| Jul 7, 2010
| 6:17 PM
What is already a dangerous heat wave has now turned deadly with at least one fatality in Queens blamed on the record high temperatures.
As New York City area's relentless heatwave moves from bake to broil the gushing of water spraying from open hydrants...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 8:46 AM
One day after a New York Public Library employee told PIX 11 News of a growing bed bug problem in the library's Mid-Manhattan branch on 40th Street, a library official "unequivocally" denied the report and said there is no cause for alarm.
"We have found...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 11:39 AM
New York City police are on the hunt for a suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault on a 21-year-old woman.
Authorities say the incident occurred July 31 at the Steinway Street subway station in Astoria. The suspect allegedly approached the...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 5:12 PM
Tonight all that lingers along 31st Street in Astoria, Queens, is the sound of hammering and a sense of sorrow. Workers spent the night boarding up a home destroyed by fire. Amongst the charred remains still visible from the street are record albums, a...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 3:58 PM
For years, many have long been skeptical of the urban legend that claims alligators dwell in the New York City sewer system. Over the weekend, however, the myth gained some cred after a pint-size gator was spotted roaming the streets of Queens.
| Aug 23, 2010
| 5:22 PM
You wouldn't recognize Jack and Bessie Lopipero, but chances are you would recognize their Astoria home. It was featured on the hit show "Seinfeld."
The house was the back drop for George Costanza's parents, Frank and Estelle Costanza -- played by...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 6:15 PM
An intoxicated man is accused of urinating outside a Queens mosque Wednesday night during a prayer session, according to New York City police.
The disturbing incident unraveled at the Iman Mosque on Steinway Street in Astoria when witnesses say Omar...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 5:07 PM
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority took another step toward an aggressive fare hike for New York City subway riders Monday. At the second legally mandated public hearing, straphangers blasted the MTA plan to balance its budget by reaching deeper...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 2:34 PM
A man walked into an Astoria pharmacy Thursday afternoon and opened fire, shooting and killing a woman, police said.
The woman, whose identity has not been released, was transported in critical condition to Elmhurst Hospital where she later died.
| Feb 14, 2011
| 1:39 PM
If you drive, the toughest place in the city to get a loaf or bread or a newspaper might be 31st st. near the N and Q stop in Astoria where livery cab drivers troll for fares.
Shoppers willing to risk a ticket, will double park, while drivers just...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 5:57 PM
Some new City statistics were released yesterday showing graffiti is down over all in New York city . But Glendale and Ridgewood Queens are still the two highest neighborhoods with grafffiti complaints.
Danielle Greczi from Glendale says , "Its a...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 7:41 PM
Roy C. “Bob” Godfrey, 84, of Stoystown (Buckstown), died March 8, 2011, at home. Born May 18, 1926, in New Florence, son of Jim Godfrey and Gladys (Atkins) Godfrey- Blackburn. Preceded in death by his parents; brothers: James, Edward and...