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Woman dead, 5 hurt in Wantagh State Parkway crash, cops say

The slick roads from the heavy wet snow during Wednesday's nor'easter were a factor in the rollover, police said. A woman was killed and five others were injured when a van they rode in overturned and crashed on the Wantagh State Parkway due to the weather conditions on Wednesday, police said. Phot

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 15:29:32

Snow means dangerous driving for Long Island motorists

Nassau and Suffolk cops blame multiple crashes, including one that killed a woman, on snow accumulating on roads and expressways. Firefighters work to remove a woman trapped in her car following a four-vehicle crash on the Sunrise Highway in North Patchogue on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, authorities

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 22:56:00

Long Island Weather: 3 Inches Of Snow An Hour Possible Wednesday

A winter storm warning is now in effect as another powerful nor'easter threatens to drop up to a foot and a half of snow on parts of Long Island. "Snow this morning will become heavy by afternoon and into the evening," the National Weather Service says. "Expect significant reductions in visibility

PATCH - 2018-03-21 13:29:53

Car Bursts Into Flames In North Babylon

NORTH BABYLON, NY - A car fire was reported in North Babylon on Wednesday afternoon, according to the North Babylon Fire Department. Firefighters responded to a call for a vehicle fire on Parkdale Drive at 2:10 p.m. The blaze was put out in about 25 minutes.

PATCH - 2018-03-21 19:25:30

Attorney who spent $187G of client's settlement sentenced, DA says

Nancy Enoksen was sentenced to 3 1/3 to 10 years for using the funds on personal expenses and luxury items, including trips to Canada and a BMW. Jericho attorney Nancy Enoksen, 49, of Islip was convicted Jan. 29 of second-degree grand larceny. She was sentenced Tuesday to 3 1/3 to 10 years in priso

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 00:03:52

6 Thieves Stole From 7-Eleven: Cops

MASTIC, NY - The search is on for six thieves who stole from a Mastic 7-Eleven, police said. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Seventh Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public's help to find the six men who stole assorted item from a Mastic 7-Eleven, located at 12

PATCH - 2018-03-21 13:22:43

Robbery reported at Farmingville 7-Eleven, Suffolk police say

Suffolk County police said officers responded to a report of a robbery early Tuesday at a 7-Eleven store in Farmingville. The report of the robbery at the store at 358 Mooney Pond Rd. was received at 12:08 a.m., a police spokesman said. Other information was not immediately available, the spokesman

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-20 10:45:08

Lottery Ticket Thief On The Loose: Cops

SHIRLEY, NY - Luck has turned for a thief hoping to swipe a winning lottery ticket recently. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police's seventh precinct crime section officers are asking for the public's help to identify and locate the man who stole items from a store in Shirley in De

PATCH - 2018-03-21 16:11:45

Man Robbed Same 7-Eleven Twice At Gunpoint: Police

FARMINGVILLE, NY - A 21-year-old man was arrested after he robbed a Farmingville 7-Eleven early Tuesday, Suffolk Police said. According to police, Deshawn Martin entered the 7-Eleven located at 358 Mooney Pond Road and robbed an employee at gunpoint at 12:08 a.m. Sixth Precinct officers located Mar

PATCH - 2018-03-20 22:08:54

Cops: Video shows man stealing scratch-off lottery tickets

Suffolk County police are seeking this man, who they said is suspected of stealing four $30 lottery tickets from a Shirley deli on Dec. 3, 2017. Photo Credit: SCPD A man who may have had visions of becoming an instant winner could experience a little instant karma after police released surveillanc

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-20 12:21:06

Mastic Beach targeted for town crackdown on blight, neglect

Brookhaven Town officials issued hundreds of summonses for quality-of-life violations as part of its effort to market the area as prime for development. Brookhaven Town inspectors issued hundreds of summonses for housing, vehicle and fire safety violations in Mastic Beach in the past two months as p

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-20 16:23:32

Police Searching For Missing Autistic Teen On Long Island

FRANKLIN SQUARE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - Officials on Long Island are asking the public's help in finding a missing autistic teen who disappeared from his home early Tuesday morning. Eighteen-year-old Joseph Barbella was last seen around 3 a.m. at his home on Commonwealth Street in Franklin Square. Jose

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 11:15:37

Winter Storm Warning In Effect; Near-Whiteout Conditions Likely

A winter storm warning is now in effect as another powerful nor'easter threatens to drop up to a foot and a half of snow on parts of Long Island. "Snow this morning will become heavy by afternoon and into the evening," the National Weather Service says. "Expect significant reductions in visibility

PATCH - 2018-03-21 13:29:53

Crash Shuts Down Part Of Sunrise Highway: DOT

BABYLON, NY - A crash shut down part of Sunrise Highway on the border of North Babylon and West Babylon on Monday afternoon, according to the State Department of Transportation. As of about 2 p.m., the left lane of the highway was closed between Deer Park Avenue and Hubbards Path. The lane is expect


Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 06:33:25

Newborn Among Injured In Suffolk Crash Involving Garbage Truck

HAUPPAUGE, NY - A newborn and two other people were hospitalized after a crash involving a garbage truck in Hauppauge on Monday morning, according to Suffolk Police. A man driving a garbage truck northbound on Old Willets Path was attempting to make a right turn into 595 Old Willets Path at 9:05 a.m


Wyandanch Man With 26 Suspensions On License Fled Crash: Police

KINGS PARK, NY - A Wyandanch man was charged with driving with 26 suspensions on his license after leaving the scene of an accident in Kings Park on Sunday night, according to Suffolk Police. Rigoberto Campos, 30, was driving a 2010 Nissan Altima southbound on Indian Head Road, near Old Northport Ro


Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t


Man Caught Driving With 76 License Suspensions In Wyandanch: Cops

WYANDANCH, NY - A Wyandanch man was arrested after he was caught driving with a license that had 76 suspensions in Wyandanch on Monday afternoon, according to Suffolk Police. Officers pulled over a 2008 Chevrolet pickup truck for an expired inspection sticker on eastbound Washington Avenue at 12:20


Drunk Man Drove Wrong Way On Sunrise Highway: Police

PATCHOGUE, NY - A drunk man drove the wrong way on Sunrise Highway for several miles Sunday morning, Suffolk Police said. Following multiple 911 calls regarding a vehicle traveling east in the westbound lanes on Sunrise Highway between exits 47 and 51, Highway Patrol Officer John McCrory responded.