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Friends of LI woman killed during girls' getaway trip speak out
Kim Nohilly and Helma Hermans were on the trip with Marie Khunla, 62, of Wantagh. The three were co-workers in the Suffolk County Legal Aid Society and have worked together for years in family court in Central Islip. They went to Club Med on Oct. 10 for a girls' getaway. Nohilly's 26-year-old daught
Teen Reported Missing From Brentwood Outreach Facility: NCPD
BRENTWOOD, NY - A teen was reported missing from the Outreach facility in Brentwood on Monday night, according to Nassau Police.According to detectives, 15-year-old Josseline Murillo was reported missing by her parents who reside in Westbury.Murillo lives at the facility on 400 Crooked Hill Road.She
6 children dead, 12 others infected in 'severe' viral outbreak at NJ facility: Health Department
NEW JERSEY - Six pediatric patients are dead and 12 others sick due to a "severe" viral outbreak at a facility in New Jersey, the Department of Health said in a statement Tuesday. The department confirmed 18 cases of adenovirus among pediatric residents at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabili
Family-style Italian spot opens third LI location
The third branch of Steve's Piccola Bussola, the family-style restaurant serving Italian-American favorites, has opened in Hauppauge.The original Steve's Piccola Bussola is in Westbury; the second, in Syosset. Steve's Piccola Bussola III is in the former address of Cafe La Strada on Wheeler Road in
SCPA: Brentwood Woman Charged with Animal Cruelty After Withholding Medical Care from Her Dog
Brentwood, NY - October 23, 2018 -Detectives with theSuffolk County SPCAcharged aBrentwoodwoman with animal cruelty on Monday, October 22th, 2018.
VIDEO: Two Men Wanted by SCPD for Spray-Painting Swastika in Centereach Store
Centereach, NY - October 22, 2018 -Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Hate Crimes Unit detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the men who spray painted a swastika inCentereachearlier this month.Two men entered Target, located at 265 Pond Path, on October
Police Looking For Two People Caught On Camera Trespassing - Local Matters - Smithtown Matters - Online Local News about Smithtown, Kings Park, St James, Nesconset, Commack, Hauppauge, Ft. Salonga
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers acash rewardof up to$5,000for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit ananonymous tipby calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” or by email
Massapequa Park Woman Overdoses on Heroin with Two-Month Old Daughter in Vehicle, Cops Say
Massapequa, NY - October 23, 2018 -The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of aMassapequa Parkwoman for Endangering the Welfare of a Child on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 2:44 p.m. inMassapequa.
LI hotel to lay off staff of 80 for renovation, rebranding
The property, which has been used as a hotel for around 30 years, "needs some major renovations," an official at the franchise owner said.
2 New Restaurants Open At Commack Shopping Center
COMMACK, NY - Two new restaurants have recently opened in the Mayfair Shopping Center in Commack.Guests can now enjoy meals at either the new gastropub Prato 850 or the new breakfast spot, Famous Toastery at the center on Jericho Turnpike.Prior to a total rebranding by owner Len Oliva, Prato 850 had
Babylon Town officially opens its much-anticipated Amityville facility - GreaterBabylon - greaterlongisland.com
The new facility — which,according to Newsdaycost nearly $10 million and was five years in the making — features more space, upgraded animal housing, and improved air conditioning to prevent the spread of disease.
Piano teacher charged with molesting students is found dead in jail cell
A piano teacher in Georgia who was arrested last month on child molestation charges was found dead in a jail cell over the weekend, authorities said.Troy Lawrence Palmer, 55, was found hanging in his cell at the Fulton County Jail early Saturday. Palmer’s death is being investigated, but initial ind
DA Sini: Cross-Dressing Crook Convicted in 2017 Pawn Shop Robbery
Riverhead, NY - October 22, 2018 -Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini today announced the trial conviction of a man for robbing GEM Pawnbrokers, located at 708 Walt Whitman Road, with an accomplice at gunpoint in 2017.
Undocumented man detained while delivering pizza at Brooklyn army base arrested for allegedly pushing, slapping wife
HEMPSTEAD, NY — An undocumented man who faced deportation after he delivered pizza to an Army base in Brooklyn was arrested Saturday for allegedly pushing and slapping his wife, according to court documents.
Drunken van driver who rammed teen gets 15 years in prison
Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas said Suarez and six friends were in a shopping center parking lot last Oct. 27 when DeJesus drove by, made a U-turn and "maliciously" drove toward the teens, hitting Suarez.
Cops: Motorcyclist killed in crash with tractor trailer
Nassau County police investigate scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on Sunrise Highway in Bellmore, on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 21, 2018. Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser
Authorities: Woman Arrested for DWI After Multi-Vehicle Crash on LIE
Melville, NY - October 22, 2018 -Suffolk county Police on Friday, October 19 arrested a woman for driving while intoxicated following a crash involving eight vehicles on the Long Island Expressway.
Man dies in jump from George Washington Bridge
The man, who has not been identified, jumped from the eastbound lower level of the bridge at around 6:15 p.m., said Rudy King, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The victim was about 30 years old, King said.
Starbucks opens 4 more locations on LI
The coffee chain, which already has more than 100 locations here, finds area stores "very profitable," according to its exclusive broker on Long Island.
SCPD Officers Rescue Man Who Fell Waist-Deep into Mud Hole for Over Two Hours
Dix Hills, NY - October 22, 2018 -Suffolk County Police Emergency Service and Second Precinct officers along with several fire departments helped rescue a man who fell into a mud hole in Dix Hills on Friday, October 19.