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Data reveal an aging and slow-growing Nassau County
Nassau County is changing and barely resembles the post-World War II suburb it was in the second half of the 20th century, new demographic numbers show. The county's population is graying and growing at a slower rate than ever before. As of 2017, Nassau's newest residents were increasingly Hispanic
19 LIRR Trains Canceled For Evening Commute
It's going to be a hellish commute home for Long Island Rail Road riders Tuesday evening. The LIRR has canceled 19 trains "due to signal trouble in West Side Yard adjacent to Penn Station."
Nassau County: New sexual harassment protections for county workers
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced on Tuesday new sexual harassment protections for county employees, including the county’s first-ever policy to safeguard transgender workers against discrimination.
Indictment charges 12 Mid-Hudson residents with drug trafficking
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Twelve members of an alleged narcotics-trafficking ring operating in Ulster, Dutchess and Orange counties were arraigned Tuesday after a 110-count indictment charged them with selling thousands of prescriptions pills on a daily basis, according to acting state Attorney General B
Woman charged in Bronx MTA bus slashing after fellow passenger tried to pet dog
MELROSE, Bronx (WABC) -- A woman suspected of slashing two fellow passengers on an MTA bus in the Bronx after one of them tried to pet her dog is under arrest. The incident was reported on an MTA bus near East 149th Street and Morris Avenue in the Melrose section around 2:30 p.m. Monday.
Penny Marshall dead at 75, best known as TV's Laverne and director of 'Big,' 'A League of Their Own'
Bronx-born Penny Marshall, who found ‘70s sitcom success on “Laverne and Shirley” before stepping behind the camera for Hollywood hits like “Big” and “A League of Their Own,” died Monday night at her California home. She was 75.
Local Live: 5 great concerts to see on LI this week.
Long Island has such a wide variety of concerts available it can get tough to decide. Here’s a look at five of this week’s must-see shows:. The Bethpage crooner brings “Christmas With Sal” home.
Speeding driver in Hempstead had 36 license suspensions, police say
A Roosevelt man whose license had been suspended three dozen times was arrested Monday evening after being pulled over for speeding, Nassau County police said. Raymond Renwick, 34, was speeding on Lee Street in Roosevelt in a 2018 Honda Accord about 5:35 p.m. when officers stopped him, police said i
Woman dies in Bronx from illegal butt injection, deemed homicide
A 48-year-old woman died in the Bronx from an illegal buttocks injection — and her death has been deemed a homicide, officials said Tuesday. Leslie Ayala visited the city from Philadelphia for the risky procedure. She went into cardiac arrest at the home of a friend she was staying with on Seward Av
4 Busted In Fake Check-Cashing Scheme: Greenwich Police
GREENWICH, CT — A New York woman walked into a Greenwich bank and tried to cash a check. Before she can complete the transaction, bank staff realized it was a scam, and the woman walked out. But before she could leave in the getaway vehicle - with three alleged accomplices inside - Greenwich police
Woman Killed As She Crosses Notorious Queens Blvd, Police Say
SUNNYSIDE, QUEENS – A woman was hit and killed as she tried to cross Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside Monday, police said. Yimei Gao, 73, who lived on 56th Ave, was crossing the notoriously dangerous road near her home at 6:22 a.m., police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Long Island day care owner in court after toddlers found wandering in street
HICKSVILLE, Long Island (WABC) -- A Long Island day care owner who was arrested after two toddlers were found in and near the roadway was in court Monday. Graciela Castro was hit with three Do Not Harass orders, which are similar to orders of protection but not as strict, in connection with her arre
EXCLUSIVE: Goon botches alleged murder-for-hire job, gets busted with man who paid him, prosecutors say
A Manhattan drug dealer and Bronx hitman who cooked up a botched plan to kill a rival couldn’t keep quiet about it — and now they’re facing attempted murder charges, a new criminal complaint filed alleges.
Hempstead apartment fire forces tenants from their homes
An apartment building fire Monday in Hempstead forced some residents out of their homes. The Hempstead fire chief says it was a small fire that traveled from a first-floor apartment up to the second floor. It was reported just before 5 p.m. at one of the Hofstra Gardens apartment buildings at 621 Fr
Two Men Linked to Trinitarios Charged in Death of Bedford Park Teen
Police have arrested two men they say assaulted and robbed a 17-year-old from Bedford Park before throwing him into oncoming traffic, causing his death. The fatal push ranks as the seventh homicide within the 52nd Precinct, which had a 200 percent homicide increase this year.
2 arrested in death of teen fatally struck by ambulette in the Bronx
The BRONX — Police arrested two men in the death of a 17-year-old who was pushed in front of an ambulette in the Bronx. Obeb Adames and Mario Almonte were arrested Sunday for their alleged involvement in Angel Reyes-Godoy’s death.
LIRR: Hicksville-area delays after vehicle strikes bridge
The Long Island Rail Road warned of 5- to 10-minute delays through Hicksville after a vehicle struck a bridge west of the station on Monday morning. The Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma branches were affected, the LIRR said in service advisories. The first notice of the strike was at about 9:20 a.m., s
Man charged with trying to abduct 11-year-old in Ridgewood, Queens
RIDGEWOOD, Queens (WABC) -- A Queens man is in custody after he allegedly chased an 11-year-old girl and attempted to force her into his car before good Samaritans intervened. It happened around 7:50 a.m. Saturday as the victim was walking near Center Street and Seneca Avenue in Ridgewood on her way
Woman slashes fellow bus rider in Bronx who tried to pet her dog, police say
MELROSE, Bronx (WABC) -- Police say a woman slashed a fellow bus rider in the face after she tried to pet her dog. The incident was reported Monday on an MTA bus near East 149th Street and Morris Avenue around 2:30 p.m.
Body found in Queens park: police
BAYSWATER, Queens — Police are investigating the discovery of a battered body found inside of Bayswater Point State Park, police said Sunday. Authorities responded to a call of an unconscious male inside of the Queens park near Mott Avenue and Beacon Place just before 12 p.m..