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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

(credit: The Irish Repertory Theatre / Facebook)

5 Great Places to Find Irish Culture in NYC

New York City has plenty of Irish pubs, from McSorley’s to Molly’s. And, on March 17, just about every bar in town will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The list below details where you can go to get your Irish fix the other 364 days a year.

03/17/2014

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Cops: Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver In Long Island City

Police are looking for an alleged hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a man in Queens on Friday night.

03/08/2014

"Sleeping Beauty" statue on the lid of a sarcophagus. The 2,000-year-old Roman work will be shipped back to Italy after being seized by U.S. authorities. (credit: CBS 2)

Ancient Roman ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Statue Heading Home After Being Seized By U.S. Authorities

Homeland Security Investigation special agents often seize stolen property. But this particular find – a statue of a sleeping woman – weighs almost 2,000 pounds and is about 2,000 years old.

02/28/2014

No. 7 Train Bias Attack Suspect

Police: Suspect Made Anti-Mexican Remarks In Attack On Man On No. 7 Train

Police on Wednesday were asking the public to assist in the search for a suspect who attacked a man on a No. 7 train in Queens while yelling anti-Mexican statements.

02/26/2014

UPS walked off the job in Long Island City on Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Of UPS Drivers Strike In Queens

The drivers from Teamsters Local 804 in Long Island City stood in the snow to protest working conditions.

02/26/2014

7 Train (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Queens Officials Want MTA To Help Long Island City During 7 Line Shutdowns

The MTA announced last month that it will shut down the line between Queensboro Plaza and Times Square for 13 weekends between the end of this month and July.

02/06/2014

Avonte Oquendo: New Video

Video Shows Adult Leaving School Door Open Before Avonte Oquendo Escaped

New video has been released showing Avonte Oquendo, right before he disappeared from his school in Long Island City, Queens in October.

01/28/2014

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)

Family, Community Say Goodbye To Avonte Oquendo

The autistic teenager went missing more than three months ago after walking away from his school in Long Island City. His remains were found last week.

01/25/2014

More than 100 people  camped out in Queens to apply for 50 apprenticeships with District Council 9. (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Brave Cold For Chance At Union Job In Queens

More than 100 people have been camped out in Long Island City for days in tents, cars and lawn chairs to apply for 50 apprenticeships with District Council 9.

01/10/2014

The intersection at 49th Street and Eleventh Avenue in Long Island City (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Long Island City Residents Call For Crosswalks, Additional Signage At Deadly Intersection

The intersection at 49th Street and Eleventh Avenue in Long Island City has been the scene of numerous accidents involving pedestrians.

12/16/2013

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