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Nassau DA: Massapequa Drunk Driver Sentenced for Crash that Killed Elderly Couple

John Hartwig, 64, pleaded guilty to First Degree Vehicular Manslaughter after killing two pedestrians while driving drunk, DA Singas said. John Hartwig of Massapequa, 64, pleaded guilty to killing two pedestrians while driving drunk. Mineola, NY - March 22, 2018 - Nassau County District Attorney Mad

LONGISLAND.COM - 2018-03-22 18:04:22

Car Bursts Into Flames In North Babylon

NORTH BABYLON, NY - A car fire was reported in North Babylon on Wednesday afternoon, according to the North Babylon Fire Department. Firefighters responded to a call for a vehicle fire on Parkdale Drive at 2:10 p.m. The blaze was put out in about 25 minutes.


7-year-old girl brain-dead after hanging prank goes wrong

A Queens girl tied a bathrobe belt around her neck and other end to the refrigerator as a prank - but she actually choked when her mom left the room and the stunt has left her brain-dead, police sources and relatives told The Post on Thursday. Precise Tucker, 7, was trying to play a joke on her mom,

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-22 18:13:23

6-Year-Old Boy Seriously Injured After Brentwood Crash

BRENTWOOD, NY - A 6-year-old boy was seriously injured after a Brentwood crash on Thursday afternoon, according to Suffolk Police. Melanie Beemer, 35, of Coram was driving a 2011 Jeep Patriot east on Express Drive South when she was struck by a 1999 Honda Odyssey traveling south on Washington Avenue

PATCH - 2018-03-22 23:49:15

The Most Romantic Coffee Shop In Babylon

"From the moment we had one of our first dates at Babylon Bean, it was a magical place for us. " For this month's Love In A Small Town feature, we asked Patch readers to tell us the story behind a specific spot in town where they fell in love. For Diana Quereshi, this spot is Babylon Bean coffee hou


Off-duty officer found guilty of 2 charges in groping case

A Nassau jury convicted Hempstead Officer Louis Arcila of official misconduct and child endangerment Friday. He was acquitted of a sex abuse charge following a 2015 encounter with a female restaurant patron. Hempstead Police Officer Louis Arcila was found guilty Friday of official misconduct and ch

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-23 21:46:32

Argyle Theatre in Babylon announces first year's schedule

A taste of Broadway is coming to Babylon. When the 1920s movie house, now in the final leg of its more than $3 million renovation, reopens next month as the Argyle Theatre, its inaugural season will include in-house productions casting professional actors, children's shows and live music. "We want t

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-23 10:00:00

Driver Crashes Into Bay Shore Gas Station During Snowstorm

BAY SHORE, NY - A car crashed into a Bay Shore gas station during the snowfall on Wednesday night, according to Suffolk Police. Police responded to crash at Lukoil on 515 E. Main Street 21 at 8:55 p.m.

PATCH - 2018-03-22 13:43:13

Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued For Long Island

The National Weather Service has issued the following hazardous weather outlook for Long Island:Temperatures dropping below freezing tonight will result in refreezing of any snow melt. This will create icy conditions on any untreated roadways, especially secondary roadways. For early Friday morning,

PATCH - 2018-03-22 22:56:21

Man Stole 2 Trimmers Worth $500 From Commack Lowe's: Police

Have you seen this man? Police are looking for him. COMMACK, NY - Police are looking for man who stole itmes from a Commack store last month. The man (pictured above) stole a Kobolt trimmer and a Husqvarna hedge trimmer from Lowe's on 100 Express Drive North on Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. He then fled the

PATCH - 2018-03-22 13:25:59

Giants trade Jason Pierre-Paul, 2018 fourth-round pick to Buccaneers for 2018 third-round pick, fourth-round pick  

Giants trade DE Jason Pierre-Paul to Buccaneers The Giants have traded Jason Pierre-Paul to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Daily News has confirmed that new Giants GM Dave Gettleman shipped JPP and the Giants' 2018 fourth-round pick (102nd overall, second of fourth round) to the Bucs in a major Thu

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 14:28:27

Moderate melting Friday of record snowfall, weather service says

Highs will be in the upper 40s Friday - the sort of temperatures ideal for avoiding a fast, major melt, the National Weather Service said. A look at the snow on Long Island Thursday morning. Bands of heavy snow -- with reported snowfall rates of 4 to 5 inches an hour -- dropped at least 19.3 inches

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-23 03:05:00

#BREAKING NYC Firefighter killed in Harlem fire

A firefighter died while battling a five alarm fire in Harlem late last night. The fire broke out in the basement of a building on St. Nicholas Avenue just before 11 p.m. As flames spread, a firefighter became trapped. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Three other firef

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-03-23 06:28:02

Nor'easter Dumps 20 Inches of Snow on Long Island

The fourth nor'easter forecast to hit Long Island in a month dropped 20 inches of snow-with a foot falling in four hours in Islip Wednesday night into Thursday morning, meteorologists said. The National Weather Service lifted the winter storm warning and coastal flood advisories for Nassau and Suffo

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2018-03-22 12:00:59

Melville's Average Credit Score Is No. 6 On Long Island

If the average credit score of Melville and Dix Hills residents were a grade, it would be an A. According to a WalletHub analysis, Melville and Dix Hills were both in the 92 percentile nationwide of the 2,572 communities surveyed. Melville has an average credit score of 756, the No. 6 highest credi

PATCH - 2018-03-22 20:15:02

Village Of Babylon Declares State Of Emergency

BABYLON, NY - Village of Babylon Ralph Scordino declared a state of emergency in the village as of Wednesday at 7 a.m. in response to the winter storm. A total of 6 to 12 inches of snow are expected to accumulate on Wednesday night along with strong wind gusts. All residents are asked to remove par


Suspicious Package From Austin Delivered To Babylon Home

BABYLON, NY - A package from Austin, Texas where there was a recent deadly bombing spree, was delivered to a Babylon home on Wednesday. Suffolk Police received a call after the package with no return address was delivered to a Green Meadow Drive at about 11:47 a.m. The package was returned to the po


Woman dead, 5 hurt in Wantagh State Parkway crash, cops say

The slick roads from the heavy wet snow during Wednesday's nor'easter were a factor in the rollover, police said. A woman was killed and five others were injured when a van they rode in overturned and crashed on the Wantagh State Parkway due to the weather conditions on Wednesday, police said. Phot


Nor'easter disrupts travel by air, land, sea on Long Island

The nor'easter moved in Wednesday morning and disrupted travel by air, land and sea, canceling flights, causing car accidents - one of them fatal - and suspending ferry service. Police reported multiple traffic accidents as the storm fired up, including a crash on the Wantagh State Parkway in which


Long Island Snow Totals For March 21

The snow may still be falling, but people working with the National Weather Service have started taking measurements of what's fallen so far. The measurements were taken at different times through the morning, and will be updated throughout the day. The snow may still be falling, but people working