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NYPD: Woman fatally stabs 70-year-old man inside Bronx bodega

BRONX, New York City (WABC) -- Police are investigating after a woman fatally stabbed a 70-year-old man inside a Bronx bodega Friday afternoon. Authorities say a 31-year-old woman stabbed the victim man in the chest inside a deli on Westchester Avenue just after noon.


Hendrick's Tavern in Roslyn and more Long Island restaurants to try this weekend

American presidents from Washington to Trump have made plenty of visits to Long Island. In advance of Presidents Day, and week, here are three restaurants where you can hum "Hail to the Beef" and more.


Nassau Police Charge 4 With DWI

Nassau County police arrested four people for DWI from Feb. 7 through Feb. 14. The charges are accusations and do not imply guilt. Marlon Paz, 40, of Westbury, was arrested on Feb. 9 at the Northwell Health Ice Center on Old Country Road in Westbury.


Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to shut down up to 3 NY state prisons

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday he wants to shut down up to three state prisons by Labor Day, citing record declines in the state’s prison population and crime rate. Cuomo said he wants the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision to recommend which of the state’s 54 correctional f


Why Amazon’s huge plans for New York fell apart

Amazon’s plans for New York City were poised to become one of the largest economic-development projects in state history. Between 25,000 to 40,000 jobs in the Long Island City section of Queens. An estimated $27 billion in tax revenue, backed by $3 billion in state and local subsidies.


Nassau County Authorities Issue Alert for Missing Elmont Teenager

Floral Park, NY - February 15, 2019 - The Missing Persons Squad reports the details of a Missing Juvenile that occurred on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 2:45 p.m. and was reported to police at 6:09 p.m.


Nassau County Courts Celebrate Black History Month

The Nassau County Courts black history committee and the Amistad Long Island Black Bar Association hosted their annual Black History Month Celebration at the Supreme Court in Mineola on Feb.15. Legal leaders were recognized for their contributions to the profession and the community.


Authors appearing on Long Island, week of Feb. 17

Marie Benedict talks via Skype about her novel, “Carnegie’s Maid.” At 7:30 p.m., East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow; 516-794-2570, eastmeadow.info. Westbury resident Alvita Mack talks about and signs copies of her children's book, “The Boy Who Dreamt of Fire Trucks.” At 2 p.m.,


Man Attacks McDonald’s Workers When They Tell Him Restaurant Is Closed: NYPD

A man attacked a McDonald's worker with a deep fryer basket and punched another in the face when they told him the restaurant was closed, police said. The man got into the fast-food store in the Bronx on Jan. 11 through an unlocked door around 5:30 a.m., according to police. Workers there told him t


Assessment discrimination alleged in suit against Nassau County

The lawsuit says Nassau in 2010 imposed a system that transferred $1.7 billion in taxes onto nonwhite residents. A class-action lawsuit filed in federal court on behalf of Nassau's minority communities says the county during the administration of former County Executive Edward Mangano imposed a prop


Sources: Man being questioned in connection with robbery that led to death of NYPD detective

RICHMOND HILL, Queens (WABC) -- Sources tell Eyewitness News that a man is beingquestioned in connection with the robbery of a T-Mobile store that led to the friendly-fire death of NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen.


High-Tech Heart Patients Reunited With Doctors On Long Island

ROSLYN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A group of heart patients on Long Island were overwhelmed with thanks this Valentine’ Day, after successful high tech heart procedures reunited them with their families and their doctors.


Long Island Concerts & Events February 15-17

With hits including “Mama Told Me (Not To Come),” “Joy to the World,” “Black and White,” “Shambala,” and “One,” TDN achieved 21 consecutive top 40 hits, including 3 No. 1 singles, 11 top 10s and more. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $39.50-$216. 8 p.m. Feb. 15.


Overturned Tractor Trailer Shuts Down Sunrise Hwy In Massapequa

An overturned tractor trailer has shut down Sunrise Highway in Massapequa. The tractor trailer overturned at the intersection of Sunrise Highway and County Line Road. The trailer, which appeared to be carrying scrap and garbage, spilled its contents all over the road.


Five Suspects Busted by NCPD in Connection with Farmingdale Gang Assault

Farmingdale, NY - February 15, 2019 - The Second Squad reports the Arrest of five (5) persons for Gang Assault that occurred on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 10:15 P.M. in Farmingdale.


Nassau County officials upset over Amazon's decision to abandon Queens headquarters

Nassau County elected officials expressed disappointment after Amazon announced Feb. 14 that it would drop its plan to open a second headquarters in Long Island City, Queens. The tech giant’s decision came after several Queens elected leaders, including freshman U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, c


Priciest home sales in East Williston

Priciest home sales in East Williston (11596) The three highest-priced home sales in East Williston last month ranged from $735,000 to $800,000. The priciest East Williston home sold in January was a 3-bedroom, 2-bath colonial on .14 acres at 103 Weeks Road that sold for $800,000. It was listed by C


Small-plates restaurant Swallow to close in Huntington

Swallow, the popular small-plates restaurant that has been a mainstay of Huntington Village dining since 2010, will close later this year. The restaurant announced that it is “passing the torch to our friends and neighbors at The Paramount.”


No plea deal for Queens man charged with killing pregnant ex-girlfriend

A Queens man charged with fatally stabbing his pregnant ex-girlfriend, rejected a plea deal in the case Friday. Anthony Hobson was silent and stone-faced in Queens Criminal Court Friday, where he appeared for the murder of Jennifer Irigoyen inside her Ridgewood building on Feb. 4.


5 people dead, 5 officers wounded in Aurora, Illinois shooting; gunman also killed

AURORA, Ill. — Five people were killed and five police officers were wounded when a shooter opened fire at an industrial park in Aurora, Illinois, city police Chief Kristen Ziman told reporters Friday night.