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FILE -- A New York City Department of Correction van (Credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Correction Officers Union Head Upset About City Plan To Use Queens Facility For Training

Norman Seabrook, president of the New York City Correction Officer’s Benevolent Association, said Wednesday the Kew Gardens facility is dilapidated, too small and has no training equipment.


A surveillance image of a suspect in the theft of $75 from the Congregation Adas Yereim synagogue in Kew Gardens, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Stole From Donation Box At Kew Gardens, Queens Synagogue

Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who stole $75 from a donation box at a synagogue in Kew Gardens, Queens.


Kitty Genovese

Questions Persist On 50th Anniversary Of Kitty Genovese’s Murder

Thursday marks the 50th anniversary of one of New York’s most infamous and most studied crimes.


Queens Robbery Suspect

Women In Queens On Edge As Cops Hunt Robbery Suspect

Police say the suspect has gone after women three times in less than two weeks in Kew Gardens and Forest Hills.


Queens Robbery Suspect

Suspect Wanted In Robberies Of 3 Women In Queens

Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in the robberies of three women in Queens.


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

Man Dead After Explosion In Kew Gardens, Queens

A 70-year-old man died Monday in an explosion at a home in Kew Gardens, Queens.


A fire burns at an apartment building in Kew Garden on Nov. 12, 2013. (credit: Jacob Ishmael/Handout)

11 Injured In Kew Gardens Fire

A New York Fire Department spokesman said 39 units and about 168 firefighters responded to the blaze in the Kew Gardens neighborhood just after 7 p.m. Tuesday.


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Man Charged In Hit-And-Run Accident That Killed Woman In Queens

A suspect has been arrested and charged in a hit-and-run accident that left a woman dead on the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens.


Queens Trench Rescue

Worker Pulled Safely From Muddy Trench In Kew Gardens, Queens

Firefighters rescued a construction worker from a muddy trench in the Kew Gardens section of Queens early Tuesday evening.


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Elderly Man In Critical Condition After Hit-And-Run Accident In Queens

“It went straight into the window, then he threw his car into drive and drove off,” Attanasio said. “I don’t think he knew that he hit a man.”


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School Safety Agent Charged With Assault

An off-duty New York City safety school agent was charged with assault in Queens Wednesday.


Cars burned by downed power lines (credit: Arturo Pacheco)

In Sandy’s Wake, Looting Arrests Reported In Nassau, Rockaways

The Queens District Attorney’s office has announced the arrests of 15 people for looting businesses in the Rockaways.


Peacock (file/credit: Orlando Sierra/AFP/GettyImages)

Peacock Seen Wandering Queens Has Been Captured

The strut is up for one peacock that had been roaming Queens for weeks. The colorful bird was captured in Queens on Friday morning after it was spotted peacking the ground behind an apartment building.


Peacock (file/credit: Orlando Sierra/AFP/GettyImages)

Peacock Strutting The Streets Of Queens; No Reports Of Missing Peacock

Kew Gardens residents said the peacock’s been in the neighborhood for at least a week. Officials from a nearby zoo and botanical garden say they are not missing a peacock. So far, the colorful bird has eluded animal care and control officials.


The lightning strike was so powerful, the victim had her umbrella knocked out of her hand and earring torn off her ear. (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Rushed To The Hospital After Being Struck By Lightning In Queens

The lightning strike was so intense that it knocked the victim’s umbrella (pictured) to the ground, tore off her earring and even killed the battery of a nearby car.