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Family Mourns 7-Year-Old NYC Boy Fatally Pinned Between Van and School Bus

A 7-year-old boy who was fatally pinned between a van and a school bus was a straight-A student who was always smiling, his aunt said. Cameron Brown was walking between a red van and a yellow school bus on Gipson Street in Far Rockaway Wednesday afternoon when he was pinned by the van, police said.


Massapequa Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

MASSAPEQUA, NY — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for your area on Thursday, lasting from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. You can find more info from the National Weather Service here.


NYPD Officer Shot In Washington Heights; 1 Suspect Dead

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An NYPD officer was shot Thursday afternoon in Washington Heights. It happened at 187th Street and Wadsworth Avenue at around 4:30 p.m. Police were responding to a 911 call of a man firing shots in the air.


Long Island Sports Dome in Massapequa launches a drop-off night for kids

Long Island Sports Dome in Massapequa has launched a new Friday night drop-off program for kids ages 5 to 12. Parents drop the kids off at 6:30 p.m. and pick them up by 9 p.m. The cost is $30 per child or $50 for two children. Parents need to sign up in advance so that the facility can provide prope


3 jurors on the Karina Vetrano murder and sex abuse trial allegedly committed misconduct

Defense attorneys for the man convicted of the 2016 killing of New York City jogger Karina Vetrano claim in a new motion that one juror on the high-profile murder case has accused three others of misconduct for disregarding the court’s directions about how and when to deliberate.


Rapper Kodak Black arrested at border in upstate New York

LEWISTON, N.Y. – New York state police say rapper Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as he tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls.


Six Alleged MS-13 Members Indicted For Murder Spree, Nassau County DA Says

Six alleged MS-13 members - including several teens and minors - have been indicted on Long Island for their roles in a pair of homicides in Far Rockaway and Lawrence last year.


Mueller Report: Read full, redacted report here

WASHINGTON — After years of investigating, the Department of Justice released a 400-page redacted copy of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report Thursday. The report covers subjects ranging from questions about Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election to whether President Donald Tr


10 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near Massapequa

MASSAPEQUA, NY — New and exciting events are coming to the Massapequa area all the time. Whether you're looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's your weekly roundup of the top big-ticket events co


N.Y. man admits to credit card fraud

PORTLAND — A New York man who used bogus driver’s licenses to open charge accounts at three Home Depot stores in Maine, and tried to open one in Auburn, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to one count of credit card fraud, according to court documents.


Judge drops felony sex abuse charge against Hempstead teacher

A judge Thursday dropped a felony sex abuse charge against a Hempstead public school teacher following his January arrest after accusations that he had "sexual contact" with one girl and also endangered two others during an after-school program.


Car and motorcycle collide in North Amityville

Suffolk County Police are investigating a motor vehicle crash that occurred on Route 110 and Harrision Avenue in North Amityville yesterday, resulting in serious but not life threatening injuries to a motorcyclist.


Long Island teen pointed BB gun at driver in road rage incident, police say

OYSTER BAY, Long Island (WABC) -- A Long Island teenager is under arrest after police say he pointed a BB gun at another motorist Thursday in a road rage incident. It happened at about 12:40 p.m. on the Southern State Parkway westbound, west of Exit 32 in Oyster Bay.


Justin Coppola, Will Puccio lead undefeated Garden City over Shoreham-Wading River

Justin Coppola is about as good as it gets in the faceoff circle. The Garden City senior dominated there, winning 13 of 16 faceoffs to set the offense in motion and send the host Trojans on to a 12-5 non-league win over Shoreham-Wading River on Thursday.


Sister of boy killed in tragic school bus accident was nearly hit too

She watched her brother get crushed to death in Wednesday’s tragic school bus accident in Queens — and she almost died herself. “All I saw was his legs,” the still-stunned big sister of tragic Far Rockaway bus victim Camron Brown, 7, told The Post of the moment her brother was fatally pinned against


Sentencing of Chanel Lewis in killing of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano is postponed

KEW GARDENS, Queens (WPIX) -- The sentencing of Chanel Lewis, who is convicted in the killing and sexual abuse of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano, was postponed Wednesday amid allegations of jury misconduct.


St. Patrick's Cathedral arrest: Man had 2 gas cans, prior arrest and 1-way ticket to Rome

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- A man arrested after attempting to enter St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan with two gasoline cans and lighter fluid Wednesday night was also arrested at a church in New Jersey Monday and had booked a one-way ticket to Rome, according to police.


Uber Driver Pleads Guilty After Teen Dies From Car Surfing: DA

HUNTINGTON, NY - An Uber driver pleaded guilty on Thursday for allowing a passenger to ride on the roof of his car, causing his death in Huntington last year, according to Suffolk County DA Timothy Sini.


Man Caught Red-Handed Robbing Roosevelt Field Mall: Nassau Police

A Hempstead man was arrested early Wednesday morning after police say he was caught robbing multiple stores in the Roosevelt Field Mall. According to police, a security guard at the mall was looking at surveillance cameras when he saw a man entering several unauthorized areas of the mall around 3:50


Man Armed With Needle Robbed West Babylon Gas Station: SCPD

WEST BABYLON, NY - Suffolk Police are looking for a man who they say stole merchandise from a West Babylon gas station and threatening the clerk with a needle last month. The man, armed with a needle, entered BP Gas on 331 Farmingdale Road and demanded cash from the clerk on March 13 at 2:20 p.m.