Queens’ Morning Roundup

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Headlines from around the web.
Headlines from around the web.

TODAY’S FORECAST 

Monday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers in the afternoon. Fog early. High of 77. Breezy. Winds from the SSE at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 57. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the WNW after midnight. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.5 in. possible.

EVENT OF THE DAY: 10th annual Queens Restaurant Week continues

The 10th annual Queens Restaurant Week continues this week, from  October 7 through 10. Diners can enjoy three-course dinners for $28 and three-course lunches for $14 at most of more than 50 participating Queens eateries. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Three-year-old girl hit and killed by SUV in Flushing

A toddler was killed Sunday after an SUV struck her in Flushing. Read more: The Queens Courier

Widow of electrocuted NYC Transit worker accepts $4M settlement

The widow of a New York City Transit track worker electrocuted on the third rail has accepted a $4 million settlement from the agency on the eve of a civil trial in the man’s grisly death, the Daily News has learned. Read more: New York Daily News

NYPD: 2 persons of interest sought in Manhattan motorcycle melee

Police are looking for two new persons of interest in connection with a melee between a group of bikers and the driver of a SUV on the Henry Hudson Parkway. Read more: AP/CBS New York

Brooklyn family of woman killed in Capitol chase, shooting: she was not delusional

Sisters of a Connecticut woman fatally shot by police outside the U.S. Capitol after she tried to ram her car through a White House barrier last week say she was not delusional and may have been fleeing danger when she was killed. Read more: NBC New York

Ex-Bernard Madoff employees going on trial in New York City Tuesday

The longtime secretary of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff and four other back-office subordinates of the Ponzi king go to trial Tuesday as the government for the first time shows a jury what it has collected in its five-year probe of one of history’s biggest frauds. Read more: AP