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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

SCPD: Wyandanch Man with 26 Suspensions Arrested for Leaving the Scene of Accident

Rigoberto Campos, 30, struck a vehicle and continued driving before stopping his vehicle and fleeing on foot, cops say. SCPD arrested Rigoberto Campos of Wyandanch, 30, for leaving the scene of an accident. Kings Park, NY - March 19, 2018 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a Wyandanch man, who wa

LONGISLAND.COM - 2018-03-19 16:35:40

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

Newborn Among Injured In Suffolk Crash Involving Garbage Truck

HAUPPAUGE, NY - A newborn and two other people were hospitalized after a crash involving a garbage truck in Hauppauge on Monday morning, according to Suffolk Police. A man driving a garbage truck northbound on Old Willets Path was attempting to make a right turn into 595 Old Willets Path at 9:05 a.m

PATCH - 2018-03-19 18:13:35

Crash Shuts Down Part Of Sunrise Highway: DOT

BABYLON, NY - A crash shut down part of Sunrise Highway on the border of North Babylon and West Babylon on Monday afternoon, according to the State Department of Transportation. As of about 2 p.m., the left lane of the highway was closed between Deer Park Avenue and Hubbards Path. The lane is expect

PATCH - 2018-03-19 19:12:46

Toys R Us to close at least 2 LI stores by June 13

Toys R Us plans to close at least two of its Long Island stores by June 13, as it winds down its U.S. operations. The stores in Valley Stream and Carle Place have 70 employees each, according to the New York State Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification, or WARN, filings that Toys R Us submitt

NEWSDAY - 2018-03-19 22:26:00

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

Long Island News from the Long Island Press

A rendering of what Wyandanch Rising could look like someday, with plenty of affordable housing options within walking distance of the LIRR. (courtesy BHC Architects) Long Island is in the midst of historic change. For years, as other regions invested in areas like quality, affordable rental housing


Dix Hills Man Convicted of Killing Girlfriend

A man was convicted Friday of gunning down his 37-year-old girlfriend following a dispute near their Dix Hills home last year. A Suffolk County jury found Eric Bermudez guilty of second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon following a three-week-long trial. "While nothing can ease the s


VIDEO: Teen Siblings Hospitalized in Central Islip by Hit-and-Run Driver; SCPD Seeking Suspect

A 15-year-old female and her twin brother were walking to their bus stop when a vehicle struck the pair, cops say. SCPD are seeking the driver of a vehicle that struck twins and fled the scene in Central Islip. Central Islip, NY - March 16, 2018 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Pol


Cops: Man fatally hit pedestrian in Hempstead, then fled

A Floral Park man has been charged with fleeing an accident after he ran over a man in Hempstead who later died, Nassau County police said. Neptali Sanchez, 44, of Crown Avenue, had parked a 2001 Ford Expedition on West Columbia Avenue and gone into a deli at 149 Main St. on March 3, according to H


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


Bellone: A new suburbia is coming to Long Island

Long Island is in the midst of historic change. For years, as other regions invested in quality, affordable rental housing, mixed-use development, and public transit, Long Island was content with the status quo. We sat silent as we watched droves of young people - educated in our outstanding public


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


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


The other Queens subway to the World's Fair: Our Neighborhood, The Way it Was

Old Timer's Note - We're indebted this week to Joseph Raskin, one of the city's foremost transit historians and former MTA director of governmental relations, for this week's story about the World's Fair IND, a special subway line in Queens during the 1939-40 World's Fair. Two World's Fairs have bee


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


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


2 Lindenhurst women charged in overdose death, police say

Magdalena Matysek, left, 20, of 9th Street, Lindenhurst and Tiffanie Zink, 20, of Kansas Street, Lindenhurst, were arrested Tuesday and charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Photo Credit: NCPD Two Lindenhur


Man faces hate crime charge after yelling racial slurs, attacking man at LIRR station: police

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. - A man is facing hate crime charges after police on Thursday say he punched and kicked a man as he yelled racial slurs at the Ronkonkoma Long Island Railroad Station. Sean Oree, 52, was arrested after he allegedly yelled racial slurs and assaulted a victim on March, 14, 2018, in wh