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Shirley Woman Arrested after Fleeing from Custody at Hospital

Suffolk County Police arrested a woman who fled from police custody after being admitted to a hospital in Smithtown yesterday.

International Fugitive Arraigned for 2002 Murder in Roosevelt

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the arraignment of a reputed MS-13 member wanted for a 2002 shooting, in which he allegedly shot and killed an 18-year old man on a Roosevelt street and immediately ...

Third Person Arrested in Cross-County Sex Trafficking Case

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a 32-year old woman has been indicted and arrested for coercing two women into performing sex acts on customers in Nassau County massage parlors that she managed.

UPDATE: NCPD Investigating Fatal Shooting in New Cassel

The Homicide Squad is investigating a shooting that occurred on Monday, October 05, 2015 at 6:16 p.m. in New Cassel.

Freeport Man Indicted on Seven Counts Related to Dogfighting Charges

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a Freeport man was arraigned today on an indictment charging him with crimes related to dogfighting.

17-Year-Old Dies in Motor Vehicle Crash in Brentwood

Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a 17-year-old in Brentwood today.

A.G. Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert On Ticket Scams Ahead Of Mets & Yankees Playoff Games

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued a consumer alert to help consumers avoid potential ticket scams ahead of the New York Mets and New York Yankees both appearing in the Major League Baseball playoffs.

SCPD Investigating Death of Man After Suffering Medical Event at Rocky Point Bar

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating an incident that occurred at a Rocky Point bar last night.

Suffolk County SPCA Reminds That October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. The link between Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse is well known and victims often delay or refuse to leave the home for fear of what is going to happen to their ...

Unlicensed Insurance Broker Arrested for Stealing from Immigrants and Insurance Agencies

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the arrest today of a Uniondale woman in connection with an insurance scam in which she profited off of immigrant clients by securing fraudulent insurance policies using false Virginia ...

SCPD: Man Arrested After Attacking Officer and Fleeing From Police at Hospital in West Islip

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man after attacking an officer and fleeing from police at a hospital in West Islip today.

NCPD Arrest Man in Uniondale for Attempted Murder

The First Squad reports the details of an arrest for Attempted Murder that occurred on Saturday, October 03, 2015 at 12:25 am in Uniondale.

FBI New York Facilitates Return of Stolen Painting to Oysterponds Historical Society, Seeks Public Assistance Locating Other Stolen Items

On September 29, 2015, FBI New York’s Art Crime Team returned the Bark Washington painting to the Oysterponds Historical Society in Orient, New York, after it was stolen more than 14 years ago.

Leader of Oxycodone Ring Sentenced to 15 Years’ Imprisonment for His Leadership in Long Island Distribution

Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, New York, Cedric Moss, was sentenced to 15 years in prison by United States District Judge Joanna Seybert.

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Babylon, SCPD Investigating

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating an incident that left a motorcyclist in serious condition today in Babylon.

Acting DA Singas Issues Tips to Avoid Scams Before, During and After Hurricane Joaquin

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas warned Long Islanders to be wary of unscrupulous businesses looking to take advantage of customers before, during and after a potential storm like Hurricane Joaquin, and issued tips to help ...

Floridian Woman Arrested for Vehicular Manslaughter after Fatal Hit & Run Accident in Carle Place

The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatal auto accident which occurred on Thursday, October 01, 2015 at 12:36 A.M. in Carle Place.

NCPD: Hempstead Man Arrested For Attempted Murder

Major Case Bureau detectives report the arrest of a Hempstead man for an incident that occurred on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 12:02 am in Roosevelt.

Three Charged in Sweepstakes Fraud Scheme That Used Hamptons-Based Bank Accounts

A criminal complaint was unsealed today in federal court in the Eastern District of New York charging Ana P. Leon, also known as Ana P. Gonzalez, Sandra E. Leon, also known as Sandra E. Chavarria, and Ivan ...

A.G. Schneiderman: Snow Removal Service Owner Barred from Requiring Customers To Pre-Pay; Issues Tips For Consumers to Avoid Getting Scammed

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that a consent order and judgment has been obtained against Thomas J. Zackoski for taking thousands of dollars from consumers in five New York counties for seasonal snow removal services ...
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