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Monday, April 23

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES

• The gunman accused of killing four people outside of a Nashville Waffle House over the weekend was arrested by police.

• A driver was arrested after multiple pedestrians were struck by a white van in Toronto.

• Governor Cuomo proposed a bill that would ban single-use plastic carryout bags statewide.

IN QUEENS

• A man died after he lost control of his car and crashed into a light pole in Rego Park.

• A mother was arrested after she left her 2-year-old daughter inside a locked car at a College Point shopping center.

• Eight people were inducted into the St. Stanislaus’ Hall of Fame.



SUBWAY STATUS

• Northbound 1 Subway trains are running express from 137 St-City College to 157 St because of signal problems at 137 St-City College.

• Northbound C Subway trains are running express from Canal St to 59 St-Columbus Circle because of signal problems at Canal St. You may experience delays on A Subway trains.

• Some southbound E Subway trains are stopping along the F Subway line from W 4 St-Washington Sq to 2 Av and then end because of switch problems at World Trade Center. Expect delays in both directions.

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

TRAFFIC

• Disabled vehicle on I-278 eastbound at NY 27; Prospect Expwy right lane blocked until further notice.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 20 – Junction Blvd / Queens Blvd and Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

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

SCOREBOARD

The Mets (14-6) and the Atlanta Braves game was postponed last night. There’s a doubleheader scheduled for Memorial Day.

The Yankees (11-9) beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 5-1.

ENTERTAINMENT

• Prince William and Kate Middleton welcomed their newborn son this morning.

• The Rock and longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian welcomed their second daughter.

• Bill Cosby decided not take the stand in his sexual assault retrial as the defense rested its case.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT

Lucifer (FOX, 8PM) – When a prima ballerina is brutally murdered, Lucifer helps Chloe solve the case and attempts to keep her focus away from Pierce.

The Terror (AMC, 9PM) – With the end of their provisions in sight, officers contemplate an 800-mile walkout while planning a party to raise the men’s worsening spirits.

The Crossing (ABC, 10PM) – Desperate to rescue his son, Oliver, from a potentially lethal situation, Jude reaches out to Emma with a request that could endanger the lives of everyone at the camp. 

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY

NETFLIX: Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Season 1 – An exploration of our discovery of the laws of nature and coordinates in space and time.

HULU: Superstore Season 1 – A look at the lives of employees at a big box store.

AMAZON PRIME: All or Nothing: Michigan Wolverines Season 1 – Head coach Jim Harbaugh leads his alma mater’s young team as the series provides an intimate look at the lives, both on the field and off, of the student athletes charged with carrying on Michigan’s legacy.

TECHNOLOGY

• Amazon is reportedly working on a home robot under the codename “Vesta.”

• Apple’s agreement to buy Shazam has drawn an in-depth investigation by the European Commission.

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#TRENDINGNY

• #RHOA

• Waffle House

• #WorldBookDay

• #MondayMotivation

• #royalbaby

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Maspeth – Two family brick home, semi detached, hardwood floors, private driveway and garage. Close to Grand Avenue, building 22X52, new roof, gas heat. Asking $1.1M.

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• For Sale – Corona – Six families, new construction. Two 2 bedroom apartments and four 1 bedroom apartment. All utilities seperated. Asking $2,750,000.

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LOCAL EVENTS

• LIC – 4 to 5 p.m. – Homework Help for Parents.  Queens Library, 37-44 21st St.

• Jackson Heights - 7 p.m. – Yonel Letellier Sosa, community and political activist, will announce his candidacy for the NYS Assembly, District 39. El Mordisco, 85-14 Roosevelt Ave.

• Cambria Heights – 6 to 8 p.m. – Remembrance of seventeen-year-old Melody Edwards who lost her life one year ago in tragic fire with Destiny Dones, Jada Foxworth, Rashawn Matthews and Chayce Lipford. Mount Moriah AME Church, 116-20 Francis Lewis Blvd.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

April 26th, 2018 at 3:22 am

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