| Jun 2, 2010
| 11:47 AM
Brave bodega workers fought off a pair of would-be robbers by wrestling a gun away from one of them during a holdup and keeping the suspect there until police arrived on the scene.
Police say the incident occurred around 7:15 a.m. Saturday inside the...
| Jun 5, 2010
Fish Fry starts sizzling today at Lions Park
The 63rd annual Fish Fry, sponsored by the Costa Mesa-Newport Harbor Lions Club, will take place today and Sunday at Lions Park, which is on 18th Street between Park and Anaheim avenues.
| Jun 29, 2010
| 6:15 PM
School Children have many reasons to celebrate today.
As many schools closed for summer vacation this week, 54 New York City public pools opened Tuesday. At the Olympic sized Astoria Park Pool area kids made a big splash to celebrate.
| Jan 5, 2010
| 7:24 AM
Two rallies were held Tuesday morning to protest public transit cutbacks proposed by the Metropolitan Transportation.
In Manhattan, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn lead a protest on the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and West 65th Street in Manhattan at...
| Jan 20, 2010
| 4:00 AM
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is preparing for his ninth "state of the city" speech.
Bloomberg is set to speak in Astoria, Queens, on Wednesday afternoon. Each year he holds the event in a different borough.
The mayor was elected last year to a third...
| Jan 26, 2010
| 8:39 AM
A sanitation worker was struck and killed by a tractor trailer in Queens Tuesday morning, Department of Sanitation officials said.
Frank Justich, 41, of Flushing was pinned between his garbage truck and the tractor trailer just before 8 a.m. at 35th St...
| 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...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 6:40 PM
ASTORIA, NY (PIX11) -- They've gotten endorsements from Hollywood's such as Katherine Heigel and Charlie Sheen, but New York City Councilman Peter Vallone, of Astoria, wants to put restrictions on electric cigarettes.
"If an adult wants to do it, it'...