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Official: Five hurt in carbon monoxide poisoning - Newsday

Official: Five hurt in carbon monoxide poisoning  Newsday

Carbon monoxide poisoning left a Bellerose Terrace woman critically ill and landed four others in the hospital early Saturday, officials said. The woman's son ...

Police: Man charged with DWI had child in car - Newsday

Police: Man charged with DWI had child in car  Newsday

A Holtsville man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated during a crash in Farmingville with his 8-year-old granddaughter in the vehicle, police ...

Police: 2 rob man in home at gunpoint - Newsday

Police: 2 rob man in home at gunpoint  Newsday

Two robbers threatened a Franklin Square man in his home late Friday with a crowbar and a handgun, demanding that he open his safe for them, police said.

Cops: Auto shop owner turned in false claims - Newsday

Cops: Auto shop owner turned in false claims  Newsday

An Amityville automotive repair shop owner was arrested Friday night in connection with submitting false insurance claims, authorities said. Andrew Nuss, 28, of ...

Cold and blustery today, chance of snow Sunday - Newsday

Cold and blustery today, chance of snow Sunday  Newsday

Long Island could get light amounts Sunday night and then again Monday night into Tuesday, forecasters predicted.

Forecast: Chance of rain, snow this week - Newsday

Forecast: Chance of rain, snow this week  Newsday

A warm but windy New Year's Day brought a sunny start to 2019 for Long Island before temperatures dip down with a chance of rain and light snow later in the ...

Man escapes custody in Brooklyn: NYPD - amNewYork

Man escapes custody in Brooklyn: NYPD  amNewYork

A man allegedly escaped NYPD custody in Brooklyn early Saturday morning after being arrested on an outstanding bench warrant, police said. Tyrone Johnson ...

Cops: Victim in serious condition after stabbing - Newsday

Cops: Victim in serious condition after stabbing  Newsday

Long Beach police are investigating a stabbing Tuesday afternoon that left the victim in serious condition, authorities said. The female victim was taken to a ...

Warming centers in Nassau and Suffolk counties - Newsday

Warming centers in Nassau and Suffolk counties  Newsday

With extremely cold temperatures on the way, Nassau and Suffolk counties are offering services to homeless residents during inclement winter weather.

Cops: Pedestrian hit, killed by garbage truck - Newsday

Cops: Pedestrian hit, killed by garbage truck  Newsday

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a garbage truck in Bay Shore on Friday morning, Suffolk County police said. The fatality is the second this week related to a ...

Cops: LI bar shut down, 4 arrested after inspection - Newsday

Cops: LI bar shut down, 4 arrested after inspection  Newsday

Authorities condemned and closed a bar in North Babylon Friday night following community complaints, code violations and four arrests. Suffolk County police ...

Suffolk: Substance abuse and opioid forum next month - Newsday

Suffolk: Substance abuse and opioid forum next month  Newsday

Suffolk County and an Albany think tank will host a substance abuse and opioid forum focusing on prevention, treatment and recovery next month in ...

Feds: Hamptons duo arrested in fraud scam - Newsday

Feds: Hamptons duo arrested in fraud scam  Newsday

Following local and federal investigations, a Southampton couple has been indicted in connection with an elder fraud scheme that targeted thousands of victims ...

NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen known as 'Smiles' - amNewYork

NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen known as 'Smiles'  amNewYork

NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen, who was killed by friendly fire while responding to an armed robbery in Queens Tuesday night, was known as “Smiles” to his friends ...

NY gets $5.5M federal grant to fight opioid crisis - Newsday

NY gets $5.5M federal grant to fight opioid crisis  Newsday

The state Department of Labor has received more than $5.5 million in federal grant money that will be used toward job and workforce training for residents ...

Cops identify homicide victim as LI teen - Newsday

Cops identify homicide victim as LI teen  Newsday

Police on Wednesday identified a Far Rockaway teenager as the victim of a homicide in Lawrence earlier this week. Harold B. Sermeno, 17, was found dead ...

LIRR: Montauk service on or close to schedule - Newsday

LIRR: Montauk service on or close to schedule  Newsday

A broken rail near Westhampton caused the Long Island Rail Road to suspend Montauk Branch *service* between Speonk and Montauk on Saturday morning, ...

