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Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued in Advance of Nor'easter Chance

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook and says a nor'easter might bring "heavy snow" to the area next week. The National Weather Service on Saturday morning issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for all of Southern Connecticut in advance of a potential 4th nor'easter, whic

PATCH - 2018-03-17 12:42:31

FDNY: Lithium battery caused 5-alarm fire that disrupted LIRR service

The Long Island Rail Road suspended service in both directions on four branches on Friday, March 16, 2018, due to a large fire at a recycling plant near LIRR tracks in Queens. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp An improperly disposed lithium battery was to blame for the five-alarm fire in Queens that br

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-17 21:14:49

VIDEO: Teen Siblings Hospitalized in Central Islip by Hit-and-Run Driver; SCPD Seeking Suspect

A 15-year-old female and her twin brother were walking to their bus stop when a vehicle struck the pair, cops say. SCPD are seeking the driver of a vehicle that struck twins and fled the scene in Central Islip. Central Islip, NY - March 16, 2018 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Pol

LONGISLAND.COM - 2018-03-16 16:31:54

Dix Hills Man Convicted of Killing Girlfriend

A man was convicted Friday of gunning down his 37-year-old girlfriend following a dispute near their Dix Hills home last year. A Suffolk County jury found Eric Bermudez guilty of second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon following a three-week-long trial. "While nothing can ease the s

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2018-03-16 20:25:07

Sheriff: Woman orders breakfast from jail booth, get handcuffs

Lizabeth Ildefonso, 44, of Jamesport, faces impaired driving and other charges after trying to order breakfast at the Suffolk County jail's security booth on Friday, the Sheriff's Office said. Photo Credit: Suffolk County Sheriff's Office Talk about making a wrong turn. Lizbeth Ildefonso, 44, drov

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-17 13:46:36

Fireworks eyed in Centereach house fire, chief says

Fire officials are investigating a report that fireworks shot through a bedroom window and started a fire in Centereach early Saturday. Photo Credit: Stringer News Service Fire officials are investigating a report that fireworks shot through a bedroom window started a fire that largely consumed th

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-17 15:19:00

Local Girls Dance In NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade: Video, Photos

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - Irish eyes are smiling as three local girls march in the 256th New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade Saturday. Naomi Cichanowicz, 13, from Peconic, in a green dress, Katie O'Connor, 12, from East Moriches, wearing white and purple, and Chloe Phillips, 12, from Southampton, in the

PATCH - 2018-03-17 16:41:35

Police: Shots fired on east side of Bridgeport

Bridgeport police have received reports of shots fired, some of which flew through a home. The incident happened on Jane Street. No injuries have been reported and police are still investigating. Bridgeport police have received reports of shots fired, some of which flew through a home. The incident

NEWS 12 - 2018-03-17 19:33:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


LI man found guilty of killing girlfriend on Dix Hills street

Eric Bermudez pumped eight bullets into Regina Flecha, prosecutors said. Police caught him driving with his fatally wounded victim in the front passenger seat. Eric Bermudez, 37, who shot Regina Flecha, 37, to death, was convicted Friday of second-degree murder and several counts of second- and thi

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-16 22:38:13

Fire near LIRR tracks causes service suspensions

A fire near train tracks in Queens caused Long Island Railroad service suspension on four branches. The FDNY said the fire started at 1:10 p.m. and is up to a fourth alarm. More than 160 firefighters are responding to the scene at Royal Waste Services, a recycling plant on Hollis Avenue in the Holli

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-03-16 17:55:51

Police ID Man Killed In Suffolk Crash

CORAM, NY - A 54-year-old man was killed in a single-car crash in Suffolk County Thursday morning, police said. According to police, Mark Farabaugh was driving a 2001 Hyundai south on Patchogue-Mount Sinai Road, just north of Pine Road, in Coram when his car left the roadway and struck a tree at 10


Cops: Drivers hospitalized after Selden crash

The drivers of two cars that crashed Friday morning in Selden were hospitalized with injuries that were not life-threatening, Suffolk County police said. A 2001 Nissan sedan was southbound on Adirondack Drive about 1:40 a.m. when it collided with a 2013 Nissan Rouge going east on Mooney Pond Road, p

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-16 13:40:42

Commack Firefighter Among 7 Killed In Iraq Helicopter Crash

"Chris was always there to help anyone with anything, he would never say no," the department wrote in a message. COMMACK, NY - A member of the Commack Fire Department died in a helicopter crash in Iraq on Thursday. The department announced that Christopher Raguso, a New York Air National Guard fligh

PATCH - 2018-03-16 18:31:03

Man faces hate crime charge after yelling racial slurs, attacking man at LIRR station: police

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. - A man is facing hate crime charges after police on Thursday say he punched and kicked a man as he yelled racial slurs at the Ronkonkoma Long Island Railroad Station. Sean Oree, 52, was arrested after he allegedly yelled racial slurs and assaulted a victim on March, 14, 2018, in wh


2 Lindenhurst women charged in overdose death, police say

Magdalena Matysek, left, 20, of 9th Street, Lindenhurst and Tiffanie Zink, 20, of Kansas Street, Lindenhurst, were arrested Tuesday and charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Photo Credit: NCPD Two Lindenhur


St. James St. Patrick's Day Parade 2018: Date, Time, Route

ST. JAMES, NY - The St. Patrick's Day Parade will be returning to St. James this holiday. The event will take place on St. Patrick's Day Saturday, March 17. The parade will begin on Woodlawn and Lake Avenue at 1 p.m. The route will continue along Lake Avenue and end at the St. James Gazebo. Piper ba