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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

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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

Avonte Oquendo had been missing since Oct. 4, 2013. The medical examiner's office confirmed on Jan. 21, 2014 that remains found along the East River are a DNA match. (credit: Handout)

Attorney: Avonte Oquendo Tried To Run Off A Day Before He Escaped

An attorney for the family of Avonte Oquendo said Tuesday that the autistic teen had tried to run out of school the very day before he disappeared.

04/08/2014

Queens Police Impersonator Robbery

Search On For Police Impersonator Robbers Terrorizing Queens

Police on Wednesday were asking the public to help them find two suspects who pretended to be police officers as they stormed into Queens businesses and robbed them.

04/02/2014

Maria DeTommaso

Woman Claims Right To Rent-Controlled Apartment After Being Adopted By Former Tenant

A new twist has emerged in a landlord-tenant dispute over a rent-controlled apartment in Long Island City, Queens.

03/25/2014

Long Island City, Queens

Toni On! New York: Blowing The Lid Off Long Island City

WLNY’s Toni Senecal takes a tour of Long Island City, Queens, checking out the sights, culture and culinary delights. She stopped by the Little Oven, and New York’s only beach beer garden, among other places.

03/22/2014

Avonte Oquendo had been missing since Oct. 4, 2013. The medical examiner's office confirmed on Jan. 21, 2014 that remains found along the East River are a DNA match. (credit: Handout)

Avonte Oquendo’s Brother Thanks New Yorkers For Support, Efforts In Search

The brother of Avonte Oquendo thanked the people of New York City Friday for their tireless efforts to find the autistic teen, whose body was found in the water in Queens in January.

03/21/2014

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