An investigation has widened into suspected toxic dumping on Long Island, after another public park tested positive for hazardous materials.
Piles of debris rising more than 20 feet have been discovered on an illegal dump site in Central Islip, the second such recent discovery in the town of Islip, Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said.
Police are standing guard at the gate of the now-closed Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, after Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said about 1,100 truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there.
Cierra English, 15, was reported missing by her family on March 23 after she left home the day before and never returned, police said.
A Long Island park has been closed after about 1,100 tractor-trailer truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there, District Attorney Tom Spota said Tuesday.
The victim was walking along MacArthur Avenue around 3 p.m. on March 7 when she was assaulted. Police said the suspects punched her in the head and kicked her in the abdomen.
The suspects were busted while the Suffolk County Police Department’s Third Precinct Crime Section conducted state liquor license inspections at seven locations in Brentwood and Bay Shore, officials said.
Sgt. Scott Greene did not say a word as he appeared in court to face charges that he stole money from drivers. He was arrested in January.
Police on Long Island were searching Friday for a suspect who sexually assaulted a woman as she walked down a Brentwood street.
Police on Wednesday arrested a man who allegedly robbed two banks, and tried to rob four more, within a period of seven months in Suffolk County.
The International U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Championship has been held in California for the past 18 years. This year will mark the first time it’s ever been held on the east coast, organizers said.
A Long Island driver is under arrest after police said he hit and killed a pedestrian and drove off.
Suffolk County Police said William Iglesias, the owner of Foto Y Video Alexander in Brentwood, installed a video camera on the floor behind the toilet and, for at least a month, videotaped his two female employees.
Police on Long Island arrested the owner of a photography store Monday, on allegations that he was secretly recording his employees using the restroom.
Sunday was a frigid and windblown day in the Tri-State Area, which sparked forest fires, sent debris flying through the streets, and had people gearing up for what they fear is a glimpse of winter weather to come.