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Emotional words as 2 men charged in marijuana grow house explosion that killed FDNY chief are sentenced

Garivaldi Castillo, 33, and Julio Salcedo, 36, were defendants in an unusual hearing. It's rare that a person is held criminally responsible for conditions that cause the death of a New York City firefighter, according to the Bronx District Attorney's Office.

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-17 23:41:43

Nassau Man Burglarized Multiple Businesses On His Own Block: NCPD

According to police, the Burglary Pattern Team conducted an investigation and found that Todd Klein, 49, of 10 Nassau Blvd., was responsible for multiple burglaries of businesses where merchandise and cash were removed.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 13:06:43

Man Fatally Stabbed in Neck on Bronx Street: NYPD

A man has died after being stabbed on a Bronx street during an argument just after midnight Friday, police say.The 55-year-old victim was arguing with two other men near East 196th Street and Briggs Avenue when he was stabbed in the neck, police and neighbors said.Responding EMS found him unconsciou

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-08-17 21:37:15

13-year-old boy followed, groped by man inside Brooklyn church: police

On Aug. 10 at about 7:45 p.m., a man followed the victim, who police sources said is a 13-year-old boy, into a church along Fifth Avenue and 48th Street in Sunset Park.

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-17 09:10:57

Woman killed, several injured in fire at Brooklyn building in Crown Heights

Four people were been taken to hospitals, where a woman died from her injuries, officials said. The three others were reported in critical condition. Six other people, including four firefighters, suffered minor injuries, according to FDNY Deputy Chief Anthony DeVita.

SILIVE.COM - 2018-08-17 12:58:00

Taxi driver bit on the arm, robbed by woman in Queens

On Aug. 5 at about 5:30 a.m., an on-duty cab driver picked up a woman in the vicinity of 31st Street and Astoria Boulevard, police said.

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-17 09:47:37

Nassau Police Looking For Missing Vulnerable Adult

According to police, Mohammad Saleem, 30, was last seen in his home at 4 a.m. on Aug. 17. Saleem is 30 and was last seen wearing a gray tank top and black pants. He is 5 feet, 1 inch tall, 100 pounds and has black hair, black eyes and a black mustache. He is non-verbal. His possible destination is u

PATCH - 2018-08-17 19:17:41

Two Arrests Made in Connection With Farmingdale LIRR Station Mugging, Cops Say

Farmingdale, NY - August 17, 2018 -Second Squad detectives report the arrest of anEast Patchoguewoman and aBay Shoreman for a Robbery that occurred on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 11:35 p.m. at the Long Island Railroad Station inFarmingdale.

LONGISLAND.COM - 2018-08-17 10:50:00

Man murdered after bumping into the wrong man on a Bronx street - NY Daily News

A man was fatally slashed in the neck after he bumped into a man on a Bronx street Friday, police said.The 55-year-old man tangled with his attacker on E. 196th St. and Briggs Ave. in Fordham Manor about 12:20 p.m., cops said.

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

$450M counterfeit ring bust one of largest in NYC history

The charges include conspiracy to traffic and trafficking in counterfeit goods, conspiracy to smuggle and smuggling counterfeit goods, money laundering conspiracy, immigration fraud and unlawful procurement of naturalization.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-16 18:19:57

Man accused of killing Queens nurse and using dating apps to prey on women has mental competency evaluation delayed - NY Daily News

The court-ordered mental competency evaluation for accused killer Danueal Drayton was delayed by a month Friday so his defense can gather out-of-state medical records, a judge ruled.Drayton, 27, remains in custody in Los Angeles on charges he raped and tried to kill a woman in North Hollywood during

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Men Sentenced in Death of FDNY Chief in Pot House Explosion

An FDNY battalion chief was killed by falling debris when a suspected drug den exploded in the Bronx Tuesday, leveling a two-story home and injuring at least 12 other people. Ray Villeda reports. (Published Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016)

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-08-17 18:24:04

Long Island woman celebrates 107th birthday

LONG ISLAND -- Henrietta Dobin celebrated her 107th birthday Thursday surrounded by family and friends in Valley Stream.Mrs. Dobin still works two days a week at the Nassau County Museum of Art. She enjoys painting, playing bridge and watching game shows.Mrs. Dobin has a passion for fashion and take

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-17 03:35:32

3 LI restaurants to try this weekend

The essential Long Island restaurant combines pizzeria with casual Italian eatery. Most communities have at least one spot that stands astride these two necessities. Here are three to visit whenever you're near, either to eat in or for take out.Fanaticoin Jericho is a relative of Emilio's in Commack

NEWSDAY - 2018-08-17 14:00:00

NYC Unveils Plans For New Jails To Replace Rikers Island

Newly built lockups with modern, more humane designs will replace existing buildings in Lower Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn and Kew Gardens by 2027, while a fourth jail is planned for a tow pound in the Bronx's Mott Haven neighborhood, officials said.

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2 sentenced in grow house explosion that killed FDNY chief

Minutes before the sentencing, an FDNY lieutenant who survived the deadly 2016 blast at an illegal grow house read a victim impact statement on behalf of the department and the family of Battalion Chief Michael Fahy, who lost his life in the blast.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-17 16:05:48

Police: 8-Year-Old Boy Followed, Robbed In The Bronx

“He was really scared. Now he doesn’t want to go to the park anymore, he doesn’t want to go to camp,” his mother said. “He’s scared, like he’s wondering if the person will see him again and try to take something else from him.”

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-16 06:20:31

Five MS-13 gang members arraigned, prosecutors say

Five alleged members of MS-13 on Long Island were arraigned Thursday on new racketeering charges -- including murder and attempted murder -- and prosecutors say now more than two dozen members of the notorious gang have been linked to 16 murders.Four of the defendants arraigned Thursday have been pr

NEWSDAY - 2018-08-16 23:33:32

Shots fired near set of music video featuring rappers 50 Cent, Tekashi 6ix9ine in Brooklyn: sources

GREENPOINT, Brooklyn — Shots were fired near the filming of a music video in Brooklyn that included rappers Tekashi 6ix9ine and 50 Cent, police sources said Wednesday.

PIX11.COM

The Brooklyn Bridge is stuck in a traffic nightmare because of infamous drug kingpin El Chapo

El Chapo — the infamous Mexican drug lord who broke out of prison — is to blame for traffic snarl-ups in New York City.According to the New York Times, the massive security required to get him to and from court requires shutting down the Brooklyn Bridge.The consequences of moving El Chapo has been r

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