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Hempstead Man Receives Maximum Sentence for Brutal Sexual Assault in Garden City Occurring in the Wake of Superstorm Sandy

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced the sentencing today of a Hempstead man for simultaneously raping and strangling a 50-year-old Garden City woman in her home just over a week after Superstorm Sandy slammed into Long ...

New 934 Area Code Announced for Suffolk County

Its official, the North American Numbering Plan Administrator has assigned a new area code for Suffolk County.

Duo Wanted for Criminal Mischief after Damaging Huntington Station ATM

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate two males who damaged an ATM at a Huntington Station bank in September.

Small Sliver of Hope for a White Christmas on Long Island

According to the Northeast Regional Climate Center and Accuweather, there's a small sliver of hope for Snow on Christmas here on Long Island.

SCPD Missing Persons Alert: Brentwood Mother & Child Missing

Suffolk County Police are seeking the public’s to help locate a missing Brentwood woman and her daughter.

LIRR to Impose 37-Hour Ban on Alcohol for Annual SantaCon Event

MTA Police Will Enforce Restriction on Trains and at Stations From 11 p.m., Friday, Dec. 12, to Noon, Sunday, Dec. 14.

NYS Public Service Commission Approves New Area Code for Suffolk County

The New York State Public Service Commission today announced that they have approved the establishment of a second area code for Suffolk County, as 631 telephone numbers are being used up at a record pace.

Twelve Year Old Boy Killed in Valley Stream Crash

The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred at 7:17am in Valley Stream on Thursday, December 11, 2014.

Suffolk SPCA Seeks Public Help With Large Bird Seizure

The Suffolk County SPCA is seeking help from the public in the wake of the large seizure of birds from a residence in Huntington yesterday.

Retired Treasurer Indicted for Stealing Over $360K from Old Westbury Church

Joaquim Canario was arrested today by DA investigators and arraigned before Nassau County Court Judge Philip Grella on the charge of Grand Larceny in the 2nd Degree (a C felony).

Man Killed in Car Crash on Route 109 in Farmingdale

Suffolk County Police are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in East Farmingdale this morning.

Glen Cove Man Arrested After Exposing Himself to Children at Local Grocery Store

Special Victims Squad detectives report the arrest of a Glen Cove man for an incident that occurred on Monday, November 24, 2014 in Glen Cove.

Oceanside Business Owner Busted for Stealing Customer Credit Card Info, Buying Steroids

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of an Island Park man for incidents that occurred during the months of November and December 2014.

Suffolk County Legislators File Legislation to Terminate School Speed Zone Cameras

Five Suffolk County Legislators have filed legislation to put an end to Suffolk County’s controversial proposed move to install school speed zone cameras.

NCPD Officer Administers Life-Saving Narcan to Overdosed Teen in East Rockaway

The Public Information Office reports the details of an Aided case that occurred in East Rockaway on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 8:52 pm.

Nor'easter To Blow in Tuesday With Potentially Damaging Winds and Heavy Rain

From Tuesday morning into Tuesday evening Long Island will be on flood watch, high wind watch and under a coastal advisory.

Scammers Prey on Consumers around the Holidays: What to Watch Out For

The holidays bring around good spirits in most of us, but that is also reason why so many fall victim to holiday scams. Know what to look out for.

Long Island Man Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to 10 Years in Prison for Insurance Scam in Which He Caused Dozens of Intentional Car Crashes

A jury convicted Jean of conspiracy to commit mail, wire, and health care fraud on January 31, 2014, after a one-week trial. Jean was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court by U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Denny ...

Governor Cuomo Launches New Effort to Boost Solar Implementation in Communities Across New York State

Community Solar NY makes solar installation more affordable and feasible.

Christmas Themed Haunted House in Hauppauge has Commercial Banned from TV Santa and a Chainsaw

Chambers of Horror NY, a local haunt located in Hauppauge, recently had their commercial for their Christmas-themed Haunted House banned from cable TV.
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