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East Meadow man, a customs inspector at JFK, charged with stealing from handbags
An airport customs inspector from East Meadow was charged in Brooklyn federal court on Thursday with stealing cash from handbags he was checking at JFK Airport while passengers were distracted repacking their luggage.
Court documents detail juror’s claims of misconduct during trial, deliberations in contentious Karina Vetrano murder case
Nearly three weeks after reaching a unanimous guilty verdict, there’s a lone griper among jurors in the Howard Beach jogger murder trial. In court papers filed by defense lawyers for convicted murder Chanel Lewis, a man identified as “Juror A” alleges behind-the-scenes misbehavior by three of his fe
Six Alleged MS-13 Members Indicted For Murder Spree, Nassau County DA Says
Six alleged MS-13 members - including several teens and minors - have been indicted on Long Island for their roles in a pair of homicides in Far Rockaway and Lawrence last year.
JFK Customs Officer From LI Admits To Robbing Travelers
A US Customs and Border Patrol agent who worked customs at JFK International Airport pleaded guilty on Thursday to robbing travelers as he was examining their belongings. Joseph Cialone, 39, of East Meadow, admitted to officers that he would steal $100 bills from women's purses while examining their
Judge drops felony sex abuse charge against Hempstead teacher
A judge Thursday dropped a felony sex abuse charge against a Hempstead public school teacher following his January arrest after accusations that he had "sexual contact" with one girl and also endangered two others during an after-school program.
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.
Sister of boy killed in tragic school bus accident was nearly hit too
She watched her brother get crushed to death in Wednesday’s tragic school bus accident in Queens — and she almost died herself. “All I saw was his legs,” the still-stunned big sister of tragic Far Rockaway bus victim Camron Brown, 7, told The Post of the moment her brother was fatally pinned against
Commercial fisherman rescued near Fire Island
The captain of a commercial clam dredge was brought safely to shore Wednesday night after he had difficulty breathing and radioed for help, police said. Ronald Garay, 44, of East Meadow, was operating his 77-foot clam dredge, Mary T, near Fire Island, south of Point O’ Woods, when he began to experi
St. Patrick's Cathedral arrest: Man had 2 gas cans, prior arrest and 1-way ticket to Rome
MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- A man arrested after attempting to enter St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan with two gasoline cans and lighter fluid Wednesday night was also arrested at a church in New Jersey Monday and had booked a one-way ticket to Rome, according to police.
Walk The Talk And Block NYC Pipeline, Activists Tell Cuomo
NEW YORK CITY HALL — More than 300 environmental activists on Thursday demanded Gov. Andrew Cuomo block a natural gas pipeline that they worry could threaten waters off New York City's shoreline.
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.
10 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near Levittown
LEVITTOWN, NY — New and exciting events are coming to the Levittown area all the time. Whether you're looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's your weekly roundup of the top big-ticket events comi
Man Caught Red-Handed Robbing Roosevelt Field Mall: Nassau Police
A Hempstead man was arrested early Wednesday morning after police say he was caught robbing multiple stores in the Roosevelt Field Mall. According to police, a security guard at the mall was looking at surveillance cameras when he saw a man entering several unauthorized areas of the mall around 3:50
Hempstead advances long-sought Baldwin revitalization
After 13 years of failing to remake a small section of Baldwin’s business district, the Town of Hempstead is trying once again. The town board adopted a resolution Tuesday to assume the lead agency role in the Baldwin revitalization effort and its environmental review process.
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.
Batmobile and other famous TV and movie cars for sale at Autoseum in Mineola
Ever dreamed about owning the Batmobile or driving the Monkeemobile? They're among a handful of famous movie and TV cars up for sale Saturday at the now-closed Autoseum of Nassau County in Mineola.
No special prosecutor in case of bullied, gay Bronx teen who fatally stabbed high school classmate
A Bronx judge, in a Thursday ruling, rejected a call by defense attorneys for a special prosecutor in the trial of a bullied gay high school student accused of stabbing a classmate to death during history class.
Police: Would-Be Robber Shoots Man At Pharmacy In Queens
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are the hunt for a gunman who opened fire during an attempted pharmacy robbery Thursday. It happened at the 48-11 Skillman Avenue is Sunnyside Gardens around 2 p.m.
GROSS! Worms Found in Cups At McDonald’s in New York State
You never know just how sanitary a restaurant may be when you choose to dine out. Unsanitary, or just plain disgusting, might be a better words to describe what was found on two separate instances at a McDonald's in Western New York.
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