February 5, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Senator Malcolm Smith’s Mentor Wins Aqueduct Racino Bid

Paterson Pulls Winning Lever For Flake

After a long and oft-convoluted process, Governor David Paterson has named a consortium that includes former Congressman Floyd Flake, called one of the most powerful political figures in Queens, to run the planned multi-million dollar gambling Racin More...

Busted For Cruising Drunk

Had Prior Conviction

A woman with a prior conviction for driving under the influence was arrested in Rockaway Beach for again driving drunk with an open bottle of vodka, police said. More...

Two Males Shot Over Weekend

The weekend was marred by a pair of shootings in Arverne, both of which left the victims hospitalized and police seeking the unknown gunmen. Last Saturday at 12:10 a.m. police responded to a call of a male shot near 528 Beach 67 Street. More...

Fire Destroys Belle Harbor Home

A fire that started in the basement of a Belle Harbor home quickly spread to nearly the entire three-story house in the early morning hours of Sunday, January 31, according to fire sources. More...

FR Man Charged With DWI, Vehicular Manslaughter

A Far Rockaway man has been charged with manslaughter following a crash that killed a passenger in his car in Cedarhurst last Saturday morning, according to Nassau police. More...

Meeting Held To Develop Master Plan For Rockaway

After years of having developers and the city decide what Rockaway needs, a group of community members and representatives of civic groups are taking the bull by the horns to decide if a master plan of priorities for the peninsula should be develope More...

Former Cop Sentenced For Giving Info To Druggies

A former NYPD sergeant, who was once a drug-busting cop in the 101 Precinct, was sentenced to six months in prison this week for selling out to Long Island crack dealers for a pair of sneakers and a warm-up suit. More...

Unidentified Woman Dies In Apartment Fire

An apartment fire at 19-15 Seagirt Boulevard resulted in one fatality earlier this week, The Wave has learned. The fire, which was contained to the kitchen in apartment 8E, was called in at 5:12 p.m. and quickly extinguished. More...

Arson Trial Coming Soon For Former Volie

Set Fire To Broad Channel Garage

Although no date has yet been set, the trial of a former member of the Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department moved one step closer this week with a hearing in Queens Supreme Court. More...


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