Avonte Oquendo, 14, was last seen leaving school on Friday, October 4. (credit: NYPD)

Missing Queens Teen Was Last Seen Leaving School On Friday

Avonte Oquendo, 14, was last seen at 12:38 on Friday, October 4, leaving the Center Boulevard School on 51 Ave in Long Island City.


President Barack Obama wipes a tear from his eye as he speaks about the shooting in a Connecticut Elementary School which left at least 27 people dead. (credit: (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP Getty Images)

Tearful President Obama On Newtown School Massacre: ‘Our Hearts Are Broken’

An emotional President Barack Obama addressed the nation Friday afternoon and said the country’s leaders must “take meaningful action” regardless of politics in response to the mass shooting at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school.


A girl holds jerry cans while waiting in line at a gas station on November 1, 2012 in Hazlet township, New Jersey. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Odd-Even Gas Rationing System Coming To New York City, Long Island

New York City and Long Island are following in New Jersey’s footsteps in instituting an odd-even gas rationing system.