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Harlem record Powerball jackpot winner revealed

Robert Bailey poses for photographers during a news conference at the Resorts World Casino on Wednesday. The retired government worker won over $343 million in Powerball, the biggest jackpot in New York state lottery history. (Mary Altaffer / AP) A retired federal government worker from Harlem has h


Mom assaulted on subway after son asked question

The first woman is described by police as black, 25 - 30 years old, with eye glasses. She was last seen wearing a gray shirt, dark colored pants with a black jacket tied around her waist. She also had a black purse over her shoulder.


Exclusive: Sears finalizing $350 million bankruptcy loan with Great...

FILE PHOTO: A store closing sale sign is posted next to a Sears logo in New Hyde Park, New York, U.S., October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo


BAD APPLES: Cuomo, De Blasio UNDER FIRE for $1.5 BILLION in Amazon Kickbacks | Sean Hannity

Rallying with@SenGianaris,@RWDSU,@nychange,@ALIGNny, &@MaketheRoadNYto protest#AmazonHQ2coming to#LIC& to say NO to corporate welfare for the richest man in the world.pic.twitter.com/pElSFzz9Oo— Jimmy Van Bramer (@JimmyVanBramer)November 14, 2018


Mom Beaten on Subway After Son Asked Why Attacker's Child Was Wearing Costume: NYPD

A mother of a young boy was beaten on a city subway after police say her son asked her why the child of another straphanger was wearing a costume. The violence broke out on the E train in Queens Nov. 2 around 1:30 p.m., when the victim's 8-year-old son turned to her and asked why another rider's chi


Woman beaten with barbell dies 2 years later; Daughter, correction officer charged with murder

A former New York City correction officer and his 21-year-old girlfriend have been charged in the fatal beating of the woman's mother in Long Island. Nassau County police say 27-year-old Ralph Keppler and 21-year-old Francesca Kiel, both of Lynbrook, are now charged with second-degree murder. Police


Nassau SPCA: Uniondale Woman Charged with Starving and Torturing Two Dogs

Chontrelle Stroman, 35, was found to have a dead dog in plastic container and another dog that was extremely emaciated, cops say.


Amazon HQ2 Is Coming To Queens, But Not Everyone Is Happy

NEW YORK (WCBS 880)— Amazon has selected Long Island City and Arlington, Virginia, as the two sites for its second headquarters.


Amazon selects New York and Washington DC for its second headquarters, named HQ2- Technology News, Firstpost

Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for massive new offices on Tuesday, branching out from its home base in Seattle with plans to create more than 25,000 jobs in both New York City and an area just outside Washington, DC.


Ocasio-Cortez finds Amazon’s HQ2 in NYC ‘extremely concerning’

The Democratic Socialist, who cruised to victory in the midterm elections after beating Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens) in an upset primary win in June, fired off a series of tweets Monday night into Tuesday morning regarding the blockbuster plans.


New Hyde Park-Garden City Park School District universal Pre-K applications - The Island Now

Subject to approval of grant funding by New York State, residents of New Hyde Park-Garden City Park School District with an eligible child of age 4 by Dec. 1, 2019, may apply for free half-day pre-kindergarten classes for 2019 – 2020 school year. Applications are available on our website , at your h



Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that ARIEL ACOSTA, a/k/a “A-Loc,” a/k/a “Blue,” a/k/a “True Blue,” was sentenced today to 160 months in prison for firearms and narcotics trafficking. ACOSTA and his co-conspirators sold seven guns, incl


Helipads and everything else Amazon is getting out of its deals with New York

The victors, New York and Virginia, delivered. Thefinal deals revealed on Tuesdayshowed they provided total incentives worth about $2.8 billion total — extraordinarily generous offers to a company whose profits in 2017 totaled $3 billion on $178 billion in revenues, and whose founder Jeff Bezos is t


Nassau Authorities Report Fatal Vehicle Crash in East Meadow

East Meadow, NY - November 13, 2018 -The Third Squad is investigating a Serious Vehicular Auto Accident that occurred inEast Meadowon Monday, November 12, 2018 at 6:47 am.According to detectives, Kenneth Moultrie, 62, of Astoria was operating a 2011 Ford north in the vicinity of 100 Carman Avenue wh


Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb

The online retail giant held the promise of 50,000 jobs and the possibility of changing their fortunes. So the 20 finalists dangled tax incentives, showcased their workforce and even signed nondisclosure agreements to keep the process secret — doing whatever it would take to woo the company.


Cell phone of jogger’s accused killer showed searches on victim, ‘penance’

A cell phone belonging to theaccused killer of Queens jogger Karina Vetranoturned up Web searches featuring her photo, the crime scene – and information on the Sacrament of Penance, jurors heard Tuesday.


Nassau couple charged in the barbell beating murder of woman's mom

NASSAU COUNTY - A Lynbrook woman and her boyfriend walked out of Nassau County District Court in handcuffs Monday, charged with murdering the woman's mother over what detectives say was a dispute involving a dating app. "She co-conspired with her boyfriend to kill her mother," said Stephen Fitzpatri


NYPD: 29-Year-Old Manhattan Man Visiting Friends in Queens Struck, Killed by Hit-Run Driver

28-year-old Irving Duran of Queens has been arrested in connection with the deadly crash, police said A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a deadly hit-and-run in Forest Hills. Michael George reports. (Published 5 hours ago) A 29-year-old Manhattan man visiting friends in Queens wa


Police respond to call of man 'attempting to jump' off viaduct - The Island Now

“We got a call for a male who was attempting to jump off of the viaduct, but I don’t think he was successful,” a spokeswoman said. “He was taken to the hospital, but [the report] does not say much more than that.”


Floral Park Juvenile Reported Missing by Nassau County Police

Floral Park, NY - November 13, 2018 -The Missing Persons Squad reports the details of a Missing Juvenile that occurred on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. fromFloral Parkand reported to police on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 10:50 p.m.