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Squatter rents out Queens building

Residents and business owners told Fox 5 that a block of apartments in Jamaica, Queens, has been empty for more than 10 years until a squatter took over and rented out rooms to hard-working people. Now one single mom is caught in a dangerous housing nightmare. Every day, Otalia John brings her 1-year-old daughter, Arianna, […]

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DOT Unveils Broad Vision Zero Safety Plan For Queens

DOT Unveils Broad Vision Zero Safety Plan For Queens

Queens will get a pedestrian-friendly makeover, courtesy of Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan. Today, the Department of Transportation and the NYPD unveiled a comprehensive plan intended to cut down on injuries and fatalities in a borough where an average of 43 pedestrians are killed annually. [ more › ] Gothamist

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Little Neck Bay ice rescue on Feb. 14, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

FDNY Rescues 2 Teens From Ice On Little Neck Bay In Queens

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Rescue crews rushed to Little Neck Bay in Queens on Saturday after two teenagers found themselves stuck on the ice several hundred feet from shore. As CBS2’s Matt Kozar reported, firefighters in waterproof, insulated suits used a ladder to pull the boy and girl to safety. “I think they panicked when they […]

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Rents in Queens top Brooklyn’s?

Hipsters in Williamsburg may be making Brooklyn famous, but the average apartment rental in Brooklyn is $ 2,901. Yet in Queens, the average apartment rental is slightly higher at $ 2,905, a study published by Douglas Elliman, a top real estate company in New York City. myfoxny.com – NYC News

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Queens Deserves Better Transportation

  Council Members Van Bramer, left, and Rchards, right, flank an advocate When Rockaway Peninsula’s only subway connection to Manhattan – the A Train – was not in service for seven months after Hurricane Sandy, it shined a bright light on the inadequate transit options the outer boroughs rely on. The Rockaways, however, weren’t just […]

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Carbon monoxide evacuation in Queens

About two dozen residents in Astoria, Queens were evacuated Friday after high levels of carbon monoxide were detected in the area. SkyFoxHD was over the scene as firefighters put out flames that shot out from one of the manholes. myfoxny.com – NYC News

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Man struck and killed by 2 vehicles in Queens, 1 flees scene

The 36-year-old was struck by one vehicle while standing on the yellow lines at Metropolitan Ave. and 62nd St. in Ridgewood and was then knocked in front of a car going the opposite direction Tuesday. New York News – NY Daily News

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Ice strands trains along No. 7 line in Queens, Manhattan

Subway trains — including four that had left stations — were halted along the No. 7 line in Queens and Manhattan, officials said. New York News – NY Daily News

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Man, 42, found dead, bleeding from gunshot wound in Queens park

The unidentified man was found lying on the ground near the park’s public pool with a gunshot wound to his head, cops said. New York News – NY Daily News

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Man fatally shot in Queens park

A man was found fatally shot in the head near a pool in a Queens park Saturday afternoon, police said. Passersby called the cops after discovering the 42-year-old victim unconscious… | Metro | New York Post

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Katz Shares Vision for ‘World’s Borough’ with Her ‘Queens Family’

Queens BP Katz delivers her SOTB speech (photo: @FlushingTwnHall) QUEENS – “If it’s good for families, it’s good for Queens,” said Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, repeating the phrase that she said guides her policies at Borough Hall. Katz spoke to a packed Colden Auditorium at Queens College on Thursday, marking her 387th day in […]

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Queens special-ed teacher accused of punching pupil released

The Queens special-education teacher accused of punching his 10-year-old student in the face was released on his own recognizance. New York News – NY Daily News

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Explore 3 New York City Chinatowns: In Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan

Explore 3 New York City Chinatowns: In Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan The Manhattan skyline provides a backdrop for Green-Wood Cemetery in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The beautifully landscaped cemetery, established in 1838, is a National Historic Landmark. It's located in the Sunset Park neighborhood, about a … Read more on St. George Daily Spectrum

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Queens dad shoots and kills wife, mother-in-law, daughter

A deranged dad killed his wife, daughter and mother-in-law in a murder spree at their Queens home early Saturday, police sources said. New York News – NY Daily News

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NYPD: 2 women, girl, 7, shot dead at Queens home; suspect found dead

A Queens man shot and killed his 7-year-old daughter, his longtime girlfriend and her mother at their home early Saturday before being found dead of a self-inflicted wound in his vehicle, police said. amNewYork

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