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Kew Gardens »

Diversity-Minded Queens Road Signs Welcome Drivers to 'The World's Borough'

Queens is the most ethnically diverse county in the US, and the second borough to use unique road signs.

Corona »

Speeding Drivers Make Flushing Meadows a Race Track After Dark, Police Say

The NYPD handed out nearly 200 summonses in August but drivers keep returning.

Corona »

Lake Built for World's Fair To Be Cleaned After Years of Neglect

Meadow Lake will get improvements to its shore and a new basin to treat runoff from a nearby highway.

Flushing »

Man Fatally Struck While Walking on LIE, Police Say

A man was walking down the middle lane of the Long Island Expressway when a Ford hit him, police said.

Forest Hills »

NYPD Captain Arrested for Drunk Driving Crash, Officials Say

Capt. Roberto Cruz was arrested Thursday in Forest Hills.

Whitestone »

Gambino Associate's Grandson Arrested in Queens Shooting, Authorities Say

Robert Sasso was charged with shooting a friend near the Whitestone Bridge in late August. 

East Elmhurst »

Woman Dies in Motorcycle Crash on Grand Central Parkway, Police Say

The 21-year-old driver lost control near 94th Street, police said.

Flushing »

Woman Flung From Motorcycle on Grand Central Parkway, Police Say

The woman was riding on the back of the motorcycle when she was thrown into a guardrail, police said.

Astoria »

Man Killed in Car Fire on Grand Central Parkway, FDNY Says

Dale Tulloch died in an SUV fire on Grand Central Parkway as other passengers escaped, police said.

Astoria »

DOT Proposes Changes to Astoria Intersection Near Grand Central Parkway

The plan would extend the median separating Astoria Boulevard North and Grand Central Parkway.

Flushing »

Five DWI Cases Thrown Out After Judges Rule NYPD Set Up Illegal Checkpoints

The stops Highway Patrol officers called "step out" surveillance were illegal, judges ruled.

East Elmhurst »

Noel Polanco's Family Settles Wrongful Death Claim for $2.5 Million

Polanco was shot and killed by an NYPD detective during a traffic stop.  

Elmhurst »

Mother of Guardsman Shot by NYPD Still Paying for Car He Was Killed In

Cecilia Reyes still pays for Noel Polanco's Honda, which police still have in their custody.

Rego Park »

Heartache But No Answers for Family a Year After Guardsman Killed by Cop

A year after Noel Polanco was killed by an NYPD detective, his mother and sister are still grieving.

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