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FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Man Killed Crossing Grand Central Parkway

Fidel Vidal Diaz was trying to cross the Grand Central parkway when he was first hit be a 2005 Mustang and then a 2002 Volkswagen.

03/29/2014

Grand Central Parkway Crash

$250,000 Bail For Suspect In Deadly DWI Crash On Grand Central Parkway

Bail has been set at $250,000 for the driver accused in a crash on the Grand Central Parkway that left two teenage parents dead.

06/30/2013

Grand Central Parkway Crash

Driver Charged In Crash That Killed 2 On Grand Central Parkway

A driver has been slapped with multiple felony charges, after two people were killed, and four more were injured, in a crash on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens early Saturday.

06/29/2013

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Police: Underage Driver Charged With DWI In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash

Police say a cab driver has died after a teenage driver slammed into the back of a taxi in the Bronx and fled the scene early Sunday morning.

03/17/2013

This grey Audi fatally struck a worker on the Grand Central Parkway on July 10, 2012. (credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

Up To 7 Years For Queens Man Who Hit, Killed Roadway Worker

A Queens man has been sentenced to up to seven years in prison, after pleading guilty to vehicular manslaughter in the death of a worker on the Grand Central Parkway last summer.

03/12/2013

Noel Polanco In Uniform (credit: Facebook)

Family Of Noel Polanco Files Notice Of Claim Against NYC, Detective

The family of an unarmed National Guardsman killed by police during a Queens traffic stop is taking first official step toward a lawsuit.

02/20/2013

Noel Polanco In Uniform (credit: Facebook)

Attorneys Call On Federal Prosecutors To Review Polanco Case

Attorneys representing the family of an unarmed Army National Guardsman killed by a New York City police detective said Saturday that they will ask federal prosecutors to review the case.

02/16/2013

Noel Polanco (credit: Facebook)

No Indictment In Grand Central Parkway Police Shooting

A grand jury in Queens has voted not to indict a police officer on criminal charges in the fatal shooting of an unarmed National Guardsman during a traffic stop.

02/14/2013

The casket of Army National Guardsman Noel Polanco, draped in an American flag, is carried into the Eternal Love Baptist Church in Queens on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

GCP Shooting Victim Noel Polanco Posthumously Promoted At Funeral In Queens

Members of the Army National Guard lined a street in Corona Friday as the casket of a fellow guardsman, who was shot and killed by an NYPD detective on the Grand Central Parkway, was carried into the Eternal Love Baptist Church.

10/12/2012

Cecilia Reyes speaks with reporters after meeting with Queens District Attorney Richard Brown on Oct. 11, 2012. Her son Noel Polanco was shot dead by a police officer. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880/Inset: Facebook)

Mother Of Man Killed On GCP Meets With Queens DA

The mother of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by a detective during a traffic stop on the Grand Central Parkway said she wants “justice” for her son.

10/11/2012

Noel Polanco (credit: Facebook)

Wake Held For Man Killed By NYPD Detective On Grand Central Parkway

Polanco’s mother hovered over her son’s open casket. The former Army National Guardsman will be buried in his uniform.

10/10/2012

Noel Polanco (credit: Facebook)

Lawyer: Detective Wants To Tell His Side Of GCP Traffic Stop Shooting

Hassan Hamdy’s attorney said the 14-year veteran “felt threatened and was left with no other alternative other than the actions that he took.”

10/08/2012

Polanco (L), Hamdy (R) (credit: Facebook | CBS 2)

Detective Who Shot Unarmed Man On GCP Previously Accused Of Misconduct

Hassan Hamdy was one of 16 cops in a 1999 excessive force case, which was settled for almost $300,000. Hamdy is also one of six cops who was sued in 2007 by Dorothy Garcia and her grandson Tyrell.

10/05/2012

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Experts Advise How To React When Pulled Over By Police After GCP Shooting

Every time a police officer pulls over a motorist, there is a moment when the worst can happen. CBS 2′s Lou Young spoke with some experts on what should be done to stay safe.

10/05/2012

Noel Polanco (credit: Handout)

Man Killed In Police-Involved Shooting On Grand Central Parkway In Queens

It happened around 5:15 a.m. Thursday near exit 7 at LaGuardia Airport during routine traffic stop, police said

10/04/2012

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