Long Island City

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

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

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