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  • City Council To Approve Laws Easing Parking Restrictions

    City Council To Approve Laws Easing Parking Restrictions
    The City Council is set to approve a set of bills on Monday that would ease parking regulations in the five boroughs. One bill, sponsored by Councilman Simcha Felder (D-Brooklyn), will create a five minute-grace period for alternate side of the street...
  • Minivan With Corpse Inside Repeatedly Ticketed By Cops

    Minivan With Corpse Inside Repeatedly Ticketed By Cops
    The family of a man whose body had been decomposing in a parked car covered in parking tickets, says officers should have spotted the body when they issued the slew of summonses to the minivan. Police found the body of 59-year-old George Morales...
  • Queens Woman, 23, Found Dead In Her Home

    Queens Woman, 23, Found Dead In Her Home
    Police are investigating the death of a young Queens woman, after her body was discovered inside her Astoria home Sunday evening. According to police, the victim identified as 23-year-old Carmen Saldana-Mundo, was home alone for the weekend while her...
  • The Beautiful Life: TBL Filming Locations!

    The Beautiful Life: TBL Filming Locations!
    The Beautiful Life: TBL, Ashton Kutcher's new CW prime time drama starring Mischa Barton (The O.C.), Corbin Bleu (High School Musical) and supermodel Elle MacPherson, among others will be filming today in Astoria, Queens on 36th St. and 35th Ave. On...
  • Starbucks Slashes Prices In Light Of Recession

    Starbucks Slashes Prices In Light Of Recession
    With an eye on the recession, Starbucks has decided to lower the prices of some of its drinks. While the prices of its complex concoctions, such as their Macchiatos will be boosted by 30 percent, the coffee chain's simpler drinks, such as its coffees...
  • New Yorkers Rally Against MTA Budget Cuts

    New Yorkers Rally Against MTA Budget Cuts
    Two rallies were held Tuesday morning to protest public transit cutbacks proposed by the Metropolitan Transportation. In Manhattan, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn lead a protest on the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and West 65th Street in Manhattan at...
  • Bloomberg To Deliver 9th 'State Of City' Address

    Bloomberg To Deliver 9th 'State Of City' Address
    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is preparing for his ninth "state of the city" speech. Bloomberg is set to speak in Astoria, Queens, on Wednesday afternoon. Each year he holds the event in a different borough. The mayor was elected last year to a third...
  • Sanitation Worker Struck, Killed By Tractor Trailer In Queens

    Sanitation Worker Struck, Killed By Tractor Trailer In Queens
    A sanitation worker was struck and killed by a tractor trailer in Queens Tuesday morning, Department of Sanitation officials said. Frank Justich, 41, of Flushing was pinned between his garbage truck and the tractor trailer just before 8 a.m. at 35th St...
  • Public Hearings, Protests Continue Against MTA Cutbacks

    Public Hearings, Protests Continue Against MTA Cutbacks
    Public hearings are underway throughout New York City and surrounding counties on the MTA's proposed cuts to close a $750 million budget gap. Among the MTA's proposals to save money are reducing service, eliminating the student MetroCard program and...
  • Naomi Campbell Not Expected To Be Charged In Alleged Assault

    Naomi Campbell Not Expected To Be Charged In Alleged Assault
    It appears Naomi Campbell won't be adding another offense to her already lengthy rap sheet. The driver who says he was attacked by the supermodel during a Tuesday afternoon drive in Midtown, has decided not to press charges against Campbell. According...
  • Naomi Campbell's Driver Regrets Involving NYPD

    Naomi Campbell's Driver Regrets Involving NYPD
    The driver who accused supermodel Naomi Campbell of assaulting him from the backseat of an SUV says he regrets his decision to get police involved. Miodrag Mejidna, 27, said through his lawyer Thursday afternoon, the incident was "blown out of...