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NYPD officer wounded, suspect dead in New York City shooting

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- Authorities are investigating after a suspect was killed and an NYPD officer was shot in the arm in Washington Heights on Thursday afternoon.


Court documents detail juror’s claims of misconduct during trial, deliberations in contentious Karina Vetrano murder case

Nearly three weeks after reaching a unanimous guilty verdict, there’s a lone griper among jurors in the Howard Beach jogger murder trial. In court papers filed by defense lawyers for convicted murder Chanel Lewis, a man identified as “Juror A” alleges behind-the-scenes misbehavior by three of his fe


Batmobile and other famous TV and movie cars for sale at Autoseum in Mineola

Ever dreamed about owning the Batmobile or driving the Monkeemobile? They're among a handful of famous movie and TV cars up for sale Saturday at the now-closed Autoseum of Nassau County in Mineola.


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.


Son Arrested After Threatening Father With Gun: Garden City PD

Here are all of the incidents that the Garden City Police Department reported for the week ending April 17. Property was reported stolen from a car parked at a Garden Street home and from a car parked at a Magnolia Avenue home on April 11.


Brooklyn judge who refused to let family of murdered woman speak at killer’s sentencing apologizes in court

A Brooklyn judge who shut down a murder sentencing without letting the victim’s family speak because he wanted to go to lunch apologized on Thursday to the relatives — but not the prosecutor he detained for coming to the relative’s defense.


6 alleged MS-13 gang members indicted in Queens, Long Island murders

MINEOLA, Long Island (WABC) -- A 13-year-old girl was among six reputed MS-13 gang members who were indicted Wednesday in what prosecutors call a murder spree in Queens and Nassau County.


'Sopranos' Movie Films In Garden City

The "Sopranos" prequel movie, "The Many Saints of Newark," spent two days filming in Garden City. The production was spotted at Fairchild Sons Funeral Home on Franklin Avenue Tuesday and Wednesday.


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.


Former Mineola Resident To Be A Part Of First WWI National Monument

Ever since the inception of the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission in 2013, New York City sculptor Sabin Howard and architect Joe Weishaar have been hard at work creating Washington, D.C’s first-ever World War I memorial at Pershing Park. Beating out more than 300 candidates, both Howard and Wei


Uber driver pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of Long Island teen killed while car surfing

HUNTINGTON, Long Island (WABC) -- An Uber driver has pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges in the death of a Long Island teenager who fell to the pavement after prosecutors say he was allowed to ride on the roof of the vehicle.


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.


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


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


No special prosecutor in case of bullied, gay Bronx teen who fatally stabbed high school classmate

A Bronx judge, in a Thursday ruling, rejected a call by defense attorneys for a special prosecutor in the trial of a bullied gay high school student accused of stabbing a classmate to death during history class.


Without measles vaccination records, city closes 4 Brooklyn schools & fines parents

The city’s Health Department announced Thursday that it had fined three parents for failing to vaccinate their children against measles and closed down four schools in Brooklyn for not providing vaccination records for their students.


NYPD Says Brooklyn Cyclist Killed By Box Truck Driver 'Fell' Into Vehicle

A 26-year-old cyclist was killed in Brooklyn on Wednesday after he was struck by the driver of a passing truck—and once again, police seem to be blaming the victim for their own death.


60-Year-Old Dealer Sold Heroin To Rockland Drug Ring: DA

A 60-year-old dealer who was supplying heroin to a large home-based drug ring in Rockland County has pleaded guilty, Acting Rockland County District Attorney Kevin Gilleece announced Thursday.


Hempstead advances long-sought Baldwin revitalization

After 13 years of failing to remake a small section of Baldwin’s business district, the Town of Hempstead is trying once again. The town board adopted a resolution Tuesday to assume the lead agency role in the Baldwin revitalization effort and its environmental review process.


Love Story: He didn't mind that she didn't like him - at first

Paul Pepe of Laurel Hollow recalls the day he met his wife, Miriam. When we first met, I was 18, and she was 15. We both attended a dance (called a “Confraternity”) in 1952 at Sts. Simon and Jude Church in our neighborhood of Gravesend, Brooklyn.