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Infant left unattended on Queens bus
News Billy Rennison 4/12/2012 at 5:02PM

A 2-year-old girl was left unattended inside a private bus on a Corona street when the driver left, reportedly, to go home. The girl was found alone on the bus at approximately 9 a.m. Thursday morning, according to authorities.  Police were called and were able to get onto the bus and take the infant to [...]

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Woman hit, killed by bus in Flushing
Woman hit, killed by bus in Flushing
News Steve Mosco 2/22/2012 at 10:34AM

The relative calm of the morning commute was shattered as a Queens woman was struck and killed by a city bus while crossing one of the borough’s most dangerous intersections. A Q44 bus was turning westbound onto Northern Boulevard from Union Street on Wednesday, February 22 when it fatally struck a female pedestrian, identified as [...]

Deadly St. Albans ‘DWI’ crash
Deadly St. Albans ‘DWI’ crash
News Jay Lane 12/08/2011 at 8:58AM

4 Accused in Theft of Aid Meant for Nonprofit In 2006, a Queens state senator, Shirley L. Huntley, set up a nonprofit group called Parent Workshop that was intended to help parents navigate the inner workings of New York City’s school system. Then she began funneling state aid to the group, whose executives had close [...]

Second Woman Claims TSA Forced Strip Search At JFK
Second Woman Claims TSA Forced Strip Search At JFK
News Jay Lane 12/06/2011 at 2:37PM

Second Woman Claims TSA Forced Strip Search At JFK A second elderly woman has come forward, saying she was also strip searched by screeners at John F. Kennedy Airport. Ruth Sherman, 88, says Transportation Security Administration agents forced her to pull her pants down so they could check out her colostomy bag before a flight [...]

Astoria Man Charged With Killing Stepdaughter, Wounding Estranged Wife
Astoria Man Charged With Killing Stepdaughter, Wounding Estranged Wife
News Jay Lane 12/06/2011 at 9:00AM

Astoria Man Charged With Killing Stepdaughter, Wounding Estranged Wife A Queens man was charged with a Monday shooting in Astoria that left his stepdaughter dead and his estranged wife injured. Police say Guerino Annarumma, 52, is facing charges of murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon after shooting the mother and daughter in their [...]

Two Men Shot Dead, One on a Bus in Queens
Two Men Shot Dead, One on a Bus in Queens
News Jay Lane 12/05/2011 at 9:00AM

Two Men Shot Dead, One on a Bus in Queens A gunman killed two people — one on a crowded city bus — in Queens on Friday afternoon, the authorities said. The police said that when they arrested a suspect, he told them he “had a beef to settle.” One of the victims was his [...]

J.H.S. 194 parents, pols protest elimination of school buses
J.H.S. 194 parents, pols protest elimination of school buses
Education & Kids Toni Cimino 11/04/2011 at 3:41PM

As the school bus pulled away, virtually empty, not only were parents angry, they were protesting. City Councilmember Dan Halloran and several elected leaders from northeast Queens joined parents from J.H.S. 194 in College Point on Friday, November 4 at a rally protesting the elimination of the school’s buses. “The Department of Education [DOE] must [...]

For MTA info dial 5-1-1
News Billy Rennison 10/05/2011 at 7:23PM

For any MTA-related issue or question, Queens residents now have to remember only three numbers, 5-1-1. The MTA and New York State Department of Transportation announced this week that the New York State Travel Information Line will handle MTA-related inquiries, also. The number will still provide information regarding roads and bridges, traffic and congestion, ferries [...]