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Brooklyn Man Arrested For Nassau County Murder: Police

A Brooklyn man was arrested on Tuesday and charged with the murder of a Hempstead man, who was shot early Monday morning in Hempstead. 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 in


Police: Man Killed After Clothing Catches On NYC Subway Train

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 39-year-old man was killed after being dragged by a passing train in midtown. The incident happened just after 7 p.m. Tuesday night at the Grand Central subway station.


New York State Court of Appeals Upholds Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner’s Decision on Edgemont Incorporation By Issuing a Denial of a Motion for Leave to Appeal

GREENBURGH, NY —February 19, 2019 — The New York State Court of Appeals denied a motion for leave to appeal in the matter of Robert B. Bernstein, et al., Appellants v Paul Feiner regarding the efforts to incorporate Edgemont as a village within the town. By denying the motion to appeal the courts ha


The 11 best things to do on Roosevelt Island

Roosevelt Island: it’s an opportunity to get away from New York while still being in New York. Whether you drive, bike, or take public transportation, this narrow strip of land sandwiched between Manhattan and Queens has much to offer in terms of a day’s delight. You’ve got parks, the arts, and enou


Island Park rental project gets IDA assist

The Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency approved economic incentives Tuesday for a 172-unit waterfront apartment complex planned for Island Park. Virginia-based AvalonBay Communities is planning to redevelop an 11.6-acre property that was formerly used as an oil storage and distribution


Funeral and burial Wednesday for fallen NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen

The funeral Mass and burial for NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen, a Long Islander killed in a friendly fire shooting in Queens last week, is scheduled for Wednesday on the East End. Thousands are expected to attend Mass at Church of St. Rosalie, 31 E. Montauk Hwy., in Hampton Bays.


Group of co-workers claims largest jackpot in New York State Lottery history

CBS NY - The ticket to the largest Mega Millions jackpot in New York State Lottery history was claimed Tuesday. The eighth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history now belongs to a group of 23 co-workers who came forward anonymously in January to form an LLC named, appropriately, "New Life 2019."


For every dollar a man gets paid, a woman makes 67 cents

In Long Island government, it pays to be a man. Women who work full time for Long Island county, town and city governments receive on average two thirds the pay of their male counterparts, a year-long Newsday review of payroll records for more than 30,000 workers found.


Man Wanted in Connection with Lindenhurst Assault, According to Authorities

Lindenhurst, NY - February 20, 2019 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County First Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to locate a man wanted for an assault in Lindenhurst last year.


Norma Gonsalvez: ICE Must Stay At Nassau County Jail

The East Meadow community is the home of the Nassau County Jail which incarcerates some very violent criminals. The safety and well-being of our children, adults and community members are primary responsibilities of the Nassau County Executive. Regardless of political party our county executives, ov


Nassau County Police Seeking Suspect in Connection with Uniondale Shooting

Uniondale, NY - February 19, 2019 - The Third Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred on Monday, February 18, 2019 in Uniondale. According to detectives, police responded to New York Avenue for a person that was shot. Upon arrival the officers located a male gunshot victim and tr


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.


Man accused of exposing himself, rubbing against 9-year-old girl in Queens

WOODSIDE, Queens (WABC) -- Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a 9-year-old girl on a Queens subway. The incident happened on a southbound 7 train last Thursday.


3 dead in NJ multi-vehicle crash after driver loses control: police

WAYNE, N.J. — Three people are dead after a large crash involving multiple vehicles in New Jersey, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s office confirmed Tuesday. At approximately 8:46 a.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a serious crash involving multiple vehicles on the northbound side of Route 23, near


Zombie Deer Disease In New York State

There is a disease spreading through deer that makes them zombie like and emaciated. It has affected deer in twenty four states including New York. It's official name is Chronic Wasting Disease but it is also called zombie deer disease. It is an illness that has been found in deer across twenty four


Suspect turns himself in, charged with Queens rape of woman against vehicle

WOODSIDE, Queens — Police say the man wanted in connection with a Queens rape last week has turned himself in. Matthew Luna of Queens turned himself in at the 108th Precinct Monday night with his attorney, according to authorities.


NCPD: New Jersey Teen Arrested for Snatching Packages from Cedarhurst, Woodmere Stoops

Cedarhurst, NY - February 19, 2019 - Fourth Squad detectives report the arrest of Justin Hines, 22, of East Orange, N.J. in connection with multiple larcenies of packages that occurred in the confines of the Fourth Precinct on Saturday, February 16, 2019 around 3:30 pm.


Lewis County young woman named New York State Dairy Princess

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A young woman from Lewis County was crowned this year's New York State Dairy Princess. Reegan Domagala received the honor Tuesday night at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool. She has served as the Lewis County Dairy Princess since the spring of 2018. She will now spend the next year promo


Bronx boyfriend suspected in mom, son killings did prison time for stabbing two men: sources

THE BRONX — He had a violent criminal history, and it followed him into an apartment on East 185th Street in the Belmont section of the Bronx. Hector Cruz, who apparently jumped in front of a Metro-North train in Hartsdale Sunday morning and killed himself, was the prime suspect in the weekend murde


Funeral held for NYPD detective tragically killed by friendly fire

HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. — Family and friends will gather Wednesday morning to bid a final farewell to Detective Brian Simonsen. The 19-year veteran was tragically killed while responding to a robbery in Queens.