Police on Tuesday morning arrested the woman they say fatally struck a 7-year-old girl in Astoria with her car in February, charging the motorist with criminally negligent homicide, a felony that carries a top jail sentence of four years.
A hit-and-run driver fatally struck a teenage cyclist in Queens on Monday night — severing the electric Citi Bike virtually in half — the latest horrifying death in a year with the highest number of killed bike riders at the start of any year in the modern record.
“I want to be able to brag about Astoria. I want to be able to say our community has a good relationship with the 114th. They listened. Here are statistics," one resident said after feeling encouraged.