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Afternoon Buzz: Authorities continue search for Facebook Live killer in NY, Friends of teen killed by train in Rego Park raise $33,000

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Monday, April 17

Top Stories 
• Two runners from Kenya finished with the fastest times at the Boston Marathon.

• The manhunt for the suspect in a killing broadcast on Facebook Livehas expanded to five states, including New York.

Queens News
• The notorious Queens man known for his subway surfing stuntssurrendered to authorities.

• Friends of the teen killed by an R train in Rego Park have raised more than $33,000 to launch an awareness campaign. 

• A Queens lawmakers is pushing for state funding of Planned Parenthood in case of federal cuts.

Subway Status 
• Due to a rail condition at Canal St, southbound A trains are running with delays.

• Due to a train with mechanical problems at 14 St-Union Sq, northbound 6 trains are running express from 14 St-Union Sq toGrand Central-42 St. Expect delays on 4 and 5 trains.

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

Traffic 
• Accident on I-278 eastbound approaching Exit 26 – Hamilton Avenue (New York) right lane blocked until further notice

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expressway (New York) and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge (New York)

• Delays on I-495 lower level westbound at 48th Street; Ramp (New York)

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Road; Ramp (New York) and Exit 4 – Liberty Avenue (New York)

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Belt System – Southern Parkway (New York) and Exit 8 – Main Street (New York)

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

Sports
• The Mets host the Phillies for a three-game series at Citi Field. First pitch at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees start a three-game series with the White Sox at 7:05 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

• 24 Legacy (FOX, 8 p.m.) – Rebecca’s deal to save Donovan doesn’t go as planned. Meanwhile, CTU must rely on Carter to go out into the field and facilitate an important exchange.

• Better Call Saul (AMC, 10 p.m.) – Jimmy and Kim hire an assistant; Mike seeks out a mysterious acquaintance; and Chuck uses the law to gain an advantage over Jimmy.

• Bates Motel (A&E) – Norman’s legal problems worsen; Emma tends to family business as Dylan gets caught between his past and his future; and Romero enacts his plan for revenge.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Season 2 – Facing the first ever team of Super-Villains: Malcolm Merlyn, Damien Darhk, Captain Cold and the Reverse Flash, the Legends are now charged with protecting time itself.

• Amazon Video: Band of Brothers Season 1 – This landmark ten-part HBO miniseries recounts the remarkable achievements of an elite team of U.S. paratroopers in World War II.

• Hulu: Scrubs Season 2 – Relationships between the staff of Sacred Heart Hospital have been shaken since Jordan’s revelations.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Middle Village – Single Family, 4 bedrooms, 1 full bath, 2 half baths, new kitchen with granite countertops and walk in pantry. Asking $680,000 Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Sale – Richmond Hill – Two family, 6 rooms over 5 + walk up attic, 5 bedrooms, nice yard, close to schools, train & shopping.  Asking $578,000  Lou Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

Local Eats of the Day

• Bonjour Crepes & Wine
Located at 1585 2nd Ave.

Enjoy their popular Ham and Gruyere Crepe or a Nutella Crepe.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Murray Hill – 4:30 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella denounce DOT’s decision not to install left-turn signal at intersection. 26th Ave. and Francis Lewis Blvd.

Tech Tip of the Day 

• Twitter Search: There are different ways you can specify your searches on Twitter. Click here to learn how.

Have a tech tip to share? Contact us at queensnewsticker@queensledger.com.

Written by QTadmin

April 18th, 2017 at 12:36 pm

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