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Willets Point Tenants Offered Rent Subsidies To Make Way For Mall Next To Citi Field

Small businesses in the blighted area near Citi Field, where the Mets play, are being offered payment equal to a year’s rent if they vacate by the end of November to make way for a retail-and-entertainment mall.

08/20/2013

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Brian Baker Gets Another Chance At Comeback At US Open

NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Baker received a wild-card entry into the U.S. Open, giving the oft-injured American another chance at a comeback after hurting himself at the Australian Open in January. The USTA handed […]

08/13/2013

Kissena Park Tree Fatal

Park Advocate: Tree That Killed Woman In Queens Was Diseased

A tree that fell in a Queens park and left a pregnant woman dead this past weekend was diseased and hollow, according to the president of New York City Park Advocates.

08/06/2013

Tree falls on bench at Kissena Park, killing pregnant woman. (CBS 2)

Husband Speaks Out After Tree Falls On Wife, Kills Her At Queens Park

A loving husband was heartbroken Monday after his pregnant wife was killed by a falling tree in the very Queens park where they first built their relationship.

08/05/2013

Kissena Park Tree Fatal

Pregnant Woman Killed By Falling Tree In Queens

A giant tree came crashing down at the popular Kissena Park in Flushing, Queens Sunday evening, leaving a pregnant woman dead.

08/04/2013

Small Backyard Garden (credit: Backyard Garden/File)

Growing Feud Over Evergreen Community Garden In Queens

A dispute over the control of the Evergreen Community Garden in Queens has grown intense.

08/02/2013

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The 5 Best Restaurants Near Citi Field

While you’re at Citi Field for this week’s MLB All-Star events, there will be no shortage of foodie favorites and quality eats. And yes, you can eat really well inside Citi Field – or you can try one of the many great restaurants located close by.

07/12/2013

Mosquitoes

Officials Advise Precautions After New York City West Nile Discovery

The first cases of mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus were reported in New York City this week, and officials have been reminding people to take precautions.

07/09/2013

FILE - Mosquitos are seen inside a trap. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

West Nile Virus Found In New York City Mosquitoes

The West Nile virus has hit New York City for the first time this year, according to the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

07/08/2013

Debris litters the tarmac at San Francisco International Airport, where a Boeing 777 crashed on Saturday.(Credit CBS 2)

Korean-American New Yorkers Mourn San Francisco Plane Crash Victims

New Yorkers with ties to Korea on Sunday were mourning the victims of a plane crash that left at least two people dead in San Francisco this weekend.

07/07/2013

Queens Burglary

Police Seek ‘Limping’ Burglar Who Struck Queens Apartment In March

Police on Wednesday were searching for a burglar in Queens who was caught on surveillance video limping through a hallway and entering an apartment from which he later stole items.

07/03/2013

Queens Sexual Assault

Police: Shocking Broad Daylight Sex Attack Leaves Part Of Flushing On Edge

The NYPD is investigating a shocking sex attack that took place in the middle of the day. They’re hunting for a man who sexually assaulted a middle-aged woman while he was armed with a gun.

06/27/2013

Queens Sexual Assault

Police Search For Sexual Assault Suspect In Flushing, Queens

Police on Wednesday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect who sexually assaulted a 46-year-old woman in Flushing, Queens.

06/26/2013

Eric Young (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Mets OF Eric Young On Playoffs: We Can Fight For A Wild-Card Berth

“I think with the new playoff system, with the additional teams now in the playoffs, I don’t see why we can’t fight for one of those final spots,” Young said.

06/25/2013

Flushing, Queens Thief

Police Seek Thief Who Stole Bag With $90,000 From Car

Police on Monday were asking for assistance from the public in finding a thief who stole a bag containing about $90,000 from a car in Queens.

06/10/2013

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