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Morning Buzz: Queens women raped over the weekend, Cambria Heights father killed in car crash

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Monday, June 3

• Sunny with a high of 69 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Virginia Beach gunman who attacked his colleagues at a government office building resigned hours before the shooting.

• Boeing says some of its 737 planes may have faulty parts on their wings.

• The federal monitor reported that the city’s new housing chief may have misled the public about NYCHA’s lead-paint scandal.

Rose Gala Wed June 5th 6-9pm Your support of Rose Gala 2019 will help sustain QBG’s colorful flowers, innovative programs and environmental education workshops for the visitors who are served by the Garden each year. Tickets. Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St., Flushing.

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Queens News
• A Rosedale senior was raped in her home, while a Laurelton woman jumped from a second-floor window to escape her rapist.

• A Cambria Heights father was killed in a crash on his way home from work.

• A Queens driver was arrested after his passenger opened fire on cops in Jamaica.

• Governor Cuomo announced a trip to Israel “in solidarity” with Jewish peopleamid a rise in anti-Semitic attacks.

• Insiders say Christine Quinn is considering another run for mayor in 2021.

• After Meghan Markle criticized Donald Trump as divisive and misogynistic, the president called her “nasty.”

Weekend Box Office
Godzilla: King of the Monsters: $49 million
Aladdin (2019): $42 million
Rocketman: $25 million
Ma (2019): $18 million
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum: $11 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1965, an American walked in space.

• In 1967, Anderson Cooper is born in NYC. He is the son of this famous designer.

• The Daily News says while strengthening rent regulations is easy, overhauling the property tax system is hard.

• The Post says Chancellor Carranza should be fixing special education instead of playing race games.

In the Blogs
• The Heroes youth basketball league is kicking off this summer in Maspeth and Elmhurst.

Two new restaurants have popped up on Austin Street in Forest Hills.

Trending in New York
Jared Kushner
Clint Frazier

• The Mets (28-31) fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks, 7-1.

• The Yankees (38-20) dropped the last game of the series to the Red Sox, 8-5.

• The Golden State Warriors topped the Toronto Raptors, 109-104, to even the NBA Finals 1-1.

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Film Night @ Nowadays  Wed June 5th at Sunset “Dave Chappelle’s Block Party.” Free. Nowadays, 56-05 Cooper Ave., Ridgewood.

Real Estate
• Related Companies has nabbed a $74 million refinancing on LIC’s mixed-use Paragon Building.

OPEN HOUSE – Mon June 3rd 6-7pm  89-30 Doran Avenue, Glendale - Semi attached one family brick has large modern kitchen, FDR, lg LR, 3 BRs, fin basement, garage.  $739,000. Crifasi Real Estate. 718-894-8700

• For Sale – 66-66 71st Street, Middle Village – Well maintained two family home, walking distance to PS 128, Juniper Valley Park and M train.  5 BRs, 3 bath, hardwood floors on 1st floor w/ open floor plan.  $969,000. Joann C. Realty. 917-371-4034

• Sold – Queens Village – A three-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,152-square-foot house at 93-42 208th Street for $585,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Sunday, 25-year-old off-duty corrections office Bruce Rojas was arrested within the confines of the 104th Precinct. He was charged with DWI, leaving the scene of an accident and refusal to take a breath test.

• On Sunday morning, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious person inside 143-16 Willets Point Boulevard in Flushing. Cops arrived and found an unresponsive woman on a bed inside the home. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death and an investigation is ongoing.

Sunnyside – 5:15 p.m. – Queens district attorney candidate Tiffany Caban canvasses in Sunnyside. 46th St. and Queens Blvd.

Sunnyside – 6:30 p.m. – Sunnyside Community Services Candidate Forum. 43-31 39th St.

Written by QTadmin

June 3rd, 2019 at 8:43 am

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