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Friends and family mourn Q111 victim

Friends and family pay their last respects to a Queens immigrant who was killed for being at the wrong place at the wrong time.

Huntley associates charged with bilking state funds

State Sen. Huntley’s non-profit and some of her closest confidants are in trouble with the state.

No blizzard snafus this year: City

The Dept. of Sanitation is promising this winter they won’t leave residents out in the cold when it comes to street plows.

Avella blasts city over resources at Jamaica High

A state senator says the remainder of Jamaica High School’s student body is being unnecessarily undermined by the city.

Qns family set adrift after father detained

A Queens family is pleading for the return of their father since he’s been held for nine months with no charges.

Fiancée waiting after judge calls for detective’s badge

Sean Bell’s high school sweetheart wants the city’s top cop to act on the recommendation of an NYPD judge and terminate the man who started the 50-shot barrage that rocked southeast Queens.

Judge recommends Bell cop be terminated

An NYPD judge says Gescard Isnora acted recklessly when he fired at Sean Bell.

Forestdale couple released from jail

The couple that ran off with their 8 kids from a Qns foster home get a small sentence for their crime.

City offers financial help to SE Qns. homebuyers

A city initiative aims to counter the large number of foreclosures in SE Qns and provide homes to needy residents.

Former LIRR employee writes Jamaica station history

A railroad history buff has chronicled the life of one of the city’s oldest stations in a new photo book.

Queens pair wins ‘lotto’ cash

Two borough lottery players had a lot to be thankful for this holiday season as their luck made them a whole lot richer.

OWS rallies Queens for fight against city

Occupy Wall Street’s impact has come to Queens and protesters want others to join their cause.

City responds to SE Queens flooding

Residents who have had to deal with rising water tables in their homes are fed up with DEP’s response to the problem.

Sutphin LIRR gets new, safe cab stand

The city’s taxi chief has introduced a new way that Jamaica commuters could use to get home.

Queens landlord kills tenant with machete: Cops

An alleged dispute over rent ended fatally for a man and a woman in Jamaica, police said.

Chase leaves 35th St. all smashed up

A 20-year-old man allegedly turned an Astoria Street into a demolition derby course, according to investigators.

Jack the Cat succumbs to injuries

The cat that captivated thousands with his tale of being lost at JFK Airport did not live to make it for his reunion.

Jack the cat moved to Manhattan

Jack the Cat’s saga has taken him to a top facility in Manhattan where vets say they can get him back on his paws.

NYPD trial of Bell cops ends

The fates of two of the men who killed Sean Bell is now in the hands of the police commissioner.

City, fed agencies team up to enhance for Jamaica Bay

The city wants to put Jamaica Bay on the map as a new New York hotspot.