Howard Beach

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

A tree on Carla Errico's block of 90th Street in Howard Beach, Queens (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Many Trees Dying, Leaning In NYC After Sandy

When the flowers bloomed and the ground warmed up, one of Sandy’s effects, hidden for the winter, became obvious.

05/29/2013

Firefighters battle a brush fire in Queens, apparently set to hide two bodies, on March 6, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Brush Fire Murder Suspect Arraigned

Rogelio Rodriguez, 34, was arraigned on murder, manslaughter and other charges, according to the Queens District Attorney’s office.

03/13/2013

Firefighters battle a brush fire in Queens, apparently set to hide two bodies, on March 6, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Suspect Arrested In Queens Brush Fire Murders

The two men whose bodies were found in a brush fire in Queens were killed for trying to rob drug dealers, police said.

03/12/2013

Police are looking for a two-tone dark-colored custom van (top), a four-door light-colored sedan (middle) and a four-door dark-colored sedan (bottom) in connection with a brush fire in Queens were two bodies were found. (credit: NYPD)

Police Looking For 3 Vehicles In Connection With Bodies Found In Queens Brush Fire

One is two-tone dark-colored custom van, the second is a four-door light-colored sedan and the third is a four-door dark-colored sedan, police said.

03/07/2013

Authorities on the scene of a brush fire in Queens where officials said two bodies were found on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS880)

Firefighters Find 2 Bodies While Battling Brush Fire In Queens

As firefighters started to fight the heavy flames, they discovered the bodies of two adult males in a grassy area adjacent to the Belt Parkway, police said.

03/06/2013

Lower Manhattan is viewed in a cloud of snow and sleet as New York prepares for a major winter storm on February 8, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Residents Hit Hard By Sandy Urged To Comply With Winter Storm Warnings

Mayor Bloomberg also warned residents living in low-lying coastal areas that flooding may occur as the storm barrels through the Tri-State.

02/08/2013

Cars are left parked on a flooded street in the Lower East Side. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYPD Cracks Down On Poaching Of Storm-Damaged Cars

Last week, crime was down or flat in all categories citywide except for burglary. Compared with the same time last year, burglary was up 2 percent, according to police statistics.

11/14/2012

(credit: NJ TRANSIT)

More Subway, Commuter Rail, Ferry Service Resumes For Monday Morning Commute

NJ TRANSIT officials announced over the weekend that limited service will begin Monday morning on the Bergen and Pascack Valley Lines.

11/11/2012

Sign in front of a home in Malverne, Long Island. (credit: Samantha Mevorach)

Anger Boiling Over: Nearly 1 Million Still Without Power In Tri-State

Tuesday was day eight for many living without power. Those lucky enough to have generators used them sparingly while others were boiling water to try and stay warm.

11/06/2012

Ryan Beauchamp (credit: Handout via NYPD)

Suspect In Deadly Brooklyn Subway Fight In Police Custody

Ryan Beauchamp, 33, turned himself in at the 94 Precinct station house in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Tuesday, CBS 2’s John Slattery reported.

03/27/2012

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