Long Island City

A taxi caught fire in Long Island City, Queens on Friday, May 1. (Credit: Jae9tre)

Queens Taxi Fire Briefly Snags 4 Subway Lines

The busy Queensboro Plaza subway station was engulfed in smoke and had to be evacuated Friday evening, after a taxi caught fire nearby.

05/01/2015

Students from a Queens school had their field trip cut short after a fire at a hotel outside of Washington D.C. (Credit: Cadet Major Supta Sarker via CBS2)

Fire At Hotel Outside Of DC Destroys Belongings, Sends Students Home Early

A fire just outside of Washington D.C. cut a field trip short and destroyed most of the belongings of about 100 Queens high school students.

04/26/2015

Hawk rescued from Ravenswood Power Plant. (credit: James O'Brien)

Red-Tailed Hawk Released After Getting Stuck In Queens Power Plant

A hawk was rescued, rehabbed and released in Queens Tuesday, after getting stuck inside the Ravenswood Generating Station.

04/01/2015

Queens residents say they spotted a coyote roaming along a rooftop in Long Island City. (Credit: CBS2)

Queens Residents Spot Apparent Coyote On Roof Of Long Island City Bar

People in Queens did a double take on Monday, when a coyote was spotted roaming along the roof of a bar.

03/30/2015

An artist's rendering of "The Sunbather," a sculpture proposed for the median at Jackson and 43rd avenues in Long Island City, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

LIC Residents Not Pleased With City-Sponsored Plan For Big Pink Sculpture

An artist’s rendering depicts a sculpture for Long Island City, Queens as a blast of pink – 8 feet long – called “The Sunbather.”

03/18/2015

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5 Great Places To Find Irish Culture In NYC

The list below details where you can go to get your Irish fix beyond the bar stool.

03/16/2015

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

Suspect Charged In Beating Death Of Man In Long Island City, Queens

A suspect has been arrested in charged in connection with the beating death of a man in Long Island City, Queens.

02/23/2015

A spate of hybrid car battery thefts has struck several neighborhoods in Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Rash Of Hybrid Car Battery Thefts Strikes Parts Of Queens

A highly-charged crime spree of sorts has erupted in Queens, and the ill-gotten goods being taken have been some of the most unusual in recent memory.

02/09/2015

Xanax pills and a Taurus 9mm firearm allegedly recovered from Aaron Dockery after police say he fired at a nightclub bouncer in Long Island City, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Caught After Allegedly Firing At Queens Club Bouncer

Police caught a man this week after he allegedly fired shots at bouncers who refused to let him back into a Long Island City, Queens nightclub.

01/23/2015

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)

Sen. Schumer Calls For National ‘Avonte’s Law’ To Track Autistic Children

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced a push Monday for a National “Avonte’s Law” to create a program where parents can always know where their children are.

01/19/2015

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Queens Restaurant Owner Providing Meals For Those Without Cooking Gas

Despite not having cooking gas for more than a month due to a leak, 46 families of the Ravenswood Houses in Long Island City, Queens, will still enjoy a turkey with all the trimmings.

11/26/2014

Canned Food - File / Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Volunteers Gather For City Harvest Warehouse’s ‘Repackathon’

For 24 hours straight, boxes were packed to help provide food for Thanksgiving to New Yorkers in need.

11/21/2014

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

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