Astoria

A suspect is seen in the background rolling down the street in a wheelchair after allegedly robbing a bank in Astoria, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Man In Wheelchair Held Up Bank In Astoria, Queens

A search was under way Monday night for suspect tin a wheelchair who held up a bank in Astoria, Queens.

06/29/2015

Acropolis Gardens residents, who say they haven't had gas in their homes in a month and a half, hold a protest June 21, 2015. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Astoria Apartment Complex Residents In Weekslong Fight To Have Gas Restored

Residents of a Queens apartment complex are fed up after going the past month and a half without hot water and cooking gas.

06/21/2015

Surveillance images of a serial bank robbery suspect who has allegedly struck at least a dozen times in Queens. (Credit: FBI)

FBI Searches For Serial Bank Robbery Suspect In Queens

The FBI on Thursday was in search of a suspect in a string of armed bank robberies in Queens.

06/11/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in the groping of several women in Astoria, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man On Bike Pulls Up To Women In Queens, Grabs Their Buttocks

Police were searching Thursday night for a suspect who allegedly grabbed several women’s buttocks as he rode around on a bicycle in Astoria, Queens.

04/23/2015

A memorial sits upon an Astoria tree that the city removed over safety concerns. (Credit: CBS2)

Residents Demand Answers After City Removes Astoria Tree Citing Safety Concerns

After nearly 100 years on a block of 34th street in Astoria, city workers chopped it down as upset residents exchanged angry words with them.

03/24/2015

Neighbors in Astoria, Queens are furious after this elm tree was cut down. (Credit: Anna Jutis)

CBS2 Exclusive: War Of Words Erupts As Historic Astoria Tree Comes Down

People in Astoria, Queens said an elm tree on one block of 34th Street was a historic landmark, and said they should have been notified before it got chopped up.

03/23/2015

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5 Best Egyptian Restaurants In NYC

Our five favorites check all those boxes, and deliver a magnificent experience every time.

03/10/2015

A surveillance image of two women wanted in a string of thefts from businesses in Brooklyn and Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Arrested In String Of Thefts From Brooklyn, Queens Businesses

Police have arrested one suspect, and were still looking for another Friday, in a string of thefts from businesses in Queens and Brooklyn.

02/20/2015

A surveillance image of two women wanted in a string of thefts from businesses in Brooklyn and Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

2 Women Sought In Thefts From Businesses In Queens, Brooklyn

Police on Wednesday were seeking two women in connection with a string of thefts from businesses in Queens and Brooklyn.

02/18/2015

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Queens Man Charged In Astoria Slaying

William Klinger, 42, of Ridgewood, New Jersey, was found lying near a pool inside the park with a gunshot wound to the head.

02/02/2015

A sketch of a suspect in the attempted forcible theft of a cellphone from an 11-year-old girl in Astoria, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Tried To Steal 11-Year-Old Girl’s Cellphone In Astoria, Queens

Police on Thursday released a sketch of a man who allegedly tried to rip off a cellphone from an 11-year-old girl as she walked to school in Astoria, Queens.

01/29/2015

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2 Women Sought In Queens Robbery

The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating two suspects wanted for robbery in Astoria, Queens.

01/10/2015

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Man Hit, Killed By Q Train In Astoria, Queens

A man was struck and killed Friday evening by an elevated subway train in Astoria, Queens.

01/09/2015

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Water Main Break In Astoria, Queens Forces Dozens Out Of Their Homes

It’s become a wet weekend for dozens of Queens residents and it had nothing to do with the weather.

12/13/2014

The Squad 288/Hazmat 1 firehouse in Maspeth lost 18 members on 9/11. (credit: CBS 2)

Con Ed Cables Catch Fire, Send Flames Up From Sidewalk In Astoria, Queens

Underground Con Edison cables caught fire in Astoria, Queens Thursday afternoon, prompting the evacuation of three homes.

11/13/2014

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