The lockdown was put into effect around 8:15 a.m. after police received a call around 7:40 a.m. from a woman who said she saw a male teenager with a backpack and a lime green gun.
Police charged Wilfred Labossiere, 31, of 306 Beach 19th Street in Far Rockaway with second degree murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
An Elmont, Long Island, gas station owner was arrested this weekend, after police allegedly caught him charging higher prices than what appeared on his signs, according to a published report.
Hurricane Sandy is headed for the East Coast and people are stocking up and battening down the hatches.
When some people need home improvement supplies, even the threat of violence can’t keep them away.
A Home Depot in Nassau County was evacuated Wednesday after a suspicious device was found days after a pipe bomb was discovered in another of the retail giant’s stores in Suffolk County.
A pint-sized pooch was stolen from a Long Island pet store, and it was all caught on video.
The boy, who is believed to be between 13- and 15-years-old old, walked up to two 12-year-old girls at the Gotham Avenue School playground around 6 p.m. Wednesday, pulled down his pants and exposed himself, police said.
The suspect, identified by police as 22-year-old Olvin Noe Ordonez-Cruz, walked up the woman’s car, pulled out what looked like a gun and demanded money, police said.
The thrills and economic boost of Saturday’s Belmont Stakes horse race have revived talk of bringing a casino to Belmont Park, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.
Hempstead Turnpike on Long Island has been listed as the most dangerous roadway in the Tr-State Area and on Monday, federal, state and local officials announced a new push for safety..
Back in January, police were called to a domestic disturbance at an apartment in Elmont where they found an emaciated 3-year-old pit bull named Bronco.
Police said a group of men fire shots into an Elmont home after a woman yelled at them to stop hitting her boyfriend’s car.
Police say Kaitlin Grant of Elmont worked as a substitute teacher in the Freeport School District. The relationship allegedly took place from November 2011 to March 2012. Her attorney says his client “emphatically denies the allegations.”
They are teachers, secretaries, janitors, and a couple lunch ladies at Elmont Memorial High School on Long Island, where 110 employees will share a $1 million Powerball prize.