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Officer, slashing victim, woman struck by minivan while responding to disturbance in Farmingdale, Nassau County

FARMINGDALE, Long Island (WABC) -- An officer was struck by a minivan while responded to a slashing at a hookah bar on Long Island. It happened around 2:45 a.m. Saturday across the street from Mystique Hookah Lounge on Conklin Street in Farmingdale.


State Police: Driver killed, another arrested in Southern State crash

Family and parishioners of a Merrick church are mourning the loss of a retired priest who delivered a sermon on Jesus' life and resurrection, then died hours later on Good Friday in a crash allegedly caused by an impaired driver on the Southern State Parkway.


DOT: Westbound Southern State Parkway closed in Nassau County

An accident investigation has closed a section of westbound Southern State Parkway during the Friday morning commute. All lanes were closed as of 5 a.m. between Exit 30S and Exit 29 in North Massapequa, according to the state Department of Transportation.


George Washington's tour of Long Island

In the spring of 1790, just a year after his inauguration as the first president of the United States, George Washington took a break from his presidential duties in Manhattan and set out on a brief tour of Long Island. While the exact details of Washington's trip have been clouded by legend over ti


Millionaire Liquor Heiress Pleads Guilty in NYC Sex Cult Case; Alleged Bookkeeper Expected to Plead Guilty: Sources

The heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune has pleaded guilty to two charges in connection with the alleged NXIVM sex-trafficking cult case. Clare Bronfman, the 39-year-old daughter of late philanthropist and Seagram CEO Edgar Bronfman, issued a tearful apology in court Friday as she admitted she h


Long Island Concerts & Events April 19-21

These Southern rock journeymen tear through tracks spanning their nearly 40-year career, undoubtedly including breakthrough hit “Hold On Loosely” and chart toppers “Caught Up in You” and “If I’d Been the One.” The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $29.50-$175. 8 p.m. April 19


Lynbrook-based moving company donates food

Rockville Centre King Kullen shoppers took time out of their routine on April 6 to fill an 18-wheeler truck with 650 pounds of non-perishable food that will be donated to Island Harvest as part of Steinway Moving and Storage’s annual Fill-a-Truck food drive.


Reverend killed, man charged with manslaughter, DWAI in Long Island crash

TOWN OF OYSTER BAY, Long Island (WABC) -- A Long Island man is facing charges after police say he was high on drugs when he struck another vehicle on the Southern State Parkway, killing the other driver.


Police: Massapequa Park man had sex with 13-year-old boy, possessed child porn

A Massapequa Park man is accused of possessing child pornography and having sex with a 13-year-old boy. Matthew Veltri, 26, was arraigned Friday morning in Nassau County on six counts of child porn possession.


Child airlifted to hospital after being struck by car on Long Island

SEAFORD, Long Island (WABC) -- A 12-year-old boy was airlifted to the hospital after being struck by a car on Long Island Friday afternoon. It happened on Merrick Road at Washington Avenue in Seaford around 1:40 p.m.


6-year-old boy hospitalized after falling from apartment window

A six-year-old boy was hospitalized Friday night after falling from the third-floor window of his Bronx apartment building as his father was installing an air conditioner, police said.


Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren dead at 92

MONROE, Conn. - Lorraine Warren, who investigated haunted houses and other paranormal activity, died Thursday in Monroe, Conn., The New York Times reported. She was 92. Warren’s death was announced on the Facebook page of the New England Society for Psychic Research, which she and her husband, Ed Wa


Lethal Carbon Monoxide Levels Found After NY Man Can't Wake Up Family; 6 Kids Among 11 Hospitalized

Nearly a dozen people were hospitalized, including a toddler and five other children, after becoming sickened in a two-family Westchester County home where lethal levels of carbon monoxide were found, authorities say.


MS-13 gang's reputed East Coast leader rejects judge's plea offer

The MS-13 gang’s reputed East Coast leader is heading toward a trial in Nassau County after rejecting a judge’s plea offer Friday that would have put him behind bars for 15 years.


Long Island forecast: Flash flood watch in effect

With periods of heavy rain expected on Saturday, a flash flood watch is in effect for Long Island, forecasters said. The watch lasts until 2 p.m. in Nassau County and 8 p.m. in Suffolk County.


Know Them? Suspects On Loose After 7-Eleven Robbery In North Amityville

The Suffolk County Crime Stoppers have issued a $5,000 cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of two caught on camera robbing a 7-Eleven store in North Amityville with a knife earlier this year.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


New photos of gunman wanted in shooting of pharmacy clerk in Queens

SUNNYSIDE, Queens (WABC) -- New surveillance photos were released of the gunman wanted for shooting a store clerk inside a Queens pharmacy. The attempted robbery happened on the 4800-block of Skillman Avenue just before 2 p.m. Thursday.


LI man faces child pornography charges

A Massapequa Park man is facing child pornography charges locally while also being held on a warrant in a Pennsylvania case in which he's accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy, law enforcement officials said Friday.


N.J. drivers could get a break on N.Y.'s congestion pricing, but state won’t get any cash

NJ Transit and PATH may not get a piece of New York City’s congestion pricing pie, said toll experts debating that plan on Friday, because they believe not many Jersey drivers will ditch their cars and get on a crowded train or bus.