One killed, three injured in LIE crash
Northeast Cristabelle Tumola 1/01/2014 at 9:31AM

An accident on the Long Island Expressway Wednesday left one man dead and three others injured after their car struck a median and overturned, police said.

31-year-old struck by car after vehicle stalls on LIE
31-year-old struck by car after vehicle stalls on LIE
Police Maggie Hayes 11/19/2013 at 4:35PM

A 31-year-old man got out of his stalled car on the side of the Long Island Expressway on Saturday when he was struck by an oncoming car. At the time, the victim was in critical condition, according to police. He was hit on the westbound expressway at exit 29 at 8:15 p.m. The driver, a [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/11/2013 at 7:11AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with rain. Fog early. High of 45. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible. Monday Night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 34. Breezy. Winds from the West at 10 to 20 mph. [...]

Queens man killed in drunk driving accident on LIE
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/02/2013 at 12:45PM

A Flushing man was arrested today for killing his passenger during a drunk driving accident on the Long Island Expressway (LIE), said police. The driver, 39-year-old Ricardo Rivas, was travelling eastbound on the LIE around 4:00 a.m. Wednesday when he hit the median right after the 108th Street exit, injuring all four of his passengers. Carlos [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 12/20/2012 at 7:43AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: A slight chance of showers after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Thursday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 36. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph EVENT of [...]

Drunk driver kills pedestrian on LIE
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/17/2012 at 10:15AM

A man walking along the Long Island Expressway (LIE) was struck and killed by a drunk driver this weekend, said police. On Saturday, December 15, around 4:30 a.m. 22-year-old Jordan Savvides, of Jericho, was walking along the LIE near Little Neck Parkway when was hit by a car travelling eastbound. Authorities pronounced him dead on [...]

TD Bank comes to LIC
TD Bank comes to LIC
Business Maggie Hayes 10/06/2012 at 11:34AM

Banking at “America’s most convenient bank” just got easier with the launch of a brand new branch. TD Bank officials and Long Island City residents took refuge from the rain on Friday, September 28 to celebrate the opening of the newest location, at 21-31 46th Avenue. “It’s very exciting for us. We’re looking to do [...]

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 [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/04/2012 at 7:27AM

  Intrepid-Bound Space Shuttle Enterprise Sails Through New York Harbor The Space Shuttle Enterprise set off on a barge Sunday morning from John F. Kennedy Airport to sail to New Jersey. The shuttle prototype was lifted from a JFK hanger onto a barge on Saturday, and the barge set off from the airport just before [...]

Afternoon Roundup
Afternoon Roundup
News Billy Rennison 6/03/2012 at 12:43PM

Passenger plane crashes in Nigeria’s largest city A passenger plane crashed into a two-story building in Nigeria’s largest city of Lagos on Sunday, officials said. Read more: USA Today Man Wanted For Attempted Child Kidnapping In Queens Police are searching for a man they say tried to kidnap a young boy last week in St. [...]