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71-Year-Old Man Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver In Flushing, Queens

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A 71-year-old man was in critical condition after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on Thanksgiving. Police said the man was hit shortly before 7 p.m. on Murray Street in Flushing, Queens. He was rushed to Flushing Hospital in critical condition. Police said they were sear

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 00:16:50

City officials urge Gov. Cuomo to OK bill for pre-K school in Queens

City officials want to build a $50 million Pre-K Center at the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, but it needs Gov. Cuomo's approval.(Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News) It could become a pre-K, but for now it's a civics lesson. Top city officials are calling on Gov. Cuomo to sign a bill allowing the

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 02:37:30

Hit-and-run driver slams into 71-year-old man, leaving him in critical condition in Queens

Police investigate a hit-and-run crash at Murray St. and 17th Road in Flushing, Queens on Thursday. A hit-and-run driver mowed down and critically injured an elderly man as he crossed a Queens street Thursday night, cops said. The 71-year-old man was on his way to meet the pastor of his church, wh

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 04:24:05

Driver critically injures 71-year-old man in Queens hit-and-run

A hit-and-run driver left a 71-year-old man in critical condition after he plowed into him in Queens on Thursday night, officials said. The elderly man was crossing Murray Street at 17th Avenue in Flushing when he was struck by a white SUV at about 6:50 p.m., police said. The SUV fled the scene, acc

NEW YORK POST - 2017-11-24 05:06:08

71-year-old man critically injured in Queens hit-and-run on Thanksgiving

FLUSHING, Queens - A 71-year-old man was critically injured in a Thanksgiving night hit-and-run incident, police said. A vehicle slammed into a man, critically injuring him, before speeding away. He was on Murray Street when he was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene just before 7 p.m., police said

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-24 01:50:19

Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security

NEW YORK (AP) - The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade featured balloons, bands, stars and heavy security in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots. With new faces and old favorites in the lineup, the Americana extravaganza made its way through 2 miles (3.22 kilometers) of Manhattan on a co

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 20:19:30

NYPD investigating whether cops tried to make 18-year-old woman withdraw rape allegations

The NYPD opened an investigation Friday into whether cops tried to pressure an 18-year-old woman who claimed she was raped by two detectives in Brooklyn to withdraw her allegations. The allegations came from the alleged victim's lawyer Michael David, who said nine police officers from the 60th Pre

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 21:50:41

Adopt A Pet In NYC: Best Upcoming Pet Adoption Events

While bringing home a new pet as a surprise gift for the holidays is commonplace, it isn't recommended. According to Dr. Mindy Cohan, the adoptee and new family generally pick each other. She recommends bringing the entire family for that initial bonding moment when choosing a pet. In addition, she

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Exchange Club prepares for 36th Christmas Parade

Milledgeville's Exchange Club is finalizing plans for its annual Christmas Parade. Over the past 35 years, the parade has drawn hundreds of local residents each year to Milledgeville's downtown for a night of music, pageantry, and holiday festivities. Now the biggest and most anticipated Christmas c

UNION-RECORDER - 2017-11-23 18:15:00

Brief manhunt leads to escapee capture

A man in custody of state authorities in Milledgeville reportedly got off a shuttle van Monday night and walked into a nearby wooded area, which led to a manhunt by city, county and state law enforcement authorities. The search for the man also involved a K-9 team with the Georgia Department of Corr

UNION-RECORDER - 2017-11-23 15:15:00

Tobar selected as new county manager

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - Carlos Francisco Tobar has been selected the new manager for Baldwin County. Tobar, who came to Milledgeville for an interview with county commissioners Tuesday, was announced as the one and only finalist in the search for a new county manager, according to Commission Chairman S

UNION-RECORDER - 2017-11-24 15:15:00

Public hearing draws nearly 50 residents

Another public hearing was held Tuesday night to give residents of Baldwin County an opportunity to voice their opinion for or against a proposed International Property Maintainance Code (IPMC). The proposed ordinance, if adopted by the Baldwin County Board of Commissioners, would help address bligh

UNION-RECORDER - 2017-11-23 20:15:00

Milledgeville mom collects backpacks after school policy change

MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - A new policy change for Baldwin County Schools has parents going shopping, but not for the holidays. According to parent, Brandy Kennedy, the school district called parents, requiring that all students from Kindergarten through 5th grade, have clear and mesh bac


'The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office is not being transparent,' husband on wife's death

Friday afternoon, the family and friends of Veronique Reaves held fundraiser for the "Ronie Foundation." She's the Baldwin County woman who was shot and killed last month while driving on Highway 212. Friday afternoon, her husband, Analdo Reaves, held a fish fry at a business in Milledgeville to col

WMAZ - 2017-11-24 23:52:27

Personal trainer brings experience, credentials

As Milledgeville residents burn through the extra calories from a month's worth of holiday meals, Christmas party cocktails, and staying indoors from the cold, a local personal trainer is on a mission to help people shed some unwanted pounds. "We try to hold out until Jan. 1," said Tripp Brooks, tra

UNION-RECORDER - 2017-11-23 16:15:00

Campaign to raise money for local charities

One of the world's largest charitable events will bring donations to Milledgeville organizations next week. For the past five years, Georgia Gives Day has united individuals, corporations and charitable groups throughout the state for a day of giving to some of Georgia's most impactful local chariti

UNION-RECORDER - 2017-11-24 16:15:00

25 Job Openings In Loganville Right Now

LOGANVILLE, GA - Businesses across the region are looking for new employees and Patch has partnered with ZipRecruiter to provide you with our searchable jobs board. Here are some recent job postings in Loganville and Grayson. See hundreds of openings at our Loganville-Grayson jobs board. SEASONAL Re

PATCH - 2017-11-24 17:00:38

Man Burning Wife's Clothes Started Townhouse Fire: Officials

NORCROSS, GA - A Gwinnett County man has been charged with arson after investigators say he started a fire that destroyed a townhouse complex while burning clothes that belonged to his estranged wife. Darrius Matthews, 34, of Norcross, has been charged with one count of first-degree arson in a fire

PATCH - 2017-11-24 13:25:24

A Soulful Chrismas coming to Rockdale

CONYERS - The Rockdale County Parks and Recreation Department is bringing A Soulful Christmas to Conyers-Rockdale for the first time in its six-year run. This magical tale, written and directed by Broadway veteran Stepp Stewart, will be presented at the Rockdale Auditorium, located at 903 Main St. i


Who picks up trash in Gwinnett when it's dumped on roads or property?

This is "Actual Factual Gwinnett," a regular column in which I, Amanda Coyne, answer reader questions about Gwinnett happenings and history. Enjoy! Reader Sam asks: Who in Gwinnett County is responsible for removing dumped trash? Our street has mattresses, carpet and padding, landscaper debris and

MYAJC.COM - 2017-11-24 16:59:06