Flushing

Karina Pascucci, Samantha Barbash (Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor )

Authorities: Strippers Drugged Wealthy Men, Scammed Them Out Of More Than $200,000

A crew of New York City strippers scammed wealthy men by drugging them and running up extravagant bills at topless clubs while they were in a daze, authorities said.

06/11/2014

Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Woman Testifies About Boyfriend’s Death After Taking Powerful Drugs From Dr. Stan Li

A woman described how she found her boyfriend dead, in testimony at the Manhattan trial of Dr. Stan Li – who is accused of manslaughter in the death of two drug-addicted patients.

05/30/2014

Queens Bowling Alley Shooting

Police Search For Gunman Who Shot, Wounded Man In Queens Bowling Alley

Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in a shooting that left a man wounded in a Queens bowling alley this past weekend.

05/19/2014

Photo Credit: Xi'an Famous Foods

Best Restaurants Near Grand Central Station

Every New York City neighborhood has its food gems, and midtown near Grand Central Station is no exception. Here are the best restaurants a ten minute walk or less from Grand Central.

05/06/2014

Flushing, Queens Bus Accident

Investigators Believe Van Ran Red Light Before Colliding With MTA Bus

The accident happened on Northern Boulevard at Prince Street in Flushing, Queens around 10 p.m. Friday.

05/03/2014

Flushing, Queens Bus Accident

CBS 2: 10 Hurt When MTA Bus, Van Collide In Flushing, Queens

Ten people were injured Friday evening, when a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus and a car collided in Flushing, Queens.

05/02/2014

91-year-old Ralph Calinda with his grandson. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

World War II Veteran Says He May Lose Queens Apartment To City’s Downsizing Plan

Ralph Calinda, 91, has lived in the three bedroom apartment at the Pomonok Houses in Flushing, where he raised seven kids, for 61 years.

05/02/2014

A police cruiser passes by in Times Square (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cops: Swanky Flushing Apartment Was Being Used As A Brothel

Undercover officers busted two prostitutes and a madam working out of a 10th floor apartment on Prince Street in Flushing, police said.

04/28/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Man Struck, Killed By LIRR Train In Queens

A man was struck and killed by a Long Island Rail Road train in Flushing, Queens Wednesday evening.

04/16/2014

Queens Police Impersonator Robbery

Search On For Police Impersonator Robbers Terrorizing Queens

Police on Wednesday were asking the public to help them find two suspects who pretended to be police officers as they stormed into Queens businesses and robbed them.

04/02/2014

Parents are outraged after students at a Queens elementary school were allegedly told they couldn't write reports about Malcolm X as part of a Black History Month assignment. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Say Queens Teacher Wouldn’t Let Kids Write About Malcolm X For Black History Month Assignment

Last week, a technology teacher told fourth graders at P.S. 201 in Flushing to chose a prominent African-American figure to write about for Black History Month.

02/10/2014

A sign posted in a Flushing, Queens McDonald's asks customers to respect a 20 minute dining time limit. (Credit CBS 2)

Customer: Elderly Squatters Take Over Queens McDonald’s, Just Won’t Leave

McDonald’s has long prided itself on its ability to make customers say “I’m loving it” especially with its new McCafe atmosphere but at one location in Flushing elderly customers are sticking around for hours.

01/15/2014

Police are searching for Wu Lin, wanted in the rape of a woman in Flushing, Queens. (credit: NYPD)

Police Searching For Flushing, Queens Rape Suspect

According to police, Wu Lin, 35, raped his 31-year-old victim in a car parked along Kissena Park around 10 p.m. Wednesday.

12/06/2013

Police investigate an attempted rape in Queens. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Charged In Rape Attempt On International Student In Queens

A man has been arrested and charged in the attempted rape of an international college student as she walked home from a Halloween party in Queens.

11/20/2013

Worshipers pray at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Flushing on Nov. 17, 2013. (credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Filipino Community Prays For Typhoon Haiyan Victims, Recovery

The storm’s devastation has hit close to home for many Filipinos praying at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Flushing, some of whom cannot get in touch with relatives back home.

11/17/2013

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