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Nassau Police Looking For Man Scammed Woman Out Of Thousands
Nassau County police are searching for a man who scammed a senior citizen living in Oceanside out of tens of thousands of dollars. According to police, an 81-year-old woman received a call from an unknown man on Dec. 3 who said that her son was involved in a car crash that caused injuries, and she n
Nassau Police Arrest Two For October Murder
Nassau County police arrested two men on Tuesday and charged them with a shooting in October that left one man dead and one injured. Jamik Q. Cannon, 26, of Linden Place, Hempstead, and Brian Marquis Marshall Gibson, 23, of Kingston Avenue, South Floral Park, were arrested in connection with the sho
3-year-old girl dies after being found unresponsive at Long Island day care
MALVERNE, Long Island (WABC) -- An investigation is underway into the death of a 3-year-old child at a day care in Nassau County. The incident was reported at Grace Lutheran Church and School in the 400 block of Hempstead Avenue around 1 p.m. last Friday.
The story of Long Island's new nonprofit restaurant, open in Lindenhurst
West Babylon native Billy Miller developed three passions over the course of his 35 years. Being involved in the community and helping children are the first two we’ll mention.
10 Long Island wrestlers to watch in 2018-19
Adam Busiello, Sr., Eastport-South Manor: The 4-time state champion went 49-0 as a junior as he won the state title at 126 pounds. Sean Carter, Sr., North Babylon: Carter went 41-8 on his way to the Suffolk title and fourth in the state at 113 pounds.
Daughter, ex-correction officer charged in Long Island woman's barbell beating murder
LYNBROOK, Nassau County (WABC) -- A former New York City correction officer and his 21-year-old girlfriend have been indicted on murder charges in the fatal beating of the woman's mother on Long Island.
Pet Store Owner, Nephew Indicted For Possessing Illegal Animals
The owner of a Levittown reptile store and his nephew were arraigned on a 52-count grand jury indictment, charging them with illegally possessing and selling dangerous and exotic reptiles.
Police: 8 Commack students taken to hospital after bus fills with smoke
Eight Commack schoolchildren were taken to the hospital after their school bus filled with smoke Tuesday morning, prompting the driver to evacuate the 21 students aboard, police and school officials said.
Village enters five-year lease for heavy equipment with $1 option to buy
Lindenhurst is leasing heavy equipment in an effort to save money and keep more services in-house rather than contracting with outside companies. Over the past two weeks, the village has entered into agreements to lease seven pieces of equipment, including trucks, material spreaders and a street swe
Family searching for answers after Long Island lawyer murdered in Turks and Caicos
NEW YORK (WABC) -- The family of a Long Island womankilled during a getaway trip to Turks and Caicos has been frustrated in their attempts to get answers about what happened. Rick Kuhnla of Wantagh spoke exclusively with Eyewitness News about his wife, 61-year-old Marie Kuhnla.
2 Trapped In Overturned Car After Babylon Crash
BABYLON, NY - Two people were extricated from an overturned vehicle after a crash in Babylon on Saturday evening. Suffolk Police confirmed the crash was reported on Park Avenue and Livingston Avenue at 5:34 p.m.
Long Island Concerts & Events December 10-13
An evening with Long Island author, Angela LaRosa as she speaks about and signs copies of her new book Smile! Be Happy!: Life Lessons from an Uncommon Housewife. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington, bookrevue.com Free with purchase of book. 7 p.m. Dec. 10.
Man sets fire to apartment building after harassing woman, police say
A Uniondale man has been arrested and charged with arson and harassment after starting an early morning house fire in New Cassel on Saturday, Nassau police said. According to Arson Bomb Squad detectives, officers evacuated 20 people from three apartments on Prospect Avenue after the fire broke out a
Former financial adviser pleads guilty to running Ponzi scheme
A former Long Island financial adviser accused of operating a Ponzi scheme and stealing millions of dollars from clients pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud Monday in federal court in Central Islip.
Handgun, Crack Cocaine Seized From N.Y. Pair In Wall: Police
WALL, NJ — A pair of Long Island residents are facing drug and weapons charges after police found a handgun, hollowpoint bullets, crack cocaine and marijuana in a Wall Township motel room last week, police said.
'Parranda Navideña with a Twist' kicks off in Brentwood
Latino traditions and culture were on display at the “Parranda Navideña with a Twist” — a holiday caroling event featuring Latino Christmas music — which started on Sunday in Brentwood and will travel throughout the Island. A traditional Parranda Navideña involves musicians traveling from home to ho
Police: Pedestrian hit, killed near Route 110 in Amityville
A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car in Amityville Friday night. The incident happened at the intersection of Route 110 and North Drive just before 10 p.m. Police say Salvatore Contessa was attempting to cross the roadway when he was hit,
Kate Hudson Bundles Up Baby Daughter Rani Rose For A Day Of Shopping
Kate Hudson did some shopping around her Brentwood neighborhood with baby daughter Rani Rose on Sunday, and we can't believe how amazing she looks after giving birth only two months ago.
Pedestrian fatally struck by car while crossing street in Amityville
AMITYVILLE, Long Island (WABC) -- Police say a pedestrian was fatally struck by a car on a Long Island street Saturday night. According to Suffolk County Police, 51-year-old Salvatore Contessa of Amityville was crossing Route 110 at the intersection of North Drive in Amityville shortly before 10 p.m
Police: Missing 17-year-old from Nassau found
A teen who was reported missing from Hempstead has been located. As News 12 reported, police had said 17-year-old Nyahna Mathis was last seen leaving her home on Dec. 6. Police announced Sunday afternoon that Mathis has been located.