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Nassau Man Burglarized Multiple Businesses On His Own Block: NCPD
According to police, the Burglary Pattern Team conducted an investigation and found that Todd Klein, 49, of 10 Nassau Blvd., was responsible for multiple burglaries of businesses where merchandise and cash were removed.
Officials Close Beach On Long Island After 'Dozens' Of Used Hypodermic Needles Wash Ashore
If you come in contact with any hazardous materials, including hypodermic needles, officials advise calling 9-1-1 so police can immediately remove the items.
Man Fatally Stabbed in Neck on Bronx Street: NYPD
A man has died after being stabbed on a Bronx street during an argument just after midnight Friday, police say.The 55-year-old victim was arguing with two other men near East 196th Street and Briggs Avenue when he was stabbed in the neck, police and neighbors said.Responding EMS found him unconsciou
Emotional words as 2 men charged in marijuana grow house explosion that killed FDNY chief are sentenced
Garivaldi Castillo, 33, and Julio Salcedo, 36, were defendants in an unusual hearing. It's rare that a person is held criminally responsible for conditions that cause the death of a New York City firefighter, according to the Bronx District Attorney's Office.
Man with slit throat found lying on Bronx street
FORDHAM MANOR, Bronx (WABC) --It was a gory scene in the Bronx - the result of a violent altercation playing right out in the open.Police say a 55-year-old man with his throat slit was found lying on the street in Fordham Manor.Investigators say the argument started on East 196th Street at Briggs Av
Two Arrests Made in Connection With Farmingdale LIRR Station Mugging, Cops Say
Farmingdale, NY - August 17, 2018 -Second Squad detectives report the arrest of anEast Patchoguewoman and aBay Shoreman for a Robbery that occurred on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 11:35 p.m. at the Long Island Railroad Station inFarmingdale.
BREAKING: Judge rules in favor of LIPA, 'no promises' to school districts - TBR News Media
The judge’s ruling is a big victory for LIPA as it allows tax certiorari cases to continue to trial, rather than being dismissed, and could have a widespread impact across Long Island for other municipalities with similar disputes against the utility.
Nassau Police Looking For Missing Vulnerable Adult
According to police, Mohammad Saleem, 30, was last seen in his home at 4 a.m. on Aug. 17. Saleem is 30 and was last seen wearing a gray tank top and black pants. He is 5 feet, 1 inch tall, 100 pounds and has black hair, black eyes and a black mustache. He is non-verbal. His possible destination is u
Man accused of killing Queens nurse and using dating apps to prey on women has mental competency evaluation delayed - NY Daily News
The court-ordered mental competency evaluation for accused killer Danueal Drayton was delayed by a month Friday so his defense can gather out-of-state medical records, a judge ruled.Drayton, 27, remains in custody in Los Angeles on charges he raped and tried to kill a woman in North Hollywood during
Crash Reported On LIE During Rush Hour: DOT
HAUPPAUGE, NY - A crash was reported on the Long Island Expressway in Hauppauge during rush hour on Friday morning, according to the New York State DOT.
Taxi driver bit on the arm, robbed by woman in Queens
On Aug. 5 at about 5:30 a.m., an on-duty cab driver picked up a woman in the vicinity of 31st Street and Astoria Boulevard, police said.
MS-13 Members Charged With Murders, Drug Trafficking Across LI
CENTRAL ISLIP, NY - A total of 12 gang members were charged in connection to 3 murders and drug trafficking on Long Island, the U.S. Attorney's office announced on Thursday.
Lightning Strike Sparks Massive Fire At Suffolk Summer Camp
WHEATLEY HEIGHTS, NY - Two people were injured in a massive fire caused by a lighting strike at a Wheatley Heights summer camp on Tuesday night, according to the Melville Fire Department.
Venomous snake found at Mineola auto shop - The Island Now
Efrain Cruz, the owner of A2D AutoWorks at 371 Sagamore Ave., said he believes the snake, later determined to be a copperhead, was taken by officials to the Bronx Zoo.
Cops: Shots fired into house, teen wounded
Shots were fired through a house in West Babylon early Wednesday, wounding a teenager inside, Suffolk County police said.The 17-year-old male victim was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip for a gunshot wound to the leg that was not life-threatening, police said.The shots w
Truck Leaving Parking Spot Kills Man Lying Under it: NYPD
What to KnowA man was killed after the truck he was lying under hit him as the driver was pulling out of a parking spot in Brooklyn, police sayThe unidentified man was killed Tuesday evening on Flushing Avenue in WilliamsburgIt wasn’t clear if the driver knew the man was under the truck before drivi
The moment a hit-and-run driver rams an 11-year-old boy
The impact flung the boy into the air and caused him to flip around, the video shows. He landed on the ground several car lengths from where the collision happened, police said.
NYC Unveils Plans For New Jails To Replace Rikers Island
Newly built lockups with modern, more humane designs will replace existing buildings in Lower Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn and Kew Gardens by 2027, while a fourth jail is planned for a tow pound in the Bronx's Mott Haven neighborhood, officials said.
Wantagh resident's memory honored by family
Cal Kitay pulled into the driveway of his Wantagh home on June 8, 2011, got out of his car and had a seizure. He was diagnosed with a brain tumor, and despite surgery and other treatments, he died three days before his 67th birthday.
Woman Fatally Stabbed In Great Neck
According to authorities, a 60-year-old woman was stabbed in a North Road residence at approximatley 3:52 p.m. She was taken by Nassau County Police Ambulance to a local hospital, where she was pronounced deceased by a hospital physician.