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Officer, slashing victim struck by minivan while responding to disturbance in Farmingdale, Nassau County

FARMINGDALE, Long Island (WABC) -- An officer and a slashing victim were struck by a minivan while police were responded to a disturbance at a hookah bar on Long Island. It happened around 2:45 a.m. Saturday across the street from Mystique Hookah Lounge on Conklin Street in Farmingdale.


Police find woman stabbed to death, 4-year-old girl, axe inside Brooklyn apartment

BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police found a woman stabbed to death and a 4-year-old girl, unharmed, inside a Brooklyn apartment. Police now say an axe was also found inside the apartment, but have not confirmed whether or not it was the murder weapon.


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.


Cop Hit by Minivan As He Helps Stabbing Victim in Long Island Parking Lot

It started with a stabbing at a hookah lounge and ended with a cop getting hit by a minivan in a parking lot. A Nassau County police officer suffered minor injuries after the convoluted incident in Farmingdale in the early hours of Saturday morning.


Young Woman Dead, Another Injured, Baby Found Unharmed in Bizarre Brooklyn Scene Early Saturday

A young woman is dead, another is seriously injured and a toddler is in the hospital for observation after a violent domestic attack with an ax in Brooklyn early Saturday. Around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, NYPD responded to a call for an injured person outside the Bushwick Houses in Brooklyn. On arrival th


VIDEO: California homeowner confronts, chases off suspected porch pirate

LONG BEACH, California -- Video shows the moment a California resident confronted a suspected porch pirate going through her mail and putting a stop to it. Shirah Booker saw the woman going through her mailbox on her Ring doorbell camera. Booker confronted the suspect and kicked her off her property


‘Amityville Horror’ paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren dies at 92

She led a haunting life, but died peacefully in her sleep. Lorraine Warren, the paranormal investigator who with her husband probed the “Amityville Horror” house in the 1970s and was featured in the 2013 film “The Conjuring,” died Thursday night at her home in Monroe, Conn. She was 92.


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.


Police Searching For Driver Who Hit 3 People In Farmingdale

Nassau County police are looking for the driver of a van who struck three people, including a police officer. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.


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.


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


Tale of phony license plates; S.I. man led crew that raked in $400K

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – His next trip will be to a prison upstate. A Staten Islander, who authorities said headed a crew that peddled forged temporary license plates and registrations throughout the five boroughs and Long Island, has pleaded guilty to a felony charge that will put him behind bars for


Danbury ascendant: Booming on nearly all fronts, but will state measures curb its appeal?

Stamford may be “the place,” according to its marketing materials — but, somewhat quietly, Danbury is in the midst of a renaissance that’s making it a place of note as well.


Business News: NEFCU holds ribbon cutting for Huntington branch

Long Island based credit union NEFCU formally opened its 19th branch on the Island with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 4. Located at 356 New York Ave., Huntington, the 2,067-square-foot location first opened for business in late January.


Body of Long Island Marine killed in Afghanistan returns home

GLEN HEAD, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- The body of a Long Island Marine killed in Afghanistan was back home on Friday night. Sgt. Robert Hendriks was killed by a roadside bomb along with two other servicemembers last week. His body made the trip from Dover Air Force Base in Deleware to Whitting Funeral Home


Bethpage Black rolls out green carpet for Tiger Woods at PGA Championship

He's truly the comeback kid. Tiger Woods, who reclaimed his legacy by winning the Masters, returns to Long Island in about three weeks to face his rivals on a course where he has both triumphed and been felled by missteps and pain: the arduous Bethpage Black.


Looking For Parking In All Westbury Places

On Monday, April 22, the Village of Westbury will close the parking lot it owns north of the train station, with its nearly 300 spaces. It will enable the MTA to begin construction of a 676-space, multi-story garage that will double the parking capacity. Construction is expected to last through the


Discount Store to Close Sunday

A discount store in Huntington Station will close its doors Sunday. Family Household Plus, on the corner of 9th Street and New York Avenue, has posted numerous signs about further discounts ahead of the closing.


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.


HIRING 716: Governor Cuomo creates task force to train for jobs in auto industry

Hiring 716 is WKBW's new initiative committed to highlighting job opportunities, challenges and success stories in Western New York. Learn more at Hiring716.com. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday the creation of the Excelsior Automotive Technician Task Force, which will develop progr