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Second Suspect Charged With Murder In Connection To Death Of Det. Brian Simonsen

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Authorities on Saturday charged a second man with murder in connection to the friendly fire death of NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen. 25-year-old Jagger Freeman, of Queens, is suspected of being a lookout – or an accomplice – to 27-year-old Christopher Ransom.


Authors appearing on Long Island, week of Feb. 17

Marie Benedict talks via Skype about her novel, “Carnegie’s Maid.” At 7:30 p.m., East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow; 516-794-2570, eastmeadow.info. Westbury resident Alvita Mack talks about and signs copies of her children's book, “The Boy Who Dreamt of Fire Trucks.” At 2 p.m.,


Nassau Police Charge 4 With DWI

Nassau County police arrested four people for DWI from Feb. 7 through Feb. 14. The charges are accusations and do not imply guilt. Marlon Paz, 40, of Westbury, was arrested on Feb. 9 at the Northwell Health Ice Center on Old Country Road in Westbury.


Long Island's taxing tax season

Jennifer and Paul Cellura planned to use their IRS refund to put up new fencing around their backyard in Huntington Station. And they were going to spend whatever was left on diapers and clothes for the new baby, due any day now.


Nassau County Authorities Issue Alert for Missing Elmont Teenager

Floral Park, NY - February 15, 2019 - The Missing Persons Squad reports the details of a Missing Juvenile that occurred on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 2:45 p.m. and was reported to police at 6:09 p.m.


Why Amazon’s huge plans for New York fell apart

Amazon’s plans for New York City were poised to become one of the largest economic-development projects in state history. Between 25,000 to 40,000 jobs in the Long Island City section of Queens. An estimated $27 billion in tax revenue, backed by $3 billion in state and local subsidies.


Long Island Concerts & Events February 15-17

With hits including “Mama Told Me (Not To Come),” “Joy to the World,” “Black and White,” “Shambala,” and “One,” TDN achieved 21 consecutive top 40 hits, including 3 No. 1 singles, 11 top 10s and more. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $39.50-$216. 8 p.m. Feb. 15.


Valerie Reyes’ alleged killer: ‘I put her in the suitcase and ran’

The Queens man charged with killing his ex-girlfriend and dumping her body in Greenwich, Connecticut, bawled like a baby during an exclusive jailhouse interview with The Post on Saturday, claiming that he tried to revive her after she took a hard fall from a bed, but panicked — so he “put her in the


Man in upstate New York gets life without parole for killing 2, wounding 1

WATERLOO, N.Y. — A man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and a man, as well as wounding a second woman in an upstate New York village.


Five Suspects Busted by NCPD in Connection with Farmingdale Gang Assault

Farmingdale, NY - February 15, 2019 - The Second Squad reports the Arrest of five (5) persons for Gang Assault that occurred on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 10:15 P.M. in Farmingdale.


Queens man accused of killing pregnant girlfriend: ‘I hope the truth comes out’

Now he’s having second thoughts. Accused killer Anthony Hobson, charged with savagely stabbing his pregnant girlfriend as she pleaded for help, told The Post in an exclusive jailhouse interview, “I spend a lot of time alone, thinking. I have a lot to think about.”


2nd arrest made in robbery that led to NYPD friendly fire death

NEW YORK — Police arrested a man Friday suspected of being the lookout during a robbery that led to the friendly fire death of a New York City police detective, an official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press.


Overturned Tractor Trailer Shuts Down Sunrise Hwy In Massapequa

An overturned tractor trailer has shut down Sunrise Highway in Massapequa. The tractor trailer overturned at the intersection of Sunrise Highway and County Line Road. The trailer, which appeared to be carrying scrap and garbage, spilled its contents all over the road.


Truck crash closes eastbound Sunrise Highway

The eastbound highway is expected to be closed at County Line Road for an extended period as the tractor trailer is righted, the road cleared of debris and the vehicles towed, police said.


Nassau Missing Persons Squad Seeking Vulnerable Adult Last Seen in Oceanside

Oceanside, NY - February 15, 2019 - The Missing Persons Squad reports the details of a Missing Vulnerable Adult that occurred on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 12:00 a.m. in Oceanside and reported to police at 12:53 a.m.


Man who pimped out sixth-grader gets 12 years in prison

A cruel Brooklyn pimp was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison for luring a Manhattan sixth-grader into his clutches with the promise of a babysitting gig — then sexually assaulting her and forcing her into prostitution.


Make some room in your heart: Massive lovable dog found wandering the streets of Queens looking for a new home

He’s a really big dog with a really big heart — and he’s looking for a new home. Workers at an Animal Care Centers of NYC shelter have taken in their biggest border yet — a massive, 153-pound, furry bundle of love who was found, of course, on Valentine’s Day.


Assessment discrimination alleged in suit against Nassau County

The lawsuit says Nassau in 2010 imposed a system that transferred $1.7 billion in taxes onto nonwhite residents. A class-action lawsuit filed in federal court on behalf of Nassau's minority communities says the county during the administration of former County Executive Edward Mangano imposed a prop


Nassau County Courts Celebrate Black History Month

The Nassau County Courts black history committee and the Amistad Long Island Black Bar Association hosted their annual Black History Month Celebration at the Supreme Court in Mineola on Feb.15. Legal leaders were recognized for their contributions to the profession and the community.


Teen Missing Since Two Days Before Kidnapping and Murder of Valerie Reyes Located, Reunited with Her Family

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — Wendy Vanessa Barrios-Ramirez, 16, reported missing on January 27th, has been located and reunited with her family. She was located on Thursday and news of her being located was published on the New Rochelle Police Department Facebook page.