Ninety-eight cars lined up down the block as they waited to fill up for a big discount at a Mobil station on Merrick Avenue in Merrick.
The flames gutted the garage, spread throughout the home on West Loines Avenue, melted siding, and burned an SUV.
Investigators say a half-dozen vehicles parked in front of homes were found damaged Tuesday night and Wednesday morning just days after 21 cars were found vandalized a few miles away in Massapequa.
Police said since Dec. 9, teams of two have targeted senior citizens in Wantagh, Massapequa Park, Jericho, West Hempstead, Oceanside and Merrick.
A recent rash of distraction burglaries is continuing on Long Island. This time the two suspects allegedly targeted an Oceanside woman on her 89th birthday around noon on Wednesday.
Nassau County police say the burglaries happened seven times in the past two weeks.
It’s hard enough for the able-bodied and young to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. Imagine being elderly.
It was a scary afternoon at a Long Island Taco Bell, as Hazmat crews had to be called in after a customer, and a police officer, complained of falling ill.
On the day the new federal drop-side crib ban went into effect, Michele Witte, whose son Tyler died in a crib tragedy, found some comfort.
Lohan is expected to appear via satellite from Los Angeles. Thursday will mark the first time she’s been on the Late Show since May of 2007.
Women on Long Island were on alert after reports of yet another purse snatching.This time it happened as the female victim was getting into her car at Nassau Community College.
Another woman has been targeted and attacked on her driveway on Long Island, and police say it’s the same group of purse-snatching thieves who have struck throughout Nassau County.
Investigators say two suspects who have allegedly been snatching purses from women on Long Island have struck again.
Evan Sachs, a 23-year-old movie theater worker from Merrick, has also been indicted on several other charges.
Dina Lohan, of Merrick, on Long Island, says the clinic in Rancho Mirage, Calif., is ‘an amazing place.” She says it has really dug into the “Mean Girl” actress’ problems and brought them to the surface.