Black Friday Bargain Hunters Kick Start Shortened Holiday Shopping SeasonThe National Retail Federation expects Black Friday will again be the busiest in-store shopping day of the year, estimating 114.6 million Americans will participate.
Mall Brawl Breaks Out After 1,000 Teens Show Up Following Half Day Of SchoolA big disturbance with multiple fights broke out at the Queens Center Mall Friday afternoon when 1,000 teenagers showed up after getting out of school early for a half-day.
Rapper's Event At Queens Mall Spark Riots And Looting, Police SayVideo posted to social media showed people getting into fist fights and looting stores. Rapper "A Boogie wit da Hoodie" was scheduled to appear when a melee broke out between the huge crowd.
Last Minute Shoppers Flock To Area Malls Before Christmas CutoffLast-minute shoppers rushed through the aisles on Christmas Eve night, hoping to buy the final gifts on their lists before stores closed for Christmas.
Off-Duty Cop Saves Suicidal Man By Asking For A HugNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD are commending a cop who talked a suicidal man out of killing himself at the Queens Center Mall last week.
DA: Apple Store Employee Bought Nearly $1M In Gift Cards In Fraud SchemeA Queens man is accused of re-coding Visa and American Express gift cards to make fraudulent purchases at the Apple Store at the Queens Center Mall, where he worked.
Police: Man Molested 2 Women In Queens Center MallPolice released a new surveillance video Wednesday of a suspect they believe grabbed and groped two women in the Queens Center Mall last week.
Man Accused Of Setting Several Mall Fires In QueensA 23-year-old man was taken into custody at Burlington Coat Factory at Rego Park Center. Investigators believe he set the fires to divert attention from his shoplifting.
Friday Fades To Black, But Consumers Have Their Eyes On Cyber MondayBlack Friday 2013 was so big it couldn't fit into just one day. Holiday shoppers were out in full force Friday night. Some of the nation's biggest stores have been open since Thursday night.
It's A Science: Bargain Hunters Crowd Tri-State Stores For Black Friday DealsShoppers hungry for deals were filling stores across the region, hoping to score big ticket items at small prices.
Male Procrastinators Out In Last-Minute Shopping BlitzAs Christmas approaches, men are scrambling to do what they hate the most: shop. Last-minute male shoppers were out in full force on Thursday and the Queens Center Mall was no exception.
Procrastinators Prep For Last-Minute Super Saturday Christmas ShoppingThe last shopping weekend before Christmas is here and many shopping procrastinators are expected to turn out in full force on “Super Saturday” morning.