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Baldwin Man Arrested in Connection with Fatal Gas Station Hit-and-Run, Authorities Report

South Hempstead, NY - January 18, 2019 - The Homicide Squad reports that an arrest has been made in connection with a Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred at 7:23am on Monday, January 14, 2019 in South Hempstead.


NYC residents brace for weekend of weather hell

New Yorkers spent Friday bracing for a weekend of weather hell. Juliette Federman, 29, was buying an ice-breaker and bag of rock salt at the Gowanus Home Depot in Brooklyn. “I already have a snow shovel, but I figured out the hard way last year that you can’t shovel your car out of ice,” Federman sa


2nd person dies after hammer attack at Brooklyn restaurant

SHEEPSHEAD BAY, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Authorities say a second person has died three days after a seemingly randomhammer attack inside a Brooklyn restaurant. A third person remains hospitalized in critical condition.


Long Island town votes to ban marijuana sales

The Long Island town of North Hempstead voted last week to bar the sale of marijuana inside its town limits, despite a newly energized push by state leaders to legalize pot this year.


Nassau County Police Investigate Attempted Kidnapping

TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Police on Long Island are investigating an alleged attempted kidnapping. Nassau County police said a 24-year-old woman was walking with her 1-year-old son in a stroller around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday on Fulton Avenue in Hempstead.


Elizabeth Fox-McDonough is new supervising judge in Nassau County District Court

State court officials have announced Elizabeth Fox-McDonough will serve as Nassau County District Court's new supervising judge, a little more than a year after voters elected her to a seat on the bench.


Woman Sexually Attacked, Robbed on 4 Train in Brooklyn: NYPD

A woman was sexually attacked and robbed while riding the subway in Brooklyn early Thursday, police say. The 27-year-old woman boarded an uptown 4 train at around 1 a.m. at the Franklin Avenue station in Crown Heights when the suspect immediately tried to kiss her, according to the NYPD. She quickly


Here’s how the subways will be running this MLK Day weekend

Riders of the G, L, Q, and R trains are in luck: no scheduled disturbances will get in the way of your long weekend plans. The B train, on the other hand, will not be running this weekend. And like last week, there is no J or M service between Manhattan and Brooklyn. Most lines are expecting signifi


Schumer, Residents Call For Action On Amtrak West Side Access Plan

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Commuters and Sen. Chuck Schumer are delivering a strong message for Amtrak to step up and finish a crucial project. Schumer is blaming the agency for delaying the Penn Station access plan, which would give Bronx and Westchester residents a direct route to Manhattan’s west si


Nassau Police Charge 8 With DWI

Nassau County Police reported the following driving while intoxicated incidents. Charges are accusations and do not imply guilt. Jan. 12: Raul Vanegas, 20, of New Cassel, charged on Zeckendorf Boulevard and Old Country Road in Westbury.


Bubble tea chain leases Garden City Park building

ARMS Global, the parent company of the Kung Fu Tea chain of bubble tea shops, has leased a 35,200-square-foot industrial building in Garden City Park. The company, which operates more than 200 bubble tea shops across the U.S. and several others in Australia, Canada and Vietnam, is relocating its war


Nassau County's first Drag Queen Story Hour draws a crowd to East Meadow library

At a crowded story session at the East Meadow Public Library last Saturday, the special guest began by reading a book called “Julian is a Mermaid,” about a boy who dresses up as a mermaid, using his grandmother’s drapes and other furnishings he finds around her house.


New smoke detector law in New York State

UTICA, N.Y. - This year a new law is taking effect in New York State aimed at increasing your odds of escaping during a fire. If you've been tempted to take out the batteries of your smoke detector, this new law will prevent you from doing that.


Accusations of Anti-Semitism, Alleged Lack of Inclusivity Lead to Competing NYC Women’s March Events: Report

On the second anniversary of the Women’s March on Washington, New Yorkers will have to choose between two competing marches. The Women’s March Alliance, the 2017 and 2018 Women’s March on NYC organizer, will start its march on 62nd Street Saturday morning. A downtown rally hosted by The Women’s Marc


Cops: Cash, Headphones Stolen From Cars

Someone stole headphones from an unlocked vehicle on Eweller Avenue in Floral Park. Someone stole cash from a vehicle on 226th Street in Bellerose Village.


Nassau Police Seeking Help To Find Armed Robber

Nassau County police are seeking the public's help to identify a man wanted for an armed robbery in Garden City Park earlier this month. According to police, the man pictured above entered the Amoco gas station, located at 2200 Hillside Ave., just before 6 p.m. on Jan. 5. He pulled out a handgun and


NY State Police: “Avoid Unnecessary Travel & Be Prepared” For Harper

Winter storm Harper is expected to hit CNY with a bunch of snow, high winds and low temperatures and the New York State Police want to make sure we stay as safe as possible. Several municipalities have already issued snow emergencies, but Troopers want to make sure you don't drive unless it's absolu


NYC Weekend Subway Service Changes Jan. 19-21

NEW YORK, NY — Here's how the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will screw up your plans this weekend — from late Friday night, Jan. 18, through early Tuesday morning, Jan. 22 — in the name of "upgrading and maintaining our tracks, stations and signal systems in order to continue to provide our


Judge doesn’t buy ex-DA employee’s ‘shopaholic’ argument at sentencing

A top official-turned-embezzler in the Staten Island DA’s Office tried to dodge jail time Friday by blaming his crime on being a shopaholic — but the judge wasn’t buying it.


Nassau County Executive Laura Curran appoints assessment watchdog

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has appointed a watchdog to oversee the property tax process after repeated stumbles during a major countywide reassessment. Ana Sousa, a veteran county auditor and budget director, will lead the new Quality Assurance Unit, Curran said. The unit will oversee poli