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Former Queens Gang Member & Ex-Convict Set To Graduate from Columbia University: “I Don’t Want My Past To Define Me”

 Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of a young man by the name of Richard Gamarra. After seven years behind bars for assault and weapon convictions, the 28-year-old former Latin King gangbanger managed to turn his life around and will be graduating with a master’s degree from Columbia University’s renowned Mailman School of Public Health May ’17! Check out his inspirational story below….

Nicki Minaj Lands Autobiographical Comedy Series About Her Life Growing Up In Queens On ABC

Love her or hate her, Nicki Minaj just made a big, power move! Nicki Minaj and ABC Family are working together on a scripted, biographical comedy series, one that’s set in Jamaica, Queens during her ’90s adolescence. Check out the details below…

Spread the Word! Cops Searching for Missing 15-Year-Old Queens Girl & Her 3-Week-Old Baby

Please help us in spreading the word on this story. Cops are looking for a 15-year-old girl from Queens and her 3-week-old baby boy who disappeared as they prepared to visit the newborn’s father. Check out the details below…

Queens Cop Goes Above & Beyond The Call of Duty To Help Mom Who Lost Her 2 Children In Fire

With all the news of crooked cops and overly aggressive police killing unarmed citizens lately, we thought it was about time that we highlighted some of the good ones!  In today’s “Good News of the Day”, we have an NYPD officer by the name of Detective Patrick Blanc from St. Albans, Queens. Officer Blanc went well above and beyond the call of duty to help a grieving mother who lost her two children in a house fire. Check out his inspirational story below…

*Update: Second Suspect Caught In Killing of Queens Teen Shot On Bus

We told you how 50 Cent paid for a horse & carriage casket for Queens teen D’Aja Robinson who was caught by a stray bullet while riding a bus [click here if you missed it]. Well now a second suspect in the tragic shooting death was arrested and charged Wednesday, police said. Read the details below…

Queens Mom Suffocates Her Infant Son Then Posts R.I.P. Pictures on FB for Sympathy?

SMDH….WTH is wrong with this woman?! A demented ” mother” from Queens, NY made one of the sickest Facebook status updates ever. She actually posted pictures of her dead baby’s corpse for sympathy after smothering the helpless child herself! Read the rest of this sick story below…

NYC Man Calmly Walks Into McDonald’s With a Knife Sticking Out of His Back?

A Jamaica, Queens man walked into a McDonald’s while on his cellphone after being stabbed in the back…literally?! Check out this weird story below….

Queens Cop Shoots & Kills Wife Over Affair: “Daddy Shot Mommy!”

This is a tragic story. A former NYPD cop from Ozone Park, Queens has been accused of shooting his wife in front of their two young children over an alleged affair. The husband believed his wife was cheating on him and got revenge in the worst way possible. Check out the rest of this story below…

Fatal Crash In Queens After Car Full of Teens Rolls Into Creek

This is such a sad story, read at your own risk. Our condolences go out to the families of all those involved. Read the details below…

5-Year-Old Queens Girl In Desperate Need of Kidney Transplant Before It’s Too Late!

A 5-year-old girl from Queens, NY by the name of Kinsey Saleh is in desperate need of a kidney transplant after suddenly being diagnosed with end-stage kidney failure in January. In an cruel twist of fate, Kinsey’s mother’s kidney is an exact match but she can’t donate due to her own medical condition. Doctors say that Kinsey’s time is running out and she needs a kidney donor ASAP! Please take a moment to read about little Kinsey Saleh’s story below and scroll to the bottom of the article for more information on how you can help out….

Queens Father Murdered for “Snitching” On the Thieves Who Robbed Him

A photographer and father from Jamaica, Queens by the name of Quynton Ross was found murdered last week in what police are calling retaliation for “snitching” on the men who robbed his home a few years ago. Ross went missing and his body was later found shot execution-style in a trash bag in the Rockaways just a few days after one of the men who robbed him was released from jail after serving a 2-year bid. Read the rest of this story below…

Queens Drug Kingpin Reforms Himself & Now Assists Senior Citizens As Aerobics Intructor

In today’s inspirational story of the day, we have Thomas Mickens, better known on the street as Tommy Montana. Mickens went from living a drug dealer’s dream in the lap of luxury to teaching aerobics to senior citizens in a heartwarming story that proves that people really can change! Read the rest of Thomas Mickens’ story after the flip…