Queens

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

2 FDNY Firefighters Arrested On DWI Charges In Separate Incidents

Two New York City firefighters were arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated in separate incidents early Saturday morning.

03/28/2015

Surveillance image of a suspect who police said stole cash from a man in Queens on March 19, 2015. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Woman Pushing Stroller Stole $220 From Man In Queens

It happened around 11:45 a.m. last Thursday at the CJ Supermarket on Main Street.

03/26/2015

A memorial sits upon an Astoria tree that the city removed over safety concerns. (Credit: CBS2)

Residents Demand Answers After City Removes Astoria Tree Citing Safety Concerns

After nearly 100 years on a block of 34th street in Astoria, city workers chopped it down as upset residents exchanged angry words with them.

03/24/2015

Neighbors in Astoria, Queens are furious after this elm tree was cut down. (Credit: Anna Jutis)

CBS2 Exclusive: War Of Words Erupts As Historic Astoria Tree Comes Down

People in Astoria, Queens said an elm tree on one block of 34th Street was a historic landmark, and said they should have been notified before it got chopped up.

03/23/2015

An American flag (Photo: CBS 2)

Flags Flown At Half-Staff In New Jersey For Marine Killed In Florida Helicopter Crash

Gov. Chris Christie ordered flags on Monday lowered in memory of Capt. Stanford Henry Shaw III.

03/23/2015

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Toni On! New York: Swingin’ It In Sunnyside

This week WLNY’s Toni Senecal is swinging it in Sunnyside where the lasagna loses the noodle along with a craft cocktail experience.

03/21/2015

A fast-moving blaze damaged eight houses in a block of row homes in Queens on March 18, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

DA: Man Set Fire That Spread Through Woodhaven, Queens Buildings Because Of Eviction

A man has been charged with arson and attempted murder, for allegedly setting fire to the Woodhaven, Queens house where he lived because the owners had kicked him out.

03/20/2015

The Astro-Towers at the New York State Pavilion, constructed for the 1964 World's Fair at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

Teens In Trouble After Climbing To Top Of Old Queens World’s Fair Astro-Towers

Two teenagers were in trouble Thursday night, after making a dangerous climb inside a Queens landmark – the Astro-Towers on the old New York State Pavilion at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

03/20/2015

Police on the scene of an accident that left a 76-year-old crossing guard fighting for her life on March 19, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

School Crossing Guard Hospitalized After Car Accident In Queens

A school crossing guard is hospitalized following a car accident in Queens.

03/19/2015

The scene of a fire that tore through seven homes in Woodhaven, Queens. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Authorities Investigating Cause Of Fast-Moving Fire In Queens

The four-alarm blaze broke out around 8:10 p.m. Wednesday on 90th Street near 91st Avenue in Woodhaven and quickly spread.

03/19/2015

Five people were injured when a fire ripped through eight homes in Woodhaven, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Fire Rips Through 8 Homes In Woodhaven, Queens; 5 Residents Injured

An extra-alarm fire ripped through in multiple houses Wednesday evening in Woodhaven, Queens, and left four people injured.

03/18/2015

Surveillance images of three suspects (the suspect in the middle is pictured twice) in the robbery of a man on the J Train in Queens on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspects Stole Man’s Cellphone, Punched Him At J Train Station

Police on Wednesday were searching for three suspects who ripped off a man’s cellphone on a J Train heading from Queens to Manhattan back in December, and punched him after he gave chase.

03/18/2015

An artist's rendering of "The Sunbather," a sculpture proposed for the median at Jackson and 43rd avenues in Long Island City, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

LIC Residents Not Pleased With City-Sponsored Plan For Big Pink Sculpture

An artist’s rendering depicts a sculpture for Long Island City, Queens as a blast of pink – 8 feet long – called “The Sunbather.”

03/18/2015

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Boy, 16, Found Dead In Ridgewood, Queens Home

A 16-year-old boy was found dead Tuesday afternoon in Ridgewood, Queens.

03/17/2015

Surveillance image of two suspects who police said broke into a home in Queens. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Man With Dog, Woman Target Home In Queens

Police are looking for two burglary suspects who they said targeted a home in Queens.

03/17/2015

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