Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Afternoon Buzz: Detention of immigrant rights leader sparks protest and arrests, Police raid busts drug and gun operation

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Thursday, January 11

Top Stories 
• The House of Representatives voted to extend the NSA’s surveillance program despite contradictory tweets by President Trump.

• The teen wanted for fatally stabbing another teen inside a Dunkin’ Donuts in Westchester County turned herself in.

• Several people were arrested, including two city councilmen, after an immigrant rights activist was detained by ICE.

Queens News
• A police raid busted a one-man gun and drug operation inside a home in Rochdale.

• Police are searching for a man who randomly punched a 70-year-old in the face on a E train in Jamaica.

• Police arrested the hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a 77-year-old woman in Flushing.

Subway Status 
• Good Service on all lines as of 4:00 p.m.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy westbound between Northern Blvd; NY 25A and Exit 6 – LaGuardia Airport Terminal B and 94th St.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between 60th St and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

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

Sports
• The Knicks (19-22) fell to the Bulls in double-overtime, 122-119.

• The Nets (114-80) were crushed by the Pistons, 114-80.

• The Mets are bringing back Jay Bruce, signing him to a three-year, $39 million deal.

Sweet Honey In the Rock: A Special Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Sun Jan 14th  4pm
One of the most vibrant, versatile and relevant musical collectives in music today. $35 Colden Auditorium, 153-49 Reeves Ave.

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What’s On TV Tonight

The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8PM) – When Sheldon kicks Amy out to work solo, she and Leonard bond during a series of science experiments. Also, Bert the geologist replaces Wolowitz in the band Footprints on the Moon, and Sheldon finds Penny a surprising source of scientific inspiration.

The Good Place (NBC, 9PM) – Michael finds himself in a bind. Meanwhile, Eleanor sparks an idea that has Chidi, Tahani, Jason and even Janet laying their feelings on the line.

Chicago Fire (NBC, 10PM) – After saving a young girl, Dawson is forced to make a tough decision when she finds out the girl’s father is addicted to painkillers.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie – Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

Hulu: Great News Season 2 Midseason Premiere – Carol wants to mastermind a romantic connection between Katie and Greg, so she brings Greg’s girlfriend to work to incite Katie’s competitive side.

Amazon Video: American Experience Season 2 – American Experience documentaries bring to life the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped America’s past and present.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Richmond Hill – Brick Mixed Use Building.  Four family + 1700 s/f commercial space. Great location, near subway. Each apt has EIK, LR/DR, 1 BR, 1 full bath. Asking $1.598M. Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Sale - Forest Hills - Large 1BR co-op w/ EIK, PT doorman, cats allowed, storage available. Asking $319,000. Halstead Real Estate  718-520-0303

Local Eats of the Day

• Don Pollo
Located at 41-06 Greenpoint Ave.

Enjoy an order of Arroz Chaufa, Peruvian style fried rice with beef or chicken for $12.

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

Local Events 
• Glendale – 8 p.m. – 104COP/G-COP Monthly Meeting. St. Pancras, Pfeiffer Hall, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
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Written by QTadmin

January 11th, 2018 at 4:00 pm

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