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Woman dead, 5 hurt in Wantagh State Parkway crash, cops say

The slick roads from the heavy wet snow during Wednesday's nor'easter were a factor in the rollover, police said. A woman was killed and five others were injured when a van they rode in overturned and crashed on the Wantagh State Parkway due to the weather conditions on Wednesday, police said. Phot

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 15:29:32

Murder case dropped against man imprisoned for 22 years

NEW YORK (AP) - A man who spent 22 years in prison for a double killing was cleared of the charges Wednesday, when prosecutors dropped a case that new witnesses threw into question. The decision came after a judge had already overturned Calvin Buari's conviction and freed him in May. Newfound witnes

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-21 23:24:21

Airline crewman tried to sneak past customs with 9 pounds of cocaine: feds

A Fly Jamaica Airways crewmember tried to sneak 9 pounds of cocaine into the US - strapping it onto his legs and brazenly strolling through customs at JFK airport, officials said. Hugh Hall, a resident of Jamaica, was flying into New York on St. Patty's Day when he was caught with the secret stash -

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-21 22:37:07

NYC Subway worker dies after falling 20 feet while picking up trash on tracks

Lucas Jackson/Reuters A New York City MTA worker died Thursday morning after falling 20 feet while picking up debris at the 125th St. station. "Unfortunately, even though the emergency services worked really hard, they tried CPR, they really did try valiantly to save him, he unfortunately passed abo

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-20 13:22:00

MTA train operator gets 26 years in prison for killing Forest Hills jeweler in road rage attack

A suspended MTA operator will spend a long time in prison for killing a famous Forest Hills jeweler during a July 2015 road rage incident. Charles Jordan, 48, of Valley Stream, Long Island, was ordered on Wednesday to serve up to 26 years in prison for the death of Aron "Eric" Aranbayev, a married f

QNS.COM - 2018-03-21 19:00:17

Cops find dog lost near Brooklyn subway station during snowstorm, help find owner

A dog was found by transit police officers near a Brooklyn subway station during a snowstorm on Wednesday. Photo Credit: NYPD Transit Bureau The owner of a dog that got lost in the snowstorm Wednesday morning was located thanks to the help of the NYPD Transit Bureau. The adorable pup was found by

AMNY.COM - 2018-03-21 17:32:00

Nor'easter disrupts travel by air, land, sea on Long Island

The nor'easter moved in Wednesday morning and disrupted travel by air, land and sea, canceling flights, causing car accidents - one of them fatal - and suspending ferry service. Police reported multiple traffic accidents as the storm fired up, including a crash on the Wantagh State Parkway in which

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 16:53:57

Packages stolen from Brooklyn apartment, thieves sought

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn - Police are searching for two people connected to package robberies at a Brooklyn apartment last month. On Feb. 13, two individuals entered a residential building along Lorimer Street and Scholes Street in Williamsburg, police said. As one of the individuals acted as a lookou

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-21 14:44:15

Nor'easter transit: bus, subway, train and flight updates as storm slams NY, NJ Wednesday

NEW YORK - The area's fourth nor'easter this month threatens to dump more than a foot of snow in the region, cause dangerous driving conditions and disrupt the commute throughout Wednesday. In NYC, up to a foot of snow is possible, although 4 to 8 inches is more likely as highs will climb past the f

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-21 11:12:18

Homeless man, 19, cuffed for fatal attack on Bronx father of three 

Cops caught a 19-year-old homeless man they say killed a Bronx father of three when the teen and another man jumped the victim and smashed his head against the sidewalk, police said Wednesday. Ceasar Johnson was arrested Monday and charged with the murder of Philip Roseburgh, 35, a single dad who

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 11:28:42

Brooklyn girl testifies against man she says stabbed her and killed her friend

A young girl testified this week at the murder trial of the man accused of attacking her and her friend inside an elevator in Brooklyn. 11-year-old Mikayala Capers says she had just finished a game of tag and was headed upstairs for Italian ices with her friend, Prince Joshua Avitto, back in June of

NY1 - 2018-03-21 07:31:00

Long Island Snow Totals For March 21

The snow may still be falling, but people working with the National Weather Service have started taking measurements of what's fallen so far. The measurements were taken at different times through the morning, and will be updated throughout the day. The snow may still be falling, but people working

PATCH - 2018-03-21 18:20:32

Westbury man hits two with car in Mineola, police say

A Westbury man was arrested after allegedly running over a man and woman following a parking spot dispute in Mineola on Sunday at 4:55 p.m., police said. The victims, a 52-year-old female and a 38-year-old male, were taken to an area hospital to be treated for nonlife-threatening injuries, police sa

THEISLANDNOW.COM - 2018-03-20 13:56:18

Police Searching For Missing Autistic Teen On Long Island

FRANKLIN SQUARE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - Officials on Long Island are asking the public's help in finding a missing autistic teen who disappeared from his home early Tuesday morning. Eighteen-year-old Joseph Barbella was last seen around 3 a.m. at his home on Commonwealth Street in Franklin Square. Jose

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 11:15:37

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t


NYC might get nearly a foot of snow from another nor'easter

ZUMAPRESS.com On the first day of spring, the fourth nor'easter in a month is barreling toward the Big Apple, where it is expected to dump as much as 10 inches of snow and disrupt travel Wednesday. A winter storm warning is in effect from midnight Wednesday until 8 a.m. Thursday, with heavy snow and

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-20 13:42:42

Attorney who spent $187G of client's settlement sentenced, DA says

Nancy Enoksen was sentenced to 3 1/3 to 10 years for using the funds on personal expenses and luxury items, including trips to Canada and a BMW. Jericho attorney Nancy Enoksen, 49, of Islip was convicted Jan. 29 of second-degree grand larceny. She was sentenced Tuesday to 3 1/3 to 10 years in priso

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-21 00:03:52

Winter Storm Warnings Issued As Another Nor'easter Looms

A fourth nor'easter of the month (yes, the month) will wallop Long Island on the second day of spring Wednesday. Winter storm warnings have been issued, there's the potential for more than a foot of snow on the island and travel may be nearly impossible during the Wednesday evening commute, the Nati

PATCH - 2018-03-20 11:59:42

Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 10:55:25

Stop & Shop to shutter location in Hempstead village

The 100 full- and part-time employees at the store will be transferred to other locations of the supermarket chain, a spokesman said. Stop & Shop is closing its location in Hempstead village, a spokesman says. Photo Credit: Lou Minutoli A Stop & Shop grocery store in Hempstead village will close

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-20 10:00:00