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Truck crash closes eastbound Sunrise Highway
The eastbound highway is expected to be closed at County Line Road for an extended period as the tractor trailer is righted, the road cleared of debris and the vehicles towed, police said.
BREAKING: Cuomo wants to close three more NY state prisons
Governor Cuomo announced Friday that three state correctional facilities will close under the new state spending plan. "In my first State of the State address eight years ago, I said prisons are not a jobs program. Since then, I am proud to have closed more prisons than any governor in history," Cuo
Overturned Tractor Trailer Shuts Down Sunrise Hwy In Massapequa
An overturned tractor trailer has shut down Sunrise Highway in Massapequa. The tractor trailer overturned at the intersection of Sunrise Highway and County Line Road. The trailer, which appeared to be carrying scrap and garbage, spilled its contents all over the road.
Drunken driver crashes into 3 occupied cars in Copiague, police say
A Copiague man who police said was driving drunk when he crashed his car into three occupied vehicles Thursday night has been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.
Community reacts to plan to arm school security guards in West Babylon
WEST BABYLON, LI — The West Babylon school board voted Tuesday to have armed security guards at all schools beginning this fall. Students and parents have mixed feelings about the plan.
Suffolk County Legislature Restores Funding to Anti-Gang, Youth, Seniors & Substance Abuse Programs
Suffolk County, NY - February 15, 2019 - At yesterday’s Suffolk County General Meeting, IR# 1012-2019 passed with bipartisan support. The bill restores much needed funding to agencies included in the November’s omnibus amendments to the County Executive’s proposed 2019 budget, which were defeated in
Five Suspects Busted by NCPD in Connection with Farmingdale Gang Assault
Farmingdale, NY - February 15, 2019 - The Second Squad reports the Arrest of five (5) persons for Gang Assault that occurred on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 10:15 P.M. in Farmingdale.
N. Babylon Pizzeria Damaged After Fight Between Teens Breaks Out
NORTH BABYLON, NY - A North Babylon pizzeria was damaged after a fight broke out among a group of teens on Thursday afternoon, according to Suffolk Police. Officers responded to an incident at Mangia Pizza on 785 Deer Park Avenue, located across from Marion G Vedder Elementary School, at about 2:45
Liberty protester climbs into ICE debate
Immigrant rights activists are urging Nassau County Executive Laura Curran to remove U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency officials from the trailer where they are stationed at the Nassau County Correctional Center in East Meadow.
West Babylon Resident Returns To Reopen Bergen Deli
WEST BABYLON, NY - Local resident Tom Pellicane has returned to West Babylon to reopened the Bergen Deli. The deli, located on 605 Bergen Avenue, officially opened its doors to customers on Feb. 1 after a six month closure.
Long Island’s Best Spots For A ‘Staycation’ During The President’s Day Break
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – School’s out for most kids in our area as we approach President’s Day vacation. That means it’s time for some parents to brainstorm a weeks-worth of “staycation” activities.
Nassau County Authorities Issue Alert for Missing Elmont Teenager
Floral Park, NY - February 15, 2019 - The Missing Persons Squad reports the details of a Missing Juvenile that occurred on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 2:45 p.m. and was reported to police at 6:09 p.m.
Long Island man caught driving with 53 license suspensions
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Heroin Dealer Sentenced For Causing Death Of Wrestling Star
CENTRAL ISLIP, NY - A Ridge man was sentenced to prison on Friday after pleading guilty to distributing heroin that caused the death of a 20-year-old Kings Park man last year, according to the U.S. attorney.
Suspect wanted for attacking woman with bat on Long Island
WYANDANCH, Long Island (WABC) -- There is new video of the suspect wanted for attacking a woman with a bat in Suffolk County. Video shows the man swinging a bat towards the woman in Wyandanch.
Long Island faces price spike for cleaner drinking water
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (FOX 5 NY) - Safer drinking water may cost homeowners double or even triple if it means eliminating a harmful chemical known as 1,4-dioxane, according to some water suppliers on Long Island.
Lawyer: Friendly fire suspect made 'apparent effort at police suicide'
The Brooklyn man charged in the friendly fire shooting in Queens that killed a detective from Long Island was apparently determined to commit suicide by cop, his attorney said Friday.
LI MS-13 Member Sexually Abused, Tried To Murder Toddler
An MS-13 gang member from Hempstead pleaded guilty yesterday to all of the charges against him, including attempted murder and sexually assaulting a 2-year-old girl. Tommy Alvarado-Ventura, 33, also known as Montana, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to first-degree attempted murder, two counts of predato
MS-13 gang member pleads guilty in attack on 2 women, 2-year-old girl, DA says
An MS-13 gang member who authorities said sexually “brutalized” a 2-year-old girl and tried to kill her, her mother and another woman in three separate attacks in Hempstead in 2017 has pleaded guilty to attempted murder and other crimes.
5 Nassau Teens Charged In Gang Assault: Police
Five Nassau County teens were arrested on Thursday and charged with gang assault for an attack that occurred in Farmingdale last week, police said. According to police, a 17-year-old boy was near the Albany Bridge in Farmingdale on Feb. 8 at 10:15 p.m. with his friends when he was approached by five