They allegedly wore masks and brandished handguns and knives. On Monday, charges were levied in a string of violent armed robberies on Long Island. Homeowners and store owners said there is relief now that five people have been put behind bars.
Shaun Dosch of Babylon allegedly had 22 of the vases. Detectives believe Dosch intended to melt the vases down and sell them for scrap. Their estimated value is $7,000.
Police say Carlos Borbon got into an altercation with some of the workers, pulled out a kitchen knife, and threatened to kill them.
Today’s high temperature will be around 50 degrees, which is well above normal for January 24, and that’s good news for some in the area.
With his wife and one of his two daughters by his side, Steve Bellone took the oath of office on Friday and became the new Suffolk County Executive.
On a crisp and clear winter day, there was a cloud of grief hanging over Babylon on Monday as some 15,000 mourners came to honor the slain officer.
Funeral home director Charles Spencer says the loyalty shown by Figoski’s fellow officers is nothing short of admirable.
A sea of blue is descending on the Long Island community of Babylon this weekend as hundreds of police officers pay tribute to their fallen colleague, Peter Figoski, who was shot and killed last Monday while responding to a robbery in Brooklyn.
When asked how his union and other police officers would respond following such a tragic loss, PBA head Pat Lynch responded, saying they would “step in where Peter would have been” and “try to be the shoulder to cry on.”
Bellone took the county’s highest elected office with 57 percent of the vote to 43 percent for Carpenter, according to unofficial results.
Babylon town supervisor and Suffolk County Executive candidate Steve Bellone stepped in last week to save Santa Claus from budget cuts.
The candidates for Suffolk County Executive faced off at a breakfast gathering in Hauppauge this morning.
Suffolk County police arrested a Long Island man on Saturday afternoon for driving while intoxicated with two children in the car.
Lawmakers say a major plan, called Connect Long Island, would increase public transportation and reduce car use.
The candidates for Suffolk County Executive met before the Long Island Association Thursday morning for their first debate.