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Town: Beach closed after medical waste washes up
About 50 to 60 items of medical waste, including more than 30 hypodermic needles, washed up Friday evening in a section of beach between Ohio Avenue in Long Beach and Clayton Avenue in East Atlantic Beach.
Officials Close Beach On Long Island After 'Dozens' Of Used Hypodermic Needles Wash Ashore
If you come in contact with any hazardous materials, including hypodermic needles, officials advise calling 9-1-1 so police can immediately remove the items.
Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued For More Awful Weather
Strong to severe thunderstorms rolled through Connecticut on Friday and surprise, surprise more of the same is expected Saturday too. Sigh. The National Weather Service has issued anotherHazardous Weather Outlookfor this weekend for more rain, more thunderstorms and more flooding concerns.
Nassau Man Burglarized Multiple Businesses On His Own Block: NCPD
According to police, the Burglary Pattern Team conducted an investigation and found that Todd Klein, 49, of 10 Nassau Blvd., was responsible for multiple burglaries of businesses where merchandise and cash were removed.
Swimming advisory for 14 North Shore beaches in Nassau
The advisory, issued by the county Department of Health, is considered a "precautionary measure" because storm-water runoff can affect water quality. Heavy rainfall can elevate bacteria levels above state standards, a news release stated.
2-Year-Old Girl Drowns In Long Island Pool
EAST ISLIP, NY – A 2-year-old girl drowned in a backyard pool on Long Island Friday evening, police said.
Emotional words as 2 men charged in marijuana grow house explosion that killed FDNY chief are sentenced
Garivaldi Castillo, 33, and Julio Salcedo, 36, were defendants in an unusual hearing. It's rare that a person is held criminally responsible for conditions that cause the death of a New York City firefighter, according to the Bronx District Attorney's Office.
Two Arrests Made in Connection With Farmingdale LIRR Station Mugging, Cops Say
Farmingdale, NY - August 17, 2018 -Second Squad detectives report the arrest of anEast Patchoguewoman and aBay Shoreman for a Robbery that occurred on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 11:35 p.m. at the Long Island Railroad Station inFarmingdale.
Man Fatally Stabbed in Neck on Bronx Street: NYPD
A man has died after being stabbed on a Bronx street during an argument just after midnight Friday, police say.The 55-year-old victim was arguing with two other men near East 196th Street and Briggs Avenue when he was stabbed in the neck, police and neighbors said.Responding EMS found him unconsciou
BREAKING: Judge rules in favor of LIPA, 'no promises' to school districts - TBR News Media
The judge’s ruling is a big victory for LIPA as it allows tax certiorari cases to continue to trial, rather than being dismissed, and could have a widespread impact across Long Island for other municipalities with similar disputes against the utility.
Nassau Police Looking For Missing Vulnerable Adult
According to police, Mohammad Saleem, 30, was last seen in his home at 4 a.m. on Aug. 17. Saleem is 30 and was last seen wearing a gray tank top and black pants. He is 5 feet, 1 inch tall, 100 pounds and has black hair, black eyes and a black mustache. He is non-verbal. His possible destination is u
Man Robbed Ralph's Italian Ice At Knifepoint: SCPD
COMMACK, NY - A Commack man was arrested on Wednesday for robbing a business at knifepoint and attempting to burglarize a home in Commack, according to Suffolk Police.
Store owner sentenced for selling K2 drug
A Medford store owner was sentenced Friday in federal court in Central Islip for selling K2, an illegal drug that is also known as synthetic marijuana and “spice,” officials said.
3 LI restaurants to try this weekend
The essential Long Island restaurant combines pizzeria with casual Italian eatery. Most communities have at least one spot that stands astride these two necessities. Here are three to visit whenever you're near, either to eat in or for take out.Fanaticoin Jericho is a relative of Emilio's in Commack
Man with slit throat found lying on Bronx street
FORDHAM MANOR, Bronx (WABC) --It was a gory scene in the Bronx - the result of a violent altercation playing right out in the open.Police say a 55-year-old man with his throat slit was found lying on the street in Fordham Manor.Investigators say the argument started on East 196th Street at Briggs Av
Men Sentenced in Death of FDNY Chief in Pot House Explosion
An FDNY battalion chief was killed by falling debris when a suspected drug den exploded in the Bronx Tuesday, leveling a two-story home and injuring at least 12 other people. Ray Villeda reports. (Published Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016)
Crash Reported On LIE During Rush Hour: DOT
HAUPPAUGE, NY - A crash was reported on the Long Island Expressway in Hauppauge during rush hour on Friday morning, according to the New York State DOT.
MS-13 Members Charged With Murders, Drug Trafficking Across LI
CENTRAL ISLIP, NY - A total of 12 gang members were charged in connection to 3 murders and drug trafficking on Long Island, the U.S. Attorney's office announced on Thursday.
Taxi driver bit on the arm, robbed by woman in Queens
On Aug. 5 at about 5:30 a.m., an on-duty cab driver picked up a woman in the vicinity of 31st Street and Astoria Boulevard, police said.
Lightning Strike Sparks Massive Fire At Suffolk Summer Camp
WHEATLEY HEIGHTS, NY - Two people were injured in a massive fire caused by a lighting strike at a Wheatley Heights summer camp on Tuesday night, according to the Melville Fire Department.