Criminals and car crashes highlight this week’s top stories from Queens
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It seems that the warmer weather brought out the criminals this week in Queens, as seven of the top 10 stories from the week involved crimes or car crashes. The Orlando shooter who committed the worst mass shooting in the country’s history was born in New Hyde Park. A man from Glendale was killed when […]

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Two hit-and-run drivers fatally strike man on a South Ozone Park street, cops say
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A man was struck twice on Sunday by separate vehicles in South Ozone Park before succumbing to his injuries. At approximately 2:33 a.m., the 43-year-old man was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of 115th Avenue and 131st Street, police said. Officials found him unconscious and unresponsive with severe head and body trauma and […]

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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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Dangerous intersections on Northern Blvd. in Astoria and Woodside will get pedestrian safety islands
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The Department of Transportation will work to make certain intersections on Northern Boulevard in Queens safer by making it easier for pedestrians to cross the street. The city agency presented a plan on Tuesday, which Community Board 1 approved, to construct 14 pedestrian safety islands, ban certain left turns and make other changes from Honeywell Street […]

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Hit-and-run driver strikes and critically injures a 53-year-old man on a Long Island City street, cops say
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A man remains in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle near the entrance to the Queens Midtown Tunnel in Long Island City on Sunday night, police said. The 53-year-old man was hit at the intersection of 21st Street and 49th Avenue at about 10 p.m., according to authorities. When police arrived, they found him on the […]

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