Seven indicted by Feds for drug trafficking in Queensbridge Houses

December 7, Staff Report

The NYPD and the Drug Enforcement Administration has made a series of arrests following an in investigation into a drug trafficking operation based out of the Queensbridge Houses involving crack cocaine, oxycodone and fentanyl.

Seven people have been indicted by the US District Attorney’s office for drug trafficking in relation to the Queensbridge Houses operation.…

MTA to scrap cash-toll at Queens Midtown Tunnel starting January

December 7, By Hannah Wulkan

Drivers who use the Queens Midtown Tunnel will no longer be able to pay the toll in cash beginning in January, according to the MTA.

The change to cashless tolls is part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to make all city bridges and tunnels cash free by the end of 2017 in an effort to improve traffic flow and decrease emissions.…

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