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Jose Cartagena is charged with killing his former live-in girlfriend. (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Suspect In Glen Cove Stabbing Death Arrested In California

Cartagena has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend, 32-year-old Yanira Martinez. She was killed on March 26 while walking to pick up her 5-year-old daughter from school.


Nassau County Police respond to the shooting of an officer on Aug. 14, 2013. Inset: Police display the gun they say was recovered at the scene. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Police: 2 Charged In Connection With Burglary, Shooting Of Nassau County Cop

Cong Xu, 21, and Renhang Qui, 22, both from Brooklyn, were charged with burglary, attempted robbery and criminal possession of a weapon. Xu is also charged with attempted murder of a police officer.


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Nassau County Officer’s Actions Dissected In Incident That Killed Hofstra Student

John Jay College of Criminal Justice professor Michele Galietta said the officer was confronted with a split-second choice when a masked man holding 21-year-old Hofstra University student Andrea Rebello in a headlock pointed a loaded handgun at him.


Irene Luetje (credit: Nassau County Police)

Relatives Want Answers In Mysterious Death Of North Massapequa Woman

Irene Luetje’s body was found by contractors about five miles from her apartment in the front yard of a Sandy-damaged home on Ocean Avenue last Thursday, police said.


James Ryan is accused of vehicular manslaughter, reckless endangerment and other charges in the crash that resulted in the death of Officer Joseph Olivieri. (credit: CBS 2)

Driver In L.I.E. Crash That Killed Nassau County Cop Released On Bail

Bail was set at $120,000 for 25-year-old James Ryan. He was arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on vehicular manslaughter, reckless endangerment, criminal possession of a control substance, driving while intoxicated and other charges.


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FBI Pulls Sunken Vessel To Surface Off Oyster Bay

The boat was to be pulled out of the water later Wednesday night, but officials would not say when to avoid the media caravan and spectacle.


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Facebook Page Prompts LI Police To Reopen 1984 Case

Recent Facebook postings led cops to open up an unsolved Long Island crime from the ‘80s.