Van Wyck Expressway

Update: Driver arrested in deadly hit-and-run on Van Wyck Expressway
Update: Driver arrested in deadly hit-and-run on Van Wyck Expressway
Police Cristabelle Tumola 7/28/2013 at 3:02PM

Police have arrested a truck driver who took off after fatally striking a woman in Jamaica early Saturday morning. Carl Alvear, 34, of Maspeth, has been charged with manslaughter, cops said Sunday. The incident happened around 4:50 a.m. on the northbound side of the Van Wyck Expressway, according to authorities. The victim, who police identified Sunday [...]

Drunk driver going wrong-way on Van Wyck slams into van with 13 teens
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/26/2013 at 10:18AM

A Maryland man accused of driving the wrong-way down the Van Wyck Expressway while intoxicated and hitting a van filled with teenagers has been charged with reckless endangerment and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, announced Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. The incident occurred around 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning near Northern [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/17/2012 at 8:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 61. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 55. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: The Platinum Band The Platinum Band is once again performing on the Resorts World Casino New York [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/29/2012 at 7:20AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Clear. High of 82. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph shifting to the NNW in the afternoon.Wednesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 64. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph EVENT of the DAY: Michael Jackson Birthday Bash  “Do you Remember the Time” when you [...]

NYPD seeks help identifying murdered woman found in Queens attic
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/07/2012 at 10:03AM

The police are asking for help in identifying a woman whose body was found in the attic of a Richmond Hill man who committed suicide about a few weeks earlier. On Saturday morning, police were called to at 97-26 Van Wyck Expressway because of a supicious odor coming from inside the home, said the NYPD. [...]

Rezoning will preserve character of Woodhaven, Richmond Hill
News Terence M. Cullen 8/02/2012 at 11:39AM

Parts or all of 229 blocks in Woodhaven and south Richmond Hill will be rezoned, after the city council approved the divisive plans to preserve the character of the neighborhoods. The new area, approved on Wednesday, July 25, is mainly bordered by Park Lane to the north; 103rd Avenue to the south; Eldert Lane to [...]

Mayor, NYPD helping victims of tragic Van Wyck Expressway crash
Mayor, NYPD helping victims of tragic Van Wyck Expressway crash
News Liam La Guerre 7/25/2012 at 10:41AM

One of the three survivors of a recent fiery car crash near the Van Wyck Expressway, which killed five people including two kids, has been treated and released from Jamaica Hospital, officials said. Kingsley Maduka returned to his family in the Bronx, while Oby Okoro, the driver in the crash, is in the intensive care [...]

Greg Kelly rape probe unlikely to linger, says sex-crime expert Linda Fairstein
Greg Kelly rape probe unlikely to linger, says sex-crime expert Linda Fairstein
News Jay Lane 1/30/2012 at 9:00AM

Greg Kelly rape probe unlikely to linger, says sex-crime expert Linda Fairstein The DA’s probe into whether TV anchor host Greg Kelly date-raped a woman last year is expected to wrap up quickly. “It could be over this week — no later than next week,” said one source. “They don’t want this thing to linger at all. It’s the [...]