Forecast: Chilly, sunny weekend, some gusty winds - Newsday

Forecast: Chilly, sunny weekend, some gusty winds  Newsday

Long Islanders can expect a chilly but sunny Saturday before the weather warms up for a windy Sunday, meteorologists said. Saturday's forecast shows a partly ...

MS-13 gang members plead guilty in park attack - Newsday

MS-13 gang members plead guilty in park attack  Newsday

Three MS-13 gang members pleaded guilty this week to attempted murder in a 2016 attack on three teenagers in Hempstead Lake State Park, according to the ...

Cops eye senior-scam suspect's ties to other cases - Newsday

Cops eye senior-scam suspect's ties to other cases  Newsday

The suspect's photo was captured on a victim's electronic doorbell, and police say he went to her home three times to collect money.

Feds: Ex-credit union COO admits embezzlement - Newsday

Feds: Ex-credit union COO admits embezzlement  Newsday

The former chief operating officer of the Winthrop University Hospital Employees Federal Credit Union in Mineola pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to ...

Nassau officials tout declining crime rate - Newsday

Nassau officials tout declining crime rate  Newsday

The Nassau County Police Department continued its trend of lowering crime in 2018 and planned to focus its educational efforts on younger residents through ...

Police: Pedestrian seriously injured in crash - Newsday

Police: Pedestrian seriously injured in crash  Newsday

A pedestrian suffered serious injuries Friday night in a crash in Huntington, police said. Daryl Sair, 34, of Huntington Station, was crossing New York Avenue ...

Swimming advisory for 14 beaches in Nassau - Newsday

Swimming advisory for 14 beaches in Nassau  Newsday

Nassau County is advising beachgoers against swimming at 14 North Shore beaches Saturday after heavy rainfall, according to health officials. The advisory ...

Nassau cops: Man burglarized 6 businesses - Newsday

Nassau cops: Man burglarized 6 businesses  Newsday

A Hicksville man is accused of burglarizing six businesses in Nassau County since the summer, police said. Scott Gilmor, 42, is charged with six counts of ...

Cops: Pedestrian hurt in Selden hit-run - Newsday

Cops: Pedestrian hurt in Selden hit-run  Newsday

The victim was walking southbound on Park Hill Drive around 10 p.m. when he was struck from behind. The vehicle kept going.

Cops: Woman accused of assaulting officer - Newsday

Cops: Woman accused of assaulting officer  Newsday

A Far Rockaway woman is accused of assaulting a police officer in Inwood early Monday morning, police said. Naomi Merle, 22, is charged with second-degree ...

Lawmaker: Criminal checks for some hotel workers - Newsday

Lawmaker: Criminal checks for some hotel workers  Newsday

Nassau County Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams proposed legislation Thursday that would require hotels and motels to conduct criminal background checks for ...

2nd arrest made in friendly fire shooting case - Newsday

2nd arrest made in friendly fire shooting case  Newsday

A second person reportedly has been arrested in connection with an attempted robbery that led to the friendly fire death of an NYPD detective from Long Island.

Police: Calif. man killed in box truck crash - Newsday

Police: Calif. man killed in box truck crash  Newsday

A California man was killed Friday night in a crash in Dix Hills as he was helping his daughter back up a box truck, police said. Jose Marroquin, 68, was helping ...

Cops: Expect traffic delays during officer's services - Newsday

Cops: Expect traffic delays during officer's services  Newsday

Drivers in Hampton Bays should expect traffic delays Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during services for NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen of Calverton, who was ...

Foreman: Jury had little use for Singh - Newsday

Foreman: Jury had little use for Singh  Newsday

The jury that convicted Edward and Linda Mangano on corruption-related charges wanted the couple to be innocent as it began the six days of deliberations and ...

Police: Man shot in Greenport, 4 in custody - Newsday

Police: Man shot in Greenport, 4 in custody  Newsday

A Greenport High School student was shot early Friday morning and four suspects are in custody in connection with the incident, police said. The student, an ...

Officials: School evacuated after bomb threat - Newsday

Officials: School evacuated after bomb threat  Newsday

Frank P. Long Intermediate School in Bellport received a bomb threat Friday morning, forcing students to be evacuated, officials said. A search by police found ...

