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Nassau County Package Thief Caught On Camera, Police Say

CEDARHURST, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Police say a package thief is on the prowl on Long Island. The man is suspected of stealing deliveries from three Nassau County homes around 3:30 p.m. Saturday.


Elmont Woman Arrested in Connection with Fatal Drunk Driving Accident, Police Say

Elmont, NY - February 18, 2019 - The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of an Elmont woman involved in a Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 3:10 am in Elmont.


The Best Things To Do In NYC This Week

Join award-winning ballet troupe Complexion as they sauté into their 25th-anniversary season. The group will present three different programs over two weeks, including a New York premiere, a world premiere, and one audience favorite. The programs include "WOKE," set to a "symphonic soundscape" of mu


Nassau Police Issue Alert for Missing 13 Year-Old from Bethpage

Bethpage, NY - February 18, 2019 - The Missing Person Squad reports the details of a Missing Juvenile that occurred on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 2:18 a.m. in Bethpage. According to detectives, Lily Smith, 13, was last seen leaving her Parkview Circle residence. She is described as a female white,


NYS budget plan has $18.3B for Long Island

Touting his proposed 2020 budget, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is including $18.3 billion for Nassau and Suffolk counties – “the largest and most aggressive investment for Long Island in the history of the State of New York,” he said.


Light Stolen From Unlocked Car: Nassau Police

The tail light was stolen from an unlocked car parked on Atlantic Avenue in Massapequa Park on Feb. 9. The license plates were stolen from a car parked at the Sunrise Mall in Massapequa on Feb. 12.


Amityville father with kids in car hit with DWIs under Leandra's Law

An Amityville man, who police said was driving drunk Sunday with his children in the car, faces numerous charges, including aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law.


Massapequa Water District: Resident's use of FOIL requests is 'abusive'

The Massapequa Water District is seeking an injunction against a resident to block further filings of Freedom of Information Law requests to the agency. Robert Ripp, a retired NYPD officer and frequent critic of Oyster Bay Town, has inundated the agency with FOIL requests, asking for more than 4,000


Police: Amityville man drove drunk with son, daughter in back seat

An Amityville man was arrested and charged with a felony Sunday night for allegedly driving drunk with his two children in the car. Police say an officer spotted 43-year-old Shem McCoy rolling through a stop sign on Countyline Road in Massapequa just before 8 p.m. He then allegedly swerved into onco


How Amazon's planned HQ2 in New York became HQ-zero: Incentives, helipad spurred protests

In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to lure the company and its thousands of high-paying tech jobs, offering billions in tax incentives and lighting the Empire State Building in Amazon orange.


Make the most of winter break in Nassau County

In search of something fun to do with the family this winter recess but don’t want to travel far? For our readers in Nassau County, that could mean staying close to home. There is a wide range of activities to take advantage of while the kids are off from school this week, and the county is encourag


NYPD: Man Followed Woman Off Bus, Asked for Directions & Raped Her

Police are looking for a man they say followed a woman off a bus, pretended to ask for directions to the subway and then raped her. NYPD officials said the attacker approached the woman after she got off the bus at 54th Street and Skillman Avenue in Woodside, Queens, around 10:40 p.m on Friday.


Wantagh-Seaford: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market

WANTAGH-SEAFORD, NY — On the hunt for a new home, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some help finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Thanks to our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anyth


Accused lookout in NYPD friendly fire death arraigned on murder charges

The lookout in the Queens robbery-gone-wrong that left a 19-year veteran cop dead was slapped with 13 charges, including felony murder, during his arraignment Sunday. Cops say Jagger Freeman, 25, was acting as a lookout when his pal Christopher Ransom robbed a Queens T-Mobile store on Tuesday using


Two Seriousy Injured in Hempstead Shooting, According to Authorities

Hempstead, NY - February 18, 2019 - The Homicide Squad is investigating a shooting that occurred on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 2:47 a.m. in Hempstead. According to detectives, police responded to a call for two males that had been shot in front of a residence on Terrace Avenue. Both victims were t


Mother and Teen Son Found Dead With Head Trauma in NYC Apartment: NYPD

A mother and her 14-year-old son were found dead with head trauma inside a Bronx apartment on Sunday, police said. Marisol Ortiz, 51, and her son, Alanche Delorbe, were found in their home on 185th Street in the Belmont neighborhood shortly after 5:30 p.m., the NYPD said. Both were pronounced dead a


Noose angers neighbors in Roosevelt; resident says it's for working on cars

Neighbors are upset over what appears to be a noose hanging from a tree in a Roosevelt yard, while a resident at the property claims it's not what it seems. A resident walking by recently noticed the noose dangling along the driveway of a home on Nassau Road.


Man charged with DWI in Southern State Parkway crash that hurt 11, police say

A Queens man is facing a drunken driving charge after a four-vehicle crash that injured him and 10 others on the Southern State Parkway in West Hempstead early Sunday, police said.


Payless ShoeSource to close all 2,100 stores in the U.S., including 15 in Queens

The Payless location in Bayside closed its doors in July 2017 during a round of culling 800 locations. Payless ShoeSource is still in trouble after filing chapter 11 in April 2018 and shuttering their Bell Boulevard location with the announcement that the retailer would liquidate their assets in the


NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Condemns Amazon's 'Abuse Of Corporate Power'

In retrospect, the helipad was probably a bad idea. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declared victory when Amazon announced Thursday that it would not build a second headquarters (known as HQ2) in Queens, New York. Also, opponents were organized and vocal.