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Deer Park names Kelly Benson new principal of JFK

Kelly Benson has been named the new principal of Deer Park’s John F. Kennedy Intermediate School, replacing Susan Bonner, who will retire at the end of this school year. For the past three years...


Suffolk County To Offer 311 Call Service

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced a 311 non-emergency call service for residents in his annual State of the County speech. The call service will be for non-emergencies like potholes and general inquiries. Suffolk will become the first suburban county in New York with a 311 system.


NYPD cop and suspect shot after wild exchange of gunfire in Hudson Heights

A police officer has been shot in Manhattan, according to law enforcement sources. The cop was responding to a call of a man wildly shooting into the air at 181st Street and Wadsworth Avenue in Hudson Heights when he took a bullet to the arm Thursday, the sources said.


Duo Accompanied By 2 Kids Stole Over $1.6K Worth Of Clothes: PD

DEER PARK, NY - Suffolk Police are seeking the public's help to identify and locate a couple who stole merchandise from a Deer Park store while with two small kids in February.


Mueller Report: Read full, redacted report here

WASHINGTON — After years of investigating, the Department of Justice released a 400-page redacted copy of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report Thursday. The report covers subjects ranging from questions about Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election to whether President Donald Tr


6 alleged MS-13 gang members indicted in Queens, Long Island murders

MINEOLA, Long Island (WABC) -- A 13-year-old girl was among six reputed MS-13 gang members who were indicted Wednesday in what prosecutors call a murder spree in Queens and Nassau County.


New Babylon Village budget approved; no increase in taxes for the coming year

Babylon Village Board with newly installed Babylon Village Fire Chiefs. Babylon Village residents will see no increase in their Village’s real property taxes for the coming year. The Village Board ...


What We Know About the Man Who Allegedly Tried to Bring Gas Cans, Lighter Fluid Into St. Patrick’s Cathedral

A man was taken into custody Wednesday evening after he allegedly tried to walk into St. Patrick's Cathedral, in the heart of New York City, with two gasoline cans, two bottles of lighter fluid and two lighters.


West Islip HS Student Accepted To Feinstein Institute Internship

WEST ISLIP, NY - From West Islip School District: West Islip High School research student Tristan Tran has been accepted to participate in the Feinstein Institute summer student intern program. The junior will work with Dr. Daniel Grande on disease-oriented research. The Feinstein Institute internsh


Family Mourns 7-Year-Old NYC Boy Fatally Pinned Between Van and School Bus

A 7-year-old boy who was fatally pinned between a van and a school bus was a straight-A student who was always smiling, his aunt said. Cameron Brown was walking between a red van and a yellow school bus on Gipson Street in Far Rockaway Wednesday afternoon when he was pinned by the van, police said.


Uber driver pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of Long Island teen killed while car surfing

HUNTINGTON, Long Island (WABC) -- An Uber driver has pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges in the death of a Long Island teenager who fell to the pavement after prosecutors say he was allowed to ride on the roof of the vehicle.


NYPD officer wounded, suspect dead in New York City shooting

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- Authorities are investigating after a suspect was killed and an NYPD officer was shot in the arm in Washington Heights on Thursday afternoon.


Car and motorcycle collide in North Amityville

Suffolk County Police are investigating a motor vehicle crash that occurred on Route 110 and Harrision Avenue in North Amityville yesterday, resulting in serious but not life threatening injuries to a motorcyclist.


Cops: Man, 18, arrested after road rage incident

Police arrested an East Islip man after, they said, he pointed a BB gun at a motorist during a road rage incident on the Southern State Parkway in North Amityville on Thursday afternoon.


Lindenhurst Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

LINDENHURST, NY — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy overnight. Overcast throughout the day and dangerously windy starting in the afternoon.


Know Him? Man Wanted For Robbing West Babylon Gas Station Armed With A Needle

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are on the lookout for a man who allegedly robbed a gas station in West Babylon while he was armed with a needle.


Teen Pointed BB Gun at Driver in Southern State Road Rage: Cops

An 18-year-old man pointed a BB gun at a fellow driver on the Southern State Parkway Thursday afternoon, police said. State Police were dispatched on a report of a road rage and menacing incident on the westbound Southern State Parkway in Farmingdale at 12:40 p.m.


Eight From Islip Earn Town Achievement Awards

ISLIP, NY - From Islip School District: Eight exceptional Islip High School students were recently selected to receive Town of Islip Achievement Awards. Honored at an April 16 awards ceremony at Town Hall were Deja Boucher Weiss (Performing Arts), Devi Chowdhury (Secondary Language), Lauren Cottral


N.Y. man admits to credit card fraud

PORTLAND — A New York man who used bogus driver’s licenses to open charge accounts at three Home Depot stores in Maine, and tried to open one in Auburn, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to one count of credit card fraud, according to court documents.


NY State Court System Rules No ICE Arrests In Courthouses Without A Judicial Warrant

ICE agents can no longer arrest immigrants in New York courthouses without a judicial warrant or court order, according to new rules promulgated by the New York State Office of Court Administration.