Breaking News from Westbury

Find the latest Westbury News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

NYPD: Woman killed after car cuts her off in the Bronx

A beloved cheerleading coach was killed late-Saturday night, and her daughter was hurt, after a car cut her off on an exit ramp in the Bronx, causing her car to overturn, the city police department said. Police said Michele Muccio, 44, was driving southbound on the New England Thruway near Bartow Av

NY1 - 2018-03-18 21:11:00

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

PATCH - 2018-03-18 17:36:57

Cops hunt masked creep who raped 12-year-old girl at knifepoint in her Brooklyn home

The incident took place in a home on Farragut Road near Remsen Ave. in Canarsie, Brooklyn, early on March 5.(Christian Mueller/Getty Images) A masked man armed with a knife raped a 12-year-old girl inside her Brooklyn home, police said Saturday. The sicko slipped inside the child's apartment on Fa

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-18 10:12:22

Victim in fatal St. Patrick's Day crash was beloved cheerleading coach

Heartbreaking social media posts show a Bronx mom and cheerleading coach celebrating St. Patrick's Day in Manhattan with family and friends Saturday, mere hours before a car crash would claim her life and nearly kill her daughter. The photos, captured at the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Midtow

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-18 19:35:12

Livery Cab Driver Shot 7 Times By Passenger In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A livery cab driver was shot multiple times by a passenger early Saturday morning in the Bronx. Jeffrey Cisnero Camacho picked up a street-hail fare around 12:45 a.m. at Fish Ave and Boston Road. When they reached their destination on Morrison Avenue, a male passenger robbed

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-17 16:44:25

Fire near LIRR tracks in Queens caused by improper disposal of lithium battery: FDNY

A fire near Long Island Railroad tracks in Jamaica on Friday was caused by improper disposal of a lithium battery, the FDNY said Saturday. Per #FDNY Fire Marshals: Cause of 3/16 5-alarm fire, 187-40 Jamaica Ave #Queens was accidental, improper disposal of lithium battery - FDNY (@FDNY) March 17, 201

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-17 19:44:59

Abandoned baby found on Manhattan subway platform, father arrested: police

UPPER EAST SIDE - An abandoned baby was found on an Upper East Side subway platform early Sunday. Around 4:30 a.m., police received a call about a female infant in a stroller inside the 86th Street 4,5, and 6 subway station in Manhattan. The baby's father, Joshua Perez, 26, was arrested and charged

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-18 18:07:41

Global Buffet in Levittown offers all-you-can-eat deal

A DIY seafood plate with baked clams, sweet-and-sour fish and stone crab at Global Buffet in Levittown. Photo Credit: Douglas Ramirez Global Buffet joins something of a pan-Asian restaurant row taking shape in the Levittown shopping center where Izumi Sushi and Hibachi Steakhouse opened recently,

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-18 13:14:00

Dad in murder-suicide tried to get back with mother of slain baby

Terrance Briggs (left) went on a murderous rampage before killing himself Wednesday morning.Facebook; Gabriella Bass The killer Brooklyn dad was drinking Hennessy and tried to get back with the mother of his slain daughter before going on a murderous rampage and committing suicide, sources told The


DA: New charges likely after DWI crash in Baldwin turns fatal

New charges could be coming against a West Hempstead man accused of drunken driving in a now-fatal crash in Baldwin. Police say Roy Gomez, 39, was drunk when he crashed into a car stopped at a red light on Grand Avenue and Milburn Avenue around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday. Initial reports said that three vi


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Huge trash fire in Jamaica has shut down service on most Long Island Rail Road branches

Firefighters are battling a four-alarm inferno that broke out on Friday afternoon at a Jamaica recycling plant. According to the Fire Department, the blaze started just afternoon on March 16 at the Royal Waste Services plant located at 187-40 Jamaica Ave. The flames quickly spread through the rubbis


Fire breaks out near LIRR tracks in Queens; multiple lines suspended

JAMAICA, Queens - Multiple Long Island Railroad lines were suspended Friday after a fire broke out near tracks in Jamaica. The rubbish fire started around 1 p.m. near 187th Street and 90th Avenue, FDNY said. The fire is located near the LIRR's tracks at Hillside, the LIRR tweeted. Service was suspen


2 FDNY members among 7 soldiers killed in Iraq helicopter crash

Two FDNY members -- a lieutenant and a fire marshal - are among the seven soldiers killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq. They are among the four members of the 106th Rescue Wing of the New York Air National Guard, based in Westhampton Beach, killed in the crash. One of the firefighters, Christopher


Nearly 200 pounds of marijuana seized in Queens drug bust

FLUSHING, Queens - Nearly 200 pounds of marijuana worth about $500,000 was recovered during a drug bust in Queens Tuesday afternoon. About $500,000 worth of marijuana seized in Queens drug bust (NYPD) Two on-duty plain-clothed officers observed three males in front of a Flushing home exchanging larg


After lockdown, Forest Hills High School explains two threats were received on consecutive days

In response to the shooting threat that sent Forest Hills High School into a lockdown on March 15, the administration held an impromptu meeting that evening to fully explain the situation to parents, and he revealed that two threats were actually received. The first was received the previous day, wh


Man Killed By Forklift At Jamaica Construction Site: NYPD

JAMAICA, QUEENS -- A 34-year-old man was killed on Tuesday after being crushed by a forklift at a Queens construction site, police said. Edgar Pazmino, an immigrant from Ecuador living in the Bronx, and another man were using the heavy machinery to lift a window at the site in Jamaica just before 11


Three men and a one-year-old girl found shot to death in Brooklyn 'triple murder-suicide'

Four family members - including a one-year-old baby girl - were found shot to death in a Brooklyn apartment early Wednesday morning. Law enforcement sources told the New York Daily News that there was no sign of forced entry into the fourth-floor apartment and that they suspect the deaths might be


4 fatally shot, including child, in Brownsville, Brooklyn apartment

Four people were found fatally shot in an apartment in Brownsville, Brooklyn Wednesday morning. The victims were found in an apartment on Thatford Avenue just after 5 a.m. One of the victims is said to be a child. Police are preliminarily investigating the deaths as a triple murder suicide. Four peo


NYPD officer accused of running Bronx drug stash house after caught with $25G

An NYPD housing officer who helped her boyfriend run a heroin trafficking ring was caught with $25,000 in drug money, stuffed in a purse with her service weapon, federal authorities said. Yessenia Jimenez, 31, and her boyfriend, Luis Soto, 33, were busted Tuesday on drug-trafficking and weapon pos