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Santos Elena Ruiz Solano is charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of her newborn (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

L.I. Woman Accused Of Murdering, Throwing Newborn In Garbage Held Without Bail

Prosecutors in court Friday argued that after the baby was born in a bathroom, Santos Elena Ruiz Solano caused three fractures to the baby’s skull. But Solano’s attorney said his client didn’t kill her child.

02/21/2014

View from a beach on the "West End" in Roatan, Honduras in 2002. (ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Service Planned For Slain Great-Granddaughter Of L.I. Cereal Heiress

A published report said a memorial service has been planned for the great-granddaughter of heiress, socialite and former Long Island resident Marjorie Merriweather Post, who was found slain at her luxury spa resort last week on the Caribbean island of Roatan.

12/29/2013

Bull Bullard nearly crushed by backboard in Honduras (credit: YouTube/Harlem Globetrotters)

VIDEO: Harlem Globetrotter Nearly Crushed By Collapsing Hoop

Cheers turned to screams in Honduras as William “Bull” Bullard was nearly crushed by the backboard, which couldn’t support his weight following an alley-oop dunk.

11/12/2013

NJ native Heather Barnes was badly sunburned but otherwise safe after being swept out to sea for 16 hours. (credit: CBS 2 via Facebook)

N.J. Student: ‘I Feel Like I Cheated Death’ After 16-Hour Ordeal At Sea

Heather Barnes, 20, says she’s not a strong swimmer, but somehow was able to tread water for 16 hours until she could be rescued.

07/22/2013

Jurgen Klinsmann (L) and Michael Bradley (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Klinsmann Winning Over Doubters, Guiding U.S. Soccer To New Heights

Klinsmann’s doubters have been silenced, and the unconventional German coach has the Americans one step closer to Brazil and a giant leap toward finally making good on their promise.

06/19/2013

Hempstead Hammer Attack, Home Invasion Suspect (Surveillance Photo)

Hammer Attack Suspect Tied To Great Neck Break-In

A man wanted in a violent hammer attack of a Hempstead woman last year, has been connected via DNA to the rape of a 2-year-old Texas girl and one of six violent break-ins on L.I., Nassau Police said.

01/13/2011