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TROPICAL STORM FAY TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL, STRONG WINDS, AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS This product covers Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut **TROPICAL STORM FAY TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL, STRONG WINDS, AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS** NEW INFORMATION --------------- * CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - None * CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Bronx, Eastern Essex, Eastern Union, Hudson, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Nassau, Northern Queens, Northwestern Suffolk, Richmond (Staten Island), Southeastern Suffolk, Southern Fairfield, Southern Middlesex, Southern Nassau, Southern New Haven, Southern New London, Southern Queens, Southern Westchester, and Southwestern Suffolk * STORM INFORMATION: - About 240 miles south of New York City NY or about 300 miles south-southwest of Montauk Point NY - 37.4N 74.8W - Storm Intensity 50 mph - Movement North or 360 degrees at 10 mph SITUATION OVERVIEW ------------------ Tropical Storm Fay, located just east of the southern Delmarva Peninsula, will move northward along the coast towards the area today, making landfall near the New York City area tonight. The main threats with this system will be locally heavy rainfall, the potential for flash flooding, and dangerous surf conditions today into tonight. POTENTIAL IMPACTS ----------------- * FLOODING RAIN: Protect against dangerous rainfall flooding having possible significant impacts across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut. Potential impacts include: - Moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations and rescues. - Rivers and streams may quickly become swollen with swifter currents and may overspill their banks in a few places, especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may overflow. - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas of rapid inundation at underpasses, low lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow. Driving conditions become hazardous. Some road and bridge closures. * WIND: Protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut. Potential impacts include: - Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about. - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over. - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways. - Scattered power and communications outages. * TORNADOES: Protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut. Potential impacts include: - The occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans during tropical events. - A few places may experience tornado damage, along with power and communications disruptions. - Locations could realize roofs peeled off buildings, chimneys toppled, mobile homes pushed off foundations or overturned, large tree tops and branches snapped off, shallow rooted trees knocked over, moving vehicles blown off roads, and small boats pulled from moorings. * OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS: Life-threatening rip currents are likely for all people entering the surf zone. Beach flooding and localized dune erosion along the Atlantic Ocean beachfront are possible during the times of high tide Friday through Saturday. Localized minor flooding, inundation of 1 ft or less, along vulnerable coastal and shoreline locales of the Great South Bay of Long Island and Jamaica Bay, Lower NY/NJ Harbor, Coastal CT, Coastal Westchester, and Gardiners Bay during times of high tide this afternoon into tonight.

Nassau DA: Roosevelt Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for 2014 Attempted Murder of Girlfriend

Tremaine Ashley, 41, pleaded guilty to Second Degree Attempted Murder, officals say.

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Tremaine Ashley of Roosevelt, 41, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for attempting to murder his girlfriend in 2014.

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Mineola, NY - January 18, 2017 - Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a Roosevelt man was sentenced to 14 years in prison and five years’ post release supervision for attempting to murder his girlfriend in 2014 by stabbing her.
Tremaine Ashley, 41, pleaded guilty before Judge Robert Schwartz on November 8 to Attempted Murder in the Second Degree (a B violent felony).
“Tremaine Ashley terrorized his girlfriend and nearly took her life when he stabbed her in the chest and slit her throat with a knife,” DA Singas said. “The victim needed extensive surgery to recover from her injuries. Domestic violence is intolerable – and my office works every day to hold abusers like this defendant accountable for their actions.”
DA Singas said on July 16, 2014, at approximately 6:50pm, the defendant stabbed his then-girlfriend multiple times in her chest and slit her throat with a knife. At the time of the incident, the 34-year-old victim was breaking up with the defendant and kicking him out of their basement apartment on Park Avenue in Roosevelt. She suffered a punctured lung, slit throat and stab wounds, but has since recovered from her injuries.
Following the incident, the defendant fled the scene in his Dodge Charger and proceeded to drive on the Southern State Parkway. After exiting the Parkway at Baldwin Road, while driving at a high rate of speed, the defendant crashed into a Dodge minivan at the intersection of Downs Road and Baldwin Road in Hempstead – causing minor injuries to the five occupants inside, who were heading to church. After the crash, the defendant abandoned his car and was found by police with self-inflicted injuries to his wrists while walking on Baldwin Road approximately three blocks from the crash scene. He was later placed under arrest.
Deputy Chief of DA Singas’ County Court Trial Bureau, Caryn Stepner and Assistant District Attorney Dennis Ryan prosecuted this case. Ashley is represented by Jeff Groder, Esq.