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Relatives, friends gather at funeral for teen killed in LI crash
Relatives, friends gather at funeral for teen killed in LI crash
News Terence M. Cullen 10/10/2012 at 12:57PM

Those who knew Christopher Khan all seemed to say the same thing: he always had a smile on his face, no matter the day or the time. Funeral services for Khan were held on Wednesday, October 10 in South Ozone Park. Hundreds of relatives, friends and neighbors packed the funeral home to say goodbye to [...]

Richmond Hill mourns teens lost in LI car crash
News Terence M. Cullen 10/09/2012 at 12:33PM

Four Queens teenagers were killed and another hospitalized after the car they were riding in spun off the Southern State Parkway and split in two. Christopher Khan, 18, Neal Rajapa, 17, Darian Ramnarine, 18, and Peter Anthony, 18, were killed in the wreckage, but driver Joseph Beer, 17, was able to make it out of [...]

Mayor, NYPD helping victims of tragic Van Wyck Expressway crash
Mayor, NYPD helping victims of tragic Van Wyck Expressway crash
News Liam La Guerre 7/25/2012 at 10:41AM

One of the three survivors of a recent fiery car crash near the Van Wyck Expressway, which killed five people including two kids, has been treated and released from Jamaica Hospital, officials said. Kingsley Maduka returned to his family in the Bronx, while Oby Okoro, the driver in the crash, is in the intensive care [...]

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News Alexa Altman 7/22/2012 at 3:23PM

Penn State tears down Paterno statue On the same day construction workers with jackhammers dismantled the iconic statue of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno that had stood outside Beaver Stadium for 11 years, the NCAA said it will announce sanctions against the university Monday morning during a press conference. NYDailyNews  “Dark Knight Rises” stars [...]

Sunnyside cyclist killed in hit-and-run
News Billy Rennison 7/19/2012 at 2:10PM

A cyclist was killed last night in Sunnyside after being struck by a car that sped off after the crash. The 37-year-old was biking heading eastbound on Greenpoint Avenue when he was hit from behind by a dark colored sedan heading the same direction, police said. The Daily News reported that sources said the speeding [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/27/2012 at 7:47AM

Rangel, Long, Meng, Jeffries, Velazquez Declared Winners In Primaries  According to AP numbers as of 12:30 a.m., Meng had 51 percent of the vote with 89 percent of precincts reporting. Assemblyman Rory Lancman had 28 percent, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley had 16 percent and Dr. Robert Mittman had 5 percent. Read more: [NY1]  Rapper 50 Cent [...]

[UPDATE] 30 injured in Queens school bus crash
News Billy Rennison 6/05/2012 at 9:25AM

Thirty people — including children — were involved in a school bus crash in Fresh Meadows this morning, the fire department said. The accident occurred at approximately 7:45 a.m, according to officials. The bus was taking children to Yeshiva of Central Queens. There were no injuries, except one minor cut, said Principal Rabbi Mark Landsman. [...]

Despite lawsuits, DOT work, off-ramp still unsafe
Despite lawsuits, DOT work, off-ramp still unsafe
News Michael Pantelidis 5/14/2012 at 12:00PM

A stretch of street – proven unsafe for cars, pedestrians and even storefronts – has “struck” again. Following three crashes in as many months in 2011, another car accident occurred on May 1 at the off-ramp of the Ed Koch-Queensborough Bridge, located on Queens Plaza South near Crescent Street in Long Island City. A taxi [...]

12 injured in Maspeth school bus crash
12 injured in Maspeth school bus crash
News Billy Rennison 4/04/2012 at 10:33AM

Twelve people were injured when a school bus collided with a car in Maspeth this morning. The crash occurred on the corner of 68th Street and the Long Island Expressway service road at approximately 7:30 this morning. Only minor injuries were sustained, according to officials. The injured were taken to Elmhurst Hospital and New York [...]

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