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Boston bombing suspects discussed Times Square attack, officials say
Boston bombing suspects discussed Times Square attack, officials say
Police Angy Altamirano 4/25/2013 at 4:20PM

Following the Boston Marathon attack, the bombing suspects intended to detonate additional explosives in Times Square, said Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly today. Kelly said that information gathered from surviving suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had initially indicated that he and his older brother were coming to New York to “party.” Yet after further [...]

Queens businesses fear 7 subway suspension may hurt profits
Queens businesses fear 7 subway suspension may hurt profits
Top Stories Maggie Hayes 1/03/2013 at 1:34PM

Once more, western Queens business owners could potentially say goodbye to a profitable winter. The No. 7 line weekend service between Queens and Manhattan is being suspended until the end of March, and many area business owners fear that this will affect the influx of customers they usually get. The award-winning Chocolate Factory Theater in [...]

Weekend 7 subway service suspended through March
Weekend 7 subway service suspended through March
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/26/2012 at 11:48AM

For the second time in less than six months, straphangers in Queens and Manhattan will be without the No. 7 subway for multiple weekends in a row. Starting December 28, No. 7 line service between the two boroughs will be suspended every weekend until March 25 due to planned subway work. Trains won’t run between [...]

Suspect in deadly subway pushing charged with murder
Suspect in deadly subway pushing charged with murder
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/05/2012 at 1:16PM

The suspect who allegedly pushed a Queens man to his death at a Midtown subway station has been charged with intentional murder in the second degree and depraved indifference murder in the second degree, said the NYPD. Naeem Davis, 30, who is currently homeless, but according to the New York Post lived in Queens until six months ago, was picked up [...]

Queens man pushed to death at Midtown subway station
Queens man pushed to death at Midtown subway station
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/04/2012 at 9:45AM

Police are looking for a suspect who pushed an Elmhurst man onto the subway tracks of a Midtown station Monday, killing the victim when an approaching train struck him. Authorities have classified the death as a homicide, and have released a video of the incident, which happened around 12:30 p.m. at the West 49th Street [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/04/2012 at 7:20AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast in the morning, then mostly cloudy. High of 61. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 52. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%. EVENT of the DAY: Copy Cat [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/22/2012 at 7:44AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Clear. High of 66. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 57. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT of the DAY: Free Ballroom Dancing  Every Monday evening the Queens Library Forest Hills branch offers free ballroom dancing lessons from Jing [...]

No. 7 subway service disrupted for five weekends this fall, beginning tonight
No. 7 subway service disrupted for five weekends this fall, beginning tonight
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/05/2012 at 12:04PM

Starting October 5, No. 7 line service between Manhattan and Queens will be suspended for five weekends due to planned subway work. Trains won’t run between Times Square and Queensboro Plaza, from 11:45 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday during the weekends of October 5-8, October 19-22, October 26-29, November 9-12 and November 16-19. For alternate [...]

Watch: Protester arrested after spray-painting altercation over anti-jihad ads
Watch: Protester arrested after spray-painting altercation over anti-jihad ads
News Billy Rennison 9/26/2012 at 11:49AM

Video cameras from the NY Post captured a clash many expected when controversial anti-jihad ads were placed in city subways. Mona Eltahawy, a 45-year-old Egyptian-American activist, armed with a can of red spray paint intended to cover the contentious ad, but was met with resistance from Pamela Hall, who turned herself into a human shield. [...]