Astoria

Oil sheen spans 5 miles of Columbia River

ASTORIA, Ore. — Crews are working to contain an oil spill that has created a sheen spanning five miles of the Columbia River in Astoria, the U.S. …

Columbia River

Police suspect arson in string of fires in Astoria

ASTORIA, OR (KPTV) -<p>Investigators say an arsonist is on the loose in Astoria after crews responded to six fires in the last two weeks, leaving a …

Oregon

String of fires spark concern about potential Astoria arsonist

ASTORIA, Ore. -- Detectives in Astoria fear they could have an arsonist on their hands after five fires in 11 days.<p>“It’s a big deal,” said Police …

Portland, OR

'The Best Cookies In The World' Are In Queens, Food Site Says

Food Envy highlighted Chip NYC in Astoria for having what it says have been praised as "the best cookies in the world.<p>ASTORIA, QUEENS -- "The best …

Dessert

Coast Guard crew from Astoria seizes 12,000 pounds of cocaine during 50-day mission

ASTORIA, OR (KPTV) -<p>A Coast Guard cutter from Astoria was involved in the seizure of 12,000 pounds of cocaine during a 50-day mission in the Eastern …

Oregon

Scuffle with Astoria PD leads to arrest, witness offers praise how situation was handled

ASTORIA, OR (KPTV) -<p>Tense moments were caught on camera over the weekend in Astoria as police arrested a man accused of throwing produce in a store …

Oregon

Get 'First Look' At International Movies In Astoria Film Fest

Explore innovative films from all over the world at Museum of The Moving Image's "First Look" international film festival in January.<p>ASTORIA, QUEENS …

New York City

The Curbed Cup 2017 winner is… Astoria!

It’s the first time the Queens neighborhood has made it to the Curbed Cup finals<p>The people have spoken: Astoria is the winner of the 2017 Curbed Cup! The Queens neighborhood pummeled Yorkville in the final round, taking a whopping 60 percent of the final vote.<p>Some fun facts: This is one of only a …

Long Island

Police Raid YouTube Prankster’s Room at Waldorf=Astoria Boca Raton

A YouTube prankster was on vacation at the Waldorf=Astoria Boca Raton Resort and Club and three hours before New Years’ the property kicked him out — …

Hotels

Curbed Cup Finals! (4) Yorkville vs. (10) Astoria

The final matchup pits Manhattan against Queens<p>This is it, everyone: We’ve come to the finals of the 2017 Curbed Cup, and it’s a battle between Manhattan and Queens. The two neighborhoods that will face off are <b>Yorkville</b> and <b>Astoria</b>.<p>And there was a stunning upset to get here: The No. 1 seed, the …

Manhattan

Man Fleeing Police Drives Pickup Off Astoria Pier

A man fleeing from police had to be rescued Wednesday after driving his pickup off a pier at North Tongue Point and into a side channel of the …

Oregon

He sped away from police – right off the end of a pier

Oregon police investigating reports of a trespasser at the Astoria riverfront Wednesday tried to arrest Timothy Erofeeff. But he sped away in his …

Crime

Watch: Man drives truck off Astoria pier into river

KOIN 6 News Staff - PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A man was arrested in Astoria Wednesday after police said he drove his truck off a pier into the …

Portland, OR

Police: Suspect drove off Astoria pier, attempted to swim away from officers

ASTORIA, OR (KPTV) -<p>A man accused of trespassing drove off a pier in Astoria and attempted to swim away from officers before turning around and …

Oregon

Fake UPS Drivers Shoot Man In Astoria, Police Say

The 53-year-old victim was taken to the hospital after suffering a gunshot wound to the leg, police said.<p>ASTORIA, NY — Two men who posed as UPS …

New York City

Curbed Cup Elite Eight: (2) Hudson Yards vs. (10) Astoria

Which neighborhood should advance? Cast your vote now!<p><i>The Curbed Cup, our annual award for the neighborhood of the year, is kicking off with 16 neighborhoods vying for the prestigious (fake) trophy. We’ll reveal each of the neighborhoods this week, and polls will be open for 24 hours so you can</i> …

Long Island

Robbers posing as UPS workers shoot man in the leg

Two robbers posed as UPS deliverymen Thursday to bust into a Queens man’s apartment and then shot him once in one leg, police said.

Crime

Astoria survivor of Amtrak train derailment recalls moment of crash

TACOMA, Wash. -- Del DeSart says he's lucky to be alive.<p>The Astoria man was on Amtrak train 501 when it derailed northeast of Olympia, Wash.<p>“I dozed …

Portland, OR

Wow House: Boutique Condo In Astoria

Check out photos of one of the boutique condos available in the brand new Lincoln Astoria complex.<p>ASTORIA, QUEENS -- Get your hands on one of the …

New York City

The three spots you must visit in Astoria

With so many streets in New York chock-full of wonderful restaurants, bars and historic attractions, we’re making it easier for you to navigate them …

New York City

Update: Queens Man Arrested For Fatal Astoria Shooting

A Long Island City man is behind bars for allegedly shooting a man in broad daylight in Astoria this weekend.<p>ASTORIA, QUEENS -- A Long Island City …

Crime

Queens Man Shot And Killed In Broad Daylight In Astoria: NYPD

The 20-year-old man was shot in the chest, torso and arm on Saturday afternoon, police say.<p>ASTORIA, QUEENS -- A 20-year-old Queens man was fatally …

New York City

Astoria-Long Island City Jobs | Astoria-Long Island City, NY Patch

Astoria-Long Island City, NY jobs, career and employment opportunities<p>New Jobs Listed in the Astoria-Long Island City area - check out the Patch Job …

New York City

Recent Astoria Home Sales | Local Real Estate Guide

Five recently sold homes in Astoria, plus homes for sale, foreclosures, local mortgage rate comparison, housing data and nearby offerings.<p>ASTORIA, …

Real Estate

Astoria man, 18, dies after head-on crash near Gearhart

KOIN 6 News Staff - PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- An 18-year-old man from Astoria died near Gearhart on Wednesday after losing control and colliding head …

Portland, OR

Astoria teen dies in two-car Highway 101 crash on Oregon coast

GEARHART, OR (KPTV) -<p>An 18-year-old driver from Astoria died in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 101 on the Oregon coast.<p>Emergency crews responded to …

Oregon

Suspect Sought In Pair Of Burglaries In Astoria, Queens

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — The NYPD is looking for a man in connection to a pair of burglaries in Queens.<p>The first incident occurred the morning of …

Crime

Spend the Weekend at The Reach, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

Florida’s <b>Key West</b> is known to attract tourists from all over the world thanks to its perfect weather, lovely beaches and amazing nightlife, but we …

Hotels

Caught On Camera: Man Sets American Flag On Fire Outside Astoria Home

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> – A Queens man is vowing to buy an even bigger American flag after someone burned the one hanging on his property.Surveillance …

American Flag

New ferry service from Astoria expected to cut commute times

The city’s fourth NYC Ferry route launched Tuesday connecting Astoria and Long Island City in Queens, along with Roosevelt Island, to Midtown and …

New York City