Authorities say the alleged attack of a lineman from Florida who was on Long Island helping to restore power had nothing to do with anger over prolonged outages in Nassau County.
Nassau County detectives said that 48-year-old Jose Sorto of East Meadow surrendered to authorities on Saturday night, and he has been charged with two counts of leaving the scene of an incident.
Nassau County Police have launched an investigation into a series of tire slashings in East Meadow on Saturday morning.
At one point, 20,000 Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) customers were without power. Con Edison had a few hundred customers without power in Westchester. Several outages were also reported in Connecticut and New Jersey.
A new section of Eisenhower Park features foam-covered ground, swings you can’t fall out of, and rides that can accommodate wheelchairs.
In a secret room of the East Medow residence of Michael Anderson, authorities found marijuana and a weapons cache, including two grenade launchers, two assault rifles, several thousand rounds of military ammunition and other weapons.
Police say for some reason a struggle broke out, the suspect — identified as 41-year-old Duane Oxley — fought for the officers gun and the officer was shot in the leg. The suspect was shot and killed by a second police officer.
A former New York jail guard who admitted killing her ex-girlfriend and uncle during a June 2010 shooting spree has been sentenced to 22 years to life in prison.
A Nassau County police officer has resigned after pleading guilty to official misconduct after he forced a woman to grope him during a traffic stop, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Wednesday.
Nassau County police said two armed men wearing ski masks walked into a Walmart in East Meadow around 11:30 p.m. and demanded cash from store employees at gunpoint.
It happened back on Aug. 18 in East Meadow. Police say around 5 a.m., the knife-wielding suspect raped a victim near the Hempstead Turnpike.
Nassau County police are asking for the public’s help in finding four to six men wanted in a home invasion in East Meadow.
Stunned residents remember the extremist killed in last week’s U.S. drone strike as a former neighbor who “fit right in.” He lived in the area for 10 years with his parents, brother and sister, and attended a local mosque.
Jonathan Lopez is charged with vehicular manslaughter, assault and DWI. Police off-duty NYPD officer Kevin Jessup of Massapequa died in the three-car crash.
With the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 just days away, events marking the darkest moment in this country’s history are underway. On Wednesday night on Long Island, a few hundred family and friends of victims came together.