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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

Norman Rockwell Painting Stolen

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

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

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

Maspeth Burglar

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

An ATM is seen on its side next to a backhoe outside a bank in Queens on Friday, July 26, 2013. Police said a suspect used the backhoe to break into the bank. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Suspects Used Backhoe To Break Into Bank In Queens

Police said the two men drove the truck through the window of the bank, and then attached two cables to the ATM before trying to drag it out.

07/26/2013

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Retired Firefighter Prevents Tragedy, Saves Baby’s Life In Maspeth

A quick thinking retired firefighter prevented a 4th of July tragedy when he saved the life of a 2-year-old who fell in a pool.

07/04/2013

Courtroom sketch of Andrea Sanderlin (credit: handout)

Judge Sets Alleged Westchester ‘Pot Mom’ Free On $500,000 Bond

Judge Steven Gold was reluctant to grant Andrea Sanderlin’s release when none of her family members agreed to sign her $500,000 bond.

07/01/2013

Andrea Sandelin of Scarsdale, N.Y., is seen here riding at Twin Lake Farms in Bronxville, N.Y. (Photo: Twin Lake Farms)

Well-To-Do Scarsdale Community Stunned By Mom’s Pot Hot House Arrest

She has nice clothes, an expensive car, and a rented house in the affluent suburbs. But a Westchester County mom is suspected of living a double life.

06/05/2013

Queens marijuana growing operation (credit: DEA)

Scarsdale Mom Charged With Running Massive Marijuana-Growing Facility

Andrea Sanderlin, 45, was busted by agents of the Drug Enforcement Agency after they raided the business she operated under the name “Fantastic Enterprises.”

06/04/2013

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