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A minivan on the street following the fatal accident on March 11, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Deadly Accident Prompts Demands For Better Traffic Safety In Long Island City

The death of a teenager in a curb-hopping incident earlier this month has brought new attention to what many said are long-held complaints about traffic safety on the streets of Long Island City, Queens.

03/17/2013

Queens City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer with Community Board No. 2 Chairman Joe Conley pushing for safety improvements in Long Island City - March 14, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

L.I.C. Community Leaders Call For Safety Improvements After Fatal Crash

In the wake of a curb-hopping crash that took the life of a teenager, locals are calling for studies and action on what they say are the dangerous roads around high schools and LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, Queens.

03/14/2013

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Dangerous Billboard on Queens Boulevard Finally Coming Down

In a sight for sore eyes in Elmhurst, Queens, a potentially dangerous billboard was finally coming down Wednesday.

03/13/2013

Dangerous Billboard

Dangerous Billboard Hangs Over Queens Boulevard, Leaves Neighbors Furious

A deteriorating and potentially dangerous sign hangs over Queens Boulevard, and a neighbor has been complaining that no one has taken action to prevent a tragedy.

03/12/2013

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Elderly Man In Critical Condition After Hit-And-Run Accident In Queens

“It went straight into the window, then he threw his car into drive and drove off,” Attanasio said. “I don’t think he knew that he hit a man.”

02/26/2013

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Arrest Made In Death Of Man At Queens Motel

Lleuyel Garcia, 23, has been charged with second-degree murder, robbery, criminal possession of stolen property, and tampering with physical evidence in the death of 54-year-old Joseph Benzinger.

02/14/2013

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Police: 10-Year-Old Boy Found Dead In Queens Home

Farhan Talukder was found unconscious and unresponsive in the tub of his Queens Boulevard home around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, police said.

02/01/2013

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Family Of Queens Man Alexander Martinez, Begs For Hit And Run Driver To Come Forward

The family of a Queens man who was killed in a hit and run on his birthday is making a desperate plea for his killer to come forward.

09/26/2012

FILE: Queens Boulevard (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Vallone Calls For Emergency Services Lane Along Queens Boulevard

Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. wants to designate one emergency lane in each direction along the entire 7.2 mile length of the boulevard.

08/14/2012

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Police: 20-Year-Old Woman Sexually Assaulted At Queens Boulevard Motel

The suspect is believed to be 29-years-old, about 5-feet-7-inches tall, weighing 160 pounds.

07/18/2012

Police arrested suspect Latisha Richardson (L) on Wednesday. They are still looking for a second suspect (R). (credit: DCPI)

Suspect Arrested, Another Still Sought In Theft Of Blind Woman’s Wallet

The victim also spoke with 1010 WINS on Wednesday, talking about what a “terrible experience” the entire situation was.

05/23/2012

The city it will evaluate the effectiveness of the noise machines aimed at keeping away pigeons on Queens Blvd. (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Residents: City Solution To Messy Pigeons Is Disturbing The Peace

The ear-splitting screeching sounds heard by people near the Triumph of Civic Virtue statue on Queens Boulevard are being emitted from a noise machine that the city put up to drive birds away.

03/14/2012

Queens burglary spree suspect (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD Searching For Suspect In Connection With Five Queens Burglaries

Police are currently looking for a suspect that they believe committed five burglaries throughout Queens, all of which took place between Jan.15 and Feb. 22.

03/09/2012

Traffic on the Long Island Expressway - Oct 6, 2011 (credit: TrafficLand)

New Report Details Most Dangerous Roads In The Tri-State

Topping the list is the Hempstead Turnpike in Nassau County, where there have been 15 deadly accidents involving pedestrians from 2008 to 2010.

03/08/2012

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Commuters Balk As DOT Changes Parking Regulations In Sunnyside

Local residents say commuters come in from Long Island and hog up the spots along Queens Boulevard for 12 hours and then hop onto the 7 train into the city.

09/29/2011

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