Grand Central Parkway

Ray Kelly calls for grand jury investigation into Polanco death
Ray Kelly calls for grand jury investigation into Polanco death
News Alexa Altman 10/09/2012 at 7:26PM

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly is requesting a grand jury investigation following last week’s fatal shooting of 22-year-old Army Reserve member Noel Polanco by a police officer. According to the NYPD, on Thursday, October 4 around 5:15 a.m., officers in two unmarked vehicles spotted an eastbound, black 2012 Honda Fit hybrid driving erratically, weaving between lanes [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/09/2012 at 7:41AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 63. Winds from the NE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Tuesday night: Overcast. Low of 55. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Meet the Candidates St. John’s is holding a Meet the Candidates night from [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/08/2012 at 7:39AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 59. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the East in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20%. Monday night: Overcast with rain. Low of 54. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the NNE after midnight. Chance of [...]

Queens DA investigating police shooting of unarmed man on GCP
Queens DA investigating police shooting of unarmed man on GCP
News Billy Rennison 10/05/2012 at 11:28AM

The shooting of an unarmed Army Reservist on the Grand Central Parkway early Thursday morning is being investigated by the Queens District Attorney after a witness said the victim never took his hands of the steering wheel. Noel Polanco was pulled over by cops at 5:15 a.m. after speeding and swerving on the eastbound Grand Central [...]

Man dead in police shooting on GCP
Man dead in police shooting on GCP
News Billy Rennison 10/04/2012 at 9:45AM

A man was shot dead by police this morning on the Grand Central Parkway and two others are in custody. The shooting occurred at 5 a.m. near exit 7 shutting down the highway during morning rush hour. Police fired at the suspect, hitting him once in the abdomen, police said. According to the New York Times, [...]

Drunk driver hits and kills worker on Grand Central Parkway
Drunk driver hits and kills worker on Grand Central Parkway
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/10/2012 at 1:59PM

According to police, at approximately 11 a.m. a vehicle travelling on the westbound side of the Grand Central Parkway hit and killed  63-year-old Frank Avino of Ronkonkoma, Long Island, who was working on the left lane of the roadway at Jewel Avenue. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, 26-year-old Munshi Abdullah of Jamaica, Queens was [...]