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Officials: Dropped thermos may have caused deadly Queens bus crash

FLUSHING, Queens -- A freak accident involving a dropped thermos might have causeda bus crash that killed three people in New York City, federal safety investigators said Thursday.

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Retired Suffolk County lieutenant accused of hit-and-run involving Nassau County officer

WESTBURY, Long Island (WABC) -- A retired Suffolk County Police lieutenant is accused of a hit-and-run involving a Nassau County Police sergeant. Authorities say the incident began last Friday afternoon when William Hasper was pulled over on Old Country Road in Westbury for motor vehicle violations.

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Husband Dies, Wife Hospitalized in Apparent Carbon Monoxide Incident on Long Island: Police

Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man in a Suffolk County residence due to apparent carbon monoxide poisoning, police say. Cops were called to the residence on Scott Drive in Melville, Long Island, around 8:30 a.m. Thursday for a report a couple feeling ill.

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Driver With 24 License Suspensions Arrested: Garden City Police

Two packages, each containing ten Apple cell phones, were reported stolen from the Fed-Ex facility on Clinton Road on Feb. 13. The total loss is approximately $18,000. An officer stopped a vehicle for driving 55 MPH on Clinton Road on Feb. 14. Upon investigation, the driver, a 37-year-old man from A

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Second Man Arrested In Nassau County Murder: Police

Nassau County police have arrested a second man they say was involved in the murder of a Hempstead man earlier this week. According to police, two men were shot in front of 100 Terrace Ave. just after 2:45 a.m. Monday. One of the men, Matthew Gilreath, 28, of Hempstead, died from his injuries on Tue

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Feds: Bloods member from Roosevelt gets 15 years for shooting, racketeering

A member of the Bloods accused of racketeering and committing a 2015 shooting was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday in Central Islip federal court. Prosecutors from the Eastern District of New York say Jermaine Green, 28, of Roosevelt, opened fire with an assault rifle after he and a fellow B

NEWSDAY

Long Island family says they were targeted and bullied by Nassau County Police

NEW HYDE PARK, Long Island -- A Long Island couple will be filing a complaint with Nassau County claiming police overreach and discrimination. Kan and Claudia Tan, along with their attorney Jean Wang, sat down with PIX11 News. The Tans say their vehicle was improperly towed and their family was left

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Long Island Gang Member Sentenced For Attempted Murder

A Bloods gang member from Roosevelt was sentenced to 15 years in prison today for his role in the murder of a rival gang member in 2015. Jermaine Green, 28, also known as "730," pleaded guilty on June 21, 2018 to racketeering and discharging a firearm in connection with a crime of violence. Green an

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Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,

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More Nassau County detectives needed to fight MS-13, opioid crisis, union chief says

The head of Nassau County's detectives union said Thursday that the county police department needs about 100 more detectives, and should triple the number fighting gang violence.

NEWSDAY

Beam Falls From Elevated 7-Train Track, Crashes Through Car Windshield Below, NYC Pol Says

A beam from an elevated subway track crashed through the windshield of a moving car below, narrowly missing the vehicle's driver, a local politician said. The beam pierced the car's windshield near 65th Street in Woodside, Queens, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer said in a tweet Thursday afternoon.

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Central High School District superintendent denies after-school busing request for private school students

About five months after Lori Lang asked the Valley Stream Central High School District Board of Education to implement a policy that would provide private-school students with after-school transportation, Superintendent Bill Heidenreich said he would not recommend that the board move forward with th

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Wednesday's Long Island Snow Totals

The National Weather Service has reported unofficial snow totals for several Long Island towns from Wednesday's storm.

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Teen Girls Groped on Subway, Bus in Bronx, Suspects Sought: NYPD

Police say they're looking for two men in two separate incidents in the Bronx in which teenage girls were groped on a subway train and a bus. A 15-year-old girl reported that a man rubbed himself against her buttocks inside a southbound 6 train at around 6:45 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, according to pol

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Robbery lookout suspect indicted in NYPD friendly fire death

The man who acted as a lookout for the robbery that ended in the death of NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen was indicted by the Queens District Attorney’s Office on Thursday. Jagger Freeman, 25, had already been criminally charged with 13 counts, including felony murder, for his role in the robbery at h

NEW YORK POST

Man Exposes Himself to 9-Year-Old Girl on NYC Subway, Rubs Up on Her: Cops

Cops are looking for a man they say exposed himself to a 9-year-old girl on a subway in Queens on Valentine's Day, then pressed his body against her before running off the train.

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Cops: Levittown Man Busted for Allegedly Driving Drunk with Loaded Handgun in Vehicle

Massapequa Park, NY - February 21, 2019 - The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of a Levittown man for Driving While Intoxicated that occurred on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at 02:45 AM in Massapequa Park.

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Debris From Subway Plunges Through Windshield Of SUV In Queens

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A terrifying scene played out in Woodside, Queens Thursday afternoon. A piece of wooden debris from the elevated 7 train platform came crashing down on a car driving near 65th Street and Roosevelt Ave.

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Winning Take 5 lottery ticket sold in Hewlett

New York Lottery officials announced on Feb. 21, that a winning ticket for the Feb. 20 TAKE-5 drawing was sold at Meet Cards & Gift Inc. at 1753 Peninsula Blvd. in Hewlett. The winning ticket is worth $30,359.50. Another winner was sold in the Bronx.

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Authorities Seeking Two Suspects that Used Stolen Credit Card in Huntington Station

Huntington Station, NY - February 21, 2019 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate two men who used stolen credit cards in Huntington Station in January.

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