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Arrest Made In Queens Synagogue Robbery, But Some Items Still Missing

As a result of media attention and tips from the public, police made an arrest Tuesday in the case of a recent robbery inside a Queens synagogue.


Some of the items stolen from the synagogue. (credit: Handout)

Suspects Sought In Burglary At Queens Synagogue

Officials said that three silver Torah crowns, two silver Torah mini-crowns, three silver Torah breastplates, four silver Torah pointers and one silver cup were taken from the Congregation Rachel Degel Israel in Kew Gardens.


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Debris Crashes Through Top Of Elevator Car Inside Queens Apartment Building

It happened at a building on 83rd Avenue near Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens. Residents say the outside housing collapsed in the elevator shaft and slammed into the top of one of the cars.


Barbara Sheehan in court (credit: CBS 2)

‘Hopelessly Deadlocked’ Sheehan Jury Ends Day Two Without Verdict

The jury is trying to decide whether Barbara Sheehan was a battered wife who killed her retired police officer husband in self-defense, or was an executioner as the prosecution alleged.


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Person Of Interest In Custody In Connection With Queens Road Rage Shooting

The deadly confrontation took place Thursday night when two brother’s double parked their car on Austin Street in Kew Gardens, blocking a white van.


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1 Dead, 1 Injured In Queens Shooting Over Double-Parked Car

Police say 25-year-old Adanes Roberto and his 30-year-old brother were shot during an argument over a double-parked car in Queens.


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Elderly Queens Woman Hit By Minivan Remains Critical

Police arrested the driver on an outstanding warrant for another matter. He was also issued a summons for careless driving.


Congressman Anthony Weiner (credit: Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

Rep. Anthony Weiner Says Online Contact With Delaware Teen Not ‘Indecent’

Weiner — through a spokeswoman — has acknowledged he had online contact with a 17-year-old girl in Delaware but said the communications were “neither explicit nor indecent.”


Congressman Anthony Weiner. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images News)

Weiner’s Constituents Speak: Congressman, Just Come Clean

On Friday, CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer tracked down one man who might be able to shed some light on the Congressman Anthony Weiner Twitter scandal.


In this undated photo released by Rep. Anthony Weiner's Office, a statue entitled "Triumph of Civic Virtue" is shown near Borough Hall in Queens. (AP Photo/Rep. Anthony Weiner's Office)

Rep. Anthony Weiner Wants ‘Sexist’ Queens Statue Removed

Congressman Anthony Weiner is taking a stand against a statue in Queens that has been a source of controversy for nearly 90 years.


37th Street in Astoria, Queens (Photo/Ginny Kosola, WCBS 880)

Residents Still Digging Out Near Famous ‘Seinfeld’ Home

The location of Seinfeld characters Frank and Estelle Costanza’s Queens home was among the many places in the outer-boroughs left buried under snow for days.


Steven Slater, left, speaks briefly to the media after leaving a Queens courthouse in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. The former flight attendant whose meltdown landed him in court has pleaded guilty to attempted criminal mischief and will undergo counseling. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Former JetBlue Attendant Slater Pleads Guilty

The fed-up flight attendant who waved goodbye to his career in a spectacular exit down an emergency chute made a soft landing in court Tuesday.


Former JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater, center, arrives at Queens criminal court for a hearing on criminal mischief charges, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, in New York. Slater, accused of cursing out a passenger and sliding down an emergency exit chute, is working on a plea deal. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Former Flight Attendant Steven Slater Looks To Cut Plea Deal

The former Jet Blue flight attendant who had a meltdown is working on a deal to avoid prison.


LIRR commuters waiting for trains at Mineola (credit: Mona Rivera/ WCBS 880)

Track Fire Causes Service Disruptions On LIRR

A track fire on Sunday night is causing problems on some lines of the Long Island Railroad. Service Kew Gardens and Forest Hills from Penn Station has been affected.


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City To Reopen Jails In Brooklyn And Queens

New York City’s correction department says it plans to reopen a jail in downtown Brooklyn, but will forego plans to double its size.