December 10, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Sibling Dispute Leads To Arverne Fire

An Arverne teenager was arrested last week for allegedly starting a fire in his home by throwing floor cleaner and a pile of clothes onto the top of a lit stove after arguing with his sister, according to court papers. More...

Local Gets 2 To 6 In Cedarhurst DUI

A Far Rockaway man has been sentenced to two to six years in prison after he killed a man in a drunken driving crash in Cedarhurst earlier this year. Gehlert Barrios, 21, had pleaded guilty to manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and assault. More...

Schumer Sets Penalty For Body Scanner Pix Release

United States Senator Charles E. More...

New State Program For Long-Term Unemployed

Unemployment Insurance benefits expired for more than 130,000 New Yorkers the second week of November. If no action is taken in Washington to extend benefits, 200,000 New Yorkers will expire by the end of the year. More...

City Warns Of Excessive Drinking

New York City is a great place to spend the holidays, but too much drink can turn a celebration into a tragedy. Alcohol kills some 1,500 New Yorkers every year, and it lands thousands more in the hospital. More...

Judge: Reinstate Special Busing Program

A Staten Island judge has ruled that the city must reinstate a 40-year-old busing program that transported students at special schools and those who live in areas with no public transportation to and from their school buildings. More...

DOE Announces Closing Of BCHS

For the second year in a row, the Department of Education has announced that Beach Channel High School will be phased out and then closed after a three-year period that will allow all of the school’s present students to graduate. More...

Teen Shot In Early Morning Hours On Mott Avenue

A Rockaway teen was shot during the early morning hours of December 12, near the Far Rockaway business district, according to the police. A police source told The Wave that at approximately 12:05 a.m. More...

Bloomberg Wants To Make Voting Easier

Mayor Michael R. More...

House Passes Weiner’s ‘Gold Guarantee Law’

On Wednesday, The House of Representatives passed the Guarantee of a Legitimate Deal (GOLD) Act, a bill sponsored by Representatve Anthony Weiner, that will crack down on gold-buying companies like Cash4- Gold that cheat customers through deceptive More...

FBI Tool Makes Crime Research Easier

The FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program, which collects and publishes crime statistics, has developed an online database tool to make it easier to search for crime data going back to 1960. More...


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