Two who spent 18 years in prison for the 1984 rape and murder of a 16-year-old girl on Long Island, only to be exonerated when a DNA test showed that another unknown assailant had committed the crimes, were awarded $18 million each Thursday in a federal civil rights lawsuit.
Police released a surveillance photo Wednesday of the suspect wanted in connection with the incident. It happened back on Sept. 29 at Shake-A-Paw on Atlantic Avenue.
In each incident, police said Steven Torres, 21, claimed to be an officer requesting backup for a shooting, an accident and a house fire.
“I want him to be taken out, taken off the streets,” the victim’s husband said.
Lizbette Martinez of Lynbrook has been hard of hearing for 17 years and became deaf in her right ear in 2011.
Long Beach native Billy Crystal is giving back to his hometown which is still recovering after being slammed by Superstorm Sandy.
Water isn’t gold, some Long Island ratepayers have been complaining – so why are their water bills rising?
Initially developed by Bio Specifics Technologies in Lynbrook and now pioneered by Stony Brook University researchers, an enzyme-based injection called Xiaflex may be a new weapon in the battle against cellulite.
Tara Driscoll, 34, of Bay Shore, was sentenced today to six years probation with sex offender conditions.
A Nassau County police officer was driving on Waverly Avenue in East Rockaway early on Sunday morning when his car was hit head-on by another vehicle. The two men in the car that hit him are under arrest and facing multiple charges.
At Lynbrook Bagels, they’ve made special blue-colored bagels in honor of the New York Giants playoff game this weekend.
The village of Lynbrook is going green, launching a major new lighting project that brings solar and other energy efficient lighting throughout the village.
After one man died from West Nile Virus and a number of mosquitos tested positive for the virus, the Nassau County health department has decided to spray the pesticide Scourge.
Arrested and charged with both rape and performing a criminal sexual act is 33-year-old Tara Driscoll of Bay Shore. She was a high school English teacher at Campus Magnet Educational Complex in Queens until last May when an investigation started.
The state Public Service Commission says Sal and Ruth Mazzaro can get back about $420 in utility charges. The Mazzarros were billed as commercial customers and say they’re owed more than that.