Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Morning Buzz: Two LI men with fishy alibi robbed at Queens brothel, East Elmhurst homeless shelter now permanent

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Wednesday, December 30

Weather
• Overcast with a high of 50 degrees.

Top Stories
• After the recent ISIS attacks, there will be considerably more cops in Times Square for New Year’s Eve this year.

• A Domino’s Pizza order from a cell phone led authorities to the Mexican hideout of “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch and his mom

• Not only is the city letting small quality-of-life crimes slide, the department is also going easy on cops who commit minor offenses.

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Gingerbread Lane Now thru Jan 9th Marvel at homemade gingerbread houses made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing and candy. $15 museum admission. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Corona
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Queens News
Two Long Island men were robbed a Queens brothel, telling skeptical cops they were only there to buy a hoverboard they found on Craigslist.

• The city has finalized a deal to turn the old Westway Motel in East Elmhurst into a permanent homeless shelter.

• A dispute between two brothers in East Elmhurst over a pair of sweatpants led to one grabbing a bat and beating the other into critical condition.

Politics
• City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito called it “appalling” the Yankees acquired accused domestic violence abuser Aroldis Chapman.

•Assembly members announced yesterday they would introduce legislation to legalize hoverboards in New York City.

Entertainment
Glee star Mark Salling was arrested in L.A. for possessing child pornography.

• The president of Sri Lanka says the organizers of an Enrique Iglesias show should be whipped with “toxic stingray tails” after ladies threw their bras.

Opinion
• The Daily News writes that Ray Kelly’s charges Commissioner Bill Bratton is fixing crime stats deserves a deep investigation.

• A Post columnist says good riddance to 2015, a year in which we could barely keep our sh*t together.

In the Blogs
• The Kew-Forest JV basketball squad won a recent holiday tournament.

• The MTA has announced the eight weekends the 7 train will be shut down between Queens and Times Square in 2016.

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Scoreboard
• The Knicks snapped a four-game skid, topping the Pistons, 108-96.

• The Islanders beat Toronto, 6-3.

• LIU Brooklyn fell to UMass, 83-79.

• St. Francis lost to the University of Albany, 71-66.

• The Nets are in Orlando to take on the Magic. Tip-off is 7 p.m.

• The Rangers head to Tampa Bay for a 8 p.m. meeting with the Lightning.

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Red Storm Sports! Thurs. Dec. 31st 2pm St. John’s vs. Creighton Go wo: www.redstormsports.com for tickets. Carnesecca Arena, 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Jamaica
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Real Estate
• Black Spruce picked up a 99-unit rental building on Jamaica Avenue for $12.1 million.

• For Sale – Middle Village – One family brick detached home on corner property. Once car garage with additional parking spaces.  Many updates.  Asking $718,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Detached one family on 52×100 sq ft lot.  Wood floors, central A/C, finished basement,  private yard. Asking $759,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Four-bedroom, 1.5-bath, 1,650-square-foot single-family home at 97-42 108th Street in Ozone Park for $400,000.

Money News
• Apple dominated the phone sales market again this Christmas.

• The world’s richest people got a little poorer in 2015.

Events
Corona – 12 to 4 p.m. – ReMake the Holidays.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.

Written by QTadmin

December 30th, 2015 at 8:23 am

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