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Massapequa's Chase Liardi competes in state wrestling semifinal

Chase Liardi of Massapequa wrestles Zach Ryder of Minisink Valley in the Division I 106-pound semifinal at the 2019 NYSPHSAA State Championships at the Times-Union Center in Albany on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.


Long Island mom warns daughter not to come home before apparent murder-suicide

BELLMORE, Long Island (WABC) -- A 50-year-old woman was killed Thursday night in what authorities believe is a murder-suicide on Long Island. Police say Dawn Kelly was found with a gunshot wound to the chest in the master bedroom of her home on Thomas Place in Bellmore just before 8:30 p.m.


Copiague Man Attempted to Bribe State Police During DWI Arrest, Officials Report

Oyster Bay, NY - February 22, 2019 - On Friday, February 22, 2019, at approximately 1:40 a.m., Johnny Rajkumar, age 20, of Copiague was driving westbound on the Southern State Parkway near exit 31 in town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County and was stopped for multiple vehicle and traffic violations.


Service Monday for Carbon Monoxide Victim

Services are scheduled Monday for the man who died of an apparent carbon monoxide leak Thursday in Melville. Stephen Yancofski, 55, was found unconscious in his home on Scott Drive. He was later pronounced dead. His wife, Kyriaki Bouziotas, was taken to Nassau University Medical Center for treatment


New Staff Joins Long Island Select Healthcare

Ann Perry-Blizzard, PMHNP-BC has joined the staff of Long Island Select Healthcare (LISH) as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She has worked previously at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip.


Retired Suffolk County lieutenant accused of hit-and-run involving Nassau County officer

WESTBURY, Long Island (WABC) -- A retired Suffolk County Police lieutenant is accused of a hit-and-run involving a Nassau County Police sergeant. Authorities say the incident began last Friday afternoon when William Hasper was pulled over on Old Country Road in Westbury for motor vehicle violations.


ICYMI: Nonprofit Restaurant Makes First Donation To 2 Charities

LINDENHURST, NY - Local couple Billy and Nicole Miller opened their restaurant Restoration Kitchen and Cocktails with the goal to give back to Long Island charities. Just four months later, they already exceeded their goals beyond their wildest dreams.


New York State issues empty trailer ban on Thruway for Sunday

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - The New York State Thruway Authority has issued a ban on empty tractor trailers and empty tandem trailers beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday due to high wind warnings and watches that will be in effect at that time for Western and Central New York.


Fred Kienle, veteran and former Lindenhurst Village Mayor and Lindenhurst Fire Chief

Frederick Kienle, a former chief of the Lindenhurst Fire Department, a U.S. Army veteran and former Mayor of the Village of Lindenhurst, was a man who spent his life in the service of his family, his community and his country.


‘Rikers Island’s most violent inmate’ attacks guard from Albion Correctional

MEDINA — Aniah Ferguson was called “Arch Enemy No. 1” and “Rikers Island’s most violent inmate” in an article in the New York Daily News in April 2017. Ferguson, who made national news when she led a vicious attack on a girl at a McDonald’s in Brooklyn when she was 16, an attack caught on video, was


ICYMI: 3 Hospitalized After Barge Malfunction

FIRE ISLAND, NY - Three Coast Guard crew members had to be evacuated after suffering from injuries due to a malfunction at a barge in Fire Island Inlet on Monday evening. According to the Coast Guard, the malfunction with the pump system was reported at Barge Reggie at Station Fire Island at 5 p.m.


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.


Philly Pretzel Factory opens in Syosset

More than three years after the first Philly Pretzel Factory opened in Bellmore, a fourth franchise location has opened on Long Island. The newest store, on Jackson Street in Syosset, is in the same strip mall as the cupcake franchise Smallcakes, and through Wednesday, the shop is celebrating its gr


Husband Kills Self, Longtime Wife With Shotgun in NY Home; Daughter Finds Their Bodies

A Long Island husband shot and killed his decades-long wife in their home -- and the couple's 21-year-old daughter was the one who found their bodies, police say. Nassau County police said Friday that Douglas Kelly, 54, murdered his 50-year-old wife Dawn with a shotgun in their Bellmore home the nig


Nassau Police Investigating Apparent Murder/Suicide

Nassau County police are investigating an apparent murder/suicide that happened in Bellmore Thursday night. According to police, officers responded to a call at 8:22 p.m. for injured people at a home on Thomas Place in Bellmore. When they arrived, they found a 50-year-old woman and a 54-year-old man


Bay Shore Facebook Marketplace Deal Turns Into Robbery

BAY SHORE, NY - A victim was robbed after meeting up to buy a cellphone from Facebook Marketplace in Bay Shore earlier this week. The incident was reported on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 1:20 p.m. on the westbound Sunrise Service Road.


Detectives investigating homicide in Bellmore, police say

Homicide detectives were at a Thomas Place address in Bellmore late Thursday to investigate a homicide, officials said. Police said at about 10:30 p.m. that detectives were looking into the death at a location in Bellmore but declined to release more details.


Driver killed as SUV hits utility pole, police say

A woman driving a 2003 Nissan Murano SUV died after veering off Wheeler Road in Hauppauge and slamming into a utility pole before dawn on Friday, Suffolk police said. Rosa Portillo, 29, of Central Islip, was headed south about 4:20 a.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.


Caught on camera: Brutal attack at Huntington Station Burger King

A brutal attack was caught on camera last month outside the Burger King on New York Avenue in Huntington Station. In the video, six young men can be seen punching and kicking the victim, who is lying on the ground. At one point, an attacker jumps and stomps his feet into the victim’s head.


Nassau DA: MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty to Three Attempted Murders, Sexual Assault of a Child

Mineola, NY - February 22, 2019 - Nassau County District Attorney announced that a Hempstead MS-13 member who was arrested in March 2017 for attempting to murder three people, including a two-year-old child he sexually assaulted, pleaded guilty to the entire grand jury indictment yesterday and is ex