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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

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

Murder case dropped against man imprisoned for 22 years

NEW YORK (AP) - A man who spent 22 years in prison for a double killing was cleared of the charges Wednesday, when prosecutors dropped a case that new witnesses threw into question. The decision came after a judge had already overturned Calvin Buari's conviction and freed him in May. Newfound witnes

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-21 23:24:21

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

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

MTA train operator gets 26 years in prison for killing Forest Hills jeweler in road rage attack

A suspended MTA operator will spend a long time in prison for killing a famous Forest Hills jeweler during a July 2015 road rage incident. Charles Jordan, 48, of Valley Stream, Long Island, was ordered on Wednesday to serve up to 26 years in prison for the death of Aron "Eric" Aranbayev, a married f

QNS.COM - 2018-03-21 19:00:17

East Meadow library failed to review bills, state audit finds

A state audit of the East Meadow Public Library found that its board of trustees did not review its bills before paying them and did not seek the required number of quotes for more than $27,000 worth of purchases. State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli's auditors looked at the library's finances betwe

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 09:30:00

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

Homeless man, 19, cuffed for fatal attack on Bronx father of three 

Cops caught a 19-year-old homeless man they say killed a Bronx father of three when the teen and another man jumped the victim and smashed his head against the sidewalk, police said Wednesday. Ceasar Johnson was arrested Monday and charged with the murder of Philip Roseburgh, 35, a single dad who

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 11:28:42

Police Searching For Missing Autistic Teen On Long Island

FRANKLIN SQUARE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - Officials on Long Island are asking the public's help in finding a missing autistic teen who disappeared from his home early Tuesday morning. Eighteen-year-old Joseph Barbella was last seen around 3 a.m. at his home on Commonwealth Street in Franklin Square. Jose

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 11:15:37

Westbury man hits two with car in Mineola, police say

A Westbury man was arrested after allegedly running over a man and woman following a parking spot dispute in Mineola on Sunday at 4:55 p.m., police said. The victims, a 52-year-old female and a 38-year-old male, were taken to an area hospital to be treated for nonlife-threatening injuries, police sa

THEISLANDNOW.COM - 2018-03-20 13:56:18

Man gets away with over $5,000 in series of Queens burglaries, police say

QUEENS - Authorities are searching for the man considered a person of interest in a series of Queens burglaries where over $5,000 was stolen within the past two months. Incidents were reported as early as Feb. 9 and as recent as Saturday, police said. During all reported burglaries, the suspected th

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-21 10:13:28

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

Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 10:55:25

Stop & Shop to shutter location in Hempstead village

The 100 full- and part-time employees at the store will be transferred to other locations of the supermarket chain, a spokesman said. Stop & Shop is closing its location in Hempstead village, a spokesman says. Photo Credit: Lou Minutoli A Stop & Shop grocery store in Hempstead village will close

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-20 10:00:00

Winter Storm Warnings Issued As Another Nor'easter Looms

A fourth nor'easter of the month (yes, the month) will wallop Long Island on the second day of spring Wednesday. Winter storm warnings have been issued, there's the potential for more than a foot of snow on the island and travel may be nearly impossible during the Wednesday evening commute, the Nati

PATCH - 2018-03-20 11:59:42

NYPD: Woman killed after car cuts her off in the Bronx

Police are still searching for the driver they say cut off another car in the Bronx - killing a beloved cheerleading coach at Cardinal Spellman High School. Her teenage daughter was also hurt in the crash. NY1's Lori Chung has more. "She kept this family together and now we don't have anything," sai


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


Police searching for man accused of shooting livery cab driver multiple times in the Bronx

SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx - Police released surveillance footage Monday of the man wanted for shooting a livery cab driver multiple times in the Bronx. Driver Jeffrey Cisnero Camacho, 26, was flagged down by a man while he was driving home on Saturday, March 17, according New York State Federation of Tax

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-20 09:07:49

Toys R Us to close at least 2 LI stores by June 13

Toys R Us plans to close at least two of its Long Island stores by June 13, as it winds down its U.S. operations. The stores in Valley Stream and Carle Place have 70 employees each, according to the New York State Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification, or WARN, filings that Toys R Us submitt