Queens


Cashless Tolling Starts Monday at Rockaway Bridges

For drivers on two Rockaway bridges, your cash isn’t any good here. Starting early Monday, the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge and Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge in Queens will…

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Whale That Washed Up Likely Struck by Vessel

Marine biologists say a humpback whale that washed up on Rockaway Beach Tuesday appears to have been struck by a vessel. Experts from the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society say a…

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Bull Dies After Escaping Queens Slaughterhouse

A bull that escaped from a slaughterhouse and led police on a wild chase through Queens streets has died. Police corralled the bull in a backyard Tuesday after a two-hour…

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Blaze Destroys 14 Stores in Kew Gardens Hills

A five-alarm fire that took hours to extinguish destroyed 14 shops in the Kew Gardens Hills section of Queens. Most of the businesses belonged to members of the area’s large…

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Trump’s Boyhood Home Going Back on the Auction Block

President-elect Donald Trump’s boyhood home in in Jamaica Estates is going back on the auction block. Paramount Realty owner Misha Haghani says the property has “intangible value that goes beyond…

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MTA Brings Back the W Train

The W train is returning to the New York City subway system Monday, after a six-year hiatus, the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has announced. The W train…

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Van Without Driver Kills Pedestrian in Queens

A driverless van hit two pedestrians, killing one of them, before crashing into a food cart Wednesday afternoon in Queens. Police say the driver of the van thought he had…

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Imam’s Slaying Still A Baffle to Police

The motive in the ambush slaying of an imam and his friend remains a mystery two days after the alleged killer’s arrest. Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce told reporters Wednesday…

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