Queens

A truck burst into flames after being hit by a freight train in Queens on July 8, 2015. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

Tractor-Trailer Bursts Into Flames After Being Hit By Freight Train In Queens

It happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday on Rust Street near 57th Place in Maspeth.

07/08/2015

Seven people were hurt in an early morning fire in Queens on July 7, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

7 Suffer Minor Injuries In Early Morning Queens Fire

Two firefighters and five other people sustained minor injuries in an early morning fire at a home in Queens.

07/07/2015

About 15 people were in a store in Queens when a car crashed into the windows (CBS2)

Car Crashes Into Clothing Store In Queens

As CBS2 Valerie Castro reported, no one was seriously injured in the accident.

07/05/2015

Rendering of Willets Point redevelopment. (credit: NYC Economic Development Corporation)

Court Rules Against Planned Mega Mall On Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Land

A lawsuit has halted a planned mega-mall and development planned for Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens.

07/03/2015

A suspect is seen rolling down the street in a wheelchair after allegedly robbing a bank in Astoria, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Wheelchair-Bound Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

Police have arrested a man who they say robbed a bank in Queens while in a wheelchair.

07/03/2015

Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. (credit: Getty Images)

DA: Queens Women Ran Marijuana Farm In Home With Stolen Electricity

Two Cambria Heights, Queens women were charged Thursday with running a marijuana growing operation in their home – using more than $64,000 worth of stolen electricity.

07/02/2015

A mother and a child were killed in a crash in Bayside, Queens on Wednesday, July 1. (Credit: CBS2)

Mother, Child Killed, 4 Others Injured In Crash In Bayside, In Queens

A mother and a child were killed Wednesday night, and four others were inured, in an accident in Bayside, Queens.

07/01/2015

Scene of fatal hit-and-run in Queens

Queens Man Charged In Connection With Fatal Hit-And-Run

Nicholas Colleran has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, driving without a license and related offenses.

06/30/2015

Mosquitoes

Season’s First West Nile Mosquitoes Found In Queens, Staten Island

Mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus have been found within the New York City limits for the first time this season, according to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

06/30/2015

A suspect is seen rolling down the street in a wheelchair after allegedly robbing a bank in Astoria, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Search Continues For Wheelchair-Bound Bank Robbery Suspect In Queens

Cameras captured the suspect at the counter of the Santander bank on Broadway just after 2 p.m. Monday, police said.

06/30/2015

A suspect is seen in the background rolling down the street in a wheelchair after allegedly robbing a bank in Astoria, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Man In Wheelchair Held Up Bank In Astoria, Queens

A search was under way Monday night for suspect tin a wheelchair who held up a bank in Astoria, Queens.

06/29/2015

Officials believe a fire at this church community center in Woodhaven, Queens was intentionally set. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials Believe Queens Church Community Center Fire Was Intentional

Fire marshals believe someone intentionally started a fire and vandalized a church community center in Woodhaven, Queens.

06/29/2015

Some flags have been left dangling, and some flagpoles have been damaged, in Rockaway Park, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

American Flags Taken Down, Poles Destroyed In Rockaway Park

It’s a mystery in Rockaway Park – someone or something is making a mockery of the American flag, and residents want to know what is causing it.

06/29/2015

Scene of fatal hit-and-run in Queens

Police: Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash In Queens

The 21-year-old woman was taken to Elmhurst Hospital with severe head trauma, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

06/27/2015

A surveillance image of an attempted rape suspect in Woodside, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Tried To Rape Woman In Woodside, Queens Building

Police were searching Thursday night for a suspect who allegedly attempted to rape a woman in a building in Woodside, Queens.

06/25/2015

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