Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Afternoon Buzz: Police union sues city and NYPD over body camera footage, Two men plead guilty in slashing of teen girl

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Tuesday, January 9

Top Stories 
• President Trump suggested a two-phase immigration deal that would address Dreamers and then comprehensive immigration reformduring a bipartisan meeting.

• Heavy rains in Southern California led to mudslides that left at least five people dead.

• A police union sued the city and the NYPD over the release of body camera footage.

Queens News
• Two men pleaded guilty to slashing a 16-year-old girl in the face with a box cutter in a case of mistaken identity

• Police are searching for a man accused of slashing a straphanger in the forehead during an altercation on the N train in Astoria.

• Queens Senator Joseph Addabbo wants the city’s ferry service to provide free MTA transfers for riders.

Subway Status 
• 6 service has resumed following an earlier incident involving FDNY Activity at Whitlock Av.

• Northbound C trains are running express from Broadway Junction to Hoyt-Schermerhorn because of ice on the tracks at Nostrand Av.

• There is no B train service between 145 St and Brighton Beach in both directions.

• Some southbound F trains are stopping along the D line from W 4 St-Washington Sq to Coney Island-Stillwell Av.

• N and W service has resumed following an earlier incident involving a train with mechanical problems at 39 Av.

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

Traffic 
• Disabled vehicle on Queensboro Bridge lower level westbound between Queens Side and Manhattan Side right lane blocked.

• Disabled vehicle on I-495 eastbound approaching Exit 21 – 108th Stleft lane blocked until further notice

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

• Accident on I-278 eastbound at Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy left and center lanes blocked.

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

Sports
• The Nets (15-25) fell to the Toronto Raptors in overtime, 114-113.

• St. John’s (10-6) hosts rival Georgetown at MSG. Tip-off is at 6:30 p.m.

Festival: First Look 2018 
Through Jan 15th  

The museum’s festival of innovative new international cinema including more than two dozen programs, featuring formally inventive new works that seek to redefine the art form while engaging in a wide range of subjects and styles. Click here for cinema schedule.
Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave, Astoria.

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What’s On TV Tonight

NCIS – (CBS, 8PM) – After a seemingly happy and successful Navy lieutenant appears to have taken her own life, Gibbs and the team conduct a thorough investigation, interviewing family and friends from her past and present.

This Is Us – (NBC, 9PM) – The Pearsons come together under unexpected circumstances. Meanwhile, Jack surprises the family with a summer vacation.

Major Crimes (TNT, 9PM) – In the series finale, Lt. Tao is stuck in a room with a potential bomb; Provenza finally identifies the real Ms. Bechtal; and Major Crimes comes face-to-face for the very last time with Phillip Stroh.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Batman Begins- After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.

Hulu: Scrubs Season 8 – This year, John, “J.D.” Dorian and his fellow residents have their hands full with a group of bumbling new interns.

Amazon Video: Psych Season 1 – When the Santa Barbara police department hit a wall on a high profile kidnapping case, they reluctantly hire Shawn Spencer, the town’s newest psychic detective, to help solve the crime.

Real Estate

• For Rent – Middle Village – Duplex features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, large living room, dining room, and modern kitchen. Asking $2,700/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Flushing – Large and lovely 6 room end-unit co-op features 3 BRs, hardwood floors throughout, plenty of windows & closets, updated bath. Asking $388,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

Local Eats of the Day

• Petey’s Burger
Located at 30-17 30th Ave.

Enjoy their Combo Cheeseburger #2 served with 100% pure USA beef patty with lettuce, tomato, onion, and a slice of real American cheese on a freshly baked bun. Includes fries and a drink for $10.95.

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

Local Events 
• Kew Gardens 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 213.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
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Written by QTadmin

January 9th, 2018 at 4:39 pm

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