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Afternoon Buzz: Veteran public school teacher busted for child porn, Car crashes into Jackson Heights supermarket

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Wednesday, April 3
Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:
TOP STORIES
• A veteran public school teacher in the Bronx was arrested on child porn charges.• A subpoena for the Mueller Report has been approved by the House Judiciary Committee.• Four former Penn State University fraternity brothers have beensentenced in connection with the death of a pledge during a hazing ritual in 2017.

IN QUEENS
• A car crashed into the Food Dynasty supermarket on 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights this morning.• Public defender and Queens DA candidate Tiffany Cabán is picking up more progressive support.• A mini school bus and a stolen septic truck collided in Astoria, causing the bus to overturn onto another car, but there were no serious injuries.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Northbound E and F trains are making local stops from Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av to Forest Hills-71 Av while get EMS assistance for a customer at Forest Hills-71 Av. Expect delays in E, F, M and R train service.Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.
TRAFFIC
•  29 min – Queens Center Mall to Russo’s on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.• 32 min – Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.• 18 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 23 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Mets (4-1) beat the Miami Marlins, 6-5. They face each other again at 6:10 p.m. tonight.• The Yankees (2-3) were defeated by the Detroit Tigers, 3-1. They play again at 4:05 p.m. today.• The Knicks (15-62) face the Orlando Magic tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (39-39) take on the Toronto Raptors at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (31-35) host the Ottawa Senators at 7:30 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin appeared in court for their role in the college cheating scandal.• “Captain Marvel” has smashed the $1 billion milestone at the global box office.• After reconciling, Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds and his wife Aja are expecting their fourth child.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT

• Chicago Fire (NBC, 9PM) – Severide gets angry at Cruz when he feels his orders were disobeyed in the field. Boden reconnects with an old high-school friend during a call to a house fire.
• Empire (FOX, 8PM) – When Empire launches its national tour in Philly, things heat up and egos clash. Jamal and Kai’s relationship gets complicated and Treasure has an embarrassing mishap on stage.
• Single Parents (ABC, 9:31PM) – To celebrate Angie’s 30th birthday, Will throws a big party recreating Ozzfest, which Angie missed in her 20s. But when Angie assumes Owen planned it for her, awkward encounters ensue.
STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY

• NETFLIXI Am Legend – Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.
• HULUThe Shining – A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.
• AMAZON PRIMEThe Man with the Golden Gun - James Bond is led to believe that he is targeted by the world’s most expensive assassin while he attempts to recover sensitive solar cell technology that is being sold to the highest bidder.
TECHNOLOGY
• More than 540 million Facebook records were exposed on Amazon cloud servers.• Beats unveiled its first truly wireless earbuds and it’ll cost you $250.• Experts spoke at the Brainstorm Health conference about the future of technology and its influence on health care.

#TRENDINGNY
• Joker• #NationalWalkingDay• Paul Ryan

• Abrams

• #LortelAwards

REAL ESTATE
• For Sale – Howard Beach – This 2-family gem features 2 levels of living space, finished basement and attic space. Great location with only 1 block to Charles Memorial Park. Asking price $799,000.
Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188
• For Sale – Astoria – Brick three family with one 2 car garage, full finished basement. Great location, approximately two blocks to Astoria Park and has water views. Asking $1,679,000.
Crifasi Realty 718-930-0040
LOCAL EVENTS
• Astoria – 6:30 p.m. – Astoria Creatives Meetup.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Monthly Jazz Jam: Celebrating the Legacy of Louis Armstrong.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!Do you want to keep up with the latest news and events in Queens?Check out our website and follow us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for more news updates.

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April 3rd, 2019 at 4:08 pm

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