Laquan Brown was on a bicycle and armed with a BB gun when he rode up to the man, who was walking from the Long Island Rail Road station in Babylon, and stole his wallet, police said.
The incident occurred at a grade-level crossing on the Brentwood-North Bay Shore border east of Deer Park around 5:45 a.m. Friday.
Four young men were charged Monday in an alleged anti-gay attack on Long Island that left one of the victims seriously injured.
Federal authorities announced Wednesday a high school student from Long Island pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his plans to travel to Yemen to volunteer to fight for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
Another Long Island community is proposing restrictions on the planting of bamboo, and recommending stiff fines for violators.
It may be time to brace for an uptick in blood-sucking ticks and mosquitoes this season, and some experts on Long Island have blamed the expected surge on Superstorm Sandy.
The plane made a hard landing not far from MacArthur Airport with one person on board, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Residents in one South Shore community who are still recovering from Superstorm Sandy now have another fight with Mother Nature – flooding on almost a daily basis.
In the last two years, 24 companies have either moved in or expanded in the town of Babylon.
Black Friday was the big day for major retailers, but Saturday is all about the mom and pop stores.
In Babylon on Long Island, small shops are feeling the strain from two weeks of lost sales, storm-damaged products and buildings and customers dealing with personal crises and fewer discretionary dollars.
Temporary repairs to an East River Amtrak tunnel have allowed for the reopening of a number of lines but with a reduced number of trains able to travel through the tunnel.
The storm dropped 3.9 inches of snow in Central Park as of 11 p.m. Wednesday night. In fact, this storm was on track to be the biggest snowstorm on record in October or November. The previous record in Central Park for those months was 4.4 inches in November of 1989.
Superstorm Sandy has substantially damaged historic Jones Beach State Park and swamped a beach at nearby Robert Moses State Park deep under roiling seawater.
For those dealing the with the emotional aftermath of a horrific experience, there is new help in Suffolk County.