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Morning Buzz: Two fatal stabbings in Queens, Motorcyclist killed after Jackson Heights crash

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Monday, September 30
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Rosh Hashanah. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 69 degrees.

Top Stories
• NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen was shot dead by his own gun while attempting an arrest in the Bronx.

• Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 has filed for bankruptcy and will close 178 stores in the United States.

• Hundreds participated in the annual Tunnel to Towers 5K Walk and Run in honor of a fallen 9/11 hero.

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Movies on the Green: Incredibles 2 Mon Sept 30th Sunset The Shops @ Atlas, 80-00 Cooper Ave., Glendale.
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Queens News
• Police found a man fatally stabbed in the basement of his Queens Village home and are now questioning his roommate.

• A 22-year-old man was stabbed to death in his chin, back and arm in Corona.

• A motorcyclist was killed after crashing into an SUV in Jackson Heights.

Politics
• Joe Biden’s campaign is urging TV networks to stop booking Rudy Giuliani.

• Chuck Schumer wants to Trump to pass gun legislation despite ongoing impeachment talks.

Entertainment
• Sony and Marvel have worked out a solution to allow Spider-Man to stay in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Weekend Box Office
Abominable: $20 million
Downton Abbey: $14 million
Hustlers: $11 million
It: Chapter Two: $10.4 million
Ad Astra: $10.1 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1987, John Lennon receives a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, where fans still gather on the anniversary of his death.

• In 2003, actress Bella Ramsey is born in England. She made her professional debut playing Lyanna on the HBO fantasy series.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the Trump administration is slashing the refugee cap to unconscionably low levels.

• The Post says 2020 Democrats, even Joe Biden, are racing to the far left

In the Blogs
• Central Astoria’s annual “Batty Over Halloween” event is set for October 20.

Orangetheory Fitness is coming to the Tangram development in Flushing.

Trending in New York
Cowboys
#JesusIsKing
#SuccessionHBO
Civil War
#90DayFiance

Scoreboard
• The Mets (86-76) finished their season with a 7-6 walk-off win over the Atlanta Braves. Pete Alonso notched the rookie record with 53 home runs in a season.

• The Yankees (103-59) complete their regular season with a loss against the Texas Rangers, 6-1.

• The Giants (2-2) clobbered the rival Washington Redskins, 24-3.

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Real Estate
• Tishman Speyer has locked in $1 billion in financing for the massive Jackson Park in Long Island City.

• For Sale – 112-20 72nd Drive, #D14, Forest Hills – Spacious Junior 4/ 2BR co-op features EIK, windowed kitchen & bath, lots of closet space, F/T doorman, pet friendly, close to all transportation $369,000. Halstead Real Estate. 718-520-0303

• For Rent – Whitestone – Newly renovated 1 BR apt for rent offers EIK, LR/DR, small office, 1 full bath. Close to transportation. #1358476. $2,000/mo. Carollo Rentals 718-747-7747

• Sold – Far Rockaway – A six-bedroom, 4.5 bathroom, 2,464-square-foot house at 1463 Gateway Boulevard for $575,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday night, police responded to a report of an assault at 438 Beach 40th Street in Edgemere. Cops found 18-year-old James Scott with a gunshot wound to the chest and legs. A 25-year-old was shot in the head. Scott was taken to St. John’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The 25-year-old victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital in critical condition. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Events
Astoria – 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis. Astoria Park Tennis Courts, 21st St. & Hoyt Ave So.

Corona - 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis. Tennis Courts, Meridian Road, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Glendale – Sunset – Movies on the Green: Incredibles 2. The Shops @ Atlas, 8000 Cooper Ave.

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September 30th, 2019 at 9:09 am

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