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AMBER Alert: Search for missing child, father in Queens
The abduction occurred at 9035 Van Wyck Expressway, in Queens, New York at about 9:55 PM on Friday.
Medford Man Charged With Animal Cruelty By Suffolk County SPCA
Medford, NY - July 20, 2018 -Detectives with the Suffolk County SPCA arrested aMedfordman and charged him animal cruelty on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
ICYMI: Teen Accused Of Driving High On Drugs During Fatal Crash
LINDENHURST, NY - A Lindenhurst teen plead not guilty on Friday to driving while high on drugs and speeding during acrashthat killed two people in Lindenhurst last year, according to multiple reports.
Cancer cluster discovered in Centereach, Farmingville, Selden - TBR News Media
Brad Hutton, the deputy commissioner of the New York State Office of Public Health, delivered sobering news to a standing-room-only crowd at the Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook July 17.
Cops: Teen arrested in Navy SEAL memorial vandalism
A 14-year-old male was arrested Friday morning and charged in the vandalism of a memorial commemorating fallen Navy SEAL and Patchogue native Michael Murphy, police said.Fourth Squad detectives arrested the teen at 3 a.m. at his Ronkonkoma home after an investigation, Suffolk County police said in a
Man Dies After Car Slams Into Tree On Long Island
According to Suffolk Police, the man was driving a Dodge Challenger north on Sills Road, near Hospital Road, in East Patchogue when the car left the roadway and struck a tree at at about. 12:05 a.m.
2 different sharks suspected of biting children bit at Fire Island beaches
ISLIP, N.Y. — Officials have confirmed one of two children bitten in the leg off New York’s Fire Island was bitten by a shark, but said on Thursday that both bites were likely the result of shark attacks.
Police: Driver hits tree, dies in East Patchogue
A man died in a single-car crash in East Patchogue early Friday morning, Suffolk Police said.The man was driving a Dodge Challenger north on Sills Road, near Hospital Road, when the vehicle left the road and struck a tree at about 12:05 a.m., police said.The man was pronounced dead at the scene, aut
Officials confirm boy was bitten by shark off Fire Island
ISLIP, N.Y. — Officials have confirmed one of two children bitten in the leg off New York’s Fire Island was bitten by a shark.The state Department of Environmental Conservation saysa tooth fragment removed from a 13-year-old boy’s legis consistent with a shark’s tooth, but it could not determine wha
14-Year-Old Boy Hit By Car While Riding Bicycle: Police
BABYLON, NY - A 14-year-old boy was struck by a car while riding his bicycle in Babylon on Thursday afternoon, according to Suffolk Police.
Town says utility's permit for plant has expired
Brookhaven officials have told Caithness Long Island that its permit to build a second power plant in Yaphank has expired.The Manhattan-based power company has sought to build a 600-megawatt plant on Zorn Boulevard, using a permit issued by the town in 2014 for a 750-megawatt plant that was never bu
Police: Teen arrested in house party fatal stabbing
Matthew Martinez, 16, of Selden, was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree murder, Nassau County police said. Photo Credit: NCPD
Man Unleashes Racist Rant At Man Driving With His Son On LI
DEER PARK, NY - A video posted online of a white man using profane, racist language toward a black man driving with his son in his car on Long Island is quickly spreading across social media.
2 children suffer bites in possible shark attacks off Long Island
A spokeswoman for Fire Island National Seashore, which runs Sailors Haven beach, said a 12-year-old girl suffered bite marks "consistent with a large fish" while wading in the water.
Steam Pipe Explosion Leaves Bus-Sized Crater on NYC Street
"If it might have gotten on your clothing, get your clothing off," Mayor de Blasio said of asbestos
Lake Grove Teen Dies During Band Practice At LI High School
The student, identified as 17-year-old Maddie Sparrow, was at practice for the Sachem Arrows Marching Band at the school when she "suffered a medical incident," according to a report inCBS News.
Baseball: Raynor’s walk-off hit sends Riverhead to state tourney - Riverhead News Review
So, when the Riverhead Little League All Stars 11-12-year-old team entered the sixth and final inning facing a 2-0 deficit and only one hit to their credit, it couldn’t have been easy to be optimistic.
Man Caught With Heroin In Hamptons: Cops
SOUTHAMPTON, NY — An East Hampton man was arrested after he was found with heroin in Southampton, police said.
Town: Beaches to reopen after suspected shark attacks
All Islip Town beaches on Fire Island will reopen as state officials continue to investigate Wednesday's suspected shark attacks that injured two children, officials said.Lifeguards will be on duty at 11 a.m. Thursday at Atlantique Beach, where a 13-year-old boy was bitten on the leg, along with Kis
Steam pipe explosion closes streets in Flatiron District
FLATIRON DISTRICT, Manhattan (WABC) --A steam pipe explosion is closing streets in the Flatiron District Thursday morning.The pipe exploded at Fifth Avenue and East 21st Street just after 6:40 a.m.There have been no immediate reports of injuries.Fifth Avenue was closed at East 23rd Street.And 22nd,