Southeast Queens residents will be the first to ride new high-tech MTA buses
Photos courtesy of MTA

Queens residents will be among the first to board new state-of-the art MTA buses equipped with Wi-Fi, USB charging ports and digital information screens. Governor Andrew Cuomo and MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas Prendergast announced on Tuesday the addition of 2,042 buses to the MTA transportation fleet over the next five years. The new bus fleet comes with […]

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Changes coming to four Queens bus routes    

BY ASHA MAHADEVAN Starting this Sunday the MTA is making changes to four Queens bus routes in order to enhance service and help alleviate congestion. The Q8 route, which runs between Jamaica and Spring Creek, Brooklyn will now end at a new bus terminal at Gateway Center II (Gateway Center North) in Spring Creek. The Q17 […]

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Jamaica man gets 95 years to life for double murder, attempted murder

A Jamaica man has been sentenced to 95 years to life for a December 2011 shooting spree where he fatally shot an 18-year-old, then shot and killed one man and injured another man on a city bus while fleeing, according to District Attorney Richard Brown. “The defendant’s capacity for causing senseless violence in such a short […]

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More good work by the NYPD
THE COURIER/Photo by Alexa Altman

As they do every month, members of the Jamaica Rotary assembled to honor the exemplary work of officers from the local precincts. Detective Errio Paul, Sergeant Craig Edelman and Officer Carl Scogmanillo of the 103rd Precinct were applauded for their incredible work in apprehending a particularly dangerous individual. On Friday, December 2, a man fatally […]

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Shock cop suicide
Graphic by Jay Lane

Shock cop suicide An NYPD cop fatally shot himself last night while on-duty and interviewing the victim of a Queens car break-in, sources told The Post. The officer, whose name was withheld pending family notification, got into a heated argument on his cellphone with his girlfriend and fired one bullet into his face after the […]

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