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Police: A Train Service Disrupted After Irritant Aboard Subway Car

Three people were taken to Jamaica Hospital, though none of the injuries were considered serious.

06/16/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Detective Fired After Allegedly Shooting Partner By Accident

A veteran NYPD detective was fired Wednesday, about a month after authorities said he accidentally shot his partner in the wrist.

05/28/2014

Job fair held for veterans in Howard Beach, Queens on May 25, 2014 (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Job Fair For Veterans Held In Howard Beach

The job fair, which began at 9 a.m., was held at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach, Queens.

05/25/2014

Howard Beach Burglaries

String Of Brazen Burglaries Leaves Howard Beach, Queens On Edge

A crime spree has left residents of Howard Beach, Queens worried – and homeowners and police have been taking extra precautions.

03/28/2014

Barbara Sheehan  (credit: CBS 2)

Exclusive: Barbara Sheehan Says ‘I Don’t Belong’ In Prison

A Queens woman who was convicted in connection with the death of her allegedly abusive husband is now turning to Albany in hopes of being released from prison.

01/07/2014

Howard Beach Fatal Crash

Queens Crash Leaves 1 Driver Dead, 1 Injured

A motorist was killed early Saturday when a crash sent his vehicle plowing through a low brick wall and onto a lawn in Howard Beach, Queens.

11/30/2013

The remains of Breezy Point, Queens as seen from Chopper 880 following superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)/Breezy Point as seen from Chopper 880 on Oct. 21, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Elected Officials Urge People Not To Forget About Those Still Recovering From Sandy

The first anniversary of superstorm Sandy has come and gone, but the rebuilding continues.

10/30/2013

PS 207 in Howard Beach is one of 7 NYC public schools still without a working fire alarm system a year after Sandy's floodwaters destroyed the wiring. (credit: CBS 2)

7 NYC Public Schools Still Without Working Fire Alarms A Year After Sandy Hit

A crew of fire watchmen — hired for this purpose only — are positioned on every floor to literally sniff for smoke and alert school officials and the fire department in case of a fire.

10/28/2013

An aerial photo of Jones Beach after Sandy (credit: Twitter/Howard Glaser)

Howard Beach Residents Seek Advice On Continuing Post-Sandy Woes

Superstorm Sandy struck the Tri-State Area eight months ago Sunday, and residents of Howard Beach, Queens have been suffering all the time since.

06/30/2013

Barbara Sheehan outside Queens Criminal Court on Oct. 24, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Barbara Sheehan Surrenders To Serve 5-Year Sentence For Gun Possession Conviction

Barbara Sheehan, 52, surrendered Friday to serve a five year sentence after her gun possession conviction was upheld earlier this month.

06/21/2013

Phony FedEx Workers

Police Put Out Surveillance Video Of Phony FedEx Workers Who Stormed Into House

Police on Wednesday released a surveillance video of two suspects who pretended to be FedEx workers as they invaded a home in Howard Beach, Queens.

06/12/2013

Margaret Mazzio fought off a pair of would-be home invaders with a portable phone. (Credit CBS 2)

Quick-Thinking Woman Fights Off Thieves Posing As FedEx Delivery Men

Neighbors said they are concerned that the trouble hasn’t passed, and that the men may be looking for ways to take advantage of a neighborhood struggling in the wake of Sandy.

06/10/2013

An A train is seen rolling through the Rockaways - May 30, 2013 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

After Seven Months, A Train Subway Service Resumes In Rockaways

After seven months of limited service and an estimated $650 million in hurricane damage, regular service on the A train is rolling through the Rockaways.

05/30/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a house fire in Queens on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. (credit: FDNY)

Authorities Investigating Cause Of Apparent House Explosion In Queens

A house that caught fire and partially collapsed Wednesday in an area of Queens damaged by Superstorm Sandy had been approved for work under the city’s Rapid Repairs program.

05/30/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a house fire in Queens on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. (credit: FDNY)

House Explodes, Bursts Into Flames In Howard Beach

The incident occurred at around 2 p.m. Wednesday at 162-39 84th St., in Howard Beach.

05/29/2013

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