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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.


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.


Man Armed With Needle Robbed West Babylon Gas Station: SCPD

WEST BABYLON, NY - Suffolk Police are looking for a man who they say stole merchandise from a West Babylon gas station and threatening the clerk with a needle last month. The man, armed with a needle, entered BP Gas on 331 Farmingdale Road and demanded cash from the clerk on March 13 at 2:20 p.m.


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.


Suffolk County To Launch Its Own 311 Call Center

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Suffolk County is about to become the first suburban county in New York state to launch a 311 call center. Critics say it is too costly, but the county executive says it actually saves money.


NYSP Looking For Witnesses Of A Two-Car Collision With Fatality

The New York State Police are investigating a two-car collision which occurred at approximately 12:10 a.m. on the Southern State Parkway west of exit 30, Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County. Preliminary investigation revealed that the collision occurred when a 2017 Honda Accord traveling westbound in


Pets, Pets, Pets

If you don’t think your dog needs heartworm preventive, you could be “dead” wrong. Infected mosquitoes cause heartworm. Because of our erratic weather, heartworm “season” is year-round. There are 22 different species of mosquitoes in the U.S. that carry heartworm, and they are active different times


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.


Babylon School District, community discuss efforts to enhance education

Babylon School District recently hosted the fourth annual Legislative Advocacy Workshop and Community Summit to discuss important educationally- and community-centered topics. Pictured are NYS Assembl...


Nassau Police Charge 11 With DWI

The Nassau County Police Department has announced the following arrests for driving while intoxicated for the week ending April 18. All charges are accusations and do not imply guilt.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


Police: Northport man pointed loaded rifle, knife at officer

A Northport man is accused of pointing a loaded rifle and a butcher's knife at a police officer. Police were called to a home on Fort Salonga Road in Northport late Thursday night. A tenant of the house told officers he was punched by 22-year-old Logan Arens -- another tenant who lives in the baseme


Teen Charged In Southern State Parkway Roadway Incident

State police arrested an 18-year-old after he allegedly pointed a BB gun at another motorist during a road-rage incident. Nicholas V. Hollifield, of East Islip, was arrested around 1 p.m., Thursday, April 18, after troopers responded to investigate a complaint of road rage and a menacing on the Sout


On LI, progress in the fight against the opioid epidemic

Timothy Kroll got migraines. Bad ones. But he hated taking pills so he tried other things. Acupuncture. Trips to a chiropractor. Nothing worked. Desperate, he finally saw a pain specialist. The doctor prescribed oxycodone. Timothy got hooked. He graduated to heroin and cocaine.


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


Restaurants Go Strawless Ahead Of County Law

In advance of a recent Suffolk Law banning plastic straws, 12 restaurants in the downtown village of Huntington have signed a “Strawless Pledge.”. In December 2018, local volunteers visited 70 establishments asking owners to make the pledge to go completely strawless, provide biodegradable straws on