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Lindenhurst man broke into 9 houses in yearlong spree, police say

A Lindenhurst man accused of breaking into nine houses with the intent to commit a burglary was arrested Tuesday and charged with burglaries and possession of stolen property, Suffolk County police said.


Police release photo of minivan in crash after Farmingdale slashing

Nassau County police on Wednesday released a photo of the white minivan that struck a wounded man and a police officer in downtown Farmingdale on Saturday and asked the public to help identify the vehicle and its driver.


Man Charged With Burglarizing 9 Suffolk Homes: SCPD

LINDENHURST, NY - A Lindenhurst man was charged on Tuesday with burglarizing nine Suffolk homes over the past year, according to Suffolk Police. Following an extensive investigation by detectives, 29-year-old Keith Makowsky was located and arrested on West Sunrise Highway in Lindenhurst at 1 p.m., p


Cop, NYC Teacher Among 16 Alleged Child Predators Snared in NJ App-Luring Ring

More than a dozen alleged child predators, including a New York City teacher, a New Jersey cop, a dental hygienist, a minister and two ride-share drivers, have been arrested for allegedly luring children for sex via chat apps, prosecutors said Wednesday.


Richard Dormer, Former Suffolk County Police Commissioner, Dies

Richard Dormer, the former Suffolk County Police commissioner who led the Gilgo Beach killings investigation, died on April 21. He was 79. Dormer died at his Northport home surrounded by family after a three-year battle with cancer, according to the Suffolk County Police Department.


Southern State Closed By Serious Crash

The eastbound Southern State Parkway has been closed in Farmingdale as emergency crews respond to a serious accident. According to reports, multiple people were injured in the crash and at least one person was ejected from a vehicle. The crash occurred around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.


NYC Pilot Program Will Limit Cars Along 14th Street Starting in June

A pilot program that will limit cars on 14th Street was announced Wednesday, all with the goal of easing congestion while getting bus riders moving across one of the city’s busiest streets.


Muni's Coffee Joint opens in downtown Lindenhurst

It’s all about the atmosphere, and, of course, the coffee at the new Muni’s Coffee Joint in Lindenhurst Village. “I just want it to feel like you are walking into someone’s house,” Bopp told GreaterBabylon as she smiled and looked at her packed coffeehouse on Friday afternoon. “This is what I was lo


Women Used Counterfeit Money at Massapequa Store, According to Police

Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying the pictured subjects. The subjects are wanted in connection with a Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument incident that occurred in Massapequa, New York.


Police: Motorcycle accident shuts eastbound lanes on Northern State Parkway

A motorcyclist crashed in New Hyde Park Tuesday night, leading to the shutdown of the eastbound Northern State Parkway, State Police said. The rider was taken to a hospital after crashing about 8:45 p.m. just west of New Hyde Park Road, police said.


Nassau Police Looking For Driver Who Hit Officer, 2 Pedestrians

The Nassau County Police Department is seeking the public's help to find the driver of the car pictured above, who fled a crash scene and injured two people in Farmingdale early Saturday morning.


15 Photos from West Babylon Chamber's Cruise Night car show

The West Babylon Chamber of Commerce hosted its first Cruise Night car show of the year Tuesday evening. From 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., owners of vehicles from all make rolled up to the Great South Bay Shopping Center to showcase their wheels.


1 Dead, 1 Injured In Motorcycle Crash On The Northern State

A young woman was killed and a young man seriously injured when a motorcycle they were riding crashed on the Northern State Parkway Tuesday night. According to police, the two were heading east on the Northern State, just east of exit 26N, around 8:45 p.m. when the driver, Jose U. Diaz Cruz, 26, of


Woman Killed In Northern State Parkway Crash

A 25-year-old woman was killed when she was ejected from a motorcycle during a crash on the Northern State Parkway. Passenger Carina J. Castro Perez, 25, of Westbury, was killed around 8:44 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, east of Exit 26N in the town of North Hempstead, said New York State Trooper Daniel A


NY, NJ residents will need REAL ID, enhanced ID to board domestic flights starting 2020

NEW YORK — New York and New Jersey residents are going to need an enhanced driver’s license or REAL ID if they want to board domestic flights. Starting October 2020, if residents want to use their license or non-driver ID to get onto an airplane, enter certain federal buildings or enter military bas


Is Long Beach Barrier Island Safe?

After monster waves flooded most of Long Beach during Superstorm Sandy, federal engineers say they have rebuilt and safeguarded the barrier island. But state and city officials contend that it's not time to celebrate, CBSN New York's Jennifer McLogan reports.


State Police: Drivers arrested in Suffolk 420 checkpoints

On the day marijuana smokers around the country and the world gathered to celebrate weed culture, several police departments on Long Island were out looking for impaired drivers throughout Suffolk County.


New York State DOT issues travel advisory ahead of construction

ROCHESTER N.Y. (WHEC) — The New York State Department of Transportation announced a travel advisory for motorists along Route 390 in the Town of Gates, Monroe County, north of the I-490 interchange.


Man who killed wife and New York State trooper sentenced to life without parole

WATERTOWN N.Y. — After being found guilty for murdering his wife and a New York State trooper, a North Country man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. The sentencing comes two years after Justin Walters shot his wife 13 times in their home in Theresa.


ICE Agents Appear at a Westchester Court the Day After New York State Restricts Access

A day after the Office of Court Administration created a new rule to limit Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests in New York courthouses, three ICE agents showed up to an undocumented man’s criminal court hearing in an attempt to arrest him.