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Crime Scene Tape (file/credit: John Li/Getty Images)

Police: Bagged Body Parts Found Along LIRR Tracks In Queens

The man found the bags near the Long Island Rail Road tracks in the Elmhurst section. They had been dumped in an overgrown area.

04/13/2014

A surveillance image of the robbery of an armored truck guard at an HSBC Bank branch in Elmhurst, Queens. (Credit: FBI)

FBI: Robbers Attacked Armored Truck Guard In Broad Daylight In Queens

Police and the FBI were searching Friday evening for three men who robbed an armored truck guard at gunpoint at a bank in Queens in broad daylight.

01/31/2014

Open Window Burglaries

Hot Apartments Lead To Open Windows, Attracting Burglars

Despite the brutal cold outside this week, some New York City apartments are hot enough that residents have decided to open the windows.

01/23/2014

The scene of a fire in Elmhurst, Queens on Oct. 7, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

6 Hurt In Early Morning Queens Fire

The fire broke out in a two-story home on 74th Street in Elmhurst around 3:30 a.m.

10/07/2013

City Councilman Daniel Dromm speaks out to condemn alleged anti-gay murder of man in Elmhurst, Queens, Sept. 18, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Officials Condemn ‘Horrific’ Alleged Anti-Gay Murder In Elmhurst

Authorities said suspect Steven Torres, 22, admitted to the stabbing because he said Ever Orozco blew him kisses and made sexual advances.

09/18/2013

Scene of fatal stabbing in Elmhurst, Queens, Sept. 16, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Man Charged With Murder As Hate Crime In Queens Stabbing

Steven Torres, of the Bronx, has been charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the death of 69-year-old Ever Orozco.

09/17/2013

Scene of fatal stabbing in Elmhurst, Queens, Sept. 16, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Man Dead, Suspect In Custody Following Stabbing In Elmhurst

Two got into some sort of confrontation around 1:30 p.m. under the elevated 7 train tracks at Elmhurst Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue.

09/16/2013

The Long Island Rail Road's former station in Elmhurst - June 21, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

LIRR To Conduct Surveys About Reopening Elmhurst Staion

The Long Island Rail Road’s Elmhurst station closed in 1985, but the railroad thinks there might be a reason to reopen it.

06/21/2013

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Reports: Fast Food Restaurant From ‘Coming To America’ To Be Razed

The Queens Wendy’s fast food restaurant that stood in as “McDowell’s” in the movie “Coming to America” will soon be torn down, according to published reports.

06/16/2013

The facade of a Game Stop in Elmhurst came down on April 4, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

1 Injured After Facade Of GameStop Store Collapses In Queens

A 22-year-old man is recovering after the facade of a Game Stop store on 92nd Street in Elmhurst came down on Thursday afternoon.

04/05/2013

Dangerous Billboard

Dangerous Billboard on Queens Boulevard Finally Coming Down

In a sight for sore eyes in Elmhurst, Queens, a potentially dangerous billboard was finally coming down Wednesday.

03/13/2013

Dangerous Billboard

Dangerous Billboard Hangs Over Queens Boulevard, Leaves Neighbors Furious

A deteriorating and potentially dangerous sign hangs over Queens Boulevard, and a neighbor has been complaining that no one has taken action to prevent a tragedy.

03/12/2013

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Arrest Made In Death Of Man At Queens Motel

Lleuyel Garcia, 23, has been charged with second-degree murder, robbery, criminal possession of stolen property, and tampering with physical evidence in the death of 54-year-old Joseph Benzinger.

02/14/2013

Queens Fatal Shooting

Man Shot Dead In Queens; 9-Day Homicide-Free Streak Officially Broken

The streak of days without a New York City murder was officially broken Saturday evening, when a man was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head in Elmhurst, Queens.

01/27/2013

Queens Sex Abuse Suspect

Police Seek Man Who Touched 10-Year-Old Girl, Exposed Himself In Queens

Police Monday were searching for a man who inappropriately touched a 10-year-old girl, and exposed himself to her, in Queens this past weekend.

01/07/2013

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