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Amazon HQ2 Is Coming To Queens, But Not Everyone Is Happy

NEW YORK (WCBS 880)— Amazon has selected Long Island City and Arlington, Virginia, as the two sites for its second headquarters.

RADIO.COM - 2018-11-13 17:55:30

BREAKING NEWS OUT OF NEW YORK- IT'S BAD

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that ARIEL ACOSTA, a/k/a “A-Loc,” a/k/a “Blue,” a/k/a “True Blue,” was sentenced today to 160 months in prison for firearms and narcotics trafficking. ACOSTA and his co-conspirators sold seven guns, incl

RIGHTWINGTRIBUNE.COM - 2018-11-14 01:02:43

Ocasio-Cortez finds Amazon’s HQ2 in NYC ‘extremely concerning’

The Democratic Socialist, who cruised to victory in the midterm elections after beating Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens) in an upset primary win in June, fired off a series of tweets Monday night into Tuesday morning regarding the blockbuster plans.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-11-13 15:12:52

Helipads and everything else Amazon is getting out of its deals with New York

The victors, New York and Virginia, delivered. Thefinal deals revealed on Tuesdayshowed they provided total incentives worth about $2.8 billion total — extraordinarily generous offers to a company whose profits in 2017 totaled $3 billion on $178 billion in revenues, and whose founder Jeff Bezos is t

PIX11.COM - 2018-11-14 00:13:51

Cell phone of jogger’s accused killer showed searches on victim, ‘penance’

A cell phone belonging to theaccused killer of Queens jogger Karina Vetranoturned up Web searches featuring her photo, the crime scene – and information on the Sacrament of Penance, jurors heard Tuesday.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-11-13 22:01:15

NYPD: 29-Year-Old Manhattan Man Visiting Friends in Queens Struck, Killed by Hit-Run Driver

28-year-old Irving Duran of Queens has been arrested in connection with the deadly crash, police said A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a deadly hit-and-run in Forest Hills. Michael George reports. (Published 5 hours ago) A 29-year-old Manhattan man visiting friends in Queens wa

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-11-12 22:06:19

Amazon Confirms Two Cities Will Split Its Second Headquarters Location | Newsradio 600 KOGO

Its New York location will be in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, while its Arlington offices will be located in an area called National Landing. Each site will get 25,000 jobs. In addition, the online retailer said it will open an operations hub in Nashville, creating 5,000 jobs.

IHEART.COM - 2018-11-13 22:43:00

Woman attacked on ‘E’ train after her 8-year-old asked why commuter’s son was ‘wearing a costume’: police

The first individual is a woman, 25 to 30 years old, with eye glasses; last seen wearing a gray shirt, dark colored pants, a black jacket tied around her waist and she had a black purse over her shoulder.

PIX11.COM - 2018-11-14 04:19:08

NYCHA residents in Queens dealing with ‘turf war for trash’ between rats, raccoons

“When I was walking my grandkids to the bus, I first saw three rats fighting two raccoons," she said. "I pulled out my cellphone and only got the end of it."

PIX11.COM - 2018-11-13 23:32:41

Amazon HQ coming to Queens means new tech ideas in NYC

LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens -- A Long Island City Amazon headquarters won’t mean faster package deliveries, but the NY HQ will likely mean more testing of the company’s innovations locally.

PIX11.COM - 2018-11-14 03:44:22

City Council decries Amazon deal after being shut out of process

The Council’s most cherished power is its role in the land use review process, through which members can veto projects that require special dispensation from city government. Some proposals sail through with little modification, but others have been changed significantly or even junked entirely. Sin

POLITICO - 2018-11-14 00:18:00

Amazon will split second HQ between Long Island City Queens and Crystal City Arlington - NextBigFuture.com Amazon will split second HQ between Long Island City Queens and Crystal City Arlington

Crystal City is an urban neighborhood in the southeastern corner of Arlington County, Virginia, south of downtown Washington, D.C.

NEXTBIGFUTURE.COM - 2018-11-13 05:21:24

Search Continues For 15-Year-Old Girl Who Escaped Police Custody In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –The search continues Tuesday for a 15-year-old girl whoescaped police custodyin the Bronx.She was handcuffed behind her back when she escaped from a squad car around 8:30 p.m. Monday near 172ndStreet and Sheridan Avenue in the Mount Eden section.Police said the girl was taken

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-11-13 09:38:01

Amazon Announces It Will Split New Headquarters Between NYC, Virginia

Long Island City is already the fastest-developing neighborhood in the nation's most populous city, and Amazon could pump up the volume in this buzzy part of QueensPublished Nov 13, 2018 at 9:55 AM | Updated 4 hours ago Amazon has announced it will split its new headquarters, known as HQ2, between L

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-11-13 14:55:11

Teen Larceny Suspect Escapes Police Custody In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –Police say a young suspect is on the run after escaping from officers in the Bronx.CBS2’s Ali Bauman has learned from police that the 15-year-old girl was arrested for grand larceny near Sheridan Avenue and East 172nd Street.She was placed in the back seat of a police car and

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-11-12 23:18:17

Floral Park Juvenile Reported Missing by Nassau County Police

Floral Park, NY - November 13, 2018 -The Missing Persons Squad reports the details of a Missing Juvenile that occurred on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. fromFloral Parkand reported to police on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 10:50 p.m.

LONGISLAND.COM - 2018-11-13 10:57:00

Amazon selects New York, Northern Virginia, for HQ2 expansion, reports say

Amazon's reported selection of the New York City borough of Queens and the Arlington, Va., community of Crystal City, for its expanded headquarters project, would end a 14-month search that focused the attention of the nation on the Seattle retailer's plans. Amazon has decided to make its second hom

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-11-13 04:30:14

Abandoned Baby Found At Construction Site In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)– A 3-month-old boy was found abandoned at a construction site in Brooklyn Tuesday morning.The baby was found at around 8:30 a.m. at the site, located at New York Avenue near Lenox Road in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.A construction worker heard the boy crying and recovered him.A w

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-11-13 10:38:01

It’s official: Philly loses out on Amazon HQ bid to New York and Northern Virginia

Amazon.com Inc. will open major outposts in Washington's Northern Virginia suburbs and New York City's Queens borough, splitting its much-sought "HQ2" investment between the East Coast sites, according to people close to the decision-making process.

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-11-13 00:00:00

El Chapo’s wife stuns as she appears for drug lord’s trial

Emma Coronel Aispuro arrived at the heavily secured courthouse in a suit jacket with puffy velvet sleeves, black suit pants and black stilettos, her long ponytail swinging behind her.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-11-13 14:56:18