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Slashing, Hit-And-Run Driver Leave 5 Hurt In Farmingdale, Including Police Officer

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A wild night outside of a hookah lounge on Long Island led to a police officer getting struck by a hit-and-run driver while responding to reports of a slashing.


Police find woman stabbed to death, 4-year-old girl, ax inside Brooklyn apartment

BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A man has been arrested after a mother who was five months pregnant was found dead in a Brooklyn apartment early Saturday morning along with her friend and a four-year-old.


Filmmaker to put Mastic Beach in the spotlight with 'Mini Indie' festival

A 25-year-old filmmaker is putting his hometown in the cultural spotlight next month with the first annual Mastic Beach Mini Indie Film Fest. The festival, which will run May 3-5 at the Mastic Beach Property Homeowners Association on 31 Neighborhood Road, will include a lineup of more than 20 films,


Southampton Blotter: Driver arrested in Riverside for possession of cocaine

Southampton Town police arrested a Hampton Bays man for driving with a suspended license in Riverside Friday. According to police, William Hillen, 38, was stopped for inadequate taillights and license plate lights on Flanders Road near Cross River Drive around 8:30 p.m. An officer discovered that hi


School District 'Completely Devastated' By Principal's Death

CENTER MORICHES, NY — The Center Moriches School District is cloaked in mourning after the death of Clayton Huey Elementary School Principal Kim Hardwick. Superintendent Russell Stewart sent a message to the community after the district's unspeakable loss: "Mrs. Hardwick was an exceptional person. H


Survey: Long Island residents hurt by scarcity of doctors, lack of insurance

When Henry Molina searched for a doctor or dentist to treat a 15-year-old daughter suffering from severe tooth pain several weeks ago, the Huntington man kept getting the same response.


Riverhead Justice Court officials say building needs Wi-Fi to show evidence

Riverhead Justice Court officials have asked the town to bring Wi-Fi service into the building, which they said is not equipped to help them comply with a state mandate for showing images, maps and other digital evidence in court.


Remsenburg-Speonk School District Superintendent To Head Center Moriches Schools Next Year

Dr. Ronald Masera will be resigning from his dual position as superintendent of the Remsenburg-Speonk School District and principal of its only school at the end of this school year to replace Russell Stewart, the retiring superintendent of the Center Moriches School District.


Cop Hit by Minivan As He Helps Stabbing Victim in Long Island Parking Lot

It started with a stabbing at a hookah lounge and ended with a cop getting hit by a minivan in a parking lot. A Nassau County police officer suffered minor injuries after the convoluted incident in Farmingdale in the early hours of Saturday morning.


5 New Fire Island Area Properties For Sale

FIRE ISLAND, NY — Looking for a new house, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance in your search? You've come to the right place! To save you some time, we've compiled a fresh batch of five new listings nearby.


Young Woman Dead, Another Injured, Baby Found Unharmed in Bizarre Brooklyn Scene

A young woman is dead, another is seriously injured and a toddler is in the hospital for observation after a violent domestic attack with an ax in Brooklyn early Saturday. The injured woman's ex-boyfriend was caught late Saturday night and now faces murder charges - one he gets out of the hospital w


HIRING 716: Governor Cuomo creates task force to train for jobs in auto industry

Hiring 716 is WKBW's new initiative committed to highlighting job opportunities, challenges and success stories in Western New York. Learn more at Hiring716.com. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday the creation of the Excelsior Automotive Technician Task Force, which will develop progr


What Spectrum's deal with New York State means for consumers

Charter Communications will begin offering high-speed internet to more rural customers following a preliminary deal announced Friday between the company and New York State regulators. The deal, if granted final approval by the state Public Service Commission, would settle allegations that Charter —


Andrew Cuomo arrives at the New York International Auto Show in style

Even the governor has given up on the subways. Gov. Cuomo rolled up to the annual New York International Auto Show Saturday morning in a Roush Mustang, flanked by comic actor Tracy Morgan.


Alert Issued For Man, 66, Last Seen In Bellport

A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Long Island man who suffers from dementia. John Heeber, 66, who lives in Brookhaven, went missing Friday morning, April 19 at 9 a.m. from a facility at New Brookhaven Townhouse, located at 111 Beaver Dam Road, Suffolk County Police said. Heeber was last s


State Police: Driver killed, another arrested in Southern State crash

Family and parishioners of a Merrick church are mourning the loss of a retired priest who delivered a sermon on Jesus' life and resurrection, then died hours later on Good Friday in a crash allegedly caused by an impaired driver on the Southern State Parkway.


Selling your house? Here's how to make it stand out

While in many parts of the country the housing market has slowed, the story is a bit different on Long Island, especially in Suffolk County, where buyers may be thinking they can get more for their money.


Union Burger Bar opens in Southampton

The newly opened Union Burger Bar in Southampton has no pretenses when it comes to guilty pleasures. Owner Ian Duke and executive chef Scott Kampf conceptualized the restaurant with one question in mind: “Where can we go to get a great burger?”


Kevin McCaffrey hits political horse trading, but aide may have benefitted

Republican Suffolk Legis. Kevin McCaffrey criticized Conservatives for political horse-trading for jobs when Democrats gave Conservative Tom Gargiulo their ballot line to run against him in November.


Local businesses already ahead of new county plastics ban

Several businesses have already converted to renewable products. Come January next year, Suffolk residents will likely be slurping down their iced coffees using paper straws, instead of the usual plastic.