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One dead, 1 hospitalized in carbon monoxide incident on Long Island
MELVILLE, New York (WABC) -- Detectives are investigating the death of a man apparently due to carbon monoxide poisoning in Melville. Police arrived on the scene on Scott Drive around 8:30 Thursday morning.
Retired Suffolk County lieutenant accused of hit-and-run involving Nassau County officer
WESTBURY, Long Island (WABC) -- A retired Suffolk County Police lieutenant is accused of a hit-and-run involving a Nassau County Police sergeant. Authorities say the incident began last Friday afternoon when William Hasper was pulled over on Old Country Road in Westbury for motor vehicle violations.
Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons
A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,
Second Man Arrested In Nassau County Murder: Police
Nassau County police have arrested a second man they say was involved in the murder of a Hempstead man earlier this week. According to police, two men were shot in front of 100 Terrace Ave. just after 2:45 a.m. Monday. One of the men, Matthew Gilreath, 28, of Hempstead, died from his injuries on Tue
NY man charged faces manslaughter charge in overdose death of Greenwich man
GREENWICH — A Brooklyn, N.Y., man who allegedly sold a batch of heroin that killed a Greenwich man in 2017 was taken to court Thursday morning to face a charge of first-degree manslaughter.
Police investigating whether attack on teen linked to stabbing by alleged MS-13 members
HUNTINGTON, Long Island (WABC) -- Eyewitness News has located cell phone video - now being looked at by Suffolk Police - which shows a violent attack on a teenager in the same parking lot where three alleged MS-13 gang members areaccused of stabbing a fellow student.
Long Island family says they were targeted and bullied by Nassau County Police
NEW HYDE PARK, Long Island -- A Long Island couple will be filing a complaint with Nassau County claiming police overreach and discrimination. Kan and Claudia Tan, along with their attorney Jean Wang, sat down with PIX11 News. The Tans say their vehicle was improperly towed and their family was left
Stolen credit cards used at Walt Whitman Shops, police say
Credit cards stolen from a Huntington Station woman were used at the Saks Fifth Avenue, located in the Walt Whitman Shops, by two men who fled in a white sedan on Jan. 8, Suffolk police said.
After Amazon flop, NY lawmakers rethink corporate subsidies
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Some New York lawmakers are proposing a ban on subsidies for particular companies in the wake of Amazon's decision not to build a new campus in Queens. State Assemblyman Ron Kim and Sen. Julia Salazar on Wednesday proposed legislation that would stop the state from awarding compa
More Nassau County detectives needed to fight MS-13, opioid crisis, union chief says
The head of Nassau County's detectives union said Thursday that the county police department needs about 100 more detectives, and should triple the number fighting gang violence.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Fires Back at Critics over 'Wack' Pro-Amazon Billboard: 'This Isn't For/By NYers'
New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has shrugged off the appearance of a new billboard in New York City's Times Square blaming the 29-year-old for Amazon's decision to pull out of a potential deal to open up a headquarters in Queens.
Long road reunites Matz, Kay at Mets camp
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- All told, Long Island is only 1,401 square miles in area, known more in athletic circles for lacrosse than for baseball. The Three Village Central School District constitutes less than 2 percent of the island, making it an unlikely area to produce two Major League players.
Woman claims sexual abuse by priest, cover-up by bishop
Catholic Church leaders from around the world gathered at the Vatican Thursday for the start of a four-day summit on child sex abuse. The meeting comes as a Nassau woman claims she was abused by a priest and believes she has proof the late Bishop John McGann covered it up.
Babylon Fire Department battles house blaze
The Babylon Fire Department responded to a house fire on Fire Island Avenue shortly before 5 p.m. on Friday. Feb. 1. Joseph F. Fraccalvieri, 1st Assistant Chief said the Babylon Vamps were assisted by North Babylon Fire Company. They fought the blaze that traveled into the walls and spread to the at
New York State STAR program reimbursement by county
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim
Wooden beam falls from elevated subway tracks in Queens, smashes through car windshield narrowly missing driver
A wooden beam fell off an elevated subway track and smashed through a car’s windshield in Queens Thursday. The shaken driver, Mahboob Lodhi, 41, told the Daily News the wooden plank seemed to come out of nowhere.
Long Island Gang Member Sentenced For Attempted Murder
A Bloods gang member from Roosevelt was sentenced to 15 years in prison today for his role in the murder of a rival gang member in 2015. Jermaine Green, 28, also known as "730," pleaded guilty on June 21, 2018 to racketeering and discharging a firearm in connection with a crime of violence. Green an
Scam Nassau Tax Company To Pay Back Victims
A scam tax exemption business based in Nassau County will have to replay everyone that it scammed, coughing up nearly $1 million in a settlement that was announced by New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday.
New penalties for assaulting airport, road workers sought in New York
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants higher penalties for assaulting transportation workers while they're on the job. The Democrat announced Thursday that he'll include a provision in his state budget proposal making it a felony to assault highway workers, subway and bus workers or e
Levittown Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead
LEVITTOWN, NY — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain until afternoon and windy starting in the evening.