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12 residents trapped, 2 injured in Far Rockaway house collapse

A St. Patrick’s Day house party with as many as a 100 revelers at a Queens home came to an abrupt end after the massive number of guests caused the building’s third floor to collapse, authorities said.

The three-story home on Beach 72nd Street in Arverne suffered the damage around 10:45 p.m. and briefly trapped 12 party-goers, the FDNY said. Read more: New York Post

 

Drunk Queens man slays cat: cops

A Queens man allegedly beat a stray cat to death after getting tossed from a bar for drunkeness, authorities said yesterday. Read more: New York Post


Racing brass try to explain Aqueduct horse deaths

Eighteen horses have broken down at Aqueduct since Nov. 30 as racing brass struggles to explain why. Of the 18 fatalities, 13 came in races where horses were running for a claiming price of $15,000 or less. Read more: Daily News


Dozens Of Occupy Protesters Arrested Following Late-Night Struggle In Zuccotti Park

At least 50 arrests were made late Saturday night after Occupy Wall Street protesters clashed with police in the place where the movement began six months ago, in Lower Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park. Read more: NY1

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