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Long Island City »

DOT Plans Pedestrian-Friendly Changes for Area South of Queens Plaza

Changes include adding pedestrian islands and extending sidewalks in some locations.

Long Island City »

Lounge Around This Faux-Pool in Long Island City

The piece will be in the Crescent Street lot where a film and music fest will take place this summer.

Midtown »

7 Subway Lines Slated for Service Changes This Weekend

The 5, 6, A, D, E, J and Rockaway Shuttle will be affected.

Long Island City »

NYPD Officer Dies in Crash Near 'Death Trap' Queensboro Bridge Ramp

Elisa Toro, 36, was killed when her car crashed into a barrier off the Queensboro Bridge, sources said.

Long Island City »

Luxury Rental Building Linc LIC Opens in Changing Court Square

Linc LIC, a 709-unit apartment complex, is set to open at 43-10 Crescent St.

Rego Park »

Man Who Allegedly Hit Cop With Truck Wanted for Purse Snatchings: Sources

Gary Sarback, who has dozens of prior arrests, hit a cop with a pickup truck last month, police said.

Cypress Hills »

Man Dies After Clinging to Hood of Girlfriend's Car, Cops Say

Matthew Soria was killed when his girlfriend crashed the car, police said.

East New York »

Two Men Shot and Seriously Hurt in East New York, FDNY Says

Two men were shot near Crescent Street and Wortman Avenue Thursday afternoon, FDNY said.

Long Island City »

Queens Plaza Foot Traffic Rivals Downtown, Locals Say

Pedestrian traffic in the area has risen by about one-third during the last two years.

Long Island City »

Long Island City Food Truck Lot Forced to Scale Back

The once popular LIC food truck lot on Crescent Street is only open Fridays this summer.

Cypress Hills »

16-Year-Old Girl Injured After Falling on Subway Tracks in Brooklyn

The unidentified teenager was hurt when she fell on the tracks at the Crescent Street subway station.

Astoria »

Cops Arrest Alleged Burglar in Pre-Dawn Astoria Spree

A man broke into several houses in Astoria using back door or basement to get inside.

Long Island City »

Man Sentenced to 19 Years for Beating Death of 'Good Samaritan'

Eric Cherry was convicted of beating Nicholas Nowillo to death in Long Island City in 2008.