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Daughter of Elmhurst man killed in subway shove sues
News Queens Courier Staff 3/30/2013 at 2:07PM

The daughter of the Elmhurst man killed when he was pushed onto the subway tracks of a Midtown station in December is suing the MTA, according to reports. Ki Suck Han’s 20-year-old daughter, Ashley, filed suit in Manhattan Supreme Court yesterday. Han, 58, was struck by a Brooklyn bound “R” train on December 3 at [...]

Flu has reached epidemic proportions
Flu has reached epidemic proportions
News Alexa Altman 1/12/2013 at 12:10PM

The early and rapid spread of this year’s flu season has had deadly consequences. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu has reached epidemic status, causing 7.3 percent of deaths last week. The CDC’s epidemic threshold is marked at 7.2 percent. Every region of the United States — excluding [...]

Cops release sketch of suspect in subway push death
Cops release sketch of suspect in subway push death
News Billy Rennison 12/29/2012 at 10:11AM

A man was killed after being pushed in front of an approaching No. 7 train in Sunnyside last night, the second incident of its kind in New York City this month. Sunando Sen was pushed as the Flushing-bound train approached the 40th Street station at approximately 8 p.m. As the train pulled into the station, the [...]

Friends, brother remember Flushing man killed during Hurricane Sandy
Friends, brother remember Flushing man killed during Hurricane Sandy
News Melissa Chan 10/30/2012 at 8:42AM

A Flushing man was crushed to death by a tree that crashed into his home Monday night during Hurricane Sandy, police said. Tony Laino, 29, was pinned in his bedroom at around 7 p.m. on October 29, police said. The tree ripped through the upper left portion of the two-story home at 47-34 166th Street, [...]

College Point woman allegedly died of West Nile
College Point woman allegedly died of West Nile
News Melissa Chan 5/09/2012 at 10:42AM

The family of a 71-year-old College Point woman who allegedly died of West Nile virus said they sway between incredible sadness and extreme anger at the city. “This could have been prevented. They should have sprayed. They shouldn’t wait for a fatality to happen,” said Francis Coppola, 50. He said his mother, Maria Coppola, was [...]

Gone too soon: Joshua Basin’s mother remembers her son’s tragic death
News Alexa Altman 4/03/2012 at 5:53PM

His friends called him “the kid with the golden heart.” Zena Basin called him son. A week after her son Joshua’s senseless death, Zena still expects him to walk through the door of their Howard Beach home. The 20 year old was killed during an altercation on a Manhattan-bound “L” train. The assailant, now identified [...]

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Four more US soldiers face court martial over alleged hazing death of New York GI
Four more US soldiers face court martial over alleged hazing death of New York GI
News Jay Lane 3/06/2012 at 9:25AM

Four more US soldiers face court martial over alleged hazing death of New York GI Four more US soldiers are facing a possible court martial over the alleged hazing death in Afghanistan of a 19-year-old fellow serviceman of Chinese descent. The recommendation from military investigators follows a preliminary hearing at Kandahar Air Field on Monday. Seven [...]

Grandmother, four young children killed in house fire
Grandmother, four young children killed in house fire
News Jay Lane 2/23/2012 at 12:29PM

Grandmother, four young children killed in house fire Four children aged between two and 12 were killed along with their grandmother Thursday morning in a fiery blaze at a New Jersey home, according to reports out today. The fire broke out at a large house on Clinton Avenue in South Plainfield just before 3.30 a.m. [...]

Giants ticker tape set to fly downtown
Giants ticker tape set to fly downtown
News Jay Lane 2/07/2012 at 9:08AM

Giants ticker tape set to fly downtown Rabid Big Blue fans will flood the Canyon of Heroes today to watch Eli Manning and the Super Bowl champion Giants march up Broadway — and a lucky 500 will get to attend an exclusive City Hall ceremony afterward. Officials doled out 250 pairs of tickets after holding [...]