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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT * WHAT...One to locally two feet of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for today's AM and possibly PM high tides near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northwest Suffolk, Northeast Suffolk, Southwest Suffolk, Southeast Suffolk, Northern Nassau and Southern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...Until midnight EST tonight. * COASTAL IMPACTS...Minor to locally moderate flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to locally 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. A few to several roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. A few cars may take on water and be damaged if not moved. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...3 to 5 ft surf likely for north shore of LI and north shore of south fork shorefront with Sat AM tides, which will likely cause beach erosion and possibly minor damage to shoreline structures. Along the oceanfront, surf should build to 4 to 8 ft tonight into Sun AM, with scattered dune erosion impacts during those tidal cycles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Minor to locally moderate coastal impacts are possible for the same north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for this evening's high tides as well. There is potential for more widespread minor coastal flooding along the southern and eastern bayfront communities of Long Island with the Sunday morning high tide.

NCPD Crime Alert: Man Found Dead in N. Valley Stream, Second Victim Found Wounded Nearby

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Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a Homicide that occurred on December 9, 2013 at 5:57 pm in N. Valley Stream.

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Update - December 11th, 2013 at 1:20 PM - The male victim who was fatally shot has been identified as Benjamin Palemon, 21 years of age from North Valley Stream.
 
Update - December 10th, 2013 at 1:15 PM - The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of Joshua Geddes, age 23 of 225-16 109th Avenue Queens Village for the above listed crime. The defendant was charged with Murder 2nd Degree and Violation of Parole. He will be arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. The investigation is ongoing.
 
North Valley Stream, NY - December 10th, 2013 - Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a Homicide that occurred on December 9, 2013 at 5:57 pm in N. Valley Stream.
 
According to detectives, officers responded to a call for a male, possibly shot, lying on the sidewalk in the vicinity of 18 Charles Street. The 21 year old male, who suffered a fatal gunshot wound, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 6:40 pm by a staff physician.
 
A second male, 22, who was located a short distance away, was found to be suffering from a gunshot wound to his abdomen, was transported to an area hospital and was admitted for treatment. He is listed in guarded condition.
 
The investigation into this incident continues.