At least three elderly people have been victims of recent so-called “distraction burglaries,” police said.
A man was shot and killed early Sunday on the northern edge of the Bronx.
A committee of Nassau County police and fire department chaplains has been formed to collect and distribute recovery funds to residents.
It happened around 3:22 a.m. Friday at the corner of Washington and Cooper streets. A police officer was shot twice, one of the rounds hitting his bulletproof vest.
Nassau County police said two armed men wearing ski masks walked into a Walmart in East Meadow around 11:30 p.m. and demanded cash from store employees at gunpoint.
Police chased the pit bull through backyards and woods before shooting it several times. It happened in front of the Precious Kids II nursery school.
Over 30,000 fewer traffic tickets were written in the first eight months of this year in Nassau County than the same period last year.
You’ve probably heard of extreme couponing, but this is a bit different.
Police say five homes in Roslyn, Long Island had to be evacuated after 30-year-old Nicole Lopez crashed into a fuel tanker on Monday.
Veronica Cirella, 30, of Plainview was charged with manslaughter at her arraignment at the Nassau University Medical Center.
A disabled 8-year-old girl is dead after a possible murder-suicide attempt. Her mother is in the hospital, facing criminal charges in the girl’s death.
Gregory Richardson, 21, lowered the back of the wheelchair the patient was in and started bouncing it around saying it was “like a roller coaster ride,” Nassau County police Lt. Kevin Smith said.
Nassau County police say Isaac Zucker of Woodmere, was arrested around 2 a.m. Wednesday and charged with grand larceny. He is accused of stealing $600,000 over a three-year period from the Congregation Aish Kodesh while serving as treasurer.
Nassau County Police Lt. Kevin Smith says the body was so badly charred that they don’t know its age, gender, or much else.
While Mayor Bloomberg says there’s no specific threat against the Big Apple after the death of Osama bin Laden, the NYPD was taking no chances.