Astoria Queens

Police cars are seen outside the 36th Street home in Queens where an officer fatally shot a man holding a shotgun on April 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Neighbors: Man Killed By Police After Not Dropping Gun Was Hard Of Hearing

A uniformed NYPD officer fatally shot and killed Jack Calvello after he killed his daughter and refused to drop his 12-gauge shotgun, police said.

04/13/2014

A Honda Accord was pulled from the water following an accident that left 4 people dead in Astoria. (Credit:Roger Stern 1010 WINS)

Police Eye Speed, Weather In Astoria Crash That Killed 4

Police said the driver tried to make a quick U-turn on a dead-end street in Astoria. Instead, authorities say the car slipped on the wet road and tumbled into Steinway Creek.

04/06/2014

Two of the "Astoria 7" cats that suddenly went missing. (credit: Astoria7.org)

Feral Cats Disappearing In Astoria, Queens

Stray cats are vanishing at an alarming rate in Astoria, Queens, residents say.

01/27/2014

Police are looking for these three people in connection with a Jan. 8 altercation at an Astoria, Queens, diner. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Looks For 3 In Possible Anti-Gay Bias Attack At Astoria Diner

Police believe an altercation at a Queens diner earlier this month that left two people injured might have been a hate crime.

01/19/2014

Surveillance video shows two suspects wanted in connection with a shooting in Astoria, Queens, running from the scene. (credit: NYPD)

Cops Look For 2 Men Wanted In Connection With Astoria Shooting

A 37-year-old man was standing in front of the Latin Cabana restaurant when he was approached by two suspects who fired at him, striking him in the ankle before they fled on foot, police said.

01/15/2014

Police say this man burglarized a Queens clothing score in November. (credit: NYPD)

Cops Search For Queens Clothing Store Burglar

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and tracking down a burglar who stole $5,000 from a Queens clothing store last month.

12/04/2013

Police are looking for this man in connection with a burglary at Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Astoria, Queens, on Nov. 6, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Faith Remains Strong For Queens Church Leaders After Burglary

The suspect was caught on surveillance video walking into Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Astoria around 2:20 p.m. Wednesday.

11/08/2013

Police are looking for this man in connection with a burglary at Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Astoria, Queens, on Nov. 6, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Cops Ask For Help In Finding Queens Church Burglar

The suspect entered Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Cathedral at 30-11 30 Drive in Astoria and removed jewelry and an unspecified amount of cash before fleeing.

11/07/2013

Jose Martinez, left, is accused of killing Carmen Saldana in 2009. (credit: CBS 2/Handout)

Family Of Slain FIT Student Faces Alleged Killer In Court

Jose Martinez was arraigned on a 15-count indictment that includes charges of murder, kidnapping, predatory sexual assault and criminal sex act.

09/26/2013

Museum of Moving Image

From Technicolor To Digital, Museum Offers Everything For Moving Image Lovers

For less than the price of a movie ticket, Moving Image fans can head to Astoria to check out classic movies, television shows and even video games from back in the day. CBS 2’s Dana Tyler reports.

11/13/2011

Al and Maureen Santora With Son Christopher

Queens Family Elated Over Bin Laden’s Death

A Queens couple who lost their son in the 9/11 attacks says they were overjoyed to hear the news of Osama bin Laden’s death.

05/03/2011

Food pantry (file/credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Canned Food Drive Kicks Off

When seventh grader Felton Cavenes helped his I.S. 141 in Astoria, Queens set a record in collecting 29,000 cans in the City Harvest and Daily News annual Canned Food Drive, he learned a very good lesson.

11/20/2010