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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

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

Robbery reported at Farmingville 7-Eleven, Suffolk police say

Suffolk County police said officers responded to a report of a robbery early Tuesday at a 7-Eleven store in Farmingville. The report of the robbery at the store at 358 Mooney Pond Rd. was received at 12:08 a.m., a police spokesman said. Other information was not immediately available, the spokesman

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-20 10:45:08

Remodeled Bethpage Colonial Asks $639,000

This recently remodeled, potential mother/daughter Colonial conveniently located within walking distance of nearby shops and restaurants is a must-see property listed for sale at 82 Sherman Ave. in Bethpage. Built in 1938, this four-bedroom home has two bathrooms, two half bathrooms and two eat-in k

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2018-03-20 21:55:21

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

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

Brentwood Property To Be Considered For Historic Registry

BRENTWOOD, NY - A 120-year-old Brentwood property might be added to the National Registers of Historic Places. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced that the New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended adding 20 properties, resources and districts to the national registry in

PATCH - 2018-03-20 15:15:06

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

Man Caught Driving With 76 License Suspensions In Wyandanch: Cops

WYANDANCH, NY - A Wyandanch man was arrested after he was caught driving with a license that had 76 suspensions in Wyandanch on Monday afternoon, according to Suffolk Police. Officers pulled over a 2008 Chevrolet pickup truck for an expired inspection sticker on eastbound Washington Avenue at 12:20

PATCH - 2018-03-19 19:39:31

Wyandanch Man With 26 Suspensions On License Fled Crash: Police

KINGS PARK, NY - A Wyandanch man was charged with driving with 26 suspensions on his license after leaving the scene of an accident in Kings Park on Sunday night, according to Suffolk Police. Rigoberto Campos, 30, was driving a 2010 Nissan Altima southbound on Indian Head Road, near Old Northport Ro

PATCH - 2018-03-19 12:36:31

Man Who Fled Country Faces Murder Charge In LI Woman's Death

A Binghamton University student who fled the country after Westbury woman Haley Anderson was found dead earlier this month has been charged with second-degree murder, Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell announced Saturday. Orlando Tercero, 22, was taken into custody in Nicaragua at the Ho


Drunk Man Drove Wrong Way On Sunrise Highway: Police

PATCHOGUE, NY - A drunk man drove the wrong way on Sunrise Highway for several miles Sunday morning, Suffolk Police said. Following multiple 911 calls regarding a vehicle traveling east in the westbound lanes on Sunrise Highway between exits 47 and 51, Highway Patrol Officer John McCrory responded.


Students to watch on Long Island: Winter 2018

They're state-champion athletes and award-winning researchers. App developers and volunteer firefighters. Meet eight Long Island students nominated by school staff members for Newsday.com's feature, Students to Watch. These well-rounded achievers work hard at honing their skills. They're also known


Man with 26 License Suspensions Arrested Fleeing Scene of Car Accident

SCPD Rigoberto Campos, 30, faces multiple charges after leaving the scene of an accident while driving with 26 license suspensions. A man driving with 26 suspensions on his license hit an elderly woman's car Sunday night, drove off and then fled on foot before being captured, Suffolk County Police


Cops: Driver hit two people with car in Mineola parking dispute

One victim fell off the hood of Anthony Scott's car and it ran over her legs, police say. Anthony Scott, 37, of Westbury, hit two people with his car Sunday in Mineola, police said. Photo Credit: NCPD A Westbury man was charged with assault after hitting two people with his car during a dispute ov


FDNY: Lithium battery caused 5-alarm fire that disrupted LIRR service

The Long Island Rail Road suspended service in both directions on four branches on Friday, March 16, 2018, due to a large fire at a recycling plant near LIRR tracks in Queens. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp An improperly disposed lithium battery was to blame for the five-alarm fire in Queens that br


Westbury man accused of hitting 2 people in fight over parking space

Police say fight over a parking space in Mineola ended when an driver intentionally hit two people. Police say Anthony Scott was double parked on Jericho Turnpike near Mineola Boulevard just before 5 p.m. Sunday. According to police, Scott started arguing with several people over a parking space and

NEWS 12 - 2018-03-19 12:28:00

Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued in Advance of Nor'easter Chance

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook and says a nor'easter might bring "heavy snow" to the area next week. The National Weather Service on Saturday morning issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for all of Southern Connecticut in advance of a potential 4th nor'easter, whic


Hit-and-run driver cuffed after running over man who fell down near his car on Long Island

Neptali Sanchez, 44, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident without reporting.(NCPD) Police in Long Island have arrested a driver who sped off after running over a man who fell in front of his Ford Expedition. Nassau County investigators arrested Neptali Sanchez, 44, of Floral Park, on


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


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