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Blown Transformer Sets Car, Condominium On Fire In Midtown

A parked car and an underground transformer caused a massive fire in Midtown on Saturday.

07/07/2012

Anchor Audi on Sunrise Highway in Lynbrook, NY (credit: Google Maps)

Police: 2 Suspects Torch Car At Lynbrook Audi Dealership

It happened Thursday just before midnight at Anchor Audi on Sunrise Highway.

05/11/2012

Car crashes into Brooklyn building (credit: CBS 2)

Car Crashes Into Building In Brooklyn Sunday

Victims of the crash were taken to Belluvue Hospital.

02/05/2012

Alex Grame (credit: CBS 2)

Exclusive: 89-Year-Old World War II Veteran Describes Fight With Carjacker

“He put the gun in his left hand. And he kept hitting me, both hands,” Alex Grame said.

01/20/2012

Midwood cars torched

Police: Torching Of Brooklyn Cars May Have Been Insurance Scam

Police sources said the firebombing was not likely a hate crime, but an insurance scam, and could have manufactured by someone outside the community.

01/11/2012

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police Investigate Beating, Vehicular Theft Of Driver In Valley Stream

Police say the driver’s cell phone and $30 in cash were in the car.

11/09/2011

Police Arrest 2 In Shopping Cart Theft On Long Island

Gladys Smith-Pinto, 58, and Gladys Smith, 38, were arrested and charged with grand larceny. They were scheduled to be arraigned Thursday.

08/04/2011

Ja Rule Sentenced For Failing To File Income Tax Returns

The platinum-selling rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, admitted in March that he failed to pay taxes on more than $3 million that he earned between 2004 and 2006 while living in Saddle River.

07/18/2011

Rapper Ja Rule (credit: Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Rapper Ja Rule Sentenced To Prison In NYC Gun Case

The platinum-selling rapper and actor was sentenced Wednesday to up to 2 years in prison. He pleaded guilty in December to attempted criminal weapon possession.

06/08/2011

Thomas Cirino (credit: DCPI)

Long Island Mechanic Accused Of Damaging Car, Charging Fee To Repair It

Police said neighborhood mechanic Thomas M. Cirino, 56, of 1390 Dewey Avenue was arrested at his home Tuesday at 10 p.m. and charged with fourth degree criminal mischief.

05/11/2011

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Police Find Six Stolen Cars Inside Rahway Warehouse

Union County police uncovered six stolen vehicles, including two from Maryland, at a northern New Jersey warehouse. They used a GPS device to track a stolen Toyota to the Sivomar Trucking and Shipping Warehouse on Elston Street in Rahway.

05/11/2011

Roslyn Harbor Car Fire

Car Catches Fire After 80-Year-Old Woman Strikes Utility Pole

An 80-year-old woman’s car caught fire after she drove into a utility pole that collapsed and caused an electrical fire on Long Island on Saturday afternoon, police said.

04/03/2011

Montebello Crash (credit: CBS 2)

Ramapo Police Investigate Fatal Early Morning Crash

The driver was killed, and two passengers have been taken to the hospital in critical condition.

03/23/2011

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Police Look For Driver In Fatal L.I. Crash

A pedestrian was killed Friday night After being struck by a car, shortly after 9 p.m. in Suffolk County.

03/05/2011

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NY Man Sentenced In Fatal DWI Crash

George Kiaha of Garrison received the maximum sentence in White Plains county court. He apologized to the family of 55-year-old Ralph Wood.

02/23/2011

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