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Brooklyn girl testifies against man she says stabbed her and killed her friend

A young girl testified this week at the murder trial of the man accused of attacking her and her friend inside an elevator in Brooklyn. 11-year-old Mikayala Capers says she had just finished a game of tag and was headed upstairs for Italian ices with her friend, Prince Joshua Avitto, back in June of

NY1 - 2018-03-21 01:50:00

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

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

31 people hurt in Brooklyn bus crash: FDNY

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn - Nearly three dozen people were hurt in a Brooklyn bus crash Tuesday afternoon, fire officials said. The crash happened about 12:45 p.m. near Rockaway Avenue and Eastern Parkway. It's unclear whether any other vehicles were involved. At least 31 people suffered minor injuries,

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-20 17:45:03

Accused 'Bloods' member survived Rikers violence, wants his trial

RIKERS ISLAND - Michael Walcott was accused four years ago in a 'Bloods' gang conspiracy case that included murder, robbery and drug trafficking among the charges. He said he was stunned when police arrested him outside St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, when he left the overnight shift in the maintenan

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-21 03:30:03

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

8-Year-Old Pepper Sprays 19 Classmates At Brooklyn School: NYPD

BROWNSVILLE, NY - An 8-year-old released pepper spray inside a Brownsville classroom on Tuesday morning, causing 19 classmates and one teacher to be hurt, police said. Police responded to P.S. 184, at 273 Newport St., after several students complained they had difficulty breathing inside the school,

PATCH - 2018-03-20 15:24:15

Head of notorious crime family behind '$26million loan shark scheme' pleads guilty to racketeering and must give up $1.25million in forfeiture and sell the New York mansion he built with the dirty cash

Ronald Giallanzo, 47, pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy on Monday He admitted to his involvement in multiple acts of loansharking over 10 yearsHe is said to have lent over $3million in extortionate loans at one pointGiallanzo will have to forfeit $1.25million and sell a Howard Beach, Queens

DAILY MAIL - 2018-03-20 00:54:03

Teenager cuffed for fatally stabbing a Glendale man during a Ridgewood robbery attempt

Detectives arrested a Bushwick teenager early on Monday morning for his alleged role in a deadly stabbing in Ridgewood earlier this month. Luis Paredes, 16, of Putnam Avenue faces second-degree murder and robbery charges for the stabbing death of Glendale's Daniel Atkinson, 17, on the evening of Mar

QNS.COM - 2018-03-19 18:30:30

Woman, 34, found cuffed and dead in Brooklyn home with plastic bag over her head

A Brooklyn woman was found dead Sunday in her bedroom, with her hands cuffed behind her back and a plastic bag over her head, police said. Officers found Ketsia Zephir, 34, in her home on E. 21st St. near Newkirk Ave. in Flatbush just before 3:15 p.m. Cops said they found no signs of trauma on Zep

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-19 07:31:06

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

NY1 - 2018-03-19 11:48:00

'Sex in the City' star Cynthia Nixon running for governor

Her announcement sets up a race pitting an openly gay liberal activist against a two-term incumbent with a $30 million war chest and possible presidential ambitions. "We want our government to work again. On health care, ending massive incarceration, fixing our broken subway," Nixon said in a video

MOULTON ADVERTISER - 2018-03-19 20:48:00

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

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-19 22:26:00

Cops: Driver hit two people with car in Mineola parking dispute

One victim fell off the hood of Anthony Scott's car and it ran over her legs, police say. Anthony Scott, 37, of Westbury, hit two people with his car Sunday in Mineola, police said. Photo Credit: NCPD A Westbury man was charged with assault after hitting two people with his car during a dispute ov

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-19 09:58:05

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

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

Abandoned baby found on Manhattan subway platform, father arrested: police

UPPER EAST SIDE - An abandoned baby was found on an Upper East Side subway platform early Sunday. Around 4:30 a.m., police received a call about a female infant in a stroller inside the 86th Street 4,5, and 6 subway station in Manhattan. The baby's father, Joshua Perez, 26, was arrested and charged


Cops: Man fatally hit pedestrian in Hempstead, then fled

A Floral Park man has been charged with fleeing an accident after he ran over a man in Hempstead who later died, Nassau County police said. Neptali Sanchez, 44, of Crown Avenue, had parked a 2001 Ford Expedition on West Columbia Avenue and gone into a deli at 149 Main St. on March 3, according to H


Fire breaks out near LIRR tracks in Queens; multiple lines suspended

JAMAICA, Queens - Multiple Long Island Railroad lines were suspended Friday after a fire broke out near tracks in Jamaica. The rubbish fire started around 1 p.m. near 187th Street and 90th Avenue, FDNY said. The fire is located near the LIRR's tracks at Hillside, the LIRR tweeted. Service was suspen


Man allegedly steals over $500 in citywide robbery spree

NEW YORK - Police are searching for the man who allegedly stole over $500 in a series of robberies in Brooklyn and Manhattan within the past two months. Police are searching for the man wanted in connection to a series of robberies in the city. Police were reported about three incidents as early as


Author events on Long Island, week of March 18

Min Jin Lee, whose novel "Pachinko" was a finalist for the National Book Award, will read in Glen Cove and East Meadow. Photo Credit: Elena Seibert Setauket resident Carl Safina talks about and signs copies of "Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel," part of the Della Pietra Family lecture ser