Long Island City

A drill bit plowed through a subway tunnel in Long Island City, Queens on Thursday, Oct. 30. (Credit: MTA)

MTA Exec Blames Contractors’ Stupidity For Drill Bit Accident In Subway

A Metropolitan Transportation Authority official said the “stupidity” of contracted workers led to a giant drill bit piercing the ceiling of a subway tunnel in Queens last month.

11/18/2014

FILE - A child sits in a stroller among shopping bags in New York City. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

DA: ‘Stroller Trolling’ Couple Targeted Unsuspecting Female Shoppers In Queens

Luis Chango, 45, and Rosa Jerez, 37, were arraigned Monday on multiple charges, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.

11/11/2014

A drill bit plowed through a subway tunnel in Long Island City, Queens on Thursday, Oct. 30. (Credit: MTA)

Drill Bit Plows Into Subway Tunnel, Grazes Train Car In Queens

An enormous drill bit plowed right into a subway tunnel and grazed an occupied F Train in Queens on Thursday.

10/30/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in a shooting that wounded four people outside Club Allure in Long Island City, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

2 Suspects Sought In Shooting Outside LIC Nightclub That Wounded 4

Police were searching late Tuesday for two suspects in a shooting that left four people wounded in front of a nightclub in Long Island City, Queens.

10/21/2014

FILE - A Planned Parenthood office (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Planned Parenthood Expanding With Queens Location

Planned Parenthood is expanding in New York City with a clinic in Queens.

10/16/2014

Livery Cab (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

SheRides Puts Brakes On App Launch Due To Overwhelming Customer Demand

There has been so much interest in SheRides from women who want female cabbies that the company is holding off for now on launching the app in New York City.

09/15/2014

NYPD Boat

Police: Officers Pull 3 Men From East River In Queens; 2 Had Jumped In

Police Monday evening pulled men from the water after they jumped into the East River offshore from Long Island City, Queens, along with a third person who jumped in to rescue them himself.

08/25/2014

Demolition was under way at the 5Pointz graffiti mecca in Long Island City, Queens, on Friday, Aug. 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

Demolition Begins At 5Pointz Graffiti Mecca In Long Island City, Queens

The 5Pointz building in Long Island City, Queens – once a haven for graffiti artists – was under demolition Friday.

08/22/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a fire at a building on 51st Avenue in Long Island City, Queens on July 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

MTA Bridge And Tunnel Officers Help Rescue Residents From Burning Building In Queens

The fire broke out around 6:30 a.m. at a building on 51st Avenue near the Queens Midtown Tunnel in Long Island City.

07/30/2014

G Train BIG DL

G Subway Line Shuts Down For 5 Weeks For Superstorm Sandy Repairs

The MTA said there will be no service between the Nassau Avenue station in Greenpoint and Court Square in Long Island City until Sept. 2.

07/25/2014

Vanessa Fontaine, Avonte Oquendo

Law Passes Requiring Audible Alarms On Doors Of Schools With Special Needs Programs

The New York City Council has unanimously approved a bill requiring audible alarms on doors in schools with special needs programs.

07/24/2014

Long Island City Restaurant_Burglary Suspect

Police: Burglar Broke Into 5 Restaurants In Long Island City, Queens

Police on Wednesday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect in a string of restaurant burglaries in Long Island City, Queens.

07/09/2014

Avonte Oquendo: New Video

Rally Held Outside City Council Hearing On Audible Alarms Bill Dubbed ‘Avonte’s Law’

The bill is named for Avonte Oquendo, a 14-year-old autistic boy from Queens who walked out his school in Long Island City last October.

06/12/2014

Deadly Crash Near Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Son Of NYPD Officer Killed In Crash Near Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Files Lawsuit

Officer Elisa Toro, 36, was off-duty on Dec. 10 when her car crashed on an exit ramp of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. Her vehicle rolled and struck a vacant storefront.

06/12/2014

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The 5 Best Waterfront Restaurants & Bars In New York

Finally, the warm weather has arrived. Here are a few excellent venues to both wet your whistle and wile away the hours as you watch the setting sun and celebrate the new season.

CBS New York–06/03/2014

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