Far Rockaway

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Human Remains Found Inside Duffel Bag On Far Rockaway Shoreline

Police said two feet with white socks and blue jeans could be seen through a garbage bag that was protruding from the duffel bag.

03/30/2015

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Police: 2 Men Wanted In 4 Queens Robberies

Police are looking for two men wanted in connection with a string of robberies in Far Rockaway, Queens.

03/24/2015

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Driver Dead After Crashing Car Into A Train Pillar In Far Rockaway

Police say a 28-year-old man is dead after he crashed his car into a support pillar for an elevated subway train in Queens.

01/31/2015

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30-Year-Old Man Found Shot To Death in Far Rockaway

Police in New York City are investigating after a 30-year-old man was found fatally shot on a Queens street corner.

01/10/2015

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Clergy Members Gather To Protest Against Police Policies After Garner Decision

More protests were held Friday against the NYPD policing policies, in the wake of the grand jury decision in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.

12/12/2014

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Man, 22, Found Shot To Death On Far Rockaway Street

Police are looking for a suspect in connection with a deadly shooting that took place in Queens on Sunday morning.

11/09/2014

Jai’Launi Tinglin and his sister, Aniya (CBS 2)

Report: Human Error, Flawed Dispatch System Delayed Response To Fatal Far Rockaway Fire

Human error and a flawed dispatch system played a role in a fire that claimed the lives of two young children earlier this year in Queens, according to a report released Tuesday.

10/21/2014

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Queens Apartment Complex Sued Over Accusations Of Discrimination

A Queens apartment complex is being sued after accusations of discrimination.

09/30/2014

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Medical Examiner: 2-Year-Old Far Rockaway Girl Died From Abuse

Autopsy results show that a 2-year-old girl died from blows to the head and other physical abuse, the city medical examiner’s office said Tuesday.

06/17/2014

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New Yorkers Line Up For Free Books In Far Rockaway

The line for a free book giveaway stretched for more than two blocks in Far Rockaway, on Saturday.

05/31/2014

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The 5 Best Beaches In New York City

New York City has 14 miles of beaches, from beauties in the Bronx to the historical sands of Brooklyn to surfing in Queens.

05/21/2014

After Years Of Criticism, De Blasio Halts 911 Upgrade Project

Mayor Bill de Blasio has halted an upgrade project for the 911 system, and has ordered a multi-agency review of delays, errors, and cost overruns.

05/19/2014

Jai’Launi Tinglin and his sister, Aniya (CBS 2)

FDNY Supervisor, 3 Dispatchers Suspended Following Investigation Into Response To Fatal Far Rockaway Fire

An investigation into the fire revealed that ambulances did not arrive until 21 minutes after the first call to 911.

04/25/2014

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Experts: When It Comes To Child Safety Parents Need To Get Back To The Basics

A tragic fire that took the lives of two 4-year-olds in Far Rockaway has raised questions about when parents should talk to their kids about safety.

04/23/2014

A makeshift memorial at the scene of a fire that killed two 4-year-old siblings in Queens. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio: Ambulance Delay In Queens Fire That Killed Kids ‘Not Acceptable’

Mayor Bill de Blasio said he expects a quick resolution to the internal investigation into the fire, which broke out Saturday just before midnight at a home in Far Rockaway.

04/22/2014

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