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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.


The hands of the Statue of the Risen Christ at St. Francis de Sales Church in Belle Harbor, Queens was vandalized this week. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Statue Of Christ Desecrated At Belle Harbor Church

Police Friday night were investigating the shocking desecration of the Statue of the Risen Christ at a church in the Rockaways.


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Police Claim Bus Driver Stabbed Another Motorist In Rockaways

Police alleged that a bus driver stabbed another motorist in a road rage incident in the Rockaways Tuesday afternoon.


Clean-up continues amongst piles of debris where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away on Nov. 10, 2012 in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of Queens. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man’s Drowning Is 44th Sandy-Related Death In NYC

A 62-year-old man’s body was found in his trailer home on Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Queens in April. The medical examiner’s office now says he drowned during the Oct. 29 storm.


The ruins of a destroyed home sit in the sand on November 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

6 Months After Superstorm Sandy, Signs Of Progress But More To Be Done

Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage and left tens of thousands of people homeless after coming ashore Oct. 29. Six months later, major issues including housing, business, tourism and coastal protection still remain.


"The Wave"

Rockaway Newspaper ‘The Wave’ Works To Put Out New Edition After Sandy

The Rockaway Beach Boulevard offices of ‘The Wave’ were destroyed by Sandy and the weekly staff is now working out a rented second floor office on rented computers to put out Friday’s first post-storm edition.


Queens Mobile Library (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Mobile Library Offers Rockaways Residents An Escape Amid The Destruction

Just four days after the ocean crashed through the big glass windows of the Peninsula branch on Rockaway Beach Boulevard, a yellow bus pulled in to the parking lot to offer residents a break from the devastation.


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Teen Charged With Shooting, Killing Man In The Rockaways

A teenage suspect has been charged with the murder of a man in the Rockaways late last week.


100th Precinct Station

Rockaway Beach Police Station Coming Back After Sandy Devastation

When the Rockaway Peninsula got blasted by Hurricane Sandy, the police were hit like everyone else — battered and flooded.


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Man Named Doctor Charged In Rape Of Queens Woman

Samuel Doctor, 22, was arrested today in connection with the attack that occurred at the corner of Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 91st Street on Sunday.


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Police Looking For Suspect Accused Of Raping 64-Year-Old In Queens

The incident happened around 5:30 a.m. at the corner of Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 91 Street. The suspect approached the woman, forced her to the ground and raped her, police said.


Police Tape (credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

Paralyzed Woman Allegedly Kidnapped, Imprisoned & Beaten By Queens Couple

The victim is also said to have turned over all her income from Social Security and other sources to her alleged captors out of fear.