Maspeth

A truck burst into flames after being hit by a freight train in Queens on July 8, 2015. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

Tractor-Trailer Bursts Into Flames After Being Hit By Freight Train In Queens

It happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday on Rust Street near 57th Place in Maspeth.

07/08/2015

Police on the scene of an alleged shooting and burglary in Queens on March 16, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Police: Suspect In Custody After Shot Fired At Cops In Queens

When officers arrived at the house on 56th Avenue in Maspeth just before 9 a.m., the suspect opened fire, but did not strike anyone, police said.

03/16/2015

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Wall Collapses At Maspeth, Queens Home

The collapse took place at around 2:30 p.m. Friday at 69-11 58th Road in Maspeth.

10/24/2014

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Freight Locomotive Derails, Spills Fuel In Maspeth, Queens

A freight locomotive derailed and spilled several gallons of fuel Tuesday evening in Maspeth, Queens.

10/07/2014

The Squad 288/Hazmat 1 firehouse in Maspeth lost 18 members on 9/11. (credit: CBS 2)

Sons Of Firefighter Killed On 9/11 Follow In Father’s Footsteps

Two sons have carried on the tradition set by their father, a firefighter who was killed in the terrorist attacks.

09/10/2014

Pope John Paul II blesses Ugandans at a mass in Namugongo, east of Kampala, on February 07, 1993, on the third day of his five-day visit to Africa. Later in the day the pope is scheduled to visit Nsambya hospital and meet with AIDS victims. (MICHEL GANGNE/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope John Paul II Honored With Co-Naming Of Maspeth Street

Weeks before John Paul II is to be canonized as a saint, a group in Queens has decided to honor him on their own.

04/06/2014

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250 UPS Drivers In Queens Fired Following Protest

Two hundred and fifty UPS workers were given pink slips after participating in a 90-minute protest last month over the firing of a long-time employee.

04/02/2014

Mayor de Blasio fills pothole in Maspeth, Queens (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Mayor Bill de Blasio, DOT Commissioner Wage War Against Potholes

Mayor de Blasio has waged a war against potholes in New York City.

02/20/2014

Police are looking for two men wanted in connection with a series of bodega burglaries in Queens. (Credit NYPD)

Cops Seek Suspects In Series Of Queens Bodega Robberies

Two men are wanted in connection with a series of robberies at bodegas and other small businesses that began in August.

12/28/2013

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3 Pedestrians, Bicyclist Killed In Separate Accidents Around The City

Separate auto accidents have killed two women pedestrians in Staten Island, an elderly woman crossing a street in Manhattan and a male bicyclist in Queens.

11/27/2013

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Norman Rockwell Painting Stolen From Queens Storage Facility

Police on Tuesday were searching for a thief who took a Norman Rockwell painting from a storage facility in the Maspeth section of Queens.

10/08/2013

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4 Hurt When SUV Taxi Flips Over In Queens

A taxi flipped over in Maspeth, Queens Wednesday afternoon, leaving four people injured.

10/02/2013

George Gibbons Jr. Way

Queens Bar Owner Killed In Hit-And-Run Honored With Street Name

A street in Maspeth, Queens was renamed Saturday for George Gibbons Jr., a local bar owner who was killed by a wrong-way driver on the Long Island Expressway two years ago.

09/28/2013

Police on the scene after a SUV jumped a curb in Queens on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Good Samaritans Rescue Students After SUV Jumps Curb In Queens

A group of students were walking out of a bodega on the corner of Grand Avenue and 71st Street when a Honda Pilot SUV jumped the curb, striking the students.

09/12/2013

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Police: Burglar Struck Same House Twice In Queens

Police on Monday were asking for the public to help them find a burglar who struck the same house twice in Maspeth, Queens.

08/19/2013

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