sandler began plotting The Queens Kickshaw in Astoria, they wanted simply to arm the neighborhood with good coffee.

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NewsOne

Re: Kerbit Dixon Verdict: Judge Breaks Down After Sentencing Pedophile | News One

Queens, N.Y., Supreme Court Judge Richard L. Buchter broke down in tears after sentencing a former housing court officer and assistant girls basketball coach Kerbet Dixon to at least 25 1/3 years behind bars for sexually abusing two young relatives in 2008 and 2009, according to the New York Daily News .

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New York Post

Restaurants take extreme measures to cope with lime crisis

Justin Noel, owner of Greenwich Village cocktail bar Sweetwater Social, was packing up supplies from a liquor industry event the other day, when he caught sight of an unattended box filled with valuables.

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