| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:03 AM
Con Edison calls it a voltage reduction. Its customers call it a brownout. In any case, it is a controlled reduction of power for tens of thousands of homes in the Tri State area, thanks to Friday's record high temperatures.
In thirteen neighborhoods and...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 6:25 PM
A natural gas explosion at a US Power Gen plant rocked a Queens neighborhood Wednesday, prompting a flood of 911 calls in the area.
According to officials, the explosion happened at around 7:30 p.m. at the 11-story building located at 20th Avenue near...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Employees of a check cashing business in Queens were thrown for a loop after they handed over $15,000 in cash to a man the believed was an armored guard but was instead a calculated thief.
According to authorities, the incident happened at about 10:15 a....
| Aug 6, 2011
| 12:37 PM
While the name John Gilbert Collison Sr. has been largely forgotten today, his invention of the artificial steel hip ball more than 60 years ago has given him orthopedic immortality.
His invention, manufactured in Baltimore in his Falls Road facility,...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 12:07 AM
People in one Queens neighborhood were in shock Sunday night, after a little girl visiting from Australia died in a two-car crash in Astoria.
Sabrina Mangos, 10, and members of her family were here visiting from the city of Tennyson, near Adelaide. That'...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:14 AM
Cops say the chaotic scene started when a man and woman got into a fight over who the father is of their 9-year-old child.
Authorities say the 46-year-old man never believed the child was his and that ignited a fight. He beat the child's 42-year-old...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 10:54 AM
Police are searching for the mother who stuffed her newborn inside a shoebox and abandoned her outside a Queens home Friday morning.
According to authorities, the baby girl was discovered wrapped in a purple towel some time after 7 a.m. outside a...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 2:45 AM
Thirteen firefighters were injured when a four-alarm fire broke out Tuesday morning in the basement of a three-story building in Queens and quickly consumed the structure.
Fire officials say the blaze began around 8:45 a.m. in the basement of 37-20...
| Mar 31, 2011
Today is the birthday of Christopher Walken!
He was actually born Ronald Walken in 1943 in Astoria, Queens, in New York.
He's very busy but he was nice enough to join us via satellite, check him out...
| Apr 10, 2011
| 6:41 PM
Seven third-graders got an unexpected lesson in female anatomy in a computer class at PS 85 in Astoria, Queens.
"If they are using computers and they are able to get on a site that a parent would not want them on, you would hope they wouldn't get on,"...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 6:42 AM
Police in Queens put out a warning Friday, urging residents to be on alert for a sexual predator targeting Asian women in their 20's and 30's.
So far he's attacked four times, dating back to September, investigators said.
Each time he roughs up his...