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Afternoon Buzz: At least 72 people shot over the weekend in Chicago, Man in critical condition after altercation in LIC

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Monday, August 6

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

• At least 72 people were shot, 12 fatally, over the weekend in Chicago.

• The Trump administration will restore sanctions on Iran that had been suspended under the 2015 nuclear accord.

• A man who died after he jumped out of a restaurant freezer and attacked two employees in the Upper West Side was accused of two murders in Boston.

• A man is clinging to life after he pounded on a driver’s car and was punched during an altercation in LIC.

• A motorcyclist was killed after he crashed his bike and was struck by a driver with a suspended license on the Cross Island Expressway.

• Rescuers are searching for a group of kittens that were initially trapped behind a wall, but found an escape in Flushing.

• 2,5 Trains run at a reduced speed in the area of 149 St-Grand Concourse.

• No A trains running to Far Rockaway-Mott Av.

• No S Rockaway Park Shuttle service at Broad Channel.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

• 34 Min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 24 Min - Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 17 Min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 25 Min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

• The Mets (45-64) were defeated again by the Atlanta Braves, losing 5-4 in the tenth inning.

• The Yankees (68-42) fell to the Boston Red Sox, also losing 5-4 in the tenth inning.

• Demi Lovato has reportedly checked into an in-patient rehab facilityfollowing her drug overdose.

• Beyoncé revealed the complications she faced during her second pregnancy last year.

• Facebook, Apple, and YouTube removed pages and podcasts from Alex Jones due to hate speech and policy violations.

• The Bachelorette (ABC, 8PM) – In the season finale, Becca heads to the Maldives with her final two bachelors: Blake and Garrett.

• Better Call Saul (AMC, 9PM) – In the Season 4 premiere, Jimmy struggles to cope with Chuck’s tragic death; Mike ponders his role at Madrigal; and Howard makes a startling confession.

• Elementary (CBS, 10PM) – Holmes and Watson race to help Detective Bell when he becomes a victim of a bio-terrorism attack at the precinct and the station is quarantined.

• NETFLIX: Million Dollar Baby – A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.

• HULU: Shaun of the Dead – A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

• AMAZON PRIME: The Soloist – A newspaper journalist discovers a homeless musical genius and tries to improve his situation.

• The Android 9 Pie update is officially available today for all Pixel phones.However, some key features won’t be available until fall.

• MoviePass announced that it will keep its monthly subscription fee at $9.95, but will limit subscribers to three movies a month.

• Sunsets provide rich colors and lighting to produce stunning shots. Click here to learn how to photograph them with your camera.

• #Yankees

• Alex Jones

• #MondayMotivation

• #CrazyExGirlfriend

• #IStartMyDayBy


• For Sale – Howard Beach – one family home with Spacious Grounds. Main Floor – Kitchen, Lr, Dr , 3 Br And 1 Full Bath. Top Floor – Master Suite With Bath And Jacuzzi, Walk In Closet. – 4 Skylights Finished Basement. Asking $849,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Bayside – Duplex 2Br Co-Op features kitchen, living room, dining room, 1 bathroom & possibility of half bathroom on the 1st floor; hardwood floors and attic space for storage. Asking $318,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

 Flushing - 5:30 p.m. – The Tragedy of Hamlet.  Queens Library, 41-17 Main Street

• Astoria – Sundown – Movies on the Waterfront: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial. Astoria Park Lawn, Shore Blvd btwn Hell Gate Bridge & pool.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

August 6th, 2018 at 4:24 pm

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