Queens

A drill bit plowed through a subway tunnel in Long Island City, Queens on Thursday, Oct. 30. (Credit: MTA)

MTA Exec Blames Contractors’ Stupidity For Drill Bit Accident In Subway

A Metropolitan Transportation Authority official said the “stupidity” of contracted workers led to a giant drill bit piercing the ceiling of a subway tunnel in Queens last month.

11/18/2014

This bathroom described as being like a 'pigsty' was among the squalid rooms in a Queens home recently vacated by squatters. (Credit: CBS2)

Owner Returns To Queens Home Vacated By Squatter, Finds It In Shambles

A Queens woman returned to her house ransacked and squalid Monday, as she continued to fight the squatter she has claimed stole her house.

11/17/2014

The Squad 288/Hazmat 1 firehouse in Maspeth lost 18 members on 9/11. (credit: CBS 2)

Con Ed Cables Catch Fire, Send Flames Up From Sidewalk In Astoria, Queens

Underground Con Edison cables caught fire in Astoria, Queens Thursday afternoon, prompting the evacuation of three homes.

11/13/2014

Surveillance image of two suspects wanted in connection with a robbery at the Crown Travel Agency in Queens on Nov. 12, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Police: 2 Suspects Sought In Travel Agency Robberies In Queens

Police are looking for two suspects who they believe are responsible for two gun-point robberies at two Queens travel agencies.

11/13/2014

Ridgewood, Queens residents say parents from a local youth football league are creating a dangerous parking problem in their neighborhood. (Credit: CBS2)

Residents Say Youth Football Program Is Causing Dangerous Parking Situation In Ridgewood, Queens

Residents are blaming a youth football program for clogging the street and endangering their community.

11/12/2014

Cellphone video captured a shoving match between a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver and a 16-year-old boy in Jamaica, Queens on Tuesday, Nov. 11. (Credit: CBS2)

Caught On Video: Teen, MTA Bus Driver Get Into Shoving Match In Queens

A shoving and shouting match between a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver and a teenager in Queens was caught on cellphone video Tuesday morning.

11/11/2014

FILE - A child sits in a stroller among shopping bags in New York City. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

DA: ‘Stroller Trolling’ Couple Targeted Unsuspecting Female Shoppers In Queens

Luis Chango, 45, and Rosa Jerez, 37, were arraigned Monday on multiple charges, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.

11/11/2014

Police shot a man while responding to a burglary in Jamaica, Queens on Monday, Nov. 10. (Credit: CBS2)

Police Charge Queens Burglary Suspect Injured In Police-Involved Shooting

Police have charged a suspect who was injured in a police-involved shooting after they said he attacked two officers during a burglary in Queens.

11/11/2014

Police are investigating a deadly accident that took place in Queens on Saturday night. (Credit: CBS2)

Suspect Charged Following Deadly Crash In Queens Remains Hospitalized

A driver who police said is charged in connection with a deadly crash outside a banquet hall in Queens remains hospitalized Monday.

11/10/2014

Belle Harbor Manor Assisted Living Center (credit: CBS2)

Queens Adult Home Residents Asked To Repay FEMA Aid

The Federal Emergency Management Agency wants at least a dozen of those disabled, elderly and mostly poor residents to return thousands of dollars in disaster aid.

11/09/2014

Police are investigating a deadly accident that took place in Queens on Saturday night. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Man Charged Following Deadly Wreck Outside Of Queens Banquet Hall

Police are trying to determine if a deadly crash in Queens Saturday night was intentional.

11/09/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Boyfriend Charged In Connection With Queens Woman’s Stabbing Death

Authorities responding to a 911 call of a woman stabbed inside of an apartment at 149-45 Northern Boulevard arrived to find a 68-year-old woman with multiple stab wounds about her body.

11/09/2014

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Police: 1 Dead, 2 Injured After Car Mounts Curb, Hits Pedestrians In Laurelton, Queens

Authorities say it happened around 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of Merrick Boulevard and 225th Street.

11/08/2014

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Cops: Suspects Tied Up Employees While Robbing Howard Beach Store

Police are looking for two men who tied up employees while robbing a store in Queens.

11/08/2014

Sketch of man whose body was found dismembered in Queens (Credit: NYPD)

Police Release Sketch Of Man Whose Dismembered Body Was Found In Queens

The medical examiner’s office determined the body parts belonged to a 30-year-old white man, but police have not been able to identify the victim.

11/08/2014

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