Police: Pedestrian struck by two vehicles, killed - Newsday

Police: Pedestrian struck by two vehicles, killed  Newsday

A pedestrian died after she was struck by two vehicles late Friday in Smithtown, police said. Kelly Goncalves, 30, of Ronkonkoma, was crossing Route 347 at ...

Forecast: Decent Sunday, beware Monday snow - Newsday

Forecast: Decent Sunday, beware Monday snow  Newsday

The first half of this week's weather forecast features two chances of snowfall, meteorologists said — and the first could make a mess of Monday morning's ...

Police: Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash - Newsday

Police: Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash  Newsday

A motorcyclist was seriously injured Friday night in a motor vehicle crash in East Shoreham, police said. The man, 21, of Shoreham, was taken to Stony Brook ...

Police: 2 ejected in Hicksville crash - Newsday

Police: 2 ejected in Hicksville crash  Newsday

Five people were taken to hospitals after the crash, police said.

Cops: Shops pass car with illegal window tints - Newsday

Cops: Shops pass car with illegal window tints  Newsday

In a police sting operation, two of 11 targeted inspection stations passed the decoy vehicle with tints that blocked 95 percent of light, far beyond the 30 percent ...

LIRR project to add service begins Monday - Newsday

LIRR project to add service begins Monday  Newsday

New Long Island Rail Road *service* to the South Fork begins Monday as track work starts on the Montauk Branch that will continue through mid-May, according ...

Police: Pedestrian fatally struck in Westbury - Newsday

Police: Pedestrian fatally struck in Westbury  Newsday

A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle on Old Country Road in Westbury on Thursday night, Nassau County police said. The 57-year-old man was ...

Cops: Woman charged in purse theft during Mass - Newsday

Cops: Woman charged in purse theft during Mass  Newsday

A Greenlawn woman accused of stealing a purse during a Christmas Eve Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church was arrested Tuesday afternoon, ...

4 FDNY sue over facial hair policy - amNewYork

4 FDNY sue over facial hair policy  amNewYork

Four African-American firefighters have filed a federal lawsuit against the FDNY, claiming the department's facial hair policy unfairly discriminates against black ...

Up to 5 inches of snow on LI, and more to come - Newsday

Up to 5 inches of snow on LI, and more to come  Newsday

A winter storm watch is in effect for Long Island Sunday afternoon through Monday morning, with 4 to 6 inches of snow accumulation possible, according to the ...

Official: Labor department investigating police - Newsday

Official: Labor department investigating police  Newsday

The U.S. Department of Labor is investigating the Hempstead Village Police Department under the Fair Labor Standards Act, a spokesman for the federal ...

Town signals it will repeal free air law - Newsday

Town signals it will repeal free air law  Newsday

The Hempstead Town Board took a symbolic, unenforceable vote Tuesday to repeal its controversial free air law — the subject of a lawsuit — and scheduled a ...

Police: Medford woman dies in wrong-way crash - Newsday

Police: Medford woman dies in wrong-way crash  Newsday

A Medford woman died Friday night in a two-vehicle crash in the hamlet, police said. Laura Couleas, 52, was driving a 1995 Honda east on Horseblock Road on ...

Police: 5 arrested at sobriety checkpoint - Newsday

Police: 5 arrested at sobriety checkpoint  Newsday

Authorities arrested five Suffolk County residents and seized one vehicle during a sobriety checkpoint in Patchogue between late Friday night and early ...

Forecast: Most of LI likely won't see snow - Newsday

Forecast: Most of LI likely won't see snow  Newsday

There's a 20 percent chance of a dusting of light snow on the South Shore of Nassau County, some time in the early morning hours of Sunday.

Officials: Driver crashes into steps, flees car fire - Newsday

Officials: Driver crashes into steps, flees car fire  Newsday

A driver who was being pulled over crashed into a Hicksville home's front steps and fled as the car went up in flames early Saturday morning, officials said.

Cops: Driver hits cruiser, arrested after pursuit - Newsday

Cops: Driver hits cruiser, arrested after pursuit  Newsday

A Westbury man was arrested Friday morning on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation after he led state troopers on a pursuit and struck a police cruiser, ...

