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MS-13 member pleads guilty in murders of 4 men

Family members of victims four young men allegedly killed at the hands of the street gang MS-13 cry at the site where they were killed on Friday, April 14, 2017, behind a park on Clayton Street in Central Islip. Photo Credit: James Carbone

NEWSDAY - 2018-08-20 17:35:00

LIRR: Person struck, fatally injured by train

An unauthorized person on the tracks near Southampton Station was struck and fatally injured by a Long Island Rail Road train early Monday, officials said.The person was struck at 1:45 a.m. by the 1 a.m. train from Montauk to Babylon and was declared dead at a hospital, a railroad spokeswoman said.T

NEWSDAY - 2018-08-20 14:42:25

New baby shops coming to LI department store

JCPenney will be opening baby shops inside 500 JCPenney stores by Aug. 30, including the stores in Bay Shore, Garden City, Lake Grove and Valley Stream.

NEWSDAY - 2018-08-21 10:00:00

Cops: Chinese Food Deliveryman Assaulted, Carjacked While Making Delivery in West Hempstead

West Hempstead, NY - August 20, 2018 -The Fifth Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 12:05 P.M. inWest Hempstead.

LONGISLAND.COM - 2018-08-20 11:52:00

Enraged hospital patient attacks doctor, lights bed on fire: cops

A patient at a Long Island hospital kicked his doctor unconscious, punched a security guard in the face and set his bed sheets on fire, police said.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-20 15:18:04

Man knocks out hospital doctor with kick to the face, sets bet sheets on fire: Nassau County police

EAST MEADOW, NY — A 56-year-old hospital patient knocked out his doctor, punched a Nassau University Medical Center safety officer and then set his bet sheets on fire, police said.

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-19 22:01:40

No source yet for medical waste on beaches, officials say

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran holds some of the medical waste recovered on the beach on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018 in Lido Beach. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

NEWSDAY - 2018-08-20 21:25:41

DA: 2 Bronx men indicted in assault of off-duty LI cop

Two men have been indicted on charges that they beat and attempted to rob an off-duty Hempstead police officer last month in the Bronx, prosecutors said.The two Bronx men have been in custody since July 21, when Officer Joseph Page shot them, prosecutors said. Page also accidentally shot himself in

NEWSDAY - 2018-08-21 12:05:03

Firefighter charged with starting 5 fires, cops say

Christopher Cordeiro, 20, of Bethpage, faces several arson charges, Nassau police said. Photo Credit: NCPD

NEWSDAY - 2018-08-20 02:41:00

Husband, Wife Dead in Murder-Suicide on Long Island: Police

When officers arrived, they found Patrick Myrthil, 31, and Tertue Gregoire, 30, dead at the scene, according to police.


Man found fatally stabbed in chest in Hell's Kitchen

Derick Waller reports from Hell's Kitchen on the stabbing.HELL'S KITCHEN, Manhattan (WABC) --A man was found stabbed to death in the middle of the street in Hell's Kitchen.Police made the gruesome discovery just before 3 a.m. Monday on West 46th Street between 9th and 10th avenues.The man's shoes co

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-20 09:30:54

Man found dead in Long Island swimming pool

A man was found dead in his swimming pool in Suffolk County on Saturday, police said.Lewis Conte, 63, was found dead in his backyard pool on Franconia Road in East Northport at about 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, authorities said.Someone saw Conte not moving in the pool and called 911, police said. A physi

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-19 14:26:24

NY beaches close after dozens of used hypodermic needles wash up on shore

In all, 35 syringes and needles were recovered from East Atlantic Beach and other nearby areas, officials said.

WHDH.COM - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

Wow House: Million-Dollar Custom Built Home On Cul-De-Sac

Address:165 Bergen Ave, Babylon, New YorkPrice: $1,295,000Square Feet:Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 4 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 2012Features: Custom Built 2012 Colonial All Brick 4500 Sq Ft Living Space 3 Large Bedroom 4 Full Baths Igp Solar Heated 2 Zone Heating 1 For Each Room Radiant Heat In A Cul De S


Armed men beat worker at Kennedy Fried Chicken, then rob a Bronx bodega

The video shows two men walking into a bodega at West 231st Street. One of them pointed a handgun at the cashier. The other, a man in a white shirt, walks behind the counter.

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-19 22:20:06

Man Killed by Lightning on Long Island

Aneal Lall, who was from Richmond Hill in Queens, was standing under a tree adjacent to a boardwalk at Sunken Meadow State Park around 6:50 p.m. on Saturday when he was struck, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation said.


Gunshot Victim Dies After Being Driven To Far Rockaway Hospital

FAR ROCKAWAY, NY — A man who was shot in the chest was driven by private car to a hospital in Far Rockaway where he died. Police said it happened around 11:56 p.m. Saturday. A 28-year-old man, whose name wasn't immediately released, died at St. John's Hospital.No arrests have been made. An investiga

PATCH - 2018-08-19 16:41:40

Cops clear park after man threatens suicide

A park in Freeport was evacuated Sunday after a man with an AR-style rifle threatened to commit suicide, officials said.The man turned himself in to authorities at the Milburn Creek Boat Basin after about an hour, Freeport Mayor Robert T. Kennedy said.The Freeport resident put his weapon down and wa

NEWSDAY - 2018-08-19 23:04:00

Long Island man kills wife, himself in argument over their divorce: cops - NY Daily News

Patrick Myrthil, 31 fatally shot his wife Tertue Gregoire, 30, then killed himself in an apparent murder-suicide over their divorce inside their Wellington Rd. home in Elmont, Long Island. (John Roman/Getty Images/iStockphoto)


Man Struck By Lightning On Long Island Dies

KINGS PARK, NY – A man struck by lightning at a Long Island park Saturday evening has died, sources told Patch.