Howard Beach

MTA Subway Cable Vandalism

Massive Copper Cable Theft In Queens Disrupts Entire A, C Train Lines

Commuting was a miserable experience Wednesday for riders of the A and C trains Wednesday, after a massive copper cable theft near Howard Beach, Queens.

05/27/2015

Valentina Allen of Howard Beach, Queens died of a congenital heart defect at the age of 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Community Rallies Around Parents After Queens Girl With Congenital Heart Defect Dies

The Queens community of Howard Beach had been rooting for little Valentina Allen’s recovery – but she didn’t make it, and now the neighborhood is rallying around her grieving parents.

05/27/2015

(Credit: CBS2)

Cops: Suspects Tied Up Employees While Robbing Howard Beach Store

Police are looking for two men who tied up employees while robbing a store in Queens.

11/08/2014

A surveillance image of two suspects in the robbery of a travel agency in Howard Beach, Queens on Friday, Nov. 7. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: 2 Men Robbed Howard Beach Travel Agency, Tied Up Staff

Police on Friday were asking for assistance from the public in finding two suspects who held up a travel agency at gunpoint, and tied up the employees, in Howard Beach, Queens.

11/07/2014

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

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