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Hempstead Stabbing Leaves Man Dead

A 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in Hempstead early Saturday morning, Nassau County police said. The victim was found lying in the street on Chamberlain Street in the vicinity of Boylston Street shortly before 2 a.m., police said. The victim, who was suffering from a wound to the chest, was ta

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2018-03-24 15:03:40

Nassau police investigating homicide in Hempstead

Nassau County police say they are investigating a homicide early Saturday in Hempstead. The report came into police at about 2 a.m. No other information was immediately available. Check back for updates on this developing story. Craig Schneider is a Long Island native and Stony Brook University alum

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-24 12:30:04

Serious injury crash shuts Hauppauge road, Suffolk police say

Police say they have shut down a stretch of Joshuas Path in Hauppauge on Saturday morning after a vehicle crash with serious injuries. The road remains closed from Wheeler Road to Motor Parkway, Suffolk County police said. The call for the crash came in at 5:53 a.m., police said. No other details we

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-24 11:32:39

Author events on Long Island, week of March 25

Bestselling East Hampton author Jeffrey Sussman ("Max Baer and Barney Ross: Jewish Heroes of Boxing") talks about and signs copies of his new book, "Rocky Graziano: Fists, Fame, and Fortune." At 1 p.m., Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach, 631-288-3335, westhamptonlibrary.net

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-24 10:00:00

LIRR Train Hits Car on Tracks; Station Out of Service Through the Weekend

A Long Island Rail Road train struck an unoccupied car on the tracks in Mineola Friday evening, sparking a huge fireball that saturated the area with smoke. No one was in the car when the train hit it at the Mineola station at Main Street and Willis Avenue just before 8 p.m., Nassau police say. It's

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-24 01:52:11

Vinoco East in Farmingdale and more Long Island restaurants try this weekend

Classic ceviche, prepared with the catch of the day, mixed seafood, or tuna and salmon, highlights dining at Vinoco East. Photo Credit: Doug Young The weather forecasters have yet to banish snow from their vocabulary, but at least the calendar has announced that it's formally spring. Here are thre

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-23 14:00:00

#BREAKING NYC Firefighter killed in Harlem fire

A firefighter died while battling a five alarm fire in Harlem late last night. The fire broke out in the basement of a building on St. Nicholas Avenue just before 11 p.m. As flames spread, a firefighter became trapped. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Three other firef

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-03-23 06:28:02

Long Island hires and promotions: Jacqueline Selva, Catholic Health Services

Jacqueline Selva of Islip, system director for practice management at Catholic Health Services in Rockville Centre, has been promoted to assistant vice president for practice operations.FINANCE Steve Howe of Centerport has been hired as firm onboarding manager at Vanderbilt Financial Group in Woodbu

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-24 11:57:00

Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued For Long Island

The National Weather Service has issued the following hazardous weather outlook for Long Island:Temperatures dropping below freezing tonight will result in refreezing of any snow melt. This will create icy conditions on any untreated roadways, especially secondary roadways. For early Friday morning,

PATCH - 2018-03-22 22:56:21

Long Island Woman Dies While Shoveling Snow, Marking 4th Death Linked to Latest Nor'easter

Some parts of New York saw more than 16 inches of snow -- Patchogue had 20.1 On Long Island the storm was responsible for one death, and multiple car crashes. Pei-Sze Cheng reports. (Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018) Four deaths have been blamed on the so-called four'easter, including one of a Lo


Woman found dead outside in Bellmore during winter storm

A woman was found dead outside on Cross Road in Bellmore late Wednesday night, amid a winter storm that dumped nearly a foot of snow on the area, according to police. A Nassau County police spokesman confirmed Thursday morning that the woman was found outside at 11:38 p.m. Police could not comment y


Nassau DA: Massapequa Drunk Driver Sentenced for Crash that Killed Elderly Couple

John Hartwig, 64, pleaded guilty to First Degree Vehicular Manslaughter after killing two pedestrians while driving drunk, DA Singas said. John Hartwig of Massapequa, 64, pleaded guilty to killing two pedestrians while driving drunk. Mineola, NY - March 22, 2018 - Nassau County District Attorney Mad

LONGISLAND.COM - 2018-03-22 18:04:22

Driver Crashes Into Bay Shore Gas Station During Snowstorm

BAY SHORE, NY - A car crashed into a Bay Shore gas station during the snowfall on Wednesday night, according to Suffolk Police. Police responded to crash at Lukoil on 515 E. Main Street 21 at 8:55 p.m.


New Hyde Park's Average Credit Score Is No. 4 On Long Island

If the average credit score of New Hyde Park residents were a grade, it would be an A+. According to a WalletHub analysis, New Hyde Park is in the 98 percentile nationwide of the 2,572 communities surveyed. The community has an average credit score of 760, the No. 4 highest credit score on Long Isla

PATCH - 2018-03-22 19:59:48

6-Year-Old Boy Seriously Injured After Brentwood Crash

BRENTWOOD, NY - A 6-year-old boy was seriously injured after a Brentwood crash on Thursday afternoon, according to Suffolk Police. Melanie Beemer, 35, of Coram was driving a 2011 Jeep Patriot east on Express Drive South when she was struck by a 1999 Honda Odyssey traveling south on Washington Avenue

PATCH - 2018-03-22 23:49:15

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


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


Nor'easter disrupts travel by air, land, sea on Long Island

The nor'easter moved in Wednesday morning and disrupted travel by air, land and sea, canceling flights, causing car accidents - one of them fatal - and suspending ferry service. Police reported multiple traffic accidents as the storm fired up, including a crash on the Wantagh State Parkway in which


The Latest: Weather-related fatality on Long Island

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on a spring nor'easter hitting the mid-Atlantic and Northeast (all times local): 1:05 p.m. New York police say slick roads were a factor in a fatal crash on Long Island. According to Newsday, a woman was killed and five other people were injured when a van overturned o


Airline crewman tried to sneak past customs with 9 pounds of cocaine: feds

A Fly Jamaica Airways crewmember tried to sneak 9 pounds of cocaine into the US - strapping it onto his legs and brazenly strolling through customs at JFK airport, officials said. Hugh Hall, a resident of Jamaica, was flying into New York on St. Patty's Day when he was caught with the secret stash -