Police have arrested one man after an alleged violent robbery on Long Island.
Christmas wishes came true on Thursday, for seven lucky winners of a unique lottery.
This week’s nor’easter caused moderate beach erosion on Long Island’s south shore, but favorable winds kept it from being worse.
Sgt. John Giambrone said the men targeted business owners, believing they had large amounts of cash on them.
According to Nassau County police, two men were walking across Clinton Street at Dartmouth Street in Hempstead at around 1:15 a.m. when they were struck by an orange 2013 Dodge Challenger travelling northbound.
An 8-year-old Long Island boy was recognized as a hero Monday, after he saved his neighbor when a swarm of wasps attacked her.
The town claims the crackdown is strictly a maintenance issue, but critics argue it’s disrespectful.
About 1,200 new students enrolled in the system this year, and nearly three dozen others were allegedly turned away.
Many of the new students are immigrants. Some parents at a school board meeting Wednesday night called on surrounding districts to help absorb the overflow of students.
Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray said last year the town budgeted $2 million for snow removal, but spent more than $2.4 million. This winter, they’re setting aside $2.8 million.
Class size is reaching the crisis level in the Hempstead Union Free School District, where teachers said they have been packed like sardines with more than 50 students in a classroom.
Araceli Mondragon-Vargas, 27, of Hempstead was arrested around 4:15 a.m. after failing to stay in her lane, police said. Officers pulled her over and determined she was intoxicated, police said.
Leah Cuevas was arraigned on indictment charges Thursday in Suffolk County District Court. She’s being held without bail.
Chinelle Browne’s family is demanding answers on where the woman was killed and dismembered, and if the woman charged in the crime, Leah Cuevas, had help.
Leah Cuevas, of Brooklyn, faced a judge Thursday. She is charged in the alleged killing and dismemberment of a woman whose body parts were found scattered around Long Island earlier this month.