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Miguel Mejia-Ramos (credit: NYPD)

Queens Man Pleads Guilty In Deaths Of Wife, Two Children

Prosecutors alleged Mejia-Ramos stabbed his wife Deisy Garcia to death, then hugged and kissed his two young daughters before setting them down on their bed and killing them too.

10/11/2014

A police cruiser passes by in Times Square (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Woman Charged In Deadly Stabbing Of Man In Jamaica, Queens

A woman was arrested and charged Thursday with the deadly stabbing of a man in a Jamaica, Queens home.

10/09/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the slashing of a woman in Jamaica, Queens on Wednesday, Oct. 1. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Slashed Woman In Neck In Jamaica, Queens

Police Tuesday evening were asking for help in finding a suspect who allegedly slashed a woman in the neck and seriously injured her in Jamaica, Queens.

10/08/2014

Two people were hospitalized on Friday, Oct. 3 after a car and a bus collided in Jamaica, Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Hurt When Car, Bus Collide In Jamaica, Queens

Two people were hospitalized Friday afternoon after a car and a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus were involved in a crash in Hillside Avenue and Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens.

10/03/2014

FDNY personnel on the scene of a power outage at Rochdale Village in Jamaica, Queens on Oct. 1, 2014. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS 2)

FDNY: 54 Workers Removed From Scaffolding After Power Outage Hits Rochdale Village In Jamaica

A power outage has impacted numerous buildings there, some of which are under construction.

10/01/2014

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

Search Continues For Suspect In Shooting, Robbery On Van Wyck Expressway

According to police, the victim and suspect got into a verbal dispute while driving in the Jamaica section of Queens.

09/27/2014

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11 People Injured In School Bus Accident In Queens

The accident took place at around 7:30 a.m. None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.

09/16/2014

A private plane that took off from Rochester crashed offshore from Jamaica after the pilot went unconscious on Friday, Sept. 5. (Credit: CBS 2)

Coast Guard Cutter Joins Search For Plane Believed Missing Off Of Jamaica

A search-and-rescue operation resumed at first light Saturday off Jamaica’s northeast coast as crews hope to solve the mystery of a private plane carrying a prominent upstate New York couple

09/06/2014

A Socata TBM 700. A plane similar to this one took off from Rochester, N.Y. and crashed off Jamaica on Sept. 5, 2014. (credit:  Adrian Pingstone via Wikimedia Commons)

FAA: NY-Florida Plane With Unresponsive Pilot Crashes Off Jamaica

A private U.S. plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed into the ocean off the coast of Jamaica Friday after a journey of more than 1,400 miles.

09/05/2014

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08/29/2014

Police arrested two people and rescued 20 emaciated pit bulls in a dog fighting bust in Jamaica, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

2 Arrested, 20 Emaciated Pit Bulls Found In Queens Dog Fighting Bust

A man and woman were arrested and charged in Queens this week, after 20 malnourished and scarred pit bulls were found in a dog fighting investigation.

08/01/2014

D'Aja Robinson, 14, was killed by an apparently stray bullet while riding on a Queens bus on May 18, 2013. (credit: Handout)

Second Suspect Charged In Queens Shooting That Killed Girl, 14, On Bus Last Year

A second suspect has been arrested and charged in a shooting last year that left a 14-year-old girl dead on a city bus in Queens.

07/30/2014

A stroller rolled onto the subway tracks at the Jamaica Center subway stop in Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

Stroller Carrying Toddler Rolls Onto Subway Tracks In Queens

A 2-year-old child rolled onto the subway tracks in Queens Monday and survived, thanks to the quick action of the little girl’s mother and that of a subway cleaner who helped the frightened mother grab her child before a train arrived.

07/21/2014

A stabbing victim walked into a McDonald's in Queens with a knife sticking out of his back on June 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Stabbing Victim Walks Into Queens McDonald’s With Knife In His Back

The incident occurred around 10 a.m. Tuesday at the McDonald’s on Sutphin Boulevard and 91st Street in Jamaica.

06/24/2014

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Jamaica, Queens Man Accused Of Shooting Girlfriend Dead, Saying She Committed Suicide

A Jamaica, Queens man was charged Friday with shooting and killing his girlfriend and claiming she had committed suicide.

06/20/2014

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