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Afternoon Buzz: ICE raids 7-Eleven stores nationwide, Woman killed in hit-and-run in Queens

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Wednesday, January 10

Top Stories 
• ICE agents conducted immigration raids at dozens of 7-Eleven stores in a nationwide sweep that led to 21 arrests.

• Mudslides in Southern California left at least 15 people dead and two dozen people missing.

• Police arrested a gunman who shot three people to death in a Bronx apartment building.

Queens News
• A 77-year old woman was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Flushing.

• About 5,000 bags of luggage have yet to be returned to their owners after chaotic delays at JFK Airport over the weekend.

• Police are searching for a man who smashed the windows of over 50 cabs parked in Ridgewood and Middle Village.

Subway Status 
• Some southbound 6 trains are running express from 125 St to Grand Central-42 St because of signal problems at 103 St.

• M Shuttle trains are running with delays in both directions because of a train with mechanical problems at Middle Village-Metropolitan Av.

• Northbound Q trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Avenue M.

• B trains are stopping along the Q line from DeKalb Av to 96 At-2 Av in both directions.

• D trains are running local from 145 St to 59 St-Columbus Circle in both directions.

• N trains are stopping along the R line from DeKalb Av to Lexington Av/59 St.

• There is no W train service between Astoria-Ditmars Blvd and Whitehall St-South Ferry in both directions.

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

Traffic 
• Accident on I-278 westbound just past Broadway; I-278 right lane blocked.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound from Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to Exit 13 – I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy; Jackie Robinson Pkwy.

• Delays on I-678 northbound from Rockaway Blvd to Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 westbound from Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge to Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit 29B – Tillary St to Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit – 38th St; Sunset Park Industrial Park to Exit 27 – Atlantic Ave.

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

Sports
• The Knicks (19-21) host the Chicago Bulls at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (15-25) welcome the Detroit Pistons to Brooklyn at 7:30 p.m.

• St. John’s (10-7) lost a close game to Georgetown, 69-66.

Midcentury Stereopanorama with Eric Drysdale: Look and See the 1950s in 3-D!
Sat Jan 13th 2-4pm
A collection of 150 amazing images seen in the way they were meant to be seen – in fully-restored high-quality vintage stereoscopic viewers. $20 – Advanced ticket purchase mandatory. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria.

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What’s On TV Tonight

The X-Files (FOX, 8PM) – An old friend reaches out to Mulder and Scully in a seemingly impossible way, revealing a chilling secret.

The Blacklist (NBC, 8PM) – When Red directs the Task Force to find a Blacklister who uses his position of power to sell sensitive information, Ressler finds himself at risk of exposure. Meanwhile, Liz plans her next move.

The Magicians (SYFY, 9PM) – Quentin tries to find someone who can bring magic back; Julia explores her small, but significant, gift; Eliot and Margo struggle under the hostile fairy occupation; Kady searches for a way to heal Penny.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Apollo 13 – NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.

Hulu: Planet Spaceballs – President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia’s abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them.

Amazon Video: Fearless Season 1 – Emma Banville sets out to prove the innocence of Kevin Russell, a man who was convicted for a murder.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Middle Village – Large 1 family features FDR, EIK, 1/2 bath on 1st floor. 3 BRs, full bath on 2nd. Full basement, pvt yard. Asking $618,000. CB Kueber Realty (718) 628-0100

• For Sale – Woodhaven – New Listing!  Large 1 BR co-op w/ bright EIK, spacious LR, DR, plenty of closets. Southern exposure w/ yard.  Close to all. Asking $205,000. O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

Local Eats of the Day

 Bonchon
Located at 25-30 Broadway.

Enjoy an order of 10 pc. wings served with a side of pickled radish for $13.95.

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

Local Events 
• LIC – 6:30 p.m. – Civilian Complaint Review Board January Board Meeting on police-civilian interactions. Queens Library, 37-44 21st St.

• LIC – 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 2 hosts public meeting on Anable Basin rezoning. Plaxall Gallery, 5-25 46th Ave.

• Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting. Christ the King H/S, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.

• Fresh Meadows – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 8 Monthly Meeting. Hillcrest Jewish  Center, 183-02 Union Tpk.

• Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 7 hosts Willets Point Redevelopment meeting. Union Plaza Care Center, 32-23 Union St., 9th Fl.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
Packages: If you have packages delivered to your home, they might be vulnerable to porch thieves. Click here for tips on how to secure your packages.

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Written by QTadmin

January 11th, 2018 at 3:25 pm

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