Breaking News from West Babylon

Find the latest West Babylon News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Cops: Man fatally hit pedestrian in Hempstead, then fled

A Floral Park man has been charged with fleeing an accident after he ran over a man in Hempstead who later died, Nassau County police said. Neptali Sanchez, 44, of Crown Avenue, had parked a 2001 Ford Expedition on West Columbia Avenue and gone into a deli at 149 Main St. on March 3, according to H

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-17 12:26:06

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

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

Cops: Driver hurt, charged with DWI in West Babylon crash

A driver who hit a utility pole late Thursday in West Babylon was arrested and charged with drunken driving, Suffolk County police said. The woman, whose name was not released, was northbound on East Little Neck Road about 11:30 p.m. when she hit the pole near Rutland Road, police said. Her 2016 Hon

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-16 09:56:03

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

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Police Release Additional Details On Lindenhurst Hit-And-Run

LINDENHURST, NY - Suffolk Police have released additional details on Friday on a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a pedestrian in Lindenhurst last month. Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives have determined that the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a ped

PATCH - 2018-03-16 20:27:55

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

Hyundai Sonata sought in hit-run of pedestrian in Lindenhurst

Suffolk County police said that the car involved in a hit-and-run that seriously injured a pedestrian in Lindenhurst on Feb. 17 was a black 2005 to 2008 Hyundai Sonata like the one pictured. Photo Credit: SCPD Suffolk County police say they have identified the car involved in a hit-and-run crash t

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-17 16:16:00

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

Dad in murder-suicide tried to get back with mother of slain baby

Terrance Briggs (left) went on a murderous rampage before killing himself Wednesday morning.Facebook; Gabriella Bass The killer Brooklyn dad was drinking Hennessy and tried to get back with the mother of his slain daughter before going on a murderous rampage and committing suicide, sources told The

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-15 19:29:15

Fire breaks out near LIRR tracks in Queens; multiple lines suspended

JAMAICA, Queens - Multiple Long Island Railroad lines were suspended Friday after a fire broke out near tracks in Jamaica. The rubbish fire started around 1 p.m. near 187th Street and 90th Avenue, FDNY said. The fire is located near the LIRR's tracks at Hillside, the LIRR tweeted. Service was suspen

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-16 18:00:51

N. Babylon Man Had Over 2 Kilos Of Drugs To Sell: Officials

BRENTWOOD, NY - A North Babylon man was arrested after he tried to sell of two kilograms of heroin in Brentwood on Wednesday, according to the U.S. attorney's office. Juan Jimenez, also known as "Jason," was charged with possession with intent to distribute and ordered detained after his initial app

PATCH - 2018-03-16 12:36:17

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


Officials: West Babylon Man on Drugs Crashes Stolen Vehicle into Police Car, Injuring Officer

Louis Mancini Jr., 30, is in custody on multiple charges, according to reports. SCPD arrested Louis Mancini Jr. of West Babylon, 30, after he stole a vehicle and crashed into a police car. West Babylon, NY - March 14, 2018 - Suffolk County Police arrested a man after he stole a vehicle and crashed i


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


Flushing man hit the 'jackpot' by rigging ATMs to steal almost $250,000 in cash: DA

Using high-tech skills and a doctored debit card, a Flushing man allegedly turned two Queens ATMs into slot machines that dispensed nearly a quarter-million dollars in cash to thieves, prosecutors announced on Wednesday. Eric Salazar Montano, 33, of Hollis Court in the Auburndale section of Flushing

QNS.COM - 2018-03-15 19:15:32

Star witness testifies in NY suburban corruption trial

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) - The star witness in the bribery trial of a former suburban New York county executive described the favors he bestowed on the politician who he said could help him with his business. Ex-Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano is accused of receiving bribes and kickbacks to h

LAREDO MORNING TIMES - 2018-03-15 23:59:59

Man Killed By Forklift At Jamaica Construction Site: NYPD

JAMAICA, QUEENS -- A 34-year-old man was killed on Tuesday after being crushed by a forklift at a Queens construction site, police said. Edgar Pazmino, an immigrant from Ecuador living in the Bronx, and another man were using the heavy machinery to lift a window at the site in Jamaica just before 11


1 Man Shot, Another Punched In Face In Patchogue

One man was shot and another was punched in the face in Patchogue over the weekend, Suffolk Police say. The shooting occurred at 90 Maple Ave. at about 11:45 p.m. last Friday. Police say a man was shot in the torso. He was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of serious inju


Armed Man Robs Nassau Convenience Store: Police

Police say he grabbed cash from the register and then ran off. Do you know who he is? Nassau police are searching for a man who robbed a 7-Eleven in North Bellmore at gunpoint early Wednesday morning. According to police, the man entered the 7-Eleven at 2259 Jerusalem Ave. at 3 a.m. and pulled out a