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Lightning Strike Sparks Massive Fire At Suffolk Summer Camp
WHEATLEY HEIGHTS, NY - Two people were injured in a massive fire caused by a lighting strike at a Wheatley Heights summer camp on Tuesday night, according to the Melville Fire Department.
Shots fired near set of music video featuring rappers 50 Cent, Tekashi 6ix9ine in Brooklyn: sources
GREENPOINT, Brooklyn — Shots were fired near the filming of a music video in Brooklyn that included rappers Tekashi 6ix9ine and 50 Cent, police sources said Wednesday.
Body found handcuffed to bed with bag over head: cops
A man was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment with a bag over his head — and one of his hands handcuffed to his bed on Tuesday night, police sources told The Post.Devon McCormick, 58, was found by his landlord at about 8:50 p.m. after residents in his Crown Heights building complained of a smell em
Truck Leaving Parking Spot Kills Man Lying Under it: NYPD
What to KnowA man was killed after the truck he was lying under hit him as the driver was pulling out of a parking spot in Brooklyn, police sayThe unidentified man was killed Tuesday evening on Flushing Avenue in WilliamsburgIt wasn’t clear if the driver knew the man was under the truck before drivi
3 Teens Busted For Brutally Beating 51-Year-Old In Jamaica: NYPD
JAMAICA, QUEENS -- A trio of Queens teens were busted for a brutal beatdown that left a 51-year-old man with stitches and a broken arm after he argued with them aboard a bus in Jamaica, police said.
Nassau Police Help Deliver Baby
According to police, a 911 call came in for a woman in a home on Rose Avenue who had gone into labor. When police officers Anthony Montesano and Joseph Russo arrived, they found that the mother had just given birth. The two officers helped stimulate breathing in the baby and wrapped it in a blanket
The Brooklyn Bridge is stuck in a traffic nightmare because of infamous drug kingpin El Chapo
El Chapo — the infamous Mexican drug lord who broke out of prison — is to blame for traffic snarl-ups in New York City.According to the New York Times, the massive security required to get him to and from court requires shutting down the Brooklyn Bridge.The consequences of moving El Chapo has been r
NYC Unveils Plans For New Jails To Replace Rikers Island
Newly built lockups with modern, more humane designs will replace existing buildings in Lower Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn and Kew Gardens by 2027, while a fourth jail is planned for a tow pound in the Bronx's Mott Haven neighborhood, officials said.
The moment a hit-and-run driver rams an 11-year-old boy
The impact flung the boy into the air and caused him to flip around, the video shows. He landed on the ground several car lengths from where the collision happened, police said.
Cops: Shots fired into house, teen wounded
Shots were fired through a house in West Babylon early Wednesday, wounding a teenager inside, Suffolk County police said.The 17-year-old male victim was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip for a gunshot wound to the leg that was not life-threatening, police said.The shots w
Woman Fatally Stabbed In Great Neck
According to authorities, a 60-year-old woman was stabbed in a North Road residence at approximatley 3:52 p.m. She was taken by Nassau County Police Ambulance to a local hospital, where she was pronounced deceased by a hospital physician.
Nassau police: Arrest in fatal stabbing of woman in Great Neck
Faye Doomchin, 66, of Great Neck, was walked out of police headquarters Tuesday. Nassau County Police Det. Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick discusses the case. (Credit: Newsday / Stefanie Dazio)
NYPD Finds Body After Woman Washes Away in Beach Stroll
A search for a woman who got swept away by the water off Far Rockaway turned into a recovery mission. Ida Siegal reports. (Published Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018)
Venomous snake found at Mineola auto shop - The Island Now
Efrain Cruz, the owner of A2D AutoWorks at 371 Sagamore Ave., said he believes the snake, later determined to be a copperhead, was taken by officials to the Bronx Zoo.
Body of missing Queens woman found in Jamaica Bay
The body of 35-year-old Queens woman Anna Clarke was pulled from Jamaica Bay about 12:15 p.m. by NYPD divers, who discovered she had trauma to her head, sources said.
'Rid the House of Evil' - NY Woman, 66, Kills Tourist: Cops
What to Know66-year-old woman has been arrested in the stabbing death of a 60-year-old woman who was found bleeding inside a home on Long Island MondayFaye Doomchin, of Great Neck, was taken into custody on a charge of a second-degree murder at her home in connection with the killingPolice say Doomc
Man found with nearly 2 pounds of marijuana during Greene County traffic stop, state police charge
COXSACKIE, N.Y. >> A Long Island man who was allegedly transporting nearly two pounds of marijuana was arrested on the New York State Thruway after a traffic stop, state police said Tuesday.
Gov. Cuomo, Cynthia Nixon to debate at Hofstra
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in Westbury on April 27, and Cynthia Nixon in Brooklyn on March 28. Photo Credit: Composite photo; Howard Schnapp, left, and Corey Sipkin
Elderly Westbury Woman Reported Missing
According to Nassau Police, Ursula Peters, 84, was last seen leaving her home at 1 p.m. Her destination is unknown.
Nassau County Opens Hotline for Wage-Theft Complaints
launching a hotline for workers to report county vendors that are failing to pay their employees the county’s “living wage.” The number, (516) 571-WAGE, is available in both English and Spanish. Staff at the comptroller’s office will answer it during business hours, and tips can be submitted anonymo