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Three people remain in critical condition a day after fatal Queens bus crash

Three people remained in critical condition Tuesday, more than 24 hours after an out-of-control bus driver with a past drunk driving conviction barreled into them in Queens. A 25-year-old man, who was on the sidewalk when the buses crashed, has a broken back and neck and is among the critically in

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:27:40

Safety advocates decry lack of Vision Zero progress following fatal Queens bus crash

Rescuers at the scene of Flushing bus crash that killed one and injured at least 16 people on Northern Blvd at Main Street.(Vic Nicastro/for New York Daily News) The mangled wreckage from the fatal collision between two buses in Queens underscored the need to tame traffic on Northern Blvd., accordi

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 05:17:01

Motorcycle crashes in Queens, Brooklyn kill one, injure another

One motorcyclist was killed and a second was critically injured in separate crashes Monday in Queens and Brooklyn. The Queens accident occurred less than a mile from where a tour bus crashed killed three people. The fatal motorcycle crash happened at about 5:25 p.m. on the Northern Blvd. exit ram

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 04:51:02

Bronx teen stabs his classmate in chest outside their high school

A Bronx teenager stabbed one of his classmates in the chest outside their high school Monday afternoon, police sources said. The bloody attack happened outside Metropolitan High School, on Rev. James A. Polite Ave. by Home St. in Foxhurst just before 2:40 p.m., where both the victim and attacker a

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 01:58:15

The N.J. links to seizure of enough fentanyl to kill 32 million

Some of the record haul of fentanyl seized from an apartment in Kew Gardens, Queens, N.Y. last month. Authorities said they recovered 140 pounds of fentanyl from the apartment on Aug. 1 NEW YORK -- A pair of huge drug busts that led to the seizure of 270 pounds of drugs including 141 pounds of pure

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 13:11:33

Readers sound off on constitutional convention, Donald Trump and photo 'scandals'

Kew Gardens: "Fearlessly seize the con con chance" (Op-Ed, Sept. 16) claims the overwhelming strength of New York's unions will stop big business and corporate money from stripping our state's Constitution of its protections for workers rights. My wife and I marched in this year's Labor Day Parade

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 07:00:30

Insane amount of fentanyl seized in record-breaking bust

Law enforcement agents seized a record haul of street-grade fentanyl from a Queens building - marking the largest such bust in New York City history, officials announced Monday. NYPD and DEA agents recovered 64 kilograms of the lethal drug from a residential address in Kew Gardens on Aug. 1 as part

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-18 23:45:58

CB 7 Doesn't Want To Be Left Out of Willets Point Discussions

Staff Writer The city has been "delinquent" in its discussions with Community Board 7 on the future of the troubled Willets Point development, according to the board's First Vice Chairman Chuck Apelian. And at Monday night's quarterly meeting with the project's stakeholders, Apelian put the city and

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-19 18:15:01

Burglar Shot In Groin Faces 16 Years In Prison

Police on 66th Street in August 2016 after Perez was caught. File photo By Jon Cronin, Editor A career criminal from Brooklyn pleaded guilty on Sept. 18 to burglarizing a Maspeth home and faces 16 years in prison at his October sentencing, according to the Queens district attorney. Felix Perez, 38,

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:20:03

Hamptons International Film Festival: Tickets Available Sept. 25

It's that time of year again-Columbus Day weekend and the annual Hampton International Film Festival (HIFF). For nine of the last 10 years, my wife and I have headed east for our long Columbus Day weekend. Our annual film escape in the Hamptons to enjoy incredible movies, food and fun helped us to f

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-19 15:10:57

LIRR Train Kills Homeless Woman

A woman was killed in Rosedale after being struck by a Brooklyn-bound Long Island Railroad train on Sunday afternoon. According to a LIRR spokeswoman, the train departed the Far Rockaway station around 11:50 a.m. and was scheduled to arrive at Atlantic Avenue at 12:41 p.m. Approximately 30 minutes i

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-19 17:25:45

Driver in deadly bus crash was illegally employed by charter company

The charter bus driver who killed two people plus himself when he sped through a red light and into a city bus in Queens was working illegally for his employer, officials said Tuesday.Raymond Mong, 49, was driving a two-year-old tour bus owned by Flushing-based Dahlia Group Inc., and travelling up t

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-19 20:51:04

NTSB: Bus involved in deadly crash was speeding

The National Transportation Safety Board announced Tuesday that the charter bus involved in a deadly crash in Queens was speeding. The NTSB said at a news conference that the bus was going between 52 and 64 miles per hour when it slammed into an MTA bus in Queens early Monday morning. The charter bu

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-19 11:29:25

Killer bus driver's DUI victim 'can't believe' he got another job

The charter bus driver who crashed in Queens on Monday - killing three people, including himself - should never have been allowed back behind the wheel after drunkenly causing a chain-reaction collision in 2015, a woman hurt in that incident told The Post. "I'm just shocked he was even allowed to dr

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-19 02:28:55

iOS 11 is the biggest iPad update ever

Steve Kovach, provided by Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The iPad gets a major overhaul this week. iOS 11, which is available Tuesday, adds a slew of new features to the iPad as the device inches closer to its goal of becoming a laptop replacement. There's a new app for managing files, an app dock

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-19 19:33:53

More than 180,000 iPhone apps won't be compatible with iOS 11 (AAPL)

Avery Hartmans, provided by Published 11:31 am, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Hollis Johnson/Business Insider With the release of iOS 11 on Tuesday, a long-predicted change will arrive with it: Apple will no longer support 32-bit apps. The change has been rumored for awhile now, ever since Apple in

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-19 17:33:03

REVIEW: The iPhone 8 is incredible, but you should wait for the iPhone X instead (AAPL)

Steve Kovach, provided by Published 7:00 am, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Hollis Johnson/Business Insider For the first time in the ten-year history of the iPhone, I can't recommend buying the newest models. That's not because the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are bad phones. They're actually grea

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-19 13:24:02

How public schools are failing foster kids

It's been six years since Vanessa took in her brother's grandchildren, but it is only in the last couple of weeks, with their start at a new school - Immaculate Conception in Astoria - that she knows "everything will be all right." Thanks to a scholarship from the Children's Scholarship Fund, they a

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-18 23:27:37

Henry Wdowiak, killed in Flushing bus crash, remembered as family man

Henry Wdowiak, a retired pilot in the Polish military, came to the United States about 20 years ago. He was killed in a bus crash in Flushing on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. (Credit: Alison Fox via family handout) Hours after Henry Wdowiak was killed in a horrific bus crash that shocked his Queens commu

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-19 11:21:00

2 more Jamaican lottery scam suspects brought to US

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) All of the 13 suspects arrested in what authorities believe is the first large-scale Jamaican lottery scam to be prosecuted in the U.S. have now entered pleas in federal court. Two suspects who had been awaiting extradition in Jamaica were brought to the U.S. earlier this month a

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-19 15:00:00