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Man Who Fled Country Faces Murder Charge In LI Woman's Death

A Binghamton University student who fled the country after Westbury woman Haley Anderson was found dead earlier this month has been charged with second-degree murder, Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell announced Saturday. Orlando Tercero, 22, was taken into custody in Nicaragua at the Ho

PATCH - 2018-03-18 17:36:57

NYPD: Woman killed after car cuts her off in the Bronx

A beloved cheerleading coach was killed late-Saturday night, and her daughter was hurt, after a car cut her off on an exit ramp in the Bronx, causing her car to overturn, the city police department said. Police said Michele Muccio, 44, was driving southbound on the New England Thruway near Bartow Av

NY1 - 2018-03-18 21:11:00

Suffolk cops issue 58 tickets after car show, police say

Suffolk police issued 58 tickets for speeding and other reckless driving infractions on the Long Island Expressway following a Farmingville car show Sunday afternoon, police said. Suffolk police put one of its helicopters in the air to coordinate its response with officers on the ground, as police

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-18 22:23:44

$74.5K Lottery Ticket Sold On East End

HAMPTON BAYS, NY - A lucky winner is $74.5K richer on the East End. The New York Lottery announced Saturday that one top-prize winning ticket was sold for the Mar 16 TAKE 5 drawing. The ticket, worth $74,510, was purchased at Canoe Place Fuel Mart, located at 250 East Montauk Highway in Hampton Bay

PATCH - 2018-03-17 14:21:32

Cops hunt masked creep who raped 12-year-old girl at knifepoint in her Brooklyn home

The incident took place in a home on Farragut Road near Remsen Ave. in Canarsie, Brooklyn, early on March 5.(Christian Mueller/Getty Images) A masked man armed with a knife raped a 12-year-old girl inside her Brooklyn home, police said Saturday. The sicko slipped inside the child's apartment on Fa

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-18 10:12:22

Global Buffet in Levittown offers all-you-can-eat deal

A DIY seafood plate with baked clams, sweet-and-sour fish and stone crab at Global Buffet in Levittown. Photo Credit: Douglas Ramirez Global Buffet joins something of a pan-Asian restaurant row taking shape in the Levittown shopping center where Izumi Sushi and Hibachi Steakhouse opened recently,

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-18 13:14:00

New Details On New Nor'easter's Potential Impacts to CT

Northern Connecticut, it appears you're going to miss a possible 4th nor'easter for the upcoming week based on new computer models Sunday morning. For Southern Connecticut, there may be some snow light snow based on new details Sunday. While this is good news for those of you who want winter to end

PATCH - 2018-03-18 13:58:43

Ailing mobster, 90, wants to die in Italy as prosecutors fights to keep him behind bars

Frank (Frankie Pearl) Federico, 90 and ailing, wants to end his supervised release early so he can die in Italy among family and friends.(Handout) Can't an old gangster just die in peace? Brooklyn federal prosecutors have an answer: Not a chance. There's a brewing courtroom clash over the last da

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-19 03:41:46

Ex-boyfriend charged with murder in LI nursing student's death, DA says

Haley Anderson's body was found March 9 in the off-campus home of her ex-boyfriend, Orlando E. Tercero, who has been charged with her murder, Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell said. Orlando Tercero, left, shown Tuesday in Managua, Nicaragua, has been charged with murder in connection w

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-18 01:10:00

VIDEO: Teen Siblings Hospitalized in Central Islip by Hit-and-Run Driver; SCPD Seeking Suspect

A 15-year-old female and her twin brother were walking to their bus stop when a vehicle struck the pair, cops say. SCPD are seeking the driver of a vehicle that struck twins and fled the scene in Central Islip. Central Islip, NY - March 16, 2018 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Pol


FDNY: Lithium battery caused 5-alarm fire that disrupted LIRR service

The Long Island Rail Road suspended service in both directions on four branches on Friday, March 16, 2018, due to a large fire at a recycling plant near LIRR tracks in Queens. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp An improperly disposed lithium battery was to blame for the five-alarm fire in Queens that br

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-17 21:14:49

Dix Hills Man Convicted of Killing Girlfriend

A man was convicted Friday of gunning down his 37-year-old girlfriend following a dispute near their Dix Hills home last year. A Suffolk County jury found Eric Bermudez guilty of second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon following a three-week-long trial. "While nothing can ease the s


At Huntington St. Patrick's Day Parade, special-needs focus leads the way

Thomas Dougherty and his son Jacob hang out at the 2017 Huntington St. Patrick's Day Parade. Photo Credit: Cliff Weissman Thomas Dougherty began a tradition three years ago by marching in the Huntington St. Patrick's Day Parade with his son Jacob -- who has Down syndrome -- and now pounds the pave

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-18 14:30:22

Riverhead High Grad 1 Of 7 Killed In Military Copter Crash

RIVERHEAD, NY - Hearts are broken in Riverhead as family and friends remember a member of the Air National Guard's 106th Rescue Wing, who, along with three others, including a firefighter from Long Island, was among the seven killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq Thursday, according to sources. Accor


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


80-year-old woman dies a week after being struck by car

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - An 80-year-old Connecticut woman has died from injuries suffered when she was struck by a car last week. The Advocate reports that Mary Bova died Monday at Stamford Hospital. Police say Bova was struck March 6 as she left a market. She was taken to the hospital where she suffe


Man Robbed Woman, Punched Good Samaritan In Huntington

Police are looking to identify the man who robbed a woman and assaulted a Good Samaritan trying to intervene earlier this month in Huntington. According to authorities, a woman was walking to her car in the Rite Aid parking lot, located at 391 West Main St., when a man pushed her to the ground and t


2 Lindenhurst women charged in overdose death, police say

Magdalena Matysek, left, 20, of 9th Street, Lindenhurst and Tiffanie Zink, 20, of Kansas Street, Lindenhurst, were arrested Tuesday and charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Photo Credit: NCPD Two Lindenhur


Man Stole Tool Set From Commack Home Depot: Police

Have you seen this man? Police are looking for him. COMMACK, NY - Police are seeking a man who stole a tool set from Home Depot in January. The man (pictured above) stole a Rigid tool set from Home Depot on 65 Crooked Hill Road, on January 26. The item was worth a total of $400. Suffolk County Crim


Long Island school district hires armed guards to patrol

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. - A Long Island school district says it has hired armed guards to patrol its five school campuses. Hauppauge administrators say the extra guards will cost the district about $300,000 a year. Newsday reports there will be more than five armed guards joining the more than 20 unarmed gu