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Driver Wanted in Hit-Run Death of Beloved Gas Station Manager on Long Island Is 'Armed and Dangerous,' Likely Fled NY

Police say they've identified the driver suspected of mowing down and killing a gas station manager on Long Island in his attempt to get away after stealing $22 worth of gas on Monday morning.


Boyfriend of Louisiana police officer, two others arrested for her murder, cops say he 'concocted' story about fatal shooting

The live-in boyfriend of a rookie Louisiana police officer was one of three people arrested for her murder after investigators say he "concocted" a story about the fatal shooting.


Judge rejects Long Beach Superblock developer's appeal

In what officials called a win for the city, a Nassau County State Supreme Court judge has upheld a decision by the Zoning Board of Appeals last May to revoke a building permit issued to the developer of the Superblock property.


9 Things To Do on Your First Trip to New York City

A friend of mine is heading out on her first trip to New York City, and she’s feeling quite overwhelmed by all of the different things to see and do. “How can I manage all of this?!” she asks.


Arrest made in Queens stabbing that killed woman, injured teen

FRESH MEADOWS, Queens — Authorities have arrested a man in connection to a stabbing in Queens that left one woman dead and a teen injured. Jawad Hussain, 57, was arrested Wednesday after he attacked two women, ages 18 and 44, in their Fresh Meadows home along 69th Avenue Tuesday afternoon, said poli


Woodmere native makes a ‘family film’

Herb Gildin was a 10-year-old Jewish boy living in Nazi Germany in 1939. Gildin was luckier than many others, with help from the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society he and his older sisters Cele, 14, and Margaret, 12, were split up and sent to Sweden to live with non-Jewish families far away from the Nazis


Court ruling strikes down building ban

A Town of Hempstead building moratorium, enacted in November 2016 to halt golf course development and most recently extended in November 2017, was declared “null and void” in a seven-page decision issued by Nassau County State Supreme Court Judge Leonard Steinman on Dec. 26.


Brooklyn hammer attacker targeted Chinese workers: witness

The Brooklyn madman behind a vicious restaurant hammer attack that killed a worker and critically injured two others was specifically targeting Chinese victims, a dishwasher at the eatery said.


Cops: Cash, Headphones Stolen From Cars

Someone stole headphones from an unlocked vehicle on Eweller Avenue in Floral Park. Someone stole cash from a vehicle on 226th Street in Bellerose Village.


Pastor accused of raping his teen daughter for years after his wife died

A young girl’s nightmare is over and her father is in jail, charged with sexually abusing her in Brooklyn, New York. The New York Police Department has announced the arrest of Matthew Gibson, a pastor at Progressive Baptist Church of Brownsville. Gibson is the son of Bishop Ben Gibson, who is head o


Temple Zion welcomes new rabbi

After more than a year-long search, Temple Zion welcomed a new spiritual leader last year. Rabbi Zalmen Hertz, 22, joined the congregation in February. Hertz, a Brooklyn native, said he has plenty of plans for the temple for the new year.


1 dead after fire rips through Queens home

JAMAICA, Queens – A woman is dead and two others are injured after a fire ripped through a home in Jamaica late Wednesday. The blaze broke out in a three-story residential building at 166-11 91st Ave. shortly before 11:30 p.m., authorities said.


There is an app for medical diagnosis

When the first signs of a cold arrive, many people will first run to their computer to type their symptoms into WebMD.com, before visiting an actual doctor. By feeding details about what symptoms they’re experiencing, as well as information about their medical history, the website can provide them w


Shoplifter Pepper-Sprays Valley Stream Sears Employee While Making Escape, NCPD Says

Valley Stream, NY - January 17, 2019 - The Fifth Squad is investigating a robbery that occurred on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. in Valley Stream. According to detectives, an unknown male subject walked inside the Sears department store located at 1015 Green Acres Mall, Sunrise Hwy, and


The Week Ahead in Malverne, West Hempstead

January marks National Blood Donor Month. Stop by the Lakeview Public Library on Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 1 to 6 p.m. for its blood drive. Donors will receive a $5 Dunkin’ Donuts Gift Card by email when they come to donate. Email in advance to schedule an appointment. Info: jdunlop@nassaulibrary.info


Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence says White House fast-food meme is fake food news

"President Trump got all our favorite foods, it was the best meal we ever had. Then we go see the coastal elite media trashing it for not being organic vegan. We're football players, not bloggers. This was a perfect blue collar party."


Sikh community will honor late officer for his selfless work with their group

When a local Sikh house of worship in Lawrence was looking for a police officer to work an off-duty security post for their weekend services early last year, Mercer County Sheriff’s Officer Pablo Santiago snapped up the gig.


Alleged Kingpins, 12 Others, Arrested in Connection to NYC Drug Ring: Prosecutors

Fourteen people have been arrested in connection with an alleged drug ring primarily serving southern Brooklyn, including two alleged drug king pins, that made about $8,000 in daily sales, prosecutors announced Thursday.


Services for people affected by shutdown

Thanks to the partial government shutdown, many federal employees in Queens are going without a paycheck. A lot of them work at LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International airports.


Owner sells T&F Pork Store after almost 43 years

The shelves at T&F Pork Store were once filled with assorted Italian sausages, fresh mozzarella and other authentic Italian groceries that customers used to line up to buy. But now the shelves are mostly barren as new owners prepare to take over the store and delicatessen at month’s end.