Queens Daily News Ticker

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Morning Buzz: Queens North deputy chief kills self in unmarked car, Two Laurelton women grazed in home by bullets

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Thursday, June 6
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Idul-Fitr. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Scattered thunderstorms giving way to mostly cloudy skies. High of 83.

Top Stories
• The officer on duty has been charged with 11 felony counts for failing to actduring a deadly school shooting in Parkland.

• Dozens of ice cream trucks were seized by the city over a multi-million dollar ticket-fixing scam.

• Heads of state and WWII vets are gathered on Omaha Beach this morning to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

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Beats in Bliss Plaza with Dance Matters NYC  Thurs June 6th 4-7pm Join us for a scintillating dance production courtesy of Dance Matters NYC! Bliss Plaza, 46th Street & Queens Blvd, Sunnyside
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Queens News
• The deputy chief of Queens North shot himself in the head in an unmarked police car just blocks from his office at the 112th Precinct in Forest Hills.

• A Queens mother alleges that a driver forced her two kids off an MTA bus because one of them was having a seizure.

• Two elderly women were grazed by bullets after shots broke out in a park near their Laurelton home.

Politics
• President Donald Trump may have found the one red line Republicans won’t let him cross: tariffs on Mexico.

• A bill granting driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants has advanced in the state Assembly.

Entertainment
• “Game of Thrones” star Sophie Turner taught Conan O’Brien a drinking game that seemed like just an excuse to slap the late-night host.

• DJ Khaled threw a major temper tantrum after his new album debuted at number two on the charts.

Buzzing Back

• In 1993, the stage version of The Who’s rock opera Tommy wins five trophies at the annual Tony Awards.

• In 1947, actor Robert Englund is born in Glendale, California. You may remember him as Freddy Kruger in this horror movie series.

Opinion
• The Daily News praises Albany for a ban on declawing cats, and then wonders why lawmakers can’t solve issues facing humans.

• An op-ed writer in the Queens Ledger argues if you are worried about voter suppression, you should look no further than the Board of Elections.

In the Blogs
• A bomb threat at Long Island City High School led to a large-scale evacuation.

• Elected official from the city, state and federal level are hosting a town hall in Astoria tonight about a “renewable” future for Rikers Island.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets blanked the Giants, 7-0. The Mets (29-32) wrap up their series with the Giants in a 12:10 matinee.

• The Yankees (38-22) fell to the Blue Jays, 11-7. Toronto and New York play the last of three in Canada tonight at 7:07 p.m.

• Steph Curry scored 47, but the Raptors topped the Warriors, 123-109, to take a 2-1 lead in teh NBA Finals. Game four is tomorrow night at 9 p.m. in Oakland.

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East Coast Car Association Car Show  Sun June 9th 9am-3pm  Maspeth Federal Pkg Lot, 56-18 69th Street, Maspeth
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Real Estate
• A real estate expert warns in the Forest Hills Times to be wary of services that promises low brokerage fees.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun June 9th 1-3pm  54-08 64th Place, Maspeth Plateau – 1 family w/ attic & garage. 6 rooms, 3 BRs, 1 full bath. Updated windows and heating system. $829,000 Marie Breslin at O’Kane Realty 917-623-6306 

OPEN HOUSE – Sat June 8th 1-2:30pm. 78-28 75th Street, Glendale – One family home w/ 4 BRs, 2 full bath, porch, 1 car garage.  Finished basement, backyard access.  Dave Pastorini at Coldwell Banker Phillips. 718-757-5881

• Sold – Three-bedroom, two-bath, 2,000-square-foot home at 80-13 86th Avenuein Woodhaven for $535,000.

Style & Fashion
• Adam Lambert does everything like a rock star, including shopping for clothes and accessories, as the Post learned.

• Vogue calls FKA Twig’s Park Avenue Armory show a “baroque fashion fantasy.”

Events
Far Rockaway - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Department of Youth & Community Development hosts days of youth activities. Bayswater Park, 701 Bay 32nd St.

• Jamaica – 3 p.m. – McDonald’s raises money for Ronald McDonald House through International Currency Exchange program. JFK, Terminal 4

• Sunnyside – 4 to 7 p.m. – Beats in Bliss Plaza with Dance Matters NYC.  Bliss Plaza, 46th St. & Queens Blvd.

Astoria – 4 to 10 p.m. – Astoria Park Carnival. Astoria Park, 19th St. & Hoyt Ave. North

Flushing - 6 p.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz attends annual gala. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

• East Elmhurst – 6:30 p.m. – FAA holds public hearing on proposed LGA Airtrain. LaGuardia Airport Marriott, 102-05 Ditmars Blvd.

Sunnyside – 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 2 Monthly Meting. Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

South Ozone Park - 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 10 Monthly Meeting. Knights of Columbus Hall, 135-45 Lefferts Blvd.

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June 6th, 2019 at 8:42 am

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