Police: Fire completely engulfs car on Wantagh Parkway
The right lane of the highway was partially closed temporarily.
Mastermind Behind Violent Armed Bank Robbery In Hempstead Sentenced
Quincy Homere, age 38 of Hempstead, was given his sentence of 18 years behind bars on Friday, March 1 for the 2015 incident, the United States Attorney’s Office (USAO) announced. As the brain behind the robbery (which netted the group over $375,000), Homere extensively planned the heist with his...
Police: Repairman seriously injured when dumbwaiter fell on him in Mineola
News 12 is told the man was working on the lift when it fell on him around 1 p.m.
NCPD: Levittown Man Busted After Shoplifting at Local 7-Eleven, Scuffling with Employee
The Seventh Squad reports the arrest of a Levittown man for a Robbery that occurred on Friday, March 1, 2024 at 12:08 am in Massapequa. According to Detectives, Defendant Kevin McKenna, 33, of 15 Vista Lane, walked into 7-11 located at 4222 Sunrise Highway. The defendant selected various items and concealed them in his pants pocket. An employee confronted the defendant and a struggle ensued. The defendant then proceeded to pass all points of purchase and exit the store without rendering payment.
Severed body parts, including woman's head, found in park
Severed body parts belonging to two victims have been found in a park in Babylon, New York. A head, leg and multiple arms belonging to a man and woman were found.
'Blatantly Illegal': Nyag Submits Cease-And-Desist Over Nassau County Transgender Athlete Ban
“This executive order is transphobic and blatantly illegal.”. On Friday, March 1, just over a week after Nassau County Bruce Blakeman issued an executive order prohibiting transgender women (those assigned male at birth) from playing in women’s sports, James — who had quickly condemned the act — officially submitted a cease-and-desist against the order.
Rockville Centre fire truck crashes into furniture store
A fire truck crashed into a furniture store in Rockville Centre this morning while responding to a call, according to a village representative. Woodland Engine Company No. 4 responded to a fire call when the truck crashed into the building. The incident occurred at the Master of Furniture at the corner of South Long Beach Road and Rutland Avenue around 11:30 a.m.
Seen Him? Police Seach For Man Responsible For Multiple Nassau County Crimes
Vincent Fredericks, age 21, of Oceanside, is thought to be responsible for multiple crimes across Nassau County, according to a post by the NCPD on Friday, March 1. The department is asking Long Islanders to keep an eye out for the wanted man, who is 5-foot-5, weighs approximately 100 pounds, and has brown hair and eyes.
Police: Suspected thief bit Stop & Shop employee in Merrick
Police say it happened when the suspect was caught stealing on Friday afternoon.
Valley Stream mother-son duo allegedly attack police
A Valley Stream woman and her son have been charged with assault after what began as a welfare check by police allegedly broke into a violent scuffle with the duo on Feb. 25. At around 1:30 p.m. police found that Brigitte Atta-Poku, 43, required medical treatment and evaluation. In their efforts to provide her medical attention, Atta-Poku reportedly attacked by striking the officer and biting a Nassau County Police Medic.
Best Hot Dogs Found At This Islip Terrace Eatery, Voters Say
But just as important as how you eat your dog is where you get it. Around here, your best bet is Charlie’s Legendary Hot Dogs – located in Islip Terrace at 16 Lowell Avenue – voted best hot dogs by the 2024 Bethpage Best of Long Island survey.
Doctors call on people to get tested for colorectal cancer
The dome of the Nassau County executive building will be lit up in blue in recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
Sprawling 1930s estate long owned by the wealthy Phipps family lists for $23M
An old-money mansion from another generation of Long Island wealth is seeking its first non-bloodline owner. This newly listed Old Westbury property, built in the 1930s for Howard Phipps — whose father, Henry Phipps Jr., was Andrew Carnegie’s partner in Carnegie Steel — has remained in the family since its construction, Mansion Global first reported. The seller is Howard’s son, Howard Phipps Jr., who’s seeking $23 million for the grand address — named Erchless for a castle in Scotland that the Phipps family frequently visited. Billy Porter forced to list Long Island home after SAG-AFTRA strike fallout Previously, in 2018, the seller sought $29.99...
Local Queens Resident Faces Charges for High-Speed Crash Resulting in Teen Deaths
Umar Khan, a Queens, U.S. resident, has been indicted for criminally negligent homicide, reckless driving, and speeding. Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced the charges, stating that Khan was driving at nearly 100 mph when he lost control of his car on the JFK Expressway ramp. The car crashed, resulting in the death of his two teenage passengers.
This Spot (Still) Has Long Island's Best Burger, Voters Say
What restaurant offers Long Islanders’ favorite burgers? The results are in, and they look familiar. Burgery City, located at 1900 Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow, was chosen as the “Best Burger” in the 2024 Bethpage’s “Best Of LI” competition. The spot, which offers a classic, diner-like atmosph…
Savor the Sea: Massapequa's Trio of Seafood Dining Experiences
This article presents a review of three exceptional seafood restaurants in Massapequa. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below:
Long Island parkway bridges named in honor of fallen state troopers
WANTAGH, N.Y. -- Three heroes who died in the line of duty while protecting Long Islanders received long overdue honors Friday.Future generations will now know of their sacrifice."I never had the opportunity to say the word 'dad' my whole life," said Helen Golder, daughter of fallen Trooper James Gohrey."It was very hard for my mother to raise four kids on her own. It was hard for me," said Peggy Poulson, Golder's sister.They were young siblings when their father was killed in the line of duty in 1943."His memory is very strong. Three of his grandsons have...
'Education Against Hate' seminar held at Great Neck High School
News 12 spoke with a Holocaust survivor on why the skills are crucial for the next generation to have.
FDNY: Man found dead in University Heights home fire, 14 people displaced
The bulk of the damage to the home appears to be at the back side of the house. The fire is now under control.