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Man Slashed in Neck; Cop Struck by Fleeing Minivan

FARMINGDALE, NY – Police are searching for a white minivan that struck three people, including a Nassau Police officer, outside a hookah lounge early Saturday. Police were called to a disturbance at Mystique Gardens Hookah Lounge at 365 Conklin St. in Farmingdale around 2:45 a.m. When officers arriv


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.


Police officer struck by hit-and-run driver while responding to slashing at Hookah Lounge: NCPD

FARMINGDALE, N.Y.— A Nassau County Police Officer is recovering this morning after he was struck by a vehicle while responding to a slashing at a club in Farmingdale, police said Saturday.


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.


DOT: Westbound Southern State Parkway closed in Nassau County

An accident investigation has closed a section of westbound Southern State Parkway during the Friday morning commute. All lanes were closed as of 5 a.m. between Exit 30S and Exit 29 in North Massapequa, according to the state Department of Transportation.


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.


Six Alleged MS-13 Members Indicted For Murder Spree, Nassau County DA Says

Six alleged MS-13 members - including several teens and minors - have been indicted on Long Island for their roles in a pair of homicides in Far Rockaway and Lawrence last year.


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


Ones to Watch: Accounting

John Ahern is a manager in the accounting services department in Marcum’s Melville office. The certified public accountant is also a member of the firm’s food and beverage services grou Over the course of his career, he has worked with closely held businesses and high-net-worth individuals in a vari


Cardi B Rejects Plea Deal in Strip Club Brawl Case, Facing Up to One Year in Jail

Cardi B, charged with multiple counts of assault and reckless endangerment in connection with a brawl in a Queens strip club last summer, appeared in court in New York on Friday and rejected a plea deal that would have kept her out of jail.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Uniondale man pleads guilty in elderly woman's 2017 murder

A 20-year-old Uniondale man has admitted a role in the 2017 slashing death of a grandmother in her Levittown home in what police called a revenge-fueled episode of violence that included robbing and beating her grandson.


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.


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


Chinese restaurant Grain House closes in Uniondale

The Grain House in Uniondale has served its last order of stir-fried cauliflower. “We officially closed” on April 1, owner Beichen “Bob” Hu said. “It’s a nice neighborhood,” Hu said of the area that includes Hofstra University and its dormitories. “But they [the landlord] asked too much rent,” Hu sa


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.


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