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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

Noel Polanco (credit: Facebook)

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

(credit: Garrett Ziegler / Serious Eats)

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

Astoria Queens Suspect (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Looking For Violent Smartphone Robbery Suspect In Astoria

The suspect who has both punched and threatened women saying he has a gun, has gotten away with at least three iPhones and a Galaxy phone, police said.

09/21/2012

Michael Millazzo's apartment door (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Owner Of Massive Weapons Cache In Astoria Faces Up To 15 Years In Prison

“Lately (Millazzo) had been more testy, he had been acting up a lot more,” one neighbor explained. “So we don’t know what he was planning to do, and it’s better to have avoided it than to find out the hard way.”

09/01/2012

Firearms and magazines that authorities say they found inside the home of a Queens man on Friday. (credit: NYPD)

Massive Weapons Cache, Including Guns, Machetes & Tasers Found Inside Queens Apartment

Among the items that police recovered included more than 10,000 rounds of ammunition, 32 machetes and 8 brass knuckles along with a pair of firearms.

08/31/2012

Jason Bohn (L), Danielle Thomas (R) (credit: Personal Photos)

Man Accused Of Killing Ex-Girlfriend In Astoria Home Talks About Her Death On Facebook

A man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend inside her Astoria apartment is talking about her death on Facebook.

08/15/2012

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

5 NYC Street Art Murals To See Right Now

Murals by street artists do more than simply brighten up a brick wall—they incite hope and instill pride. Above all, New York City’s best murals make residents and visitors to a neighborhood feel good. Here are five to see right now.

07/26/2012

Jason Bohn (L), Danielle Thomas (R) (credit: Personal Photos)

Jason Bohn Pleads Not Guilty In Ex-Girlfriend’s Strangulation Death

Jason Bohn, 33, was ordered held without bail after entering his plea on Monday.

07/23/2012

(credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Livery Cab Driver Tried To Rape Woman In Astoria Apartment Building

Authorities said the 20-year-old victim had just exited the cab and entered the vestibule area of apartment building on 30th Street and 34th Avenue when the driver of that cab followed her.

07/17/2012

Jason Bohn (L), Danielle Thomas (R) (credit: Personal Photos)

Jason Bohn Arrested, Charged With Murdering Ex-Girlfriend Danielle Thomas In Astoria Apartment

Officers arrested Jason Bohn, the ex-boyfriend of 27-year-old Danielle Thomas. Bohn has been charged with murder, tampering with evidence and other offenses.

06/30/2012

Photo: Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden, Astoria

The 6 Best Beer Gardens In New York City

New York may be an urban paradise, but that doesn’t mean we are without spacious gardens of beer to kick back in Bavarian style. What’s better than cold beer on a hot day? Put your feet up at one of these beer gardens to celebrate the onset of summer.

CBS New York–06/20/2012

David Diehl (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Giants’ Diehl Apologizes For DUI; Coughlin Vows Lineman Will ‘Learn From His Error’

Giants offensive lineman David Diehl vowed to take “full responsibility” after he was arraigned Monday on two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol.

06/12/2012

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