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  • City Councilmembers: Snow Removal So Slow We'll Hold Hearings

    City Councilmembers: Snow Removal So Slow We'll Hold Hearings
    With many streets in New York City's five boroughs not having seen a snow plow a full day after the snow stopped falling, some city councilmembers are looking into holding hearings into what they call an unusually slow snow cleanup response. Meanwhile,...
  • MTA Restores Near Normal Service To Public Transit Lines

    MTA Restores Near Normal Service To Public Transit Lines
    Straphangers can expect near normal service on the rails and subways Wednesday. Most subway service has been restored. The No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 trains as well as the A, C, E, D, F, M, G, J, Z and R trains are all running normally. The Staten Island...
  • Queens Man Dies In House Fire

    Queens Man Dies In House Fire
    Tonight all that lingers along 31st Street in Astoria, Queens, is the sound of hammering and a sense of sorrow. Workers spent the night boarding up a home destroyed by fire. Amongst the charred remains still visible from the street are record albums, a...
  • Woman Shot In Queens Pharmacy

    Woman Shot In Queens Pharmacy
    A man walked into an Astoria pharmacy Thursday afternoon and opened fire, shooting and killing a woman, police said. The woman, whose identity has not been released, was transported in critical condition to Elmhurst Hospital where she later died. Police...
  • Shop Owners Fuming Over Livery Cabs in Astoria

    Shop Owners Fuming Over Livery Cabs in Astoria
    If you drive, the toughest place in the city to get a loaf or bread or a newspaper might be 31st st. near the N and Q stop in Astoria where livery cab drivers troll for fares. Shoppers willing to risk a ticket, will double park, while drivers just...
  • Queens Neighborhoods Tie For Most 311 Graffiti Calls

    Queens Neighborhoods Tie For Most 311 Graffiti Calls
    Some new City statistics were released yesterday showing graffiti is down over all in New York city .  But Glendale and Ridgewood Queens are still the two highest neighborhoods with grafffiti complaints.  Danielle Greczi from Glendale says , "Its a...
  • NY Giants David Diehl Arrested After Suspected Drunk Driving Crash

    NY Giants David Diehl Arrested After Suspected Drunk Driving Crash
    New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl was arrested late Sunday on suspicion of drunk driving after he crashed his BMW into several parked cars not far from a Queens bar where he had been reportedly partying. According to authorities, Diehl...
  • Jerry Lewis Rushed to the Hospital After Collapsing

    Jerry Lewis Rushed to the Hospital After Collapsing
    NEW YORK (KTLA) -- Comedian Jerry Lewis is recovering after being rushed to the hospital in New York City on Monday night. Lewis, 68, collapsed from low blood sugar just moments before a Friars Club gala at the Waldorf Astoria hotel, the New York Post...
  • Debate From Astoria To Cairo: Will Egypt Now Become Islamist State?

    Debate From Astoria To Cairo: Will Egypt Now Become Islamist State?
    Cairo, Egypt is more than five thousand miles away from Astoria, Queens, but the outcome of Egypt’s first, democratic, presidential election was resonating on Steinway Street Monday.   The newly-elected President is Mohammed Morsi, who was the...
  • Free Friday: Wine Tasting and Hair Extensions

    Free Friday: Wine Tasting and Hair Extensions
    Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Wine Tasting 2) Free Hair Extensions Enjoy 100 Bottles of Wine At This Complimentary Holiday Wine Tasting in Union Square Six hours of tasting fun are in store for savvy...
  • Cops: Husband Charged In Shooting Of Wife, Daughter Inside Astoria Home

    Cops: Husband Charged In Shooting Of Wife, Daughter Inside Astoria Home
    Police have arrested a Queens man accused of gunning down his wife and shooting her daughter to death inside an Astoria home Monday morning. The shooting happened around 8:50 a.m. at 22-49 38th Street, near Ditmars Blvd., where the gunman's wife works as...
  • Accused Queens Shooter's Blog Filled With Violence, Obsession

    Accused Queens Shooter's Blog Filled With Violence, Obsession
    Neighbors were angry Monday to find out that a man they long suspected would act out violently, allegedly shot his ex-wife and her daughter, who died Monday evening, according to officials. Guerino Annarumma, who police have charged with murder,...