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Discovery of 8 children selling candy in the cold prompts arrest of 2 men in Nassau County: police
The child told police two men in a van dropped her off, along with other children, so they could sell candy, police said.
Cops: Woman bit police officer at Oyster Festival
Molly Dutrow, 24, of Syosset, was charged with assault after she bit a police officer in Oyster Bay on Sunday, police said. Further investigation found that Dutrow was involved in unrelated incidents, resulting in other charges, police said. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)
SCPD: Man Arrested for DWI and Leaving the Scene after Crash Injures Pedestrian
Roberto Ortez of Mastic, 38, struck a 30-year-old East Patchogue man who was crossing the street, cops say.
2 Men Charged In Long Island Gas Station Robberies
As WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported, two men in their 20s – Joseph Montesano and Joseph Fooks – are accused of hiding their identities by putting on skeleton masks and bandanas, and while threatening employees with a gun.
Man Stole Over $160 Worth Of Makeup From Smithtown CVS: Police
SMITHTOWN, NY - Suffolk Police are seeking a man who stole items from a Smithtown store last month.The man (pictured above) stole Revlon cosmetics from CVS on 977 W. Jericho Turnpike, on September 17 at 4:30 p.m.The stolen makeup had a value of $160.40.Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash rew
Search for 2 MS-13 members in stabbing of teen in Queens
JAMAICA, Queens (WABC) --Police are trying to track down two MS-13 gang members accused of stabbing a Queens teenager.Investigators released new pictures of the known gang members, 25-year-old Dani Cruz and 24-year-old Maxwell Martinez.They say the two stabbed the 17-year-old victim on Sutphin Boule
Drunk Driver Crashes Vehicle into Brookhaven Utility Pole, Officials Report
Brookhaven, NY - October 15, 2018 -Suffolk County Police arrested on Monday, October 15 for driving while intoxicated after he crashed his vehicle into a utility pole inBrookhaven.
Nassau Police Issue Alert for Missing 13 Year-Old Girl from Freeport
Freeport, NY - October 15, 2018 -The Missing Persons Squad is investigating a missing juvenile that occurred on Friday, October 14, 2018 at 10:30 p.m. inFreeport.
Drunk Driver Hits Pedestrian, Leaves Scene: Police
PATCHOGUE, NY — A Mastic man was charged with DWI and leaving the scene after he struck a pedestrian and left the scene, police said.
What if a storm like Michael strikes here? | RiverheadLOCAL
Long Islanders should be aware of the projections of Professor Scott Mandia, a meteorologist who teaches courses at Suffolk County Community College on weather and climate change, of the consequences of a major hurricane hitting here.
Police ID Connecticut man killed in plane crash off Hamptons
The New York State Police on Sunday said the man was Raj Persaud, 41, of Waterbury, Connecticut.
Man accused of following, flashing woman on Long Island
Police said 41-year-old Brian McBride, of Lindenhurst, faces public lewdness and stalking charges.
Village battles to rid invasive species from lakes
Brightwaters Mayor John Valdini, seen on Tuesday, wants to clean invasive plants out of village lakes, such as Lagoon Lake. Photo Credit: Daniel Goodrich
Pizzeria opens third Long Island branch
Ciro's Pizzeria, a mainstay in Floral Park and in East Meadow, has opened a branch in Glen Head.The newcomer, on Glen Cove Avenue, is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day. Ciro's in East Meadow arrived in 1997; the original in Floral Park, 1975, under current management since 1982.The latest refle
Cops: Man arrested under Leandra's law
Cesar Caraballo, 45, was scheduled to be arraigned Sunday at First District Court in Hempstead. Photo Credit: NCPD
Cops: Calverton man, 21, had loaded handgun, drugs in vehicle | RiverheadLOCAL
A Riverhead Police COPE unit stopped a vehicle driven by Roger M. Foster Jr., 21, of Calverton on Kroemer Avenue near Old Country Road just before 6 p.m. last night, police said in a press release this morning. The officers conducted a narcotics search of Foster’s vehicle and found marijuana and a l
Life-threatening illness sparks LIer's 144-lb. weight loss
“That set me on a downward spiral emotionally and physically,” says Hardy, who eventually went on disability for six months. “It was during that time that I really packed on the weight, eating nothing but junk food and fast food because of depression,” he says.
'Just amazing': Bald eagles wow spectators at LI pond
Decades after the birds of prey disappeared on Long Island, this spot is attracting hundreds of people, including devoted fans who track the birds' comings and goings.
Cops seeking man who tried to rob Suffolk gas station
An image from surveillance video shows a man displaying what appears to be a gun after he entered a Speedway gas station in Port Jefferson Station and demanded cash early Saturday morning, Oct. 13, 2018, according to police. Photo Credit: SCPD/Palumbo, Thomas
As elections approach, New York’s top education policymakers begin to outline legislative priorities
They’ll also discuss what to prioritize in their overall funding request for education across the state (the board has not yet requested a specific dollar amount). Last year the Board asked for a$1.6 billion increase, which is less than the $1 billion boost that wasultimately approved. But the if th