The lieutenant scored highest on the chief’s exam and claims he was overlooked for the coveted slot, because his black mayor didn’t want a white police chief.
Trees that came down on Long Island as a result of Hurricane Irene have been cut up and pushed to the side of the road for crews pick up but that doesn’t seem to be the case in many areas.
Mets first baseman Ike Davis told a group of LI campers on Tuesday that his injured ankle is “not good” and he’s resigned to not playing this season because of it. “I’ll have to discuss that with him,” said manager Terry Collins. “He might want to inform me before he springs that on anyone else.”
The sweltering, humid weather that made stepping out the front door like stepping into a hot, slick sponge kept its hold on the Tri-State area Tuesday.
Port Authority police arrested 22-year-old Rock Diaz of Freeport on charges of second-degree impersonation.
Witnesses heard a gunshot then two men sped off in a Mitsubishi Galant. The car then plowed into a Dodge Intrepid, splitting it in half and killing the driver.
Nassau County Police Lt. Kevin Smith says the body was so badly charred that they don’t know its age, gender, or much else.
The US Coast Guard says a scuba diver who surfaced unconscious while on a dive off Long Island has died.
Forty-two-year-old Christopher Mignone, the president of Aimes Towing and Collision in Freeport, was shot to death Wednesday night.
Wet weather continued to push through New York City and the rest of the Tri-State Area on Wednesday night, bringing the potential for flooding and a strain on the morning commute.
Because of construction, the ceremony has had to be moved from the school’s stadium that can hold up to 5,000 to CW Post College, which only holds about 2,000.
Shuttle buses will be replacing trains between Freeport and Babylon as the LIRR completes work on a $23 million signal and switching upgrade.
Police said the robbers, wearing masks, burst into United Deli in Baldwin. One held a gun while the others jumped over the counter and went through the cash register.
An elderly woman survived a fiery attack on Wednesday morning, barely escaping with her life. The woman’s daughter fears she is being targeted for doing the right thing.
Friday night, a dangerous tangle of power lines, a crushed gate, and carved up tree limbs blocked the front door of a home on 215th street in Hollis, Queens.