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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

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

Airline crewman tried to sneak past customs with 9 pounds of cocaine: feds

A Fly Jamaica Airways crewmember tried to sneak 9 pounds of cocaine into the US - strapping it onto his legs and brazenly strolling through customs at JFK airport, officials said. Hugh Hall, a resident of Jamaica, was flying into New York on St. Patty's Day when he was caught with the secret stash -

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-21 22:37:07

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 07:31:00

Packages stolen from Brooklyn apartment, thieves sought

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn - Police are searching for two people connected to package robberies at a Brooklyn apartment last month. On Feb. 13, two individuals entered a residential building along Lorimer Street and Scholes Street in Williamsburg, police said. As one of the individuals acted as a lookou

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-21 14:44:15

Proposed bill would ban smoking while walking in NYC

Smoking is already banned in most public places in the city, but now a local lawmaker is looking to ban smoking while walking. Queens Councilman Peter Koo is pushing a bill that would hit smokers with a $50 fine if they are caught lighting up while walking along city streets. Smokers who stay in one

NY1 - 2018-03-21 14:05:00

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

NYC Subway worker dies after falling 20 feet while picking up trash on tracks

Lucas Jackson/Reuters A New York City MTA worker died Thursday morning after falling 20 feet while picking up debris at the 125th St. station. "Unfortunately, even though the emergency services worked really hard, they tried CPR, they really did try valiantly to save him, he unfortunately passed abo

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-20 13:22:00

31 people hurt in school bus crash in Brooklyn: FDNY

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn - Nearly three dozen people were hurt Tuesday afternoon in a school bus crash in Brooklyn, 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

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

Woman Needs 93 Stitches After Brooklyn McDonald's Slashing: NYPD

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK - An 18-year-old girl needed 93 stitches after she was slashed in the face outside a Brooklyn McDonald's. Police released photos Monday night of a man who attacked the teenager outside the fast food restaurant on Mermaid and Stillwell avenues at about 5 p.m. on Feb. 9. The suspec

PATCH - 2018-03-20 13:00:11

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

Child nearly killed by accused 'Brooklyn Ripper' gives harrowing testimony

A now-11-year-old girl who miraculously survived a relentless knife attack from a deranged wanderer that left her best friend dead bravely took the stand Tuesday - clutching the Pokemon card her pal had in his pocket when he was murdered. Mikayla Capers was just 7-years-old in June 2014, when she an

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-20 22:31:50

NYC might get nearly a foot of snow from another nor'easter

ZUMAPRESS.com On the first day of spring, the fourth nor'easter in a month is barreling toward the Big Apple, where it is expected to dump as much as 10 inches of snow and disrupt travel Wednesday. A winter storm warning is in effect from midnight Wednesday until 8 a.m. Thursday, with heavy snow and

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-20 13:42:42

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

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


Genius steals money & lotto tickets in Flushing deli burglary - then tries to cash winning ticket there

A local man who tried to cash in a winning lottery ticket he allegedly stole from a Flushing deli the previous day has been apprehended, prosecutors said. Anthony Rodriguez, 31, was arrested on March 12 by the 111th Precinct. He faces charges of burglary, grand larceny and criminal mischief in the t


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

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


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


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