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Off-Duty Officer Halts Subway Suspect

Caught On Tape: Armed Off-Duty Officer Catches Alleged Subway Harasser

A shocking scene unfolded on a subway train in Far Rockaway, Queens, this week, when a man whipped out a gun and forced another man to the ground – all to help a woman in trouble.

01/30/2014

The remains of Breezy Point, Queens as seen from Chopper 880 following superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)/Breezy Point as seen from Chopper 880 on Oct. 21, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Elected Officials Urge People Not To Forget About Those Still Recovering From Sandy

The first anniversary of superstorm Sandy has come and gone, but the rebuilding continues.

10/30/2013

An A train is seen rolling through the Rockaways - May 30, 2013 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

After Seven Months, A Train Subway Service Resumes In Rockaways

After seven months of limited service and an estimated $650 million in hurricane damage, regular service on the A train is rolling through the Rockaways.

05/30/2013

At least ten people have been reported injured in a crash on the Cross Bay Boulevard in Queens (Credit CBS 2)

Serious Injuries Reported In 3-Car Wreck On Cross Bay Boulevard In Queens

Police were still investigating the cause of the accident. Cross Bay Boulevard was to remain shut down in both directions for an indefinite period of time, officials said.

05/10/2013

A woman walks with her dog by homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy along the beach in the Rockaways on January 15, 2013.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Rapid Repairs Program Completes Work On More Than 20,000 Sandy-Damaged Homes

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that the NYC Rapid Repairs program is expected to complete all its work next week.

03/22/2013

Queens Library President Tom Galante with 4th grader Kayla at the Broad Channel branch as it reopens following superstorm Sandy - March 6, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Broad Channel Library Reopens After Being Wrecked By Sandy

A Queens community still reeling from superstorm Sandy now has one of its most treasured gathering places back.

03/06/2013

Flat Tire Con Men

Police Search For Thieves Targeting Drivers With Flat Tires In Queens

Police Tuesday were asking for the public’s help in finding three suspects wanted in connection with 12 different thefts in Queens.

03/05/2013

MetroCard (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Costly Commutes: Fare Hikes & Toll Spikes Coming To A Location Near You

Commuters just can’t catch a break. Fares and tolls will be going on up virtually everyone commuting or driving into and around New York City.

02/26/2013

Men clean a home damaged by Sandy in Broad Channel, Queens - Nov. 5, 2012 (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Somber, But Hopeful New Year’s In Sandy-Ravaged Broad Channel

New Yorkers still struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy were trying to find a reason to cheer this New Year’s Eve.

12/31/2012

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As Christmas Approaches Volunteers Reach Out To Sandy Victims To Make The Holidays Happier

Nearly two months after Sandy residents of Breezy Point are still trying to piece their lives back together.

12/22/2012

North Shore-LIJ Mobile Medical Van (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

North Shore-LIJ Mobile Medical Van Brings Health Care To Storm-Ravaged Communities

The North Shore-LIJ mobile medical van made a stop in Broad Channel on Wednesday to help bring medical care to those affected.

11/21/2012

FDNY Engine 233 Ladder 176 in Brooklyn (file / credit: Google Maps)

FDNY Thanksgiving Charity Run To Proceed Despite Sandy

Despite the devastation from superstorm Sandy, a Brooklyn firehouse will continue with a thanksgiving week tradition.

11/19/2012

Broad Channel, Queens (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Signs Of Life In Broad Channel, Queens 9 Days After Sandy

The sight of a working traffic signal and a few lights was a big lift Wednesday evening, but in Broad Channel, Queens, but residents found the nor’easter to be a cold slap in the face from Mother Nature.

11/07/2012

Sandy's damage to the Rockaways is seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Cuomo: Tens Of Thousands Of New Yorkers Left Homeless By Sandy

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city expects that it will have to find housing for 30,000 to 40,000 people.

11/04/2012

Broad Channel, Queens (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Every Home In Broad Channel, Queens Affected By Sandy

The storm surge also tossed boats onto Cross Bay Boulevard and tossed cars around like toys.

11/01/2012