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New York bus driver charged with raping student passenger
A bus driver on Long Island, New York, has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of kidnapping and raping a female student passenger, prosecutors said Monday. Giovanny Campos, 50, also known as Giovanny Guzman, allegedly sexually assaulted the student from Valley Stream repeatedly from January to July, both on his bus and at his apartment in Queens, Nassau County District Attorney Anne T. Donnelly said.
Police: Man goes overboard in Great South Bay
Police say he was taken to the hospital with hypothermia.
Woman accused of attacking person with hammer, shoving child on Long Island: police
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (PIX11) – A woman is accused of attacking another person with a hammer and shoving a child on Long Island, according to Southampton Town police. The incident happened in Riverside on Oct. 30 around 8 p.m., according to authorities. Police said the victim of the hammer assault was transported to a local […]
Fatal Hit-Run: ID Released For Man Struck Near Holbrook Intersection
The crash happened at around 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 in Holbrook. Suffolk County Police said the victim was struck on Coates Avenue, just north of Frank Court, and the driver fled the scene. On Monday, Dec. 4, detectives identified the victim as Richard Dirocco, age 63, of Holbrook. Dirocco...
Inside the Pre-Trial Life of Suspected Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Rex Heuermann
Get an inside look at the pre-trial life of suspected Gilgo Beach serial killer, Rex Heuermann. Discover how time is spent in custody, from participating in recreational activities and religious services, to reviewing evidence and meeting with Catholic clergy, all under constant surveillance.
Shoplifting in Commack: A Microcosm of Wider Economic Threats
The quiet town of Commack was disrupted on November 17, when a shoplifting incident occurred at the local Target store on Veterans Memorial Highway. At around 2:30 p.m., a woman engaged in theft, pilfering items worth nearly $250. In response, Suffolk County Crime Stoppers have called for public assistance to help identify and apprehend the suspect, offering a cash reward for tips leading to an arrest. Ensuring confidentiality, tips can be provided anonymously through various secure methods.
‘You killed somebody.’ Fast cash reward offered for information into 2022 LIE hit-and-run crash
Police say Robert Twiford parked his vehicle on the off ramp of eastbound Long Island Expressway at Exit 60 and exited the vehicle when the incident occurred.
Brazen Shoplifter Strikes Target: Help Needed to Unmask Thief and Claim Your Cash Reward
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime. Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the woman who stole. merchandise from a Commack store. A woman stole approximately $250 worth of merchandise from Target, located at 98. Veterans Memorial Highway, on November...
Unprecedented Turnout at Islip's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade
On December 4th, 2023, the Town of Islip held its annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Chamber of Commerce Parade. The event attracted a record crowd of over 1,000 attendees. The new Holiday Market was also introduced on Main St.
These nan, NY based Kittens are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near nan. Animal shelters and pet rescue groups work hard to care for unhoused pets and connect them to loving homes.
13 injured in multi-vehicle crash on the Long Island Expressway
Thirteen people were hurt in a crash on the Long Island Expressway, according to the FDNY. The pileup involved multiple vehicles on the LIE’s eastbound lanes near Little Neck Parkway in Douglaston at around 6:15 a.m. Saturday, the FDNY said. None of the injuries were life-threatening, officials said. The victims were taken to North Shore University Hospital and New York-Presbyterian Hospital Queens. The eastbound lanes on the LIE were temporarily shut following the crash, authorities said.
18-Year-Old Speeding, On Phone Moments Before Crash Killing West Babylon Man, DA Says
Nicolas Apostolides, of West Babylon, was arraigned on manslaughter and related charges in Suffolk County Court on Friday, Dec. 1, in the death of David Martinez. According to prosecutors, Apostolides was speeding and using his phone when he ran a red light and crashed into another car on Straight Path in West Babylon at around 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 16.
Amityville Village Gets $1.5M Suffolk County Grant for Public Space Improvements and Creation of Pedestrian Plaza
The Village of Amityville has received a $1.5 million grant from Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. The grant will fund projects to improve public spaces in the village, with a focus on Triangle Park, located in the downtown area at Broadway and Park Ave.
How Much Snow Will Long Island Get in Winter 2023-2024?
While we are just starting to get out of the haze of Thanksgiving dinner and thinking about getting that Christmas tree up and lighting the Menorah, it’s time to talk about winter snow. Last year was a particularly snowless winter. What’s to come this year? Will it be a...
NY state employee admits to raping 15-year-old at Long Island residential facility: DA
A Queens man working at a state-run residential facility for adolescent girls admitted to raping one of the teens at the Long Island center after giving her marijuana edibles, prosecutors said. Ovzie Cannon pleaded guilty Friday to third-degree rape, criminal sexual act and endangering the welfare of a child, Suffolk...
Brentwood's Beloved Tree Lighting Ceremony Returns to Revamped Ross Memorial Park
On December 4th, 2023, the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce conducted its annual tree lighting ceremony at Ross Memorial Park. This was the first ceremony at the park since its reopening in November, following its closure in 2020 due to issues identified by the Suffolk County Police Department.
State law aims to protect owners of mobile homes
Celebrating at home with family is a holiday theme this time of the year, but some New Yorkers are increasingly in jeopardy of losing their homes, according to New York state lawmakers. As the housing crisis in New York continues unabated, one demographic is being unexpectedly targeted by developers. Pre-existing...
Hours-long standoff ends at Huntington Station home; man barricaded inside taken to hospital
The tense standoff started at around 3:40 p.m. Monday afternoon. It ended shortly after 9 p.m.
Latino advocacy group reports uptick in wage theft on Long Island's East End
OLA (Organización Latino Americana) of Eastern Long Island reported that the number of wage theft cases has skyrocketed on the East End, reaching levels never before seen by this group that works to support the Latino community. “OLA is responding to more calls than ever from victims of wage...
Today the gas price is close to $3.19 in Islip Terrace as of 2023-12-05. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.229, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.