Queens

ABC’s ‘Lucky 7′ 1st show of new season to get axed

  NEW YORK (AP) — The ABC drama “Lucky 7″ has won a dubious derby as the first television show of the new season to be cancelled. ABC said Friday the show is gone after […]

10/04/2013

In this Sept. 2, 2013, photo, Joe Quinn and his wife Melanie visit the remains of his parents' home that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in the Breezy Point neighborhood of New York's Queens borough. Joe Quinn, whose older brother Jimmy was killed on the 104th floor of the World Trade Center’s Tower One on Sept. 11, 2001, lost treasured pictures and hand-written letters from his brother that were among 12 boxes of mementos that were lost in the house when Superstorm Sandy struck the Queens community last October. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Sandy destroyed precious reminders of 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) — The letters and photos were beyond value — some of the mementos Joe Quinn still had to remember his older brother Jimmy, who died in the World Trade Center on 9/11. […]

09/05/2013

Tennis player Roger Federer of Switzerland  after winning the final against Mikhail Youzhny of Russia at the Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament  in Halle  Westphalia, Germany, June 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Balancing family with tennis makes Federer shine

NEW YORK (AP) — Since Roger Federer and his wife, Mirka, had their twin daughters four years ago, the girls have become fixtures on the tennis circuit, traveling with Federer from tournament to tournament. But […]

08/22/2013

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Report: New Yorkers have longest commute in nation

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers have the longest commute in the nation. That’s according to a report released Tuesday by the Partnership for New York City. It says New Yorkers on average spend 48 […]

08/14/2013

In this photo provided by pub manager Jimmy Agnew, a dead shark lies at the entrance of the Sea Dog Brew Pub Thursday morning, Aug. 1, 2013 in Nantucket, Mass. (AP Photo/Jimmy Agnew)

Dead shark is found in NYC subway car, disposed of

NEW YORK (AP) — Did a fan of “Shark Week” get carried away? New York City’s transit authority says a conductor found a small dead shark aboard a subway train in Queens on Wednesday. The […]

08/07/2013

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Feds make find at former home of NY mobster

NEW YORK (AP) — An FBI excavation has turned up possible human remains at a home once occupied by a famed gangster who inspired Robert De Niro’s character in the movie “Goodfellas,” authorities said Wednesday. […]

06/19/2013

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (AP photo)

Former New York Mayor Ed Koch Dead at Age 88

NEW YORK (AP) – Former New York Mayor Ed Koch, the combative politician who rescued the city from near-financial ruin during three City Hall terms, has died at age 88. Spokesman George Arzt says Koch […]

02/01/2013

NYC crane collapses at construction site; 7 hurt

NEW YORK (AP) —A 200-foot crane collapsed onto a building under construction near the East River waterfront Wednesday, injuring seven people, three of whom needed to be extricated from underneath the fallen machinery.

01/09/2013

Pushed to death

Psychiatric test for suspect in NYC subway death

NEW YORK (AP) – A woman accused of shoving a man to his death in front of a subway train because she believed he was Muslim laughed and smiled during a court hearing where she was ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

12/30/2012

Beached fin whale

Tests: Beached whale found in NYC was malnourished

NEW YORK (AP) — Tests show a 60-foot beached whale that died in a costal enclave of New York City was malnourished but wasn’t injured or killed by humans.

12/28/2012

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