After leading cops on a chase, the driver crashed into a curb at the Field 4 parking lot area of Jones Beach, got out of the car and ran, authorities said.
Some traveling to barrier beaches are now questioning speed limit discrepancies, pointing out that most of the parkway is 55 mph, but can quickly drop to 35 mph.
Police officers on Monday rescued eight dogs from a vacant building in Brooklyn.
A 66-year-old man was killed Monday in a two-vehicle accident in Kensington, Brooklyn.
Authorities on Wednesday said police unintentionally shot and killed a man who was originally believed to have died of stab wounds in a domestic incident earlier this week in Kensington, Brooklyn.
Police shot and killed a man they found clutching a knife in Brooklyn Monday evening, while another man died of stab wounds.
He was pulling on his ear, not talking on his phone, but a Brooklyn driver says an on-board camera kept him from getting an unjustified ticket.
Drenching rains set off powerful flooding on Jones Beach leading to a health warning on Wednesday night.
The driver of a 2013 Acura slammed into a tree on Ocean Parkway between Avenue O and Avenue P in the Midwood section of Brooklyn at around 3:30 a.m., police said.
State officials said they are bringing in 20,000 cubic yards of sand to repair the dune at an estimated cost of $200,000.
Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn is considered one of the borough’s most dangerous streets for pedestrians, and a woman’s recent death on the roadway has some residents angry.
The next episode of “48 Hours” uncovers new information about Shannan Gilbert, the woman at the heart of the Long Island serial killer story.
Repairs to five miles of hurricane-damaged dunes and two miles of ruined roadway will be finished along Ocean Parkway by this Wednesday, the deadline date for completion.
Jones Beach and Robert Moses State Parks took a beating from superstorm Sandy, but there may be light at the end of the tunnel.
It’s been two years since four bodies were found along Ocean Parkway that launched a massive investigation into a suspected serial killer on Long Island.