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.
Joey suffered a broken neck and had bite wounds on his neck, indicating that he may have been used as bait to train other dogs to fight, Roy Gross, chief of the Suffolk County SPCA said.
Jose Escobar never looked up once as he sat in Suffolk County Court in Riverhead on Wednesday. He faces up to 25 years in prison.
Charges may soon be lodged against a Long Island teen accused of aiming a laser into the cockpit of a police helicopter. And now the FBI wants to know if the youth has pulled the dangerous stunt before.
The bright colors of Hispanic heritage will not line 5th Avenue in Brentwood this June, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.
Juan Gonzalez was sentenced to six months time served and five years’ probation after admitting that he smothered his 98-year-old mother, Teresa Astete, last June.
Police on Long Island are investigating the death of a 21-year-old man who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver after his car had broken down.
A woman’s body found by a jogger in Manorville appears to have been in the wooded area for “at least a week,” Suffolk County police said today.
Police say that, over a six-week period, three people were making a mess, vandalizing fences and spray painting commercial property in both Deer Park and Brentwood.