These two hospitals in Queens continue to see the largest number of uninsured patients
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Updated April 22, 9:45 a.m. Health insurance may be more available to Queens residents than ever, but two local hospitals continue to be swamped with uninsured patients, according to a report from the city’s Independent Budget Office (IBO). Both Elmhurst Hospital and Queens Hospital in Jamaica, part of the Health + Hospitals Corporation (HHC), had the […]

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A school bus struck a woman who was trying to cross Grand Avenue in Maspeth
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A pedestrian has been taken to the hospital after being hit by a school bus on Grand Avenue in Maspeth, police said. According to police, the 32-year-old woman was crossing east to west near the intersection of Grand Avenue and 74th Street at 9:22 Monday morning when she was struck by a mini yellow school bus. […]

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UPDATE: Police release video of driver who fled in deadly hit-and-run crash on an Astoria street
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BY ANGELA MATUA AND ROBERT POZARYCKI Updated April 11, 1:00 p.m. Police released video of the driver who fatally hit a 45-year-old man when he crossed an Astoria street on Wednesday night. The accident occurred at 10:56 p.m. near the intersection of 30th Road and 21st Street. According to authorities, the victim― whose identity was […]

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Man takes fatal bullets in an early-morning shooting on a Woodside block, cops say
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Detectives continue to search for clues and suspects in connection with a deadly shooting on a Woodside street early Saturday morning. The homicide took place at 3:07 a.m. on April 9 in front of a home on 47th Avenue between 67th and 69th streets. Responding officers from the 108th Precinct found the 31-year-old male victim, whose […]

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Feds charge a Brooklyn man for role in robbery & shooting of a Knicks player in Maspeth
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A Brooklyn man alleged confessed to federal agents that he participated in last December’s robbery and shooting of New York Knicks player Cleanthony Early in Maspeth, Queens. Delvon Dowling, 22, fessed up to his role in the ambush robbery that occurred on Dec. 30, 2015, in the vicinity of Tyler and Maurice avenues. He made his […]

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