Queens

An extra-alarm fire ripped through a building in Ozone Park, Queens on Thursday, Dec. 18. (Credit: CBS2)

Firefighters Responded To Call At Queens Building Hours Before Devastating Blaze

An extra-alarm fire was raging late Thursday afternoon in a building in Ozone Park, Queens.]

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Police Search For Attempted Rape Suspect In Queens

Police in Queens are searching for a man accused of attempting to rape a 15-year-old girl.

12/17/2014

Brooklyn Nets superfan Jeffrey Gamblero (R) at Barclays Center on May 4, 2013. (Photo by Reid B. Kelley/NBA Photos)

Nets Superfan Jeffrey Gamblero Dies After Fall

Gamblero made headlines earlier this month when he was carried out of a Nets-Knicks game at Madison Square Garden without his prosthetic leg.

12/15/2014

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Water Main Break In Astoria, Queens Forces Dozens Out Of Their Homes

It’s become a wet weekend for dozens of Queens residents and it had nothing to do with the weather.

12/13/2014

Crews work to re-rail an F train that derailed on Friday, May 2, 2014. 
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MTA Calls For Disciplinary Action In Queens F Train Derailment Back In May

An official report Friday said multiple track defects were to blame for a derailment on the F Train in Queens this past spring, which left 30 riders and two employees injured.

12/12/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Clergy Members Gather To Protest Against Police Policies After Garner Decision

More protests were held Friday against the NYPD policing policies, in the wake of the grand jury decision in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.

12/12/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Restaurants For Latkes

With Chanukah around the corner, it’s a great time to begin your latke taste test.

12/11/2014

Long Island City, Queens skyline. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Lonely Planet Names Queens The Top U.S. Destination To Visit In 2015

“With microbreweries springing up, new boutique hotels, a reinvented seaside at Rockaway, a world-class art scene, and a truly global food culture, 2015 is the year to try Queens,” according to the travel guide book publisher.

12/10/2014

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Suspect Sought In Forcible Touching Incident Involving 12-Year-Old

Police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a forcible touching incident in Queens.

12/06/2014

NYPD Officer Brian Kinkaid withdrew his own money to help an elderly woman who could not pay her towing fee in Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

NYPD Officer Steps In After Woman Can’t Pay Towing Fee

An NYPD officer came to the rescue Friday after an elderly woman had her car towed.

12/05/2014

An employee rings up sales at a cash register at a  Walmart in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles on Black Friday, November 29, 2013. US stocks Friday moved higher in a holiday-shortened session following better eurozone economic data and positive early assessments of "Black Friday" shopping traffic by some leading retailers.    AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck

Shoppers Continue To Seek Out Bargains As Christmas, Chanukah Approach

It’s the great gift giving dilemma; what to give, and what’s the best deal? Black Friday is in the rear-view and so is Cyber Monday, but Chanukah and Christmas are still dead ahead.

12/05/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Accused Of Stabbing Girlfriend To Death In Queens

Police have arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with the stabbing death of his girlfriend on a street in Queens.

12/05/2014

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Fire Leaves 1 Person Dead In Queens

One person was killed Thursday when a fire broke out in northeast Queens.

12/04/2014

An ad campaign from the Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn encouraging people to come to church. (Credit: Dioceses of Brooklyn)

Catholic Church Seeks To Boost Attendance In Brooklyn, Queens With New Ad Campaign

Hip and trendy may not be the words you would use to describe going to church, but they may be appropriate for a new campaign aimed at attracting visitors.

12/02/2014

An extra-alarm fire ripped through a commercial building in St. Albans, Queens, on Tuesday, Dec. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Fire Rips Through Warehouse Building In St. Albans, Queens

An extra-alarm fire broke out Tuesday evening in a commercial building in St. Albans, Queens.

12/02/2014

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