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Truck fatally hits 8-year-old boy in Woodside; driver charged
Truck fatally hits 8-year-old boy in Woodside; driver charged
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/20/2013 at 10:25AM

A third grader was struck and killed by a truck at a Woodside intersection Friday morning as he was on his way to school. Noshat Nahian, 8, was crossing the street with his 11-year-old sister around 8 a.m. when a tractor trailer traveling southbound on 61st Street made a left turn, striking him with its rear tires, [...]

Famous Famiglia opens at Jackson Heights subway station
Famous Famiglia opens at Jackson Heights subway station
Business Angy Altamirano 12/09/2013 at 4:31PM

Famous Famiglia pizzeria opened its doors on Monday, December 9 at the subway station on 75th Street and Roosevelt Avenue together with local elected officials, family and friends. The pizza chain beat out a total of 12 other proposals which vied to call the vacant 4,000-square-foot space home in 2010, after the MTA advertised a new request for proposals. Famous Famiglia won and signed a lease in 2011.

Teen pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver
News Maggie Hayes 9/29/2013 at 10:56AM

Luis Bravo was walking on Broadway at 58th Street when a car driving by struck and killed him. Saturday, September 28 around 11 p.m., police responded to a 9-1-1 call of a car accident involving Bravo, 19, police said, within the confines of the 108th Precinct. Upon arrival, police found Bravo unconscious and unresponsive, with [...]

Jackson Heights man arrested for fatal Roosevelt Avenue shooting
Police Angy Altamirano 9/26/2013 at 5:12PM

A Jackson Heights man has been arrested and charged for the murder of another man on Roosevelt Avenue. According to the NYPD, on Friday, September 20 at approximately 5:54 p.m., after responding to a report of a man shot at 80th Street and Roosevelt Avenue, police found Ivan Rodriguez, 33, of Corona in front of [...]

Motorcycle and SUV crash leaves two dead in Astoria
Motorcycle and SUV crash leaves two dead in Astoria
Police Angy Altamirano 9/15/2013 at 11:43AM

Police are investigating a motorcycle and car collision that left two people dead in Astoria. According to the NYPD, on Saturday, at approximately 4:30 p.m., they responded to a call of a collision between a motorcycle and an SUV, a Nissan Xterra, at the intersection of 20th Avenue and 24th Street in Astoria. An initial [...]

Cops: Jackson Heights robbers strike again
Cops: Jackson Heights robbers strike again
Police Liam La Guerre 8/03/2013 at 2:34PM

Suspects in connection with a Jackson Heights heist more than a week ago are believed to have struck the same apartment again, cops said. Two males armed with guns forced their way into a basement apartment in the neighborhood yesterday, posing as police officers to get the victims to open the door, authorities said. They [...]