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Second Man Arrested In Nassau County Murder: Police

Nassau County police have arrested a second man they say was involved in the murder of a Hempstead man earlier this week. According to police, two men were shot in front of 100 Terrace Ave. just after 2:45 a.m. Monday. One of the men, Matthew Gilreath, 28, of Hempstead, died from his injuries on Tue


New York State not giving up on future Amazon project, ESD chief says

New York State hasn’t given up on winning a future Amazon expansion project, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s economic development czar said Thursday. “We should never burn bridges,” said Howard Zemsky, CEO of Empire State Development, the state’s primary business-aid agency. “The governor is not burning any


Winning Lotto Ticket Sold In Hewlett

A winning lottery ticket was sold at a convenience store in Hewlett yesterday, which means one lucky person is about to be $30,000 richer. The winning TAKE-5 ticket was sold at Meet Cards & Gifts, located at 1753 Peninsula Boulevard, for the Feb. 20 drawing.


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


Long Island family says they were targeted and bullied by Nassau County Police

NEW HYDE PARK, Long Island -- A Long Island couple will be filing a complaint with Nassau County claiming police overreach and discrimination. Kan and Claudia Tan, along with their attorney Jean Wang, sat down with PIX11 News. The Tans say their vehicle was improperly towed and their family was left


Pols suggest R train be split to save Brooklyn riders from Manhattan delays

A few Brooklyn elected officials asked the MTA to halt half of R subway service at Court Street, with Queens-Manhattan service covering the Whitehall and 71st Avenue stations on the other half, in the interest of streamlining the route and avoiding the traffic delays that plague the line, AM New Yor


Police: Syracuse Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Boeheim Hits, Kills Man Walking On I-690

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man walking on an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man’s disabled vehicle, police said.


Remembering ‘Goody’ with laughter in Woodmere

Untreated mental health issues can potentially lead to devastating outcomes. A local comedian is trying to bring solutions to the surface through comedy. Comedian and Hewlett High School alumnus, Jay Nog (class of 1997), is set to bring the annual Strictly for Laughs Comedy Event back to Long Island


Retired Suffolk lieutenant accused in hit-and-run involving Nassau cop

News 12 Long Island has learned that a retired Suffolk County police lieutenant is accused of running over a Nassau County officer in a hit-and-run. The lieutenant has been arrested and charged with allegedly using his car to intentionally strike a Nassau sergeant who was trying to give him a traffi


Price Chop Summit: $70K Off Woodmere Drive Home

SUMMIT, NJ -- Check out this home that just saw a reduction in asking price. Features: Stately and Impressive 4 Bedroom, 3.1 Bath, Center Hall Colonial, on a beautiful level, lushly landscaped .60 acre property, private yard. Brick and Hardie Plank Siding.Great layout and open flow! Step into the in


Police: Mom Dead After Driver Deliberately Strikes Family Of 8 Outside Rockland County 7-Eleven

HAVERSTRAW, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A 32-year-old mother was killed and the rest of her family was rushed to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after police say a driver deliberately plowed into them outside a convenience store in Rockland County.


Math is COOL at MoMath!

Waverly here, your Patch NYC Kids' Mayor! I admit - I am not the biggest fan of math and I was counting on MoMath to change how I feel about it -- see what I did there... I would love to be as excited to go to math class as I was to visit this museum. As soon as we walked through the doors, I was al


Man accidentally killed by 7 train at Grand Central subway station

NEW YORK — Police are investigating the death of a man who was killed in an accident at a crowded subway station in midtown Manhattan. It happened just before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the 42nd Street and Grand Central subway station.


Brooklyn residents upset at two NYPD cops for antagonizing gang members with controversial rap song blared from their squad car

Residents of a Brooklyn housing complex are blasting a pair of patrol cops for blaring a controversial rap song from their squad car and antagonizing gang members in the neighborhood.


Two more suspects arrested in MS-13 subway shooting

Another two suspects were arrested Thursday in an MS-13 gangbanger’s fatal shooting of a rival on a Queens subway platform, police sources said. The two men were nabbed separately early Thursday, and are being questioned by cops at the 115th Precinct station house in Jackson Heights, sources said.


Brooklyn Man Charged with Murder in Shooting Death of 102nd Precinct Detective

A Brooklyn man has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder, among other crimes, in the fatal shooting of a 102nd Precinct detective and the wounding of a sergeant during a robbery in Richmond Hill last Tuesday, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown.


Second Person To Be Sentenced For Acid Attack On Queens Woman

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A second person involved in an acid attack on a Queens woman will be sentenced today. Jerry Mohammed pleaded guilty to throwing acid on Alexandra Dyer as she left work back in 2015, leaving her with severe burns.


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Fires Back at Critics over 'Wack' Pro-Amazon Billboard: 'This Isn't For/By NYers'

New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has shrugged off the appearance of a new billboard in New York City's Times Square blaming the 29-year-old for Amazon's decision to pull out of a potential deal to open up a headquarters in Queens.


Beam Falls From Subway, Smashes Car Windshield In Queens

WOODSIDE, QUEENS - New York City officials complain of crumbling infrastructure, and a piece of subway infrastructure literally crumbled on Thursday — a piece from the 7 train platform above fell and impaled a car windshield. Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer tweeted photos of the car around 65th Stre


Sicko complimented victim, asked for a hug, then raped her, prosecutors say

A Queens rapist complemented his victim’s looks and asked her for a hug — before ripping off her clothes and sexually assaulting her, prosecutors said Wednesday. Matthew Luna, 27, was on a city bus with his 20-year-old victim Friday night — and followed her when she stepped off near 54th St. and Ski