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Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in Hempstead shooting
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Police: 2 shot in Hempstead, taken to hospital
Two people were shot Friday morning in Hempstead on Wellesley Street, police said.The victims were taken to the hospital and their conditions were not immediately known, according to Hempstead Village police. No arrests have been made.Police received a report of shots fired at 10:55 a.m. on Wellesle
DA: Two alleged MS-13 members arraigned in killings
Two alleged members of the MS-13 street gang pleaded not guilty Friday in connection with the slayings of two teens who investigators said were hacked to death in 2016 and 2017 because they were perceived to be enemies of the gang, officials said.Josue Figueroa-Velazquez, 19, and Kevin Lopez-Morales
10 Things to Do this Week in NYC: October 19th – October 25th
As the cool autumn weather finally sets in, you can start getting in the Halloween spirit with a moonlit cemetery tour, help out local public schools by buying hand-made desserts or go inside a historic Jazz Age movie palace. All this and more is happening this week in New York City. Check out our U
NCPD: Levittown High School Janitor Accused of Stealing Checks from Parents
Anthony D’Ambrosio of Seaford, 22, allegedly took the checks for dance program fees and deposited them into his personal bank account, officials say.
4-year-old girl left alone in front of school in Brooklyn
Police are waiting to reunite a 4-year-old girl with her family after she was was left alone in front of a school in Brooklyn Friday morning. Authorities say Candice Wright-White was left outside PS 316 on Classon Avenue in Crown Heights around 11 a.m. She does not attend the school. According to po
Gun found in Brooklyn elementary school bathroom
"Weapons of any kind have absolutely no place in our schools, and NYPD immediately responded and safely recovered the item, which was found after dismissal. All students and staff are safe."
Police Report Man Arrested After Caught Driving Unlicensed with 34 Suspensions
Massapequa, NY - October 19, 2018 -The Seventh Precinct reports the Arrest of aRooseveltman for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle that occurred on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 9:00 p.m. inMassapequa.
14-year-old faces life in prison for allegedly killing teen at Brooklyn basketball court: DA
BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — A 14-year-old faces life in prison for allegedly shooting a 16-year-old boy dead at a basketball court in Brooklyn, the Kings County District Attorney announced Thursday.
Man Busted by Cops Allegedly Attempting to Flee Supermarket with Two Full Shopping Carts
West Hempstead, NY - October 18, 2018 -The Fifth Squad reports the arrest of a Lakeview man on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 10:50pm inWest Hempstead.
Island Park Chamber of Commerce celebrates 2 businesses
Brothers Juan and Edmund Salazar moved their Ay Caramba restaurant from Long Beach to Island Park last month. The establishment, at 166 Long Beach Road, serves a variety of creative Tex-Mex burritos, quesadillas, tacos and salads.
Motorcyclist, 48, dies after he wipes out and skids down Queens street, crashing into parked car
Cops investigate scene of fatal motorcycle crash on 197th St. near 119th Ave. in St. Albans Sunday. (Vic Nicastro for New York Daily News) A 48-year-old motorcyclist who wiped out and skidded down a Queens street, crashing into a parked car, has died, officials said Thursday. Maurice Giles, 48, was
Police: Motorcyclist taken to hospital after crash
A motorcyclist was taken to a hospital after a crash in West Hempstead on Wednesday night, police said.The motorcycle collided with a car at Hempstead Turnpike and Nassau Boulevard about 8:50 p.m., Nassau County police said early Thursday.Police did not provide information on the extent of the motor
Hempstead Village Trustee Charged With Bribery, Larceny, Conspiracy, Bank Fraud And More
On Tuesday, a grand jury indictment was filed against Perry Pettus, 62, and his alleged partner William Mendez, 48, on new counts of bribery, larceny, conspiracy and official misconduct related to additional businesses targeted in an alleged extortion scheme. Previous charges followed the pair’s arr
VIDEO: Man Shot At Point-Blank Range On Brooklyn Street
The suspect is believed to be a man wearing a dark colored hooded jacket, dark colored jeans, black sneakers, purple Latex gloves and a black ski mask.
Nassau County neighborhood pools together for Mega Millions
OLD BETHPAGE, N.Y -- The idea started on a Facebook group for local moms and has now ballooned to some 600 people putting their money together to beat the odds - and win the $970 million jackpot of the Mega Millions. "I don't wanna count my chickens before they hatch," said Jill Kinzer, a neighbor w
Uber driver charged with kidnapping, assaulting woman he picked up in Manhattan
Harbir Parmar, 24, picked the woman up in Manhattan and was supposed to drive her to White Plains, court documents show. Instead he changed her destination in Uber's mobile application to an address in Boston, pulled over on the side of the road and groped the sleeping passenger.
DA: Man arraigned on charges he killed girlfriend in crash
But Robert Brunetti, Kevin Reyes' attorney, said his client denied being involved in a street race and said he was being followed by another vehicle.
Andover PD Alerted to Dead Baby Found at CT Recycling Center
Police in Andover, Massachusetts, are on alert after the body of a baby boy was found at a recycling center in Stamford, Connecticut.
Discovery of 8 children selling candy in the cold prompts arrest of 2 men in Nassau County: police
The child told police two men in a van dropped her off, along with other children, so they could sell candy, police said.