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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.

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.

Flushing »

Two Die When Car Flies Off LIE and Hits Tree in Flushing

A man and a woman died when their Audi veered off the Long Island Expressway and hit a tree, police said.

Elmhurst »

Tensions Boil Over About Plans to Build 'Restaurant Row' Near Mall

Councilman Danny Dromm questioned the president of the Mattone Group over their community involvement.

Maspeth »

Cyclist Killed in Maspeth Hit and Run

Cyclist Pedro Lopez, 54, was struck and killed by a white commercial truck in Maspeth.

Elmhurst »

Three Chain Restaurants Planned for Long-Vacant Elmhurst Lot

The lot, near the Queens Center Mall, in Elmhurst will now have three chain restaurants.

Kew Gardens »

Cat Samaritan Rescues Kew Gardens Strays

Susan LaMarca has been helping felines for 12 years.

Sunnyside »

Group Wants Safety Improvements for Greenpoint Avenue

A group of Queens advocates are pushing for safety improvements at a busy intersection in Sunnyside.

Corona »

Man Killed After Drunk Driver Crashes on LIE in Queens, Police Say

Carlos Rivas was killed when Ricardo Rivas rammed a Ford SUV into a traffic median, cops said.

Flushing »

Elderly Flushing Woman Killed in LIE Crash in Long Island, Police Say

Marilyn Mallon, 82, crashed into another vehicle near County Road 24, according to Suffolk County police.

Flushing »

Two Hurt When Taxi Overturns on Long Island Expressway Ramp

The taxi was heading from the Van Wyck Expressway to the Long Island Expressway when it flipped.

New York City »

50 Cent Hurt After SUV Rear-Ended in Queens

Rapper 50 Cent and his driver was taken to a hospital after his SUV was hit in Queens.

Long Island City »

FedEx Breaks Ground on $56 Million LIC Distribution Facility

FedEx plans to open its new location on Borden Avenue in Long Island City in August 2013.

Elmhurst »

Family of Grandmother who Died in Fatal LIE Crash is 'Doing OK'

Suzanne Nicholson, 60, was one of two killed in the crash. Her grandson continues to recover in Queens.

Maspeth, Middle Village & Ridgewood »

Twelve Injured in Special-Needs School Bus Crash in Queens

A school bus crashed in Maspeth Wednesday morning, injuring 12 people. 

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