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US Stocks Slip After Greek ‘No’ Vote; European Markets Sink

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 45 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,685 as of 11:45 a.m. Eastern time.

07/06/2015

A man waves a Greek flag in Syntagma Square in front of the Greek parliament in central Athens on July 5, 2015.  (Credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Astoria Residents React After Greece Votes ‘No’ To Europe’s Bailout Offer

Meanwhile, Greeks living in Astoria, Queens, are hoping there is some sort of new survival plan.

07/05/2015

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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