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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

Young Joo Byun, second from right, was found dead in the trunk of her car on Memorial Day 2013. (Photo: Handout)

Family Of Queens Woman Found Dead In Car Trunk Desperate For Answers

Police found the body Young Joo Byun around 3 p.m. Monday concealed inside her blue Honda Civic near 61st Street and Queens Boulevard in Woodside, Queens, police said.

05/29/2013

Young Joo Byun

Woman Found Slain In Trunk Of Car In Woodside, Queens

Police on Tuesday were looking to question a possible boyfriend in the murder of a Queens woman who never came home from a recent overnight shift.

05/28/2013

VIP Auto Body in Maspeth, Queens (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Queens Auto Shop Memorializing Tragic Fire At Location

A body shop in Queens is paying tribute to six firefighters who lost their lives there in 1962.

10/12/2012

Peter Rodriguez (credit: Handout | CBS 2)

Wrong-Way Driver Sentenced In Crash That Killed Beloved Queens Bar Owner

Some 100 family and friends packed the courtroom as Peter Rodriguez was sentenced to 3 1/2 to 7 years in prison for causing a deadly wrong-way crash on the LIE that killed George Gibbons.

05/07/2012

Several Hurt In School Bus Accident In Maspeth

The accident happened just after 7:30 a.m. near 68th Street and the Long Island Expressway in Maspeth.

04/04/2012

(credit: Pastor Terrence Webber)

Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found On Historic Queens Church

Pastor Terrence Webber said when he arrived at Trinity St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Maspeth around 8 a.m. Wednesday, he noticed a Star of David with a swastika in the center painted on the Church office door.

02/29/2012

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Man Sought In Girlfriend’s Queens Stabbing Reportedly Kills Self

A neighbor told 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria that a man who died after jumping in front of a LIRR train Tuesday was the suspect police were seeking.

12/20/2011

(credit: NYPD)

Suspect Wanted In Deadly Queens Wrong-Way Crash Caught In Connecticut

Around 6:45 a.m. on Oct. 15, police said Peter Rodriguez crashed into a livery cab on the Long Island Expressway service road killing 37-year-old George Gibbons who had just closed up his bar in Maspeth.

11/15/2011

Gibbons standing next to his sister Bernadette in his Queens bar on St. Patrick's Day 2011. (credit: Family Handout)

Police Continue Search For Wrong-Way Driver In Queens Bar Owner’s Death

George Gibbons, 37, was pronounced dead at the scene after the cab he was in was struck by a wrong-way driver on the service road of the Long Island Expressway.

10/18/2011

Illegal street racing in Maspeth, Queens

Illegal Street Racers Terrorizing NYC Neighborhood

Screeching and speeding is out of control in one Queens neighborhood and residents are desperate and demanding action.

11/23/2010

Illegal street racing in Maspeth, Queens

Residents Fuming Over Illegal Street Racing In Maspeth

City Council member Jimmy Van Bramer and local residents want increased police patrols to stop the potentially deadly practice.

11/22/2010

September storm damage in Queens (Photo/AP)

Lawmakers Want Con Ed Lines Moved Underground

City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley and Rep. Anthony Weiner cited damage in Middle Village following the September macroburst that struck the area as the reason for wanting to relocate the power lines.

11/22/2010

School Bus

Queens Bus Driver Accused Of Fondling Young Girls

Police said a 7-year-old girl told her mother she had been touched inappropriately on several occasions by her bus driver — 69-year-old Nelson Painchault, of Corona.

11/19/2010

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