You know Mark Harmon as Special Agent Gibbs in the hit CBS show NCIS, but for one California man, Harmon is a real-life hero.
The extreme cold is apparently to blame for several incidents on the rails this past week.
The incident took place shortly after 10 a.m. The equipment train, which doesn’t carry passengers, was heading east when it hit the car at the Second Avenue crossing.
A Silver Alert had been issued late Wednesday night for 78-year-old Kurt Werner.
Kurt Werner is described as white with green eyes, and short brown hair. He is 5-foot-6, weighs 135 pounds and was wearing a brown leather jacket, a grey shirt, blue jeans, and a brown hat.
An autopsy was planned Wednesday to determine the exact cause of death for a man whose body was found at the scene of a fire in Suffolk County.
The Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island received more than 100 applications from people hoping to adopt Joey.
Suffolk County police said Kenneth Espada, 24, was behind the wheel of a 1997 Ford Taurus when his car veered across the road and hit a tree.
A carnival worker in Brentwood was killed Saturday night after he was struck by one of the rides. The accident happened at the crowded Feast of Mother Cabrini Festival.
Joey the pit bull has been released from the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island in West Islip. When the three-month-old puppy was first brought in three weeks ago, he had a broken neck and was in critical condition.
Police say guests at two parties for teenagers have been killed in unrelated shootings on Long Island this weekend.
Patricia Salegna-Maqueda died Tuesday night at Stony Brook University Medical Center, police said.
The 3-month-old pup named Joey was found in a black plastic bag at the closed Pilgrim Psychiatric Center near the Sagtikos Parkway in Brentwood Saturday afternoon.
Investigators continued probing the matchstick-like rubble that was a home, until it was blown to smithereens on Tuesday, killing a toddler and injuring six adults inside.
A family of three, including an 18-month-old baby, were inside the home as well as a plumber, insurance inspector and real estate agent at the time of the explosion. The baby was confirmed dead by authorities.
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