Mother made up kidnapping tale, police say - Newsday

Mother made up kidnapping tale, police say  Newsday

A Hempstead woman is accused of lying to police by making up an attempted kidnapping tale Tuesday to cover up the fact that her child was unrestrained in his ...

Alleged MS-13 member pleads not guilty in slaying - Newsday

Alleged MS-13 member pleads not guilty in slaying  Newsday

A fifth alleged MS-13 gang member was arraigned Wednesday on charges that he and at least four others killed a former gang member in 2017 who law ...

Police: Body of missing NYC man found off LI coast - Newsday

Police: Body of missing NYC man found off LI coast  Newsday

Authorities recovered the body of a missing Queens man Saturday morning from the Great South Bay off Lindenhurst, police said. Hendricks Walls, 85, was ...

LI woman struck, killed by bus in NYC, cops say - Newsday

LI woman struck, killed by bus in NYC, cops say  Newsday

A federal court clerk from Melville who excelled at law and friendship, winning the love and admiration of her colleagues and professors, died after being struck ...

Town gets $400G grant to upgrade fish hatchery - Newsday

Town gets $400G grant to upgrade fish hatchery  Newsday

A $400000 state grant will go toward improving equipment that will help shellfish grow more quickly at the Point Lookout hatchery.

Whale strands on Centre Island Beach, dies - Newsday

Whale strands on Centre Island Beach, dies  Newsday

The 16-foot minke whale was found on the harbor side of the beach. It had also stranded itself earlier in the day but was able to swim away.

Police: Pa. man arrested for scamming man, 86 - Newsday

Police: Pa. man arrested for scamming man, 86  Newsday

Nassau County police are investigating whether a Pennsylvania man conned other victims through senior scams following his arrest in a Levittown case.

Officials: Possible bias incident in police dept. - Newsday

Officials: Possible bias incident in police dept.  Newsday

Authorities are investigating a potential bias incident in the Hempstead Police Department, where a white officer found a T-shirt with the words “KKK violate civil ...

Cops: Suspect knocks on door, points gun at man - Newsday

Cops: Suspect knocks on door, points gun at man  Newsday

An Oceanside man was arrested early Sunday morning after he allegedly knocked on a man's door and pointed a shotgun at him, Nassau County police said.

Forecast: Dry weekend before wet New Year's Eve - Newsday

Forecast: Dry weekend before wet New Year's Eve  Newsday

The final weather of 2018 is likely to be an inch or more of rain, forecasters said.

Cops target impaired drivers Super Bowl weekend - Newsday

Cops target impaired drivers Super Bowl weekend  Newsday

Police across Long Island will crack down on impaired driving over the Super Bowl weekend with increased patrols and sobriety checkpoints, authorities said.

Town councilman hired at Board of Elections - Newsday

Town councilman hired at Board of Elections  Newsday

Hempstead Town Councilman Anthony D'Esposito said he has been hired at the Nassau County Board of Elections as a $100,000 administrative assistant ...

IDA approves tax incentives for dealership - Newsday

IDA approves tax incentives for dealership  Newsday

The Hempstead Town Industrial Development Agency voted Thursday to approve tax incentives for Garden City Mazda in Hempstead Village despite opposition ...

Town, city payrolls decreased across LI in 2017 - Newsday

Town, city payrolls decreased across LI in 2017  Newsday

Overall payroll costs among Long Island's towns and cities decreased by more than $12 million in 2017 although overtime spending ticked up by less than 1 ...

NYPD: LI man charged with DWI in fatal accident - Newsday

NYPD: LI man charged with DWI in fatal accident  Newsday

A Centereach man is accused of driving a private garbage truck while drunk Friday afternoon and fatally striking an Australian bicyclist, according to the NYPD.

Cops: Stepped-up enforcement for holiday week - Newsday

Cops: Stepped-up enforcement for holiday week  Newsday

Police departments across Long Island plan to increase patrols and enforcement of impaired and distracted driving for the holiday week, beginning with ...

Police: Missing Central Islip woman found - Newsday

Police: Missing Central Islip woman found  Newsday

A missing Central Islip woman who suffers from dementia was found unharmed, police said. Josefina Suriel, 75, was last seen on East Elm Street in Central Islip ...

