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Morning Buzz: Search underway for missing paramedic, Speeding cops hit Ridgewood pedestrian

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Monday, July 8

Weather
• Showers in the morning and partly cloudy in the afternoon. High of 81.

Top Stories
• Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was arrested and charged with running a sex-trafficking operation with underaged girls.

• NYPD officers shot an armed suspect in a confrontation caught on video by a bystander in the Bronx.

• New York City will host a ticker-tape parade for the U.S. World Cup champions on Wednesday.

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Queens News
• A frantic search is underway for an FDNY paramedic missing from his Flushing home.

• Video caught cops speeding through a red light and hitting a pedestrian while responding to a call in Ridgewood.

• Far Rockaway police officers rescued a kitten from a car grill over the weekend.

Politics
• The Trump administration is set to move forward with the deportation of one million undocumented immigrants.

• Speaker Nancy Pelosi dismissed the clout of House progressives in “Twitter World,” but AOC clapped back.

Entertainment
• Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce has passed away at age 20.

Weekend Box Office
Spider-Man: Far From Home: $93.6 million
Toy Story 4: $34.3 million
Yesterday: $10.7 million
Annabelle Comes Home: $9.7 million
Aladdin (2019): $7.6 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1978, Saturday Night Fever was finally knocked out of the top spot on the Billboard album chart by Gerry Rafferty’s “City To City,” which contained this hit single.

• In 1977, actor Milo Ventimiglia was born in Anaheim, CA. In 2016, he starred as family patriarch Jack on this NBC series.

Opinion
• The Post says the World Cup champions’ real win is inspiring a generation of girls.

• The Daily News says de Blasio’s temporary transit crackdown won’t end bicyclist deaths.

In the Blogs
• We Heart Astoria lists 15 awesome happy hours in the neighborhood.

• The Flushing Greenmarket has returned for the 2019 season.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (40-50) fell to the Philadelphia Phillies, 8-3.

• The Yankees (57-31) lost to the Tampa Bay Rays, 2-1.

• The U.S. Women’s National Team topped the Netherlands, 2-0, to win the 2019 World Cup. Megan Rapinoe took home the Golden Boot for the top scorer in the tournament.

Kevin Durant will wear number seven with the Brooklyn Nets.

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Real Estate
• Tenants notched another victory after Governor Cuomo signed the Loft Lawexpansion.

• For Sale – 85-09 67th Road, Rego Park – Two family, semi detached on 25×100 lot, parking for 3 cars, garage, move-in condition, vacant at closing.  $948,000. Lou Pastorini – Coldwell Banker Phillips 917-797-7567

• For Rent – Whitestone – 4 BR apt features LR, updated EIK w/ dishwasher, 1 full bath, attic space for storage.  Heat/Water included.  $2,550/ month. Carollo Rentals. 718-747-7747

• Sold – Woodhaven – A three-bedroom, four-bathroom, 1,448-square-foot house at 85-60 102nd Street for $660,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday morning, police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in front of 175-41 Liberty Avenue in Jamaica. Police found an unidentified person who was unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.

• On Friday night, police responded to a 911 call of a man shot in front of 143-64 229th Street in Brookville. Cops found 37-year-old Dwayne Smith with multiple gunshot wounds to the back, abdomen and arm. He was transported to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. There are no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.

Events
Flushing – 1:30 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer, State Senator John Liu and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic celebrate new green roofs program. NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, 141st St. and Booth Ave.

Jamaica – 7 p.m. – South Asian Fund for Education, Scholarship and Training discuss fraud case. 169-18A Hillside Ave.

Written by QTadmin

July 8th, 2019 at 10:29 am

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