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FILE -- Rep. Steve Israel (credit: Getty Images)

Rep. Israel Fights To Get Boy In Ukraine Reunited With Mom In Queens: ‘Just Resolve It’

The boy hasn’t be able to get the necessary travel documents to be reunited with his mom and remains in Ukraine amid growing unrest.

03/20/2014

Bronx-Whitestone Bridge

Pothole Repairs Shut Down 2 Lanes Of Bronx-Whitestone Bridge

Two southbound lanes on the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge were to be closed overnight for pothole repairs.

01/14/2014

Police are looking for two men wanted in connection with a series of bodega burglaries in Queens. (Credit NYPD)

Cops Seek Suspects In Series Of Queens Bodega Robberies

Two men are wanted in connection with a series of robberies at bodegas and other small businesses that began in August.

12/28/2013

FILE -- School buses idle in front of a school in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Whitestone Residents Protest Proposed High School

Whitestone residents spent part of their Saturday afternoon passing around a petition and protesting a project that is being considered by the Department of Education.

10/05/2013

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Pedestrian Critically Injured In Whitestone, Queens Crash

A pedestrian was in critical condition Monday afternoon, after being struck by a car in Queens.

09/23/2013

A Q15A bus attempts to drive down a narrow street in Queens.(Credit CBS 2)

Queens Residents Say Buses Are Creating Dangerous Situation On Narrow Street

Residents of a Queens neighborhood have demanded action following a route change that is sending buses down a street so narrow that they barely fit.

07/17/2013

West Point Cadet Rachel Kim (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Whitestone Resident Rachel Kim Prepares For Graduation From West Point

She grew up in Whitestone, but now it’s off Germany to be a finance officer. It has always been important to her to serve.

05/23/2013

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Whitestone Residents Frustrated By Inaction On 6-Acre Abandoned Lot

Residents in the well-manicured neighborhood said the owner, Whitestone Jewels, stopped maintaining the grounds about a year ago.

08/09/2012

Mike Baxter leaves the field after crashing into the wall. (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets Outfielder Mike Baxter Not Close To Coming Off Disabled List

Because Mike Baxter hasn’t begun to throw, Mets manager Terry Collins told Mets.com that a comeback “is a ways out yet.” Collins added that the pinch-hitter extraordinaire will need at least 25-30 Minor League at-bats before being recalled to Flushing.

07/19/2012

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Police Make Arrest In Attempted Whitestone Rape Stopped By Former Marine

Kenneth King, 41, was arrested Friday and charged with attempted rape and attempted sex abuse in the incident that allegedly took place Wednesday morning.

09/30/2011

Giuseppe Totino, 86, of Whitestone, was hospitalized for two weeks with West Nile virus (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Clean-Up Continues At Abandoned Queens Lot Blamed As Breeding Ground For West Nile-Carrying Mosquitos

Giuseppe Totino, 86, was hospitalized for nearly two weeks and diagnosed earlier this month with West Nile, said his family physician, Dr. Joseph Mollura, of Whitestone.

09/17/2011

Giuseppe Totino, 86, of Whitestone, was hospitalized for two weeks with West Nile virus (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Elderly Whitestone Man Blames West Nile Virus On Abandoned Property

After 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera first reported the story, CBS 2 tracked down owner Pedro Somoza, who took full responsibility for the property and apologized to the family.

09/16/2011

Diamond (file / credit: AP)

WCBS 880 Interview: Raffi Stepanian – Diamond Hunter Of 47th Street

We like to bring you the stories of people who’ve found unique ways to make a living. Today, we introduce you to a man who pays the bills with nothing but a pair of tweezers – on his hands and knees.

06/21/2011

Suspects Ahmed Ferhani (L), 26, and Mohamed Mamdouh, 20, stand before a judge during their arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court. (credit:  Lucas Jackson-Pool/Getty Images)

Prosecutors To Take More Time To Prepare Case In Alleged Synagogue Plot

Prosecutors are going to take more time to bring the case to a grand jury, so Mohamed Mamdouh’s next appearance in court won’t be until June 2.

05/17/2011

Ahmed Ferhani stands before a judge during his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court May 12, 2011. (credit:Louis Lanzano-Pool/Getty Images)

Accused Terror Suspect Ahmed Ferhani Allegedly Said He Would Fight ‘To The Death’

Ahmed Ferhani, one of the two men accused in an alleged plot to attack Jews in New York City wanted to be a star, but the spotlight found him in a way he may never have anticipated.

05/13/2011

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