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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

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 15:29:32

Snow means dangerous driving for Long Island motorists

Nassau and Suffolk cops blame multiple crashes, including one that killed a woman, on snow accumulating on roads and expressways. Firefighters work to remove a woman trapped in her car following a four-vehicle crash on the Sunrise Highway in North Patchogue on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, authorities

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 22:56:00

Long Island Weather: 3 Inches Of Snow An Hour Possible Wednesday

A winter storm warning is now in effect as another powerful nor'easter threatens to drop up to a foot and a half of snow on parts of Long Island. "Snow this morning will become heavy by afternoon and into the evening," the National Weather Service says. "Expect significant reductions in visibility

PATCH - 2018-03-21 13:29:53

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

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 16:53:57

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.

PATCH - 2018-03-21 19:25:30

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

PATCH - 2018-03-21 18:20:32

Winter Storm Warning In Effect; Near-Whiteout Conditions Likely

A winter storm warning is now in effect as another powerful nor'easter threatens to drop up to a foot and a half of snow on parts of Long Island. "Snow this morning will become heavy by afternoon and into the evening," the National Weather Service says. "Expect significant reductions in visibility

PATCH - 2018-03-21 13:29:53

Attorney who spent $187G of client's settlement sentenced, DA says

Nancy Enoksen was sentenced to 3 1/3 to 10 years for using the funds on personal expenses and luxury items, including trips to Canada and a BMW. Jericho attorney Nancy Enoksen, 49, of Islip was convicted Jan. 29 of second-degree grand larceny. She was sentenced Tuesday to 3 1/3 to 10 years in priso

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 00:03:52

The Latest: Weather-related fatality on Long Island

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on a spring nor'easter hitting the mid-Atlantic and Northeast (all times local): 1:05 p.m. New York police say slick roads were a factor in a fatal crash on Long Island. According to Newsday, a woman was killed and five other people were injured when a van overturned o

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-21 17:02:47

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t


'Sex in the City' star Cynthia Nixon running for governor

Her announcement sets up a race pitting an openly gay liberal activist against a two-term incumbent with a $30 million war chest and possible presidential ambitions. "We want our government to work again. On health care, ending massive incarceration, fixing our broken subway," Nixon said in a video


Crash Shuts Down Part Of Sunrise Highway: DOT

BABYLON, NY - A crash shut down part of Sunrise Highway on the border of North Babylon and West Babylon on Monday afternoon, according to the State Department of Transportation. As of about 2 p.m., the left lane of the highway was closed between Deer Park Avenue and Hubbards Path. The lane is expect


Spring To Kick Off With Snowstorm

We may make it through the first day of spring without seeing any snow, but we won't make it through the second. "Spring starts tomorrow, but snow is in the forecast," the National Weather Service's New York office said in a tweet Monday morning. "Another coastal storm will brush the region late to


Drunk Man Drove Wrong Way On Sunrise Highway: Police

PATCHOGUE, NY - A drunk man drove the wrong way on Sunrise Highway for several miles Sunday morning, Suffolk Police said. Following multiple 911 calls regarding a vehicle traveling east in the westbound lanes on Sunrise Highway between exits 47 and 51, Highway Patrol Officer John McCrory responded.


Suffolk cops issue 58 tickets after car show, police say

Suffolk police issued 58 tickets for speeding and other reckless driving infractions on the Long Island Expressway following a Farmingville car show Sunday afternoon, police said. Suffolk police put one of its helicopters in the air to coordinate its response with officers on the ground, as police


Man Caught Driving With 76 License Suspensions In Wyandanch: Cops

WYANDANCH, NY - A Wyandanch man was arrested after he was caught driving with a license that had 76 suspensions in Wyandanch on Monday afternoon, according to Suffolk Police. Officers pulled over a 2008 Chevrolet pickup truck for an expired inspection sticker on eastbound Washington Avenue at 12:20


Wyandanch Man With 26 Suspensions On License Fled Crash: Police

KINGS PARK, NY - A Wyandanch man was charged with driving with 26 suspensions on his license after leaving the scene of an accident in Kings Park on Sunday night, according to Suffolk Police. Rigoberto Campos, 30, was driving a 2010 Nissan Altima southbound on Indian Head Road, near Old Northport Ro


Dix Hills Man Convicted of Killing Girlfriend

A man was convicted Friday of gunning down his 37-year-old girlfriend following a dispute near their Dix Hills home last year. A Suffolk County jury found Eric Bermudez guilty of second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon following a three-week-long trial. "While nothing can ease the s


VIDEO: Teen Siblings Hospitalized in Central Islip by Hit-and-Run Driver; SCPD Seeking Suspect

A 15-year-old female and her twin brother were walking to their bus stop when a vehicle struck the pair, cops say. SCPD are seeking the driver of a vehicle that struck twins and fled the scene in Central Islip. Central Islip, NY - March 16, 2018 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Pol


Cops: Man fatally hit pedestrian in Hempstead, then fled

A Floral Park man has been charged with fleeing an accident after he ran over a man in Hempstead who later died, Nassau County police said. Neptali Sanchez, 44, of Crown Avenue, had parked a 2001 Ford Expedition on West Columbia Avenue and gone into a deli at 149 Main St. on March 3, according to H