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Guilty pleas announced for men linked to Bronx explosion that killed FDNY battalion chief

Garivaldi Castillo, 33, and Julio Salcedo, 36, pleaded guilty in state Supreme Court in the Bronx on Friday to charges including second-degree manslaughter and first-degree criminal possession of marijuana.


Teen Accused Of Driving High On Drugs During Fatal Crash: Reports

LINDENHURST, NY - A Lindenhurst teen plead not guilty on Friday to driving while high on drugs and speeding during acrashthat killed two people in Lindenhurst last year, according to multiple reports.


LIRR service delayed after person struck by train

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) --Long Island Railroad service has been temporarily suspended after a person was struck by a train.It happened before 3:30 a.m. Friday.Westbound service has been suspended between Jamaica and Penn Station.NYC Transit is cross-honoring tickets for the E train at Jamaica (Sutphin/


Teen charged in 2017 double fatal crash into tree on LI

Authorities say David O'Brien, now 18, was speeding and high on Xanax and marijuana just after 5 a.m. on October 9 when he


Roommate sought after woman set on fire at NYC shelter

The 51-year-old victim was burned after she and a younger roommate got into a dispute at the former Verve Hotel on 29th Street in Long Island City, which is now being used as a homeless shelter, around 10:30 p.m.


LI man pleads not guilty in fatal Lindenhurst crash

A Lindenhurst man was high on marijuana and Xanax when he crashed his Ford Mustang last fall, killing two passengers and injuring a third, Suffolk prosecutors said Friday.David O'Brien, 18, pleaded not guilty in District Court in Central Islip to 17 charges stemming from the Oct. 10, 2017, crash in


2 People Shot On Downtown Brooklyn Street, Police Say

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN, NY — Two people were hurt after being shot on a Downtown Brooklyn street in broad daylight on Friday afternoon, police said.


Shooting in busy Brooklyn neighborhood injures at least 2: police

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN, Brooklyn — Two people were shot in a bustling Downtown Brooklyn neighborhood Friday, according to police.


Pedestrian struck, killed in Oceanside, police say

The man, whose identity was not released, was crossing Oceanside Road at Davison Avenue when a 2011 Jeep Liberty hit him at 9 p.m., Nassau County police said.


Alleged mob hit in the Bronx that critically injures man caught on video

The victim, who police sources identified as Bonnano Associate Salvatore Zottola, suffered several gunshot wounds to his torso, his left hand and graze wounds to his head.


Jury reaches verdict in trial of notorious Newark Crips kingpin

The head of one of Newark's most violent street gangs, whose previous trial ended with a deadlocked jury, was convicted Friday on charges of murder and racketeering.


Long Island Man Pleads Guilty In Racist LIRR Rant Case

Edward Ruggiero, 58, of East Penn Street, pleaded guilty on Thursday to aggravated harassment and disorderly conduct,Newsday reported. He will have to take a 12-week bias course and pay a $250 fine.


Suspect in Bronx teen’s killing threw urine at Rikers jail guard

Two suspects in the slaying of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman waged war on correction officers in Rikers Island this week — with one throwing urine in a correction officer’s face and another threatening to kill one of New York’s boldest, a correction source told The Post.Alleged Trinitario gang member Dan


14-Year-Old Boy Arrested in Sex Attack on Jogger in NYC Park

Cops are searching for a man who they say tried to rape a woman as she jogged in a New York City park. Lori Bordonaro reports. (Published Tuesday, July 10, 2018)


UPDATE: Prosecutor: Man had baby's body for months before dumping

The Richmond, Virginia man was arrested in Puerto Rico in April, a week after the girl's body was found in a suitcase.


Street Shooting in Hempstead Leaves Two Wounded, According to Authorities

NCPD reports an Assault that occurred on Wednesday, July 11, in Hempstead.Photo by: LI.com News Team


New video released of attempted rapist in Bronx park

The suspect is described as being 17 to 25 years old, with a slim build who was last seen wearing a white hooded sweater, black shorts and white sneakers.


Arrest in fatal shooting of 16-year-old in Brooklyn

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) --A 17-year-old is behind bars Thursday morning, accused of shooting and killing a 16-year-old boy in Brooklyn.Police say Justin Delapara shot Latrell Brown in the head after the two exchanged words on Macon Street in Bedford-StuyvesantWednesday afternoon.Brown wa


Town payroll increased less than 1%, data show

The payroll rose 0.56 percent over 2016, even as the number of employees grew by 20, records show.


Man arrested for killing lottery-winning uncle

Police believe Abdul-Muhaymin, 45, isresponsible for the deathof Wanda Rios, 45. Rios was stabbed in the neck multiple times at around 1:45 p.m. yesterday at M.N.I. Security Specialist on E. 223rd St. in Wakefield, where she worked as a clerk. A bloody screwdriver was found at the scene, cops said.