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Kangaroo Meat On The Menu At Astoria Eatery

If you’ve never tried kangaroo meat, you can change that just by hopping over to Astoria, Queens.

03/27/2013

Flag of the Borough of Queens (credit: Queens Borough President's Office)

‘Jeopardy!’ Devotes Entire Category To Queens

If you live in a certain outer borough, you might have felt an extra sense of pride Tuesday night.

03/19/2013

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NYPD: Suspect Charged In Queens Library Groping Incident

Hector Troche, 56, of Astoria was arrested and charged with sex abuse, forcible touching and public lewdness for an incident last week.

03/10/2013

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Police: Suspect Groped And Exposed Himself To Victim, 15, Inside Library

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

03/07/2013

This sign at the Plaza 48 parking lot in Astoria warns drivers about illegal parking. (credit: CBS 2)

Shoppers Bemoan ‘Quick Tow’ Practice At Astoria Plaza Parking Lot

Signs posted at the shopping plaza just off Northern Boulevard offer a warning, but many who park there figure they can safely pop across the street for a few minutes to a competing shopping center.

03/05/2013

Queensbridge Fatal Shooting

Police Seek Suspect Who Shot, Killed Man At Queensbridge Houses

Police Sunday were investigating a shooting that left a man dead in the area of the Queensbridge Houses public housing development.

02/03/2013

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Mobile Couch: Dine On Demand At Astoria’s Ovelia

TV 10-55’s Alex Denis visited Astoria’s Ovelia, where owner and chef Peter Giannakas introduced us to some of the restaurant’s most popular dishes, including lamb fig kebabs, beet omelets, and homemade breads.

01/24/2013

Obama Press Conf Jan. 16 (CBS)

Inauguration Viewing Parties Planned Around New York City

Numerous inauguration viewing parties and other events have been were planned for Monday in New York, some of them in conjunction with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

01/20/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best Bowls Of Artichoke Dip

What you want—a consistent, creamy texture, identifiable chunks of perfectly cooked artichoke heart. Here are NYC’s five best places for artichoke dip.

01/08/2013

Gregory Cucchiara

Son Maintains Innocence In Murder Of Parents In Queens

It was a heart-wrenching experience for a Queens family Wednesday, as a loved one was arraigned in court on charges that he killed his own parents in separate attacks.

12/12/2012

Bank Robbery Suspect

NYPD Seeks Suspect Who Robbed 4 Queens Banks

The NYPD was searching Wednesday evening for the suspect who robbed four different banks around Queens between July and just this past Saturday.

CBS New York–10/17/2012

iPhone Suspect

Search On For Serial iPhone Thief In Astoria, Long Island City

The NYPD has launched a search for a thief who has been snatching iPhones on the streets of Astoria, Queens, and in the busy Court Square subway station in Long Island City.

CBS New York–10/10/2012

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Lawyer: Detective Wants To Tell His Side Of GCP Traffic Stop Shooting

Hassan Hamdy’s attorney said the 14-year veteran “felt threatened and was left with no other alternative other than the actions that he took.”

10/08/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Bodega Taquerias

Like a mullet, a bodega taqueria is business in the front and a party in the back. Here are five of our favorites.

10/06/2012

Polanco (L), Hamdy (R) (credit: Facebook | CBS 2)

Detective Who Shot Unarmed Man On GCP Previously Accused Of Misconduct

Hassan Hamdy was one of 16 cops in a 1999 excessive force case, which was settled for almost $300,000. Hamdy is also one of six cops who was sued in 2007 by Dorothy Garcia and her grandson Tyrell.

10/05/2012

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