Officer struck in hit-and-run crash, police say - Newsday

Officer struck in hit-and-run crash, police say  Newsday

A Suffolk County police officer was struck by a car Friday night in a hit-and-run crash in Brentwood that led to a police pursuit, authorities said. The patrol officer ...

Prosecutors: Driver in 'reckless' crash chased ex - Newsday

Prosecutors: Driver in 'reckless' crash chased ex  Newsday

The driver in a "super reckless" fatal high-speed chase earlier this week pursued the other vehicle from Valley Stream to Hempstead Village because his ...

Suffolk encourages minorities to take police exam - Newsday

Suffolk encourages minorities to take police exam  Newsday

Leaders' visits to schools, churches and other institutions are part of a months-long $215000 marketing campaign Bellone and Commissioner Geraldine Hart ...

Source: Authorities resume search for body - Newsday

Source: Authorities resume search for body  Newsday

Authorities resumed their search Saturday morning for a body believed to be related to possible MS-13 gang activity in the Massapequa Preserve, a law ...

Cops: Armed motorcyclists rob gas station worker - Newsday

Cops: Armed motorcyclists rob gas station worker  Newsday

Two men on motorcycles pulled a gas station employee over at gunpoint in North Lindenhurst on Sunday, fleeing with a stolen bag of cash, Suffolk County ...

Forecast: Heavy rain could cause minor flooding - Newsday

Forecast: Heavy rain could cause minor flooding  Newsday

Small Business Saturday shoppers should hit local stores this morning to enjoy warmer temperatures before rain rolls into Long Island this afternoon.

DA: Binghamton student from LI wants to withdraw plea - Newsday

DA: Binghamton student from LI wants to withdraw plea  Newsday

A former Binghamton University student from Massapequa who pleaded guilty in the stabbing death of another student has asked a judge to withdraw his plea, ...

Opioid prescriptions decline nearly 35% on LI - Newsday

Opioid prescriptions decline nearly 35% on LI  Newsday

New statistics show opioid prescriptions declined nearly 35 percent on Long Island between 2011 and 2017, a trend experts say is the result of a law ...

LIRR: Delays, cancellations likely during rush hour - Newsday

LIRR: Delays, cancellations likely during rush hour  Newsday

The *service* disruption is the aftermath of a downed electric wire in Valley Stream that led to suspensions, delays and cancellations on Thanksgiving Day, the ...

Forecast: Dry today, rainy tomorrow - Newsday

Forecast: Dry today, rainy tomorrow  Newsday

Long Islanders should expect a rainy Sunday morning followed by strong, potentially damaging winds at night. A high wind watch is in effect Sunday night ...

Cops give new details in suspected MS-13 killing - Newsday

Cops give new details in suspected MS-13 killing  Newsday

A Nassau judge ordered an alleged MS-13 gang member held without bail Thursday after authorities said he participated in the 2017 killing of a Uniondale man ...

Lyft offers discounts for Small Business Saturday - Newsday

Lyft offers discounts for Small Business Saturday  Newsday

The Babylon Industrial Development Agency is partnering with ride-hailing *service* Lyft on Small Business Saturday to encourage residents to shop locally, the ...

Police: Teenage pedestrian seriously injured - Newsday

Police: Teenage pedestrian seriously injured  Newsday

A teenage pedestrian was seriously injured Friday evening in a crash in Commack, police said. George Geevarghese, 69, of Commack, was driving a 2003 ...

Police: 2 shot, injured at Old Westbury residence - Newsday

Police: 2 shot, injured at Old Westbury residence  Newsday

The shooting occurred at a mansion on Pinetree Lane. Police did not have information on the circumstances.

LIers mourn Evelyn Rodriguez: 'Our warrior's gone' - Newsday

LIers mourn Evelyn Rodriguez: 'Our warrior's gone'  Newsday

Evelyn Rodriguez, who died Friday, is remembered for turning personal tragedy into community advocacy.

Christmas miracle? Dad saves tot from falling sign - Newsday

Christmas miracle? Dad saves tot from falling sign  Newsday

A Patchogue father got his toddler out of harm's way in the nick of time Saturday when a commercial sign fell onto his pickup truck in a Sayville parking lot — and ...

