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Suspect Sought In Apparent Queens Hit-And-Run

The victim was in the crosswalk at the intersection of 81st Street and 35th Avenue in Jackson Heights around 8 p.m. when he was struck by a Honda Odyssey, according to a witness.

03/26/2013

Queens Fatal Fire

Deadly Fire In South Richmond Hill, Queens Deemed Suspicious

Police Sunday were calling an early-morning deadly fire in South Richmond Hill, Queens, suspicious.

02/24/2013

7 Train Outage

7 Train Shutdown During Evening Rush Infuriates Straphangers

A shutdown of 7 Train service Tuesday evening caused a nightmare ride home for Queens residents.

02/19/2013

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Young Boy Struck And Killed By Dump Truck In Queens

Police found the driver of the white 1998 Mack truck, which may have been towing a green generator, Friday afternoon in Brooklyn. No criminality is suspected in the incident.

12/28/2012

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Police Arrest Brooklyn Man Suspected Of Sexually Abusing Two Young Girls

Mario Lopez allegedly walked with two girls, 4 and 9, into the laundry room of a Jackson Heights building, telling them he needed help.

11/16/2012

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Cops: Suspect Wanted For Sex Abuse Of 2 Young Girls In Queens

The suspect touched a 4-year-old girl and a 9-year-old girl inside the laundry room of an apartment building and then fled, police said.

11/14/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Dumplings And Where to Find Them

Call them what you will: kreplach, manti, ravioli, dumpling, but just about every culture makes some kind of goodie wrapped in a carby skin, stuffed with meat or veggies, boiled or fried.

11/13/2012

Bank Robbery Suspect

NYPD Seeks Suspect Who Robbed 4 Queens Banks

The NYPD was searching Wednesday evening for the suspect who robbed four different banks around Queens between July and just this past Saturday.

CBS New York–10/17/2012

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Community Board 3 Set To Vote On PARK Smart Parking Plan In Jackson Heights

The plan would increase the time limits on parking meters from one hour to two hours in some places, including 74th Street and Roosevelt Avenue. But it would also cost more.

09/29/2012

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City Councilman Wants To Silence Ice Cream Trucks In Jackson Heights

According to a City Councilman Daniel Drumm, a staple of summer is giving the cold shoulder to peace and quiet in one Queens neighborhood.

08/03/2012

Curtis Granderson, Hiroki Kuroda, and Jorge Munoz - Queens, NY - Jun 26, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New York Yankees Surprise ‘Angel In Queens’ As Part Of HOPE Week

HOPE Week, the New York Yankees’ annual team effort to get out and help local communities, continued Tuesday in Queens.

06/26/2012

Judge Thomas Raffaele (R) claims an NYPD officer (L) used excessive force on him while responding to an incident in Jackson Heights. (credit: CBS 2)

State Court Judge Says NYPD Officer Used Excessive Force Against Him

Thomas Raffaele said his high regard for the NYPD remains the same despite his shocking encounter with an officer last week in Jackson Heights, Queens at 74th Street and 37th Road.

06/06/2012

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‘Sweet!’ Queens Teacher Finds Winning $1 Million Lottery Ticket In Purse

The find turned out to be a dream come true for the single mother off two, who lives in Jackson Heights, Queens.

05/18/2012

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Gas Prices Predicted To Drop In Tri-State Area As Summer Nears

At a time when gas prices typically rise, they are forecast to drop. “We saw the price of crude oil drop by $9 as of Monday, and that’s the highest one-week drop this year,” Robert Sinclair, Jr. of AAA said. “With it will come gasoline prices.”

05/10/2012

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Police: 2 Wanted For Impersonating NYPD Officers During Robbery In Queens

The two men, armed with switchblades, forced their way into a Jackson Heights apartment on March 9, police said.

05/02/2012

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