hit and run

Driver kills man in Flushing
News Melissa Chan 10/22/2012 at 4:50PM

A sleep-deprived driver has been arrested for fleeing the scene of an accident after he allegedly mowed down and killed a pedestrian in Flushing, police said. Shiwoo Lee, 22, of Oakland Gardens, told authorities he fell asleep behind the wheel on Saturday, October 20 around 6 a.m. when his 2007 Toyota Rav 4 veered off [...]

Weekend Roundup
Weekend Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/21/2012 at 2:25PM

Wisconsin spa shooting injures at least seven A gunman opened fire at a Wisconsin spa today, injuring at least seven people. The area is on lockdown as authorities in Brookfield work to secure the scene, which is across the street from a shopping mall. It was not immediately clear whether a suspect had been arrested. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/24/2012 at 7:41AM

EVENT of the DAY:  SummerStage-Full Force, Force MD’s Johnny Kemp, Jeff Redd, Meli’sa Morgan  A quartet of Rhythm and Blues performers each with their own flair and style. For more, check out http://www.fullforceworld.com [Click here for more info or submit your events] Queens Democratic assembly hopefuls vying for endorsements  Several Democratic political hopefuls vying for a chance to [...]

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 7/05/2012 at 7:32AM

Fireworks light up the night as New Yorkers celebrate Independence Day  Millions of New Yorkers and tourists alike celebrated the nation’s birthday Wednesday night with the 36th annual Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks show. An estimated 40,000 fireworks lit up the sky over the five boroughs, propelled from two barges on the Hudson River in what [...]

This Morning’s Headlines
This Morning’s Headlines
Hit-and-run accident kills pedestrian
News Billy Rennison 3/09/2012 at 1:57PM

A pedestrian was struck and killed in Flushing in a hit-and-run accident, according to police. A 65-year-old man was crossing 45th Avenue at the intersection of 149th Street at approximately 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 8 when an SUV traveling southbound fatally hit him, police said. The vehicle fled the scene, according to authorities. The victim was [...]

Detective who killed thug in shootout says it was ‘just instinct’
Detective who killed thug in shootout says it was ‘just instinct’
News Jay Lane 2/15/2012 at 2:41PM

Detective who killed thug in shootout says it was ‘just instinct’ The NYPD detective who shot and killed a thug in a Harlem subway station yesterday, despite being shot in the arm, said today that he simply reacted. “It was just instinct more than anything,” Queens Detective Kevin Herlihy told The Post. Herlihy said “it’s [...]