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Police: Massapequa Park man had sex with 13-year-old boy, possessed child porn

A Massapequa Park man is accused of possessing child pornography and having sex with a 13-year-old boy. Matthew Veltri, 26, was arraigned Friday morning in Nassau County on six counts of child porn possession.


Lethal Carbon Monoxide Levels Found After NY Man Can't Wake Up Family; 6 Kids Among 11 Hospitalized

Nearly a dozen people were hospitalized, including a toddler and five other children, after becoming sickened in a two-family Westchester County home where lethal levels of carbon monoxide were found, authorities say.


Nassau Police Charge 11 With DWI

The Nassau County Police Department has announced the following arrests for driving while intoxicated for the week ending April 18. All charges are accusations and do not imply guilt.


DOT: Westbound Southern State Parkway closed in Nassau County

An accident investigation has closed a section of westbound Southern State Parkway during the Friday morning commute. All lanes were closed as of 5 a.m. between Exit 30S and Exit 29 in North Massapequa, according to the state Department of Transportation.


Millionaire Liquor Heiress Pleads Guilty in NYC Sex Cult Case; Alleged Bookkeeper Expected to Plead Guilty: Sources

The heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune has pleaded guilty to two charges in connection with the alleged NXIVM sex-trafficking cult case. Clare Bronfman, the 39-year-old daughter of late philanthropist and Seagram CEO Edgar Bronfman, issued a tearful apology in court Friday as she admitted she h


State Police: Driver killed, another arrested in Southern State crash

Parishioners of a Merrick church are mourning the loss of a retired priest who died on Good Friday, after State Police said his car was rear-ended by an impaired driver on the Southern State Parkway.


Priciest home sales in Farmingdale

Priciest home sales in Farmingdale (11735) The three highest-priced home sales in Farmingdale last month ranged from $600,000 to $967,500. The priciest Farmingdale home sold in March was a 6-bedroom, 4.5-bath colonial on .94 acres at 1160 Merritts Road that sold for $967,500. It was listed by Patric


Ones to Watch: Accounting

John Ahern is a manager in the accounting services department in Marcum’s Melville office. The certified public accountant is also a member of the firm’s food and beverage services grou Over the course of his career, he has worked with closely held businesses and high-net-worth individuals in a vari


Paranormal investigator whose work inspired ‘The Amityville Horror’ dead at 92

The paranormal investigator whose work inspired the movies, “The Amityville Horror,” and “The Conjuring,” Lorraine Warren, died at the age of 92. Warren and her late husband Ed Warren, who died in 2006, were known for having a museum that held items gathered from their investigations.


Farmingdale teen pulls off 'A Star is Born' promposal

When Michael Haggerty was considering how he might invite his boyfriend to Farmingdale High School’s junior prom, he had one rule: “Life’s short. Go big.”. Haggerty, 16, says his relationship with Dylan Tobie, a Kellenberg High School senior whom he met at callbacks for a local production of “Legall


MS-13 gang's reputed East Coast leader rejects judge's plea offer

The MS-13 gang’s reputed East Coast leader is heading toward a trial in Nassau County after rejecting a judge’s plea offer Friday that would have put him behind bars for 15 years.


Video apparently shows shootout that injured NYPD officer, killed suspect in Washington Heights

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- Video circulating on social media is believed to show the shootout between an NYPD officer and a suspect in Washington Heights. The incident was reported near West 187th Street and Wadsworth Avenue around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.


John’s Crazy Socks founders speak at Port Jeff

While a nice pair of socks draws the eyes down to the feet, John and Mark Cronin of John’s Crazy Socks ask that one look up, at the whole person and see what an individual can do, no matter the limits.


LI man faces child pornography charges

A Massapequa Park man is facing child pornography charges locally while also being held on a warrant in a Pennsylvania case in which he's accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy, law enforcement officials said Friday.


Know Them? Suspects On Loose After 7-Eleven Robbery In North Amityville

The Suffolk County Crime Stoppers have issued a $5,000 cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of two caught on camera robbing a 7-Eleven store in North Amityville with a knife earlier this year.


Man charged with manslaughter, DWAI in fatal crash on Long Island highway

OYSTER BAY, Long Island (WABC) -- A Long Island man is facing charges after police say he was high on drugs when he struck another vehicle on the Southern State Parkway, killing the other driver.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Child airlifted to hospital after being struck by car on Long Island

SEAFORD, Long Island (WABC) -- A child was airlifted to the hospital in unknown condition after being struck by a car on Long Island Friday afternoon. It happened on Merrick Road at Washington Avenue in Seaford around 1:40 p.m.


DA: Floral park man bilked Medicaid, stole medical coverage for family

A Floral Park man was charged Thursday with stealing more than $54,000 in Medicaid benefits, effectively getting free medical coverage for his family for over three years, according to Nassau prosecutors.


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.