Forest Hills

Subway Phone Thief

Police Seek Thief Who Stole Phones, iPads From Women On Subway

Police were searching Wednesday for a suspect who stole cell smart phones and iPads from subway passengers in Brooklyn and Queens between mid-November and last week.


Forest Hills Robbery Suspect (credit: NYPD)

Police Release Sketch Of Man Wanted In Queens Robbery

The robbery suspects then drove the man to a store to try to get cash, but once inside the victim called 911 and the suspects fled in the victim’s car, police said.


Partners Pilot

‘Partners’ Star Shares Story Of ‘My Hometown’

Partners star David Krumholtz discusses what’s special about his hometown, Forest Hills, Queens.


Items allegedly stolen from Congregation Ahavath Sholom Synagogue (credit: NYPD)

Police: Several Sacred Items Stolen From Forest Hills Synagogue

Two Torah plates, a pointer and a wine cup were discovered missing from the Congregation Ahavath Shalom Synagogue in Forest Hills last Monday, police said.


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Queens Residents Complain Horse Manure From Riding School Leaving A Stinky Mess

City Council member Karen Koslowitz’s office said she will introduce legislation to require horse owners to clean up after their animals.


Ibrahima Ragis (credit: NYPD)

Queens Women On Alert As NYPD Seeks Suspect In Violent Sex Attacks

The suspect, identified as Ibrahima Ragis, is wanted for three attacks on May 19, 28 and June 3. Anyone with information on any of these incidents is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.


Commuters step off the subway (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Major Subway Disruptions In Queens Begin Saturday

From now until Monday, April 16, there is no Manhattan-bound service on the E and F lines between Parsons Boulevard and 71st Avenue in Forest Hills. The Transit Authority says it will make track repairs 24 hours a day until the 16th.


The suspect is shown in a surveillance video. (Credit: NYPD)

Three Suspects Wanted For Robbing Kinara Jewelers In Forest Hills

The NYPD is looking for three suspects wanted for a robbery at a jewelry store in Forest Hills, Queens. Police say the man who entered Kinara Jewelers proceeded to break a showcase with a hammer, taking about 12 watches in the process.


Bob Turner declared victory in 9th Congressional District race (credit: CBS 2)

Voters In 9th Congressional District Say They Were Simply Fed Up With Democratic Way

“We’ve been asked by this district to send a message to Washington, and I hope they hear it loud and clear,” Turner said.


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AP: Republican Turner Marches Into Dem Stronghold, Takes Weiner’s Seat In Congress

Retired media executive and political novice Bob Turner defeated Democratic state Assemblyman David Weprin in a special election Tuesday to succeed Rep. Anthony Weiner, a seven-term Democrat who resigned in June after a sexting scandal.


Anthony Weiner  (credit: AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Hispanic Group Wants Anthony Weiner’s Congressional District Gone

LatinoJustice PRLDEF is proposing that New York’s 9th Congressional District be dissolved as the nation’s political map is redrawn to reflect population shifts based on new census data.


Anthony Weiner announces his resignation from Congress during a news conference in Brooklyn, New York, Thursday, June 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Reaction To Weiner’s Resignation Mixed Among Constituents; Analysts, Politicians Also Weigh In

Some constituents said Weiner’s decision to quit was the right political decision, while others asserted the Democrat should have looked past the media circus and fought on.


Congressman Anthony Weiner (credit: Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

Rep. Anthony Weiner Says Online Contact With Delaware Teen Not ‘Indecent’

Weiner — through a spokeswoman — has acknowledged he had online contact with a 17-year-old girl in Delaware but said the communications were “neither explicit nor indecent.”


The Forest Hills Stadium in Queens (credit: Javier Hernandez-Miyares/Flickr)

Forest Hills Stadium, Former Site Of US Open, Denied Landmark Status

The city Landmarks Preservation Commission cited the dilapidated condition of the 15,000-seat stadium and its buildings in denying the designation.


Tornado damage in Queens (credit: CBS 2)

Volunteers To Replace Trees Damaged By Tornadoes In Queens

City Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe said Macdonald Park in Forest Hills took a great deal of damage. “It looked like a war had been fought there. All of these beautiful trees had been blown apart in their crowns and were lying all over the place.”