Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Morning Buzz: Cops suspended for distributing video of Bronx shootout; Masked robbers assault man in lobby of apartment building

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Tuesday, February 11

Weather
• Rain and cloudy skies with a high of 57 degrees.

Top Stories
• Two cops have been suspended for passing around videos of the dramatic shootout inside a Bronx precinct station.

• Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi says he will not hold a hearing on Trump’s $4.8 trillion budget, warning that it will turn into a “diatribe against the president.”

• Decades later, the assassination of Malcolm X may be reinvestigated due to an extensive documentary series that premiered on Netflix.

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Queens News
• The Ozone Park community is seeking justice after an attack over the weekend, which left a man beaten and robbed in broad daylight.

• Three masked marauders robbed a man inside a Jamaica apartment building, after forcing their way into the lobby and pistol-whipping the victim.

• A white NYPD officer says a Queens lieutenant repeatedly harassed her for dating a black man.

Politics
• Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani says New Yorkers want him to run again, calling Mayor de Blasio a “total disaster.”

• The mayor announced Victor Calise, commissioner of the city’s Office for People with Disabilities, as his latest nominee to the MTA board.

Entertainment
• An alleged fake athletic resume used by one of Lori Loughlin’s daughters has surfaced in the actress’ ongoing college admissions scandal case.

Gothamist narrates the brief, yet wondrous, life and death of Cardvaark, the MTA’s proposed MetroCard mascot.

Buzzing Back

• In 2012 pop superstar Whitney Houston dies at age 48.  Her 1985 debut album sold more than 25 million copies around the world.

• In 1969 TV actress Jennifer Aniston is born in Los Angeles, CA.  In 1996, she appeared in a Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers music video for this song.

Opinion
• The Post’s Kyle Smith says this year’s Oscars was the most politically-correct show yet, exposing Hollywood for its hypocrisy.

• Slate hypothesizes that Trump might do something genuinely good for Science.

In the Blogs
• Police are cautioning residents and searching for more information in relation toa string of three connected robberies on Friday.

• A mother-and-son duo with deep ties to Long Island City have opened an Argentinian restaurant, called R40, on Vernon Boulevard.

Trending in New York
• Dixville Notch
• Larry David
• #TuesdayThoughts
 #BloombergIsRacist
• #broomstickchallenge

Scoreboard
• The Nets (24-28) topped the Indiana Pacers, 106 to 105.

• The Islanders (32-16-6) beat the Washington Capitals, 5 to 3. Tonight they host the Philadelphia Flyers at 7 p.m.

• The Rangers (27-23-4) face the Winnipeg Jets at 8 p.m.

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Classical Crossover  Sat Feb 15th 7pm  Celebrating African Americans in classical music with a special tribute to the late operatic superstar, Jessye Norman.  Tickets  Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica
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Real Estate
• Ten big new real estate projects are coming to NYC, and half of them will be going up in Queens.

• For Sale – 17 W. 12th Road, Beach Channel - Conveniently located steps from Cross Bay Blvd.  1st flr is a garage w/ storage, 2nd flr has two 1 BR apts, full basement, built-in garage.  $419,000 Capri Jet Realty. 347-450-3577 

• For Rent – Middle Village – 2 BR apt features LR/DR combo, EIK, small office, full bath. Hardwood flooring, lots of windows, conveniently located.  $2,200/month. ID # 1367416 Carollo Rentals 718-366-6636 

• Sold – Whitestone – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom. 1,000 square foot co-op at 1024 166th St. for $350,000. Zillow.

Technology
• The US has charged four Chinese military officers over the huge cyber-attack of credit rating giant Equifax.

• WeWork Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure maintains that the company’s ousted CEO Adam Neumann did not walk away with a $1 billion package.

Events
Jamaica – 10:30 a.m. – A Tribute to Mae Jemison.  Black Spectrum Theatre, 177-01 Baisley Blvd.

Corona – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 4 Monthly Meeting.  VFW Post #150, 51-11 108th Street

Jamaica – 6 p.m. – Community Board 12 Transportation Committee meeting on Queens Bus Redesign.  York College, Faculty Dining Room, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd.

Jamaica – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting.  Woodhaven Manor, 96-01 Jamaica Avenue

Astoria – 8:30 to 10 p.m. – Movies R Dumb: The Mummy’s Curse.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue

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February 11th, 2020 at 9:35 am

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