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Data reveals an aging and slow-growing Nassau County
Nassau County is changing and barely resembles the post-World War II suburb it was in the second half of the 20th century, new demographic numbers show. The county's population is graying and growing at a slower rate than ever before. As of 2017, Nassau's newest residents were increasingly Hispanic
VIDEO: Mom takes down man trying to steal her car in Bronx
MELROSE, The Bronx (WABC) -- A Bronx mom taking her son to school found a man attempting to steal her car, yanked him out of the driver's seat and detained him until police arrived.
Woman dies in Bronx from illegal butt injection, deemed homicide
A 48-year-old woman died in the Bronx from an illegal buttocks injection — and her death has been deemed a homicide, officials said Tuesday. Leslie Ayala visited the city from Philadelphia for the risky procedure. She went into cardiac arrest at the home of a friend she was staying with on Seward Av
EXCLUSIVE: Goon botches alleged murder-for-hire job, gets busted with man who paid him, prosecutors say
A Manhattan drug dealer and Bronx hitman who cooked up a botched plan to kill a rival couldn’t keep quiet about it — and now they’re facing attempted murder charges, a new criminal complaint filed alleges.
Queens Man Gets Decades In Prison For Killing Nassau Store Clerk
A Queens man was sentenced on Monday to more than 30 years in jail for murdering a clerk at a Valley Stream convenience store he was trying to rob in 2016. Jermaine Jackson, 25, was sentenced to 365 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for the murder of Edwin Lopez. Jackso
Local Live: 5 great concerts to see on LI this week.
Long Island has such a wide variety of concerts available it can get tough to decide. Here’s a look at five of this week’s must-see shows:. The Bethpage crooner brings “Christmas With Sal” home.
Woman Killed As She Crosses Notorious Queens Blvd, Police Say
SUNNYSIDE, QUEENS – A woman was hit and killed as she tried to cross Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside Monday, police said. Yimei Gao, 73, who lived on 56th Ave, was crossing the notoriously dangerous road near her home at 6:22 a.m., police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Hempstead apartment fire forces tenants from their homes
An apartment building fire Monday in Hempstead forced some residents out of their homes. The Hempstead fire chief says it was a small fire that traveled from a first-floor apartment up to the second floor. It was reported just before 5 p.m. at one of the Hofstra Gardens apartment buildings at 621 Fr
NYPD: Sex offender charged in Queens attempted abduction may have more victims
RIDGEWOOD, Queens (WABC) -- Police are searching for possible additional victims of a man they saychased an 11-year-old girl and attempted to force her into his car in Queens over the weekend.
Woman walking home pushed to the ground and raped in Queens
FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens (WABC) -- Police are searching for the man who raped a woman in Queens early Sunday morning. At 4:30 a.m., police received a call of an assault in the vicinity of Bayport Place and Augustina Avenue in Far Rockaway.
New York News: Queens Man, Jermaine Jackson Sentenced to More Than 30 Years’ Imprisonment for Murdering Employee of Long Island Convenience Store During a Robbery
Valley Stream, New York – Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, Jermaine Jackson was sentenced by United States District Judge Sandra J. Feuerstein to 365 months’ imprisonment, to be followed by five years’ supervised release, for the murder of Edwin Lopez, an employee of a conv
Woman Wounded In Police-Involved Shooting To Sue NYPD, City For $10 Million
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman accidentally wounded during a police-involved shootout with a suspect in the Bronx plans to sue. On Monday, she filed a $10 million notice of claim against the NYPD and city as she continues to recover in the hospital. Her family is also speaking out about her injurie
Body found in Queens park: police
BAYSWATER, Queens — Police are investigating the discovery of a battered body found inside of Bayswater Point State Park, police said Sunday. Authorities responded to a call of an unconscious male inside of the Queens park near Mott Avenue and Beacon Place just before 12 p.m..
EXCLUSIVE: Woman accidentally shot by cops in Bronx gunfight plans to sue — 'It was like a war'
Irene Urena Perez was walking through the Bronx with her mother and a neighbor’s toddler when a police bullet pierced her side. It happened as she and her mom were bringing their neighbor’s 3-year-old boy home from daycare on Loring Place in University Heights about 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5.
Long Island day care owner in court after toddlers found wandering in street
HICKSVILLE, Long Island (WABC) -- A Long Island day care owner who was arrested after two toddlers were found in and near the roadway was in court Monday. Graciela Castro was hit with three Do Not Harass orders, which are similar to orders of protection but not as strict, in connection with her arre
Sister of Bronx man killed in parking lot SUV crash outside home trembles with grief
The devastated sister of a man dragged to his death by an SUV in a Bronx parking lot trembled and wailed Monday as she coped with his loss. Joyce Acheampong was on the verge of tears at her home on Evergreen Ave. in Soundview.
These are the must-read stories from the weekend
NEW YORK (WABC) -- Good Samaritans stepped in to thwart an attempted abduction in Queens after police say a man tried to force an 11-year-old girl into his car. Meanwhile police were investigating the case of a baby found dead at a Midtown hotel. And some were naughty while others were nice at Hobok
Four arrested in forged-check scam on Greenwich Ave.: cops
GREENWICH — An attempt to cash a fraudulent check led to four arrests near a Greenwich Avenue bank — as well as the discovery of $11,548 in what may be be ill-gotten gains, police said Monday.
Charges filed in case of Yonkers mother of five found dead in Indiana motel room
Prosecutors filed criminal charges Monday in the case of the Yonkers native found dead in an Indiana motel room last week. Tyrin Boone, 40, was charged with aggravated battery “causing a substantial risk of death” after his arrest about seven miles away from the Fort Wayne motel where Janaya Jones-B
2 arrested in death of teen fatally struck by ambulette in the Bronx
The BRONX — Police arrested two men in the death of a 17-year-old who was pushed in front of an ambulette in the Bronx. Obeb Adames and Mario Almonte were arrested Sunday for their alleged involvement in Angel Reyes-Godoy’s death.