Forecast: Brace for heavy rain Friday - Newsday

Forecast: Brace for heavy rain Friday  Newsday

A warm front Friday will boost temperatures up to 54 degrees and bring rain that's heavy at times, dumping a total of 1 to 2.5 inches, the National Weather ...

Cases of 3 accused of attacking students adjourned - Newsday

Cases of 3 accused of attacking students adjourned  Newsday

The cases of three alleged MS-13 members accused of attacking Huntington High School students were adjourned to Jan. 22, a day after the White House again ...

LIer known as king of modern square dancing dies - Newsday

LIer known as king of modern square dancing dies  Newsday

Known as "one of the geniuses of square dancing and choreography," Kopman called dances on Long Island and around the world for more than five decades.

Police to target drunken drivers for holiday - Newsday

Police to target drunken drivers for holiday  Newsday

Aiming to prevent new victims, the Nassau and Suffolk police departments, State Police, Long Beach police and other agencies will be increasing patrols ...

Forecast: Rain, temperatures in the 40s, low 50s - Newsday

Forecast: Rain, temperatures in the 40s, low 50s  Newsday

Sunday night's forecast is expected to be clear and breezy. Winds will blow from the west and northwest at five to 15 miles per hour.

White House tweets about Huntington Station stabbing - Newsday

White House tweets about Huntington Station stabbing  Newsday

A tweet from the White House sought to connect debate over illegal immigration to a Huntington Station stabbing allegedly committed by three MS-13 gang ...

Audit finds error in school district payroll - Newsday

Audit finds error in school district payroll  Newsday

A state audit of the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park Union Free School District found that the district's payroll bank reconciliations were not accurate, according ...

Officials: Suffolk police officer dies unexpectedly - Newsday

Officials: Suffolk police officer dies unexpectedly  Newsday

Suffolk County Police Officer Fadi Rafeh, an investigator in the Fifth Precinct who also served as an Arabic translator, died Sunday, police officials said. He was ...

Police: More security at synagogues after shooting - Newsday

Police: More security at synagogues after shooting  Newsday

Law enforcement on Long Island and in New York City intensified patrols in and around synagogues and other houses of worship after Saturday morning's mass ...

Cops: Man in standoff fired about 10 shots - Newsday

Cops: Man in standoff fired about 10 shots  Newsday

A Greenport man who police said was suicidal is believed to have fired about 10 shots before and during a three-hour standoff Thursday before he was killed by ...

Police: Suffolk home heavily damaged by fire - Newsday

Police: Suffolk home heavily damaged by fire  Newsday

Dozens of firefighters fought a two-alarm blaze in a Northville home Tuesday night, authorities said. The fire left the Pier Avenue home's attached garage gutted ...

Forecast: Dry and breezy on LI - Newsday

Forecast: Dry and breezy on LI  Newsday

Sorry, Long Island, but it won't be a White Christmas this year. Meteorologists believe there's a small chance — up to 25 or 30 percent — of light snow very late ...

Top cop: 'Uptick of shootings' in Hempstead Village - Newsday

Top cop: 'Uptick of shootings' in Hempstead Village  Newsday

Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder said Thursday his department is working with Hempstead Village police to address an increase in violence ...

Police: Man dies in multivehicle LIE crash - Newsday

Police: Man dies in multivehicle LIE crash  Newsday

A Selden man was fatally struck while walking back to his vehicle in the middle of the Long Island Expressway after inspecting a previous crash early Saturday ...

Cops ID motorcyclist who died after crash - Newsday

Cops ID motorcyclist who died after crash  Newsday

Police identified a Riverhead motorcyclist Saturday morning as the victim of a fatal crash there early Friday morning. Maxwell A. Tuthill, 23, was riding a 1998 ...

Cops: Firefighter driving hits 2 pedestrians, 1 killed - Newsday

Cops: Firefighter driving hits 2 pedestrians, 1 killed  Newsday

A Long Beach volunteer firefighter driving to a call early Saturday struck two pedestrians, killing a Lindenhurst woman and injuring her husband as they crossed ...