Ozone Park

Workers at a scrap yard in Queens found a couple's life savings in a discarded refrigerator. (Credit CBS 2)

Scrap Yard Workers In Queens Search For Couple Who Accidently Trashed Life Savings

Thousands of dollars were found inside of a refrigerator that a man brought to Atlantic Recycling in Ozone Park. What the man apparently did not know was that his wife had stashed the couple’s life savings inside of the appliance.


FBI's dig site at the former Ozone Park home of Jimmy "The Gent" Burke, June 19, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

FBI: ‘Material’ Unearthed Beneath Former Home Of Famed Gangster

The FBI confirmed material was recovered from the former home of Jimmy “The Gent” Burke, but a forensic examination by the medical examiner will determine whether they were human remains or something else.


Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens Man Convicted Of Bludgeoning Cat To Death

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced Richard Ferrugio of Ozone Park was convicted Monday of aggravated cruelty to animals and fourth-degree weapon possession.


Authorities search a home in Ozone Park, Queens - June 17, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Sources: FBI Searches Former Queens Home Of Famed Gangster Jimmy ‘The Gent’ Burke

FBI agents on Monday were digging underneath a home in Queens, and the excavation might relate to a search for human remains relating to a mob murder from some 30 years ago.


St. Joseph's College students and officials with one of their work vans. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Find Vans Stolen From Students Helping Sandy Victims

The vans were filled with equipment and tools that were being used by the students who used their spring break this week to help Sandy victims rebuild their homes.


FDNY Ambulance

Woman Struck, Killed By Motorcycle On Belt Parkway

A woman was struck and killed by a motorcycle on the Belt Parkway in eastern Queens Tuesday.


NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Queens Hindu Senior Center Founder Charged In Fraud Scheme

The founder of the United Hindu Cultural Council Senior Center was arrested Monday and charged with stealing more than $50,000, reportedly by filing false invoices for lunches that were never served.


Robbery suspects (credit: DCPI)

NYPD: Queens Robbery Suspects Maced Victims Before Punching & Robbing Them

Victims in each robbery were approached by a group of six people, including male and female suspects, police said.


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22-Year-Old Man Shot To Death In Queens

The victim was shot once in the face at the corner of 80th Street and Rockaway Boulevard in Ozone Park early Monday morning, police said.


Q41 Bus (credit: CBS 2)

New Bus Route For Q41 Irks Queens Riders And Homeowners Alike

The bus in south Ozone Park is running on a new route, but it’s a change that proved an unwelcome surprise for some.


Crossing Guard Jillian Selby talked to CBS 2's Pablo Guzman (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Crossing Guard Says Teen Lunged At Her After Being Confronted About Knife

Police said they observed marks on the neck of the teen, but Jillian Selby said they came from his friends who were trying to restrain him.


The crime scene at Ozone Park. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hit-And-Run Accident In Ozone Park Leaves 47-Year-Old Man Dead

Police are searching for the driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run accident in Ozone Park, Queens. The incident happened just after 3:00 a.m on Sunday morning at Liberty Avenue and 108th Street.


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Queens 5th Graders Learning The Finer Points Of Fiscal Responsibility

Robin Yang spent more than a decade on Wall Street, but gave it up last year to focus on teaching New York City children about fiscal responsibility.


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Queens Landlord Upset With Court System After Tenant Gets Away Without Paying Rent

A landlord in the Ozone Park section of Queens says that the court system is completely unfair to landlords, and he cites one specific example to prove his case.


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5 Men, 1 Woman Charged In Alleged Prostitution & Rape Of L.I. Runaway Teen

The victim was allegedly held against her will in the home and forced to have intercourse and oral sex with numerous men, the DA’s office said.