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Long Island wrestlers to watch in 2018-19
Adam Busiello, Eastport-South Manor, Sr. —The 4-time state champion went 49-0 as a junior and won the state title at 126. Sean Carter, North Babylon, Sr. — Went 41-8 on his way to the Suffolk title at 113 pounds and finished fourth in the state.
Police: Pedestrian hit, killed near Route 110 in Amityville
A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car in Amityville Friday night. The incident happened at the intersection of Route 110 and North Drive just before 10 p.m. Police say Salvatore Contessa was attempting to cross the roadway when he was hit,
Local Live: 5 great concerts to see on LI this week
Long Island has such a wide variety of concerts available it can be tough to decide. Here’s a look at five of this week’s must-see shows:. The rockers are teaming up for “Two Sick Nights of Agony.”
Nassau Police Looking For Man Scammed Woman Out Of Thousands
Nassau County police are searching for a man who scammed a senior citizen living in Oceanside out of tens of thousands of dollars. According to police, an 81-year-old woman received a call from an unknown man on Dec. 3 who said that her son was involved in a car crash that caused injuries, and she n
Queens Man Gets Life In Prison For 2011 Murder In Nassau
A Queens man was sentenced to 17 years to life in prison today for the 2011 robbery and murder of a man in Freeport. Jerod Plowden, 31, was convicted on Oct. 19 of second-degree murder, two counts of first-degree robbery and second-degree robbery.
Pedestrian fatally struck by car while crossing street in Amityville
AMITYVILLE, Long Island (WABC) -- Police say a pedestrian was fatally struck by a car on a Long Island street Saturday night. According to Suffolk County Police, 51-year-old Salvatore Contessa of Amityville was crossing Route 110 at the intersection of North Drive in Amityville shortly before 10 p.m
Man Stole $380 Worth Of Clothes, Hats From Macy's: SCPD
LAKE GROVE, NY - Suffolk Police are seeking the public's help to identify and locate the man who stole merchandise from a Lake Grove store in September. The man stole clothing and hats from Macy's in the Smith Haven Mall, on September 22 at 3:30 p.m.
Bayport-Blue Point HS Students Visit Amityville High School For Cultural Diversity Day
Twenty-eight students enrolled in Bayport-Blue Point High School’s Peer Education Program met with their friends in the Amityville High School Warrior Awareness Club in mid-November for some fun and friendly activities.
Nassau Police Arrest Two For October Murder
Nassau County police arrested two men on Tuesday and charged them with a shooting in October that left one man dead and one injured. Jamik Q. Cannon, 26, of Linden Place, Hempstead, and Brian Marquis Marshall Gibson, 23, of Kingston Avenue, South Floral Park, were arrested in connection with the sho
Convicted murderer gets same sentence after second trial
A Nassau judge Wednesday punished a convicted murderer with 17 years to life behind bars, the exact sentence he was serving for a Freeport slaying before jury misconduct sparked a retrial.
Family searching for answers after Long Island lawyer murdered in Turks and Caicos
NEW YORK (WABC) -- The family of a Long Island womankilled during a getaway trip to Turks and Caicos has been frustrated in their attempts to get answers about what happened. Rick Kuhnla of Wantagh spoke exclusively with Eyewitness News about his wife, 61-year-old Marie Kuhnla.
3-year-old girl dies after being found unresponsive at Long Island day care
MALVERNE, Long Island (WABC) -- An investigation is underway into the death of a 3-year-old child at a day care in Nassau County. The incident was reported at Grace Lutheran Church and School in the 400 block of Hempstead Avenue around 1 p.m. last Friday.
Village enters five-year lease for heavy equipment with $1 option to buy
Lindenhurst is leasing heavy equipment in an effort to save money and keep more services in-house rather than contracting with outside companies. Over the past two weeks, the village has entered into agreements to lease seven pieces of equipment, including trucks, material spreaders and a street swe
Pedestrian struck, killed while crossing Long Island street
AMITYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after he was struck by a car while crossing a street on Long Island. Suffolk County police say Salvatore Contessa was hit by a Honda Accord around 10 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Route 110 and North Drive in Amityville.
Lynbrook couple indicted on murder charges for 2016 attack on Long Beach woman
A Lynbrook couple was formally charged this past weekend for allegedly murdering a Long Beach woman in Dec. 2016. Ralph Keppler, 28, and Francesca Kiel, 21, the victim’s daughter, were arrested in November. According to authorities, Keppler beat Francesca’s mother, Theresa Kiel, with a metal barbell
Bellmore home destroyed in late-night fire
A Sunrise Avenue home was completely destroyed, and an occupant and firefighter suffered minor injuries in fire that broke out after midnight on Monday. According to Vincent Scaduto, of the Bellmore Fire Department, the call came in at 12:43 a.m. Five departments, including Bellmore and Merrick, res
Suffolk County Set to Become the Fourth New York Jurisdiction to Ban Salary History Inquiries
Suffolk County, New York has passed a law making it unlawful for employers and employment agencies with four or more employees to inquire about a job applicant’s salary history or otherwise to rely on such information in setting a new employee’s compensation. Entitled A Local Law to Restrict Informa
Handgun, Crack Cocaine Seized From N.Y. Pair In Wall: Police
WALL, NJ — A pair of Long Island residents are facing drug and weapons charges after police found a handgun, hollowpoint bullets, crack cocaine and marijuana in a Wall Township motel room last week, police said.
Pet Store Owner, Nephew Indicted For Possessing Illegal Animals
The owner of a Levittown reptile store and his nephew were arraigned on a 52-count grand jury indictment, charging them with illegally possessing and selling dangerous and exotic reptiles.
2 Trapped In Overturned Car After Babylon Crash
BABYLON, NY - Two people were extricated from an overturned vehicle after a crash in Babylon on Saturday evening. Suffolk Police confirmed the crash was reported on Park Avenue and Livingston Avenue at 5:34 p.m.