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August 28, 2008  RSS feed
Local School Deemed 'Persistent' Danger
Behavioral problems and violent incidents reported over the last two years at a Maspeth-based special education school have led the New York State Education Department to deem the campus as "persistently dangerous' under More...
Cops Slam Brakes On Auto Strippers

Toting various tools generally used to remove auto parts, a trio of men were busted by police early on Tuesday morning, Aug. 26 after they were reportedly spotted attempting to strip a parked vehicle in Glendale. The suspects were identified by police as Angel Colon, 21, of East Wyoming Avenue in Philadelphia, Penn. More...

Federal Agency Conducting Examination
A recent commitment on the part of the Environmental Protection Agency to examine the toxicity levels of Newtown Creek may lead to a new infusion of federal dollars that would be used to cover cleanup costs at the location. More...
Nab Queens Murder Suspect Making Run For The Border
Following an extensive search by local police and federal agents, the Corona man accused of fatally knifing a 21-yearold College Point woman last Saturday, Aug. 23 has been apprehended in Texas, law enforcement sources said. More...
Carls Edwards And Kyle Busch Start A Rivalry
Carl Edwards nudged Kyle Busch out of the way to take the lead with 31 laps left in Saturday night's Sharpie 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The move angered Busch, who had led 415 of the 500-laps, and he ran into the side of Edwards' No. 99 Ford on the cool-down lap to express his frustration. Edwards then retaliated by spinning Busch before heading to victory lane. More...
Aims To Prepare Youths For Business
Summer recess may be coming to a close for youngsters across New York City, but the beginning is near for students enrolled at a new Catholic high school set to open in Bushwick this week. More...
"To be, or not to be?"—that was the question that provided Hamlet's dilemma. For Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the matter to ponder—to run or not to run—may not be one of life or death, but it certainly has as much drama. More...
Barack And Vlad
If Barack Obama somehow loses the presidential race, he might partially blame Vlad "the Assailer" Putin. Since Russia invaded Georgia last week, the world's attention has been focused on NATO's response to the brutality. More...