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Cop Hit by Minivan As He Helps Stabbing Victim in Long Island Parking Lot

It started with a stabbing at a hookah lounge and ended with a cop getting hit by a minivan in a parking lot. A Nassau County police officer suffered minor injuries after the convoluted incident in Farmingdale in the early hours of Saturday morning.


Officer, slashing victim struck by minivan while responding to disturbance in Farmingdale, Nassau County

FARMINGDALE, Long Island (WABC) -- An officer and a slashing victim were struck by a minivan while police were responded to a disturbance at a hookah bar on Long Island. It happened around 2:45 a.m. Saturday across the street from Mystique Hookah Lounge on Conklin Street in Farmingdale.


Alleged East Coast MS-13 gang leader rejects judge's plea deal

The alleged leader of MS-13's East Coast operations has rejected a plea deal that would have given him 15 years behind bars. Miguel Angel Corea Diaz will now go to trial in Nassau County.


DOT: Westbound Southern State Parkway closed in Nassau County

An accident investigation has closed a section of westbound Southern State Parkway during the Friday morning commute. All lanes were closed as of 5 a.m. between Exit 30S and Exit 29 in North Massapequa, according to the state Department of Transportation.


Police: Hit-and-run driver strikes officer responding to Farmingdale stabbing

Six people, including a Nassau police officer, were hospitalized following a wild scene in Farmingdale Village overnight. Police say the incident began as a fight at a hookah lounge on Conklin Street around 2:45 a.m. When officers arrived, they found a victim outside who had been slashed.


Young Woman Dead, Another Injured, Baby Found Unharmed in Bizarre Brooklyn Scene Early Saturday

A young woman is dead, another is seriously injured and a toddler is in the hospital for observation after a violent domestic attack with an ax in Brooklyn early Saturday. Around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, NYPD responded to a call for an injured person outside the Bushwick Houses in Brooklyn. On arrival th


State Police: Driver killed, another arrested in Southern State crash

Family and parishioners of a Merrick church are mourning the loss of a retired priest who delivered a sermon on Jesus' life and resurrection, then died hours later on Good Friday in a crash allegedly caused by an impaired driver on the Southern State Parkway.


Police: Attacker kills 1 woman, injures 2nd in NYC apartment

NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a woman was hacked to death and a second woman is being treated for stab wounds after a killer who may have used an ax attacked them inside a Brooklyn apartment.


Nets’ Ed Davis out for Game 4 vs. Sixers

The Brooklyn Nets will look to even their playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, but they’ll have to do so without Ed Davis, as he has been ruled out for Game 4 of the first-round meeting between both teams:


Long Island forecast: Flash flood watch in effect

With periods of heavy rain expected on Saturday, a flash flood watch is in effect for Long Island, forecasters said. The watch lasts until 2 p.m. in Nassau County and 8 p.m. in Suffolk County.


6-Year-Old Boy With Special Needs Injured After Falling From Third-Floor Window: NYPD

A 6-year-old boy with special needs is in stable condition after falling through a third-floor window in the Bronx, police say. The boy, who may be non-verbal, dropped about 25 feet after falling through the window of a building on Bailey Avenue, at West 231st Street, in Kingsbridge around 7:10 p.m.


LI doctors and the opioid epidemic

Timothy Kroll got migraines. Bad ones. But he hated taking pills so he tried other things. Acupuncture. Trips to a chiropractor. Nothing worked. Desperate, he finally saw a pain specialist. The doctor prescribed oxycodone. Timothy got hooked. He graduated to heroin and cocaine.


Carted away! Private sanitation truck driver busted for driving rig on Upper East Side with suspended license

A private trash hauler was arrested after he was found driving his rig along the Upper East Side with a suspended licence, officials said Saturday. Cops pulled over 27-year-old Ryaz Mohammed’s green garbage truck on First Ave. near E. 70th St. at about 1:20 a.m. Friday after his co-worker was found


Yankees Star Aaron Judge Leaves Game With Injury

The Yankees were already dealing with a plethora of injuries this season, and unfortunately the hits keep coming. During today’s game against the Royals, star outfielder Aaron Judge had to leave the game due to pain toward his left side.


Chinese restaurant Grain House closes in Uniondale

The Grain House in Uniondale has served its last order of stir-fried cauliflower. “We officially closed” on April 1, owner Beichen “Bob” Hu said. “It’s a nice neighborhood,” Hu said of the area that includes Hofstra University and its dormitories. “But they [the landlord] asked too much rent,” Hu sa


2 teens violently robbed in Bed-Stuy subway station

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn -- Two teenagers were victims of violent robberies at a Brooklyn subway station. Both incidents happened at the C train subway station at Kingston and Throop Avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Wednesday.


One Woman Nearly Decapitated, Another Slashed While 4-Year-Old Was in House in New York Bloodbath

A woman was brutally murdered—her head nearly-decapitated and her fingers severed—following an attack inside a Brooklyn apartment where a second person was critically injured and a 4-year-old girl was found unharmed in a back bedroom, a senior NYPD official told The Daily Beast.


Tale of phony license plates; S.I. man led crew that raked in $400K

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – His next trip will be to a prison upstate. A Staten Islander, who authorities said headed a crew that peddled forged temporary license plates and registrations throughout the five boroughs and Long Island, has pleaded guilty to a felony charge that will put him behind bars for


LI man faces child pornography charges

A Massapequa Park man is facing child pornography charges locally while also being held on a warrant in a Pennsylvania case in which he's accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy, law enforcement officials said Friday.


12-Year-Old Boy Seriously Hurt After Being Hit By Car In Nassau

A 12-year-old boy was seriously injured after being hit by a car crossing a road in Seaford Friday afternoon. According to police, the boy was crossing Merrick Road near Washington Avenue at 1:40 p.m. when he was hit by a 2001 Toyota Corolla being driven by a 32-year-old woman.