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UPDATE: Reward Increased After Dogs Found Dead On Long Island

Authorities initially offered a $5,000 reward for information in the case, but say donors have raised another $1,000 to help with the investigation.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-09-19 21:29:30

3 Roosevelt Field Stores Burglarized Overnight

Grand Avenue Student Finalist In Science Comp.Target Hiring Seasonal Workers: See WhereThree Nassau Men Arrested For Armed Home InvasionCharges Dropped Against LI Police OfficerWinning Lottery Ticket Sold In Bellmore4 Named National Merit SemifinalistsHonoring Bellmore's 9/11 VictimsThe Latest on Hu

PATCH - 2018-09-19 20:20:06

NYPD Cop Sentenced for Transporting Cocaine, Accepting Bribe

What to KnowAn NYPD officer was sentenced to 6 years in state prison for transporting cocaine in exchange for money, prosecutors said WednesdayJohnny Diaz was sentenced to six years in prison helping to transport a kilogram of cocaine in exchange for $4,000, according to prosecutorsPleaded guilty to

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-09-19 16:35:26

Chick-fil-A applies for another LI restaurant

The chicken sandwich chain, which has three locations open on Long Island and two more planned for Woodmere and Roosevelt Field, has applied to the Town of Hempstead to add an eatery in Westbury.

NEWSDAY - 2018-09-19 10:00:01

Attorney: Charge dropped against village police officer

A judge dismissed an unlawful surveillance charge against a Rockville Centre Village police officer after he turned over evidence that the woman who filed the complaint was aware that he videotaped their sexual encounter, the officer’s attorney said Wednesday.Christopher Stafford, 28, of East Meadow

NEWSDAY - 2018-09-19 17:02:00

NCPD Seeking Two Suspects in Armed Hicksville Street Mugging

Two unknown males exited a vehicle, approached a 22 year-old male victim, displayed a handgun and demanded money, cops say.

LONGISLAND.COM - 2018-09-19 18:24:00

Sore Loser Threatened To Shoot 11-Year-Old Boy Who Beat Him In Fortnite - CrimeFeed

Michael Aliperti, 45, sent XBOX text and voice messages to the 11-year-old boy on Monday evening, September 17, alluding he would go to his house or school and hurt him, according to Suffolk County Police Chief Stuart Cameron. Aliperti and the child did not know each other personally, but they had b

CRIMEFEED.COM - 2018-09-19 17:57:34

Hempstead mixed-use building sells for $10.5M

The Village of Hempstead Building Department had cited the building for violations over the past few years, however, the new owner, Lawrence-based real estate investment firm E&M Management, which purchased it as Rivoli LG Redevelopment Company LLC, has committed to making repairs and improvements,

LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS - 2018-09-18 11:28:50

Man threatens to shoot 11-year-old who beat him at video game 'Fortnite': Suffolk police

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. - A man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly threatening to shoot an 11-year-old child, possibly at his school, after the boy beat him at the video game "Fortnite." Michael Aliperti was arrested on Sept. 18, 2018, after allegedly threatening to shoot an 11-year-old boy. (Suffolk Count

PIX11.COM - 2018-09-18 17:14:47

Missing Teen Swimmer's Body Recovered in Queens: NYPD

What to KnowThe body of 17-year-old Lamine Sarr was found in the area of Beach 97th Street and Shore Front Parkway Tuesday morningSarr went missing in the waters off Rockaway Beach Saturday when he got caught in rough currents, friends saidClassmates set up a vigil for the teen Monday, saying he was

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-09-18 21:32:00

Hempstead students displaced by lightning begin school

"We wanted to make sure that our students had the same experiences that they would get if they were housed at Prospect School for the school year and this location gives us exactly that," said Regina Armstrong, Hempstead Union Free School District Superintendent. "We're not anticipating Prospect bei


Nassau Missing Persons Detectives Seeking Teenage Girl from Levittown

Levittown, NY - Sept. 18, 2018 -The Missing Persons Squad reports the details of a Missing Juvenile that occurred on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. inLevittownand reported to Nassau Police on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 2:00 a.m.

LONGISLAND.COM - 2018-09-18 11:09:00

Video Shows Robber, NYC Deli Clerk Grappling Over Gun

Bodega Owner Fights Off RobberA Bronx deli clerk wrestled a gun away from a would-be robber in a harrowing attack caught on video.The NYPD says a man placed a food order on Monday before going behind the counter, displaying the gun and demanding cash.When the clerk hesitated, the man struck him on t

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-09-18 23:33:00

Yom Kippur War veteran recalls the battle as holy holiday begins

On Tuesday, as he spoke at the 45th commemoration of that war at the Museum of American Armor in Old Bethpage hours before the start of Yom Kippur at sunset, he said he was lucky to be alive.

NEWSDAY - 2018-09-19 00:44:15

Police: Three charged in Uniondale home invasion

From left, Steven Bonilla, 35, of Uniondale; Oscar Velasquez, 26, of Freeport; and Carlos Veliz, 25, of Hempstead. The three have been charged in connection with an armed home invasion on March 31 in Uniondale. Photo Credit: NCPD

NEWSDAY - 2018-09-19 03:34:19

New sports bar opens on Long Island

Vintage takes the place of Parkside Inn and, before that, Behind Bars. While the name suggests a wine bar, Vintage is beer-and-sports focused with four taps, 15 beers by the bottle, and 12 large-screen televisions — as well as plenty of liquor and, besides the bar itself, an adjacent room with modu

NEWSDAY - 2018-09-18 14:00:22

Hempstead Town Supervisor Proposes New Ethics Reforms

Gillen, a Democrat, said that the legislation would also improve the day-to-day operations of the town. The set of laws would end the practice of hiring the relatives of elected officials, require employees to disclose familial and romantic relationships with other Town employees to avoid conflicts


Man Used Stolen Credit Card At 2 Stores In Amityville: PD

AMITYVILLE, NY - Suffolk County Police are seeking a man who used stolen credit cards at multiple locations in Amityville.A Holtsville woman reported credit cards were stolen from her car sometime between August 23 and September 1.The cards were used by a man (pictured above) at Walgreens on 275 Bro

PATCH - 2018-09-18 14:25:24

Brooklyn Man Started Massive Kings Plaza Mall Fire, Cops Say

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK -- A man was arrested for starting a massive seven-alarm fire in a Kings Plaza mall garage that injured 21 people, police said.

PATCH - 2018-09-18 12:36:22

Mugshots: Police sergeant among 24 arrested in child sex sting

Authorities on Tuesday announced the arrests of two dozen men nabbed in a child predator sting in New Jersey, and the suspects include a nurse, a firefighter and a police sergeant.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-09-18 16:25:02