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(credit: Arepa Lady / Twitter)

NYC’s 5 Best Spots for Arepas

At the heart of Venezuelan cooking is the humble arepa, a dense cornmeal cake that can be filled or topped or dipped or eaten plain. The restaurants listed below serve some of the best arepas in the city.

02/12/2014

Alejandro Rodriguez (Credit: CBS 2)

College Student Claims Police Brutality During Incident In Queens

Queens college student Alejandro Rodriguez says he was attacked by New York Police Department officers while he was just trying to get take-out tacos in Jackson Heights early Monday.

01/23/2014

Queens Subway Groping Suspect

Police Search For Suspect Who Groped Woman On E Train

Police have asked the public to help them find a man who groped a woman on an E Train in Queens in the middle of the day this week.

12/04/2013

Chinatown jewelry store armed robbery suspect (credit: NYPD)

Police Searching For Suspects Wanted In String Of Jewelry Store Armed Robberies

Parish Joshi says his Jackson Heights jewelry store was hit on Halloween. Police said the masked men got away with $200,000 worth of gold jewelry.

11/12/2013

Nazi flag (credit: ClipArt.com)

Protesters Call For Ouster Of Reputed Nazi War Criminal Living In Queens

Palij worked as an armed guard at an SS slave labor camp for Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II and helped keep prisoners from escaping, according to court documents.

11/10/2013

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Boy, 2, Struck And Killed By Vehicle In Queens

Charges were pending Saturday morning in a crash that left a 2-year-old boy dead in Queens.

10/12/2013

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

2 Men Found Dead In Overnight Shootings In Queens

The bodies of two slain men were found overnight in different locations in Queens.

10/05/2013

Suspect In Theft From 3-Year-Old

Police: Suspect Ripped Necklace From Girl, 3, At Queens McDonald’s

Police on Saturday were searching for a suspect who snatched a necklace from a 3-year-old girl inside a McDonald’s in Jackson Heights, Queens.

09/07/2013

NYPD Car (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Man Killed In Queens Hit And Run; Police Search For Driver

Police Monday night were searching for a vehicle that struck and killed a man, and sped off, in Queens.

08/12/2013

Subway Misspelling

MTA Fixes Signs Referencing ‘Roosvelt Avenue’ In Queens

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has reportedly fixed a misspelling on four signs at a No. 7 line subway station in Jackson Heights, Queens.

08/07/2013

Jackson Heights Robbery Suspects

Police: Robbers Struck Same Jackson Heights Apartment Twice

Police on Saturday were asking for help from the public in finding the suspects who allegedly robbed people in the same Queens apartment on two different days.

08/03/2013

Queens Subway Groping Suspect

Police Search For Jackson Heights, Queens Subway Groping Suspect

Police on Sunday were searching for a man who groped a woman in the Roosevelt Avenue subway station in Jackson Heights, Queens.

07/28/2013

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer is running for New York City Comptroller. (credit: CBS 2)

Spitzer Hits The Streets, Campaigns Outside Queens Subway Station

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer has held his first official voter meet-and-greet since getting on the ballot for New York City comptroller.

07/23/2013

Subway Confrontation YouTube Video

Advocates Call For Action After Subway Video With Anti-Gay Slurs, Woman Being Shoved

A video shows a confrontation on a subway train in which a man hurled anti-gay slurs at a group of youth and allegedly shoved a woman to the floor as she videotaped the incident.

07/05/2013

The warehouse on 43rd Avenue in Long Island City where prosecutors said a businessman was held and tortured for a month by a group of men looking for $3 million in ransom. (Photo: CBS 2)

Suspects Charged With Kidnapping Queens Man, Holding Him Captive For 32 Days

Three men were charged Wednesday with kidnapping an Ecuadorean national in Queens, and holding him in a warehouse for a month as they demanded $3 million ransom.

05/22/2013

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