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City Council looking to stiffen civil penalties for hit-run drivers. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

City Council Considers Stiffer Penalties For Drivers In Deadly Hit-And-Runs

The City Council is considering imposing tougher civil penalties for drivers involved in fatal hit-and-run accidents.

09/03/2014

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The 4 Best Queens Restaurants To Visit During The US Open

You spent enough on your tickets for the US Open; enjoy some local eats along the 7 line that won’t bankrupt you, then head on over to the event.

CBS New York–09/02/2014

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4 Best Jars Of Honey In New York City

Just in time for the fourth annual New York City Honey Festival Sept. 8-14, here are our picks for the best honey in town.

09/02/2014

Pedro Vargas, who police say claimed to be a livery cab driver tried to sexually assault a woman in Queens, in front of her children. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Accused Of Posing As Livery Cab Driver, Attacking Family Appears In Court

Police said 48-year-old Pedro Vargas of Yonkers was arrested Thursday night and charged with two counts of felony assault and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

08/29/2014

A man was shot and severely wounded in swanky Malba, Queens early on the morning of Friday, Aug. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Search For Suspect With Mob Connections In Malba, Queens Shooting

Gunfire, a severely wounded victim, and a possible mob connection came together Friday in a swanky Queens neighborhood.

08/29/2014

Police say this individual stole a wallet and attempted to withdraw money from a Queens ATM. (Credit: DCPI)

Cops: Queens Larceny Suspect Tried To Withdraw Money From Victim’s Account

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying and locating an individual wanted in connection with a grand larceny that took place in Queens.

08/28/2014

Surveillance video of a suspect who allegedly claimed to be a livery cab driver tried to sexually assault a woman in Queens, in front of her children. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Surveillance Video Shows Violent Attack On Woman, 3 Children In Queens

New surveillance video released by police Wednesday night shows the end of a frightening attack.

08/28/2014

A surveillance image of one of two suspects in a string of robberies in Hollis, Queens and near Kissena Park. (Credit: NYPD)

Search On For Suspects In String Of Robberies In Queens

Police on Wednesday were searching for two suspects in connection with four robberies in Queens – one of them in Hollis and three near Kissena Park.

08/27/2014

Oswald Lewis (credit: DEA)

Drug Suspect Wounded In Shootout With US Marshals In Queens

It happened around 11 p.m. Tuesday when a team of marshals and NYPD officers tried to arrest Oswald Lewis at an apartment in Springfield Gardens.

08/27/2014

NYPD Boat

Police: Officers Pull 3 Men From East River In Queens; 2 Had Jumped In

Police Monday evening pulled men from the water after they jumped into the East River offshore from Long Island City, Queens, along with a third person who jumped in to rescue them himself.

08/25/2014

Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows, Queens, hosts the US Open Tennis Championships. (Credit: Getty Images)

Tennis Fans Flock To Queens For Start Of US Open

It’s the calm before the excitement begins at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows where 700,000 fans are expected to fill the stands over the next two weeks.

08/25/2014

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CBS New York Guide To The US Open

For all you need to know on getting to the US Open, the best food to be found at Arthur Ashe Stadium and ticket packages, check out our guide.

08/25/2014

Worldstar Foundation hands out backpacks filled with school  supplies to children in Queens on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

LL Cool J Hands Out School Supplies To Kids At Worldstar Foundation Event

More than 2,000 kids attended the event.

08/24/2014

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Police: Mother Arrested After Unattended Toddler Falls From Queens Fire Escape

Police said when Yasmine Robert returned home, she found her daughter outside with scratches on her face and legs.

08/24/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in an attempted rape in Elmhurst, Queens on Saturday, Aug. 16. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Knocked Woman Down, Tried To Rape Her In Elmhurst, Queens

Police on Friday were asking for help from the public in finding an attempted rape suspect in Elmhurst, Queens.

08/22/2014

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