Darrell Fuller faces a sentence of life without parole. He was convicted of murder Monday in the shooting of Nassau County Emergency Services Officer Arthur Lopez and bystander Raymond Facey near the Belmont Park racetrack on Long Island.
Leah Cuevas, of Brooklyn, faced a judge Thursday. She is charged in the alleged killing and dismemberment of a woman whose body parts were found scattered around Long Island earlier this month.
John Bittrolff, 48, of Manorville, was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of second-degree murder in connection with the deaths of 31-year-old Rita Tangredi and 20-year-old Colleen McNamme.
Thomas LaMartina is accused of bludgeoning Nicholas MacQueen to death, police say. MacQueen’s body was found on the grounds of Patchogue’s Emanuel Lutheran Church and School by a soup kitchen worker.
A Dix Hills man who is charged with badly beating his mother in the same house where his brother was found dead has a history of psychiatric issues, authorities said.
There are no plans to restart talks between the MTA and workers’ unions after negotiations broke down on Monday with both sides walking away from the table.
The latest round of talks last week ended with no compromise in sight and both sides have blamed the other for the stalemate.
Officials believe the surgical sterilization of female deer is the best solution to its population problem, calling it a good middle ground between killing the animals and doing nothing.
An investigation is underway after police determined that Nicholas MacQueen, 65, had been a victim of violence.
Commuters are bracing for the worst after the latest round of contract talks between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Long Island Rail Road union workers ended with no compromise in sight.
More than 200 new speed cameras are authorized for school zones in New York City and Long Island under legislation signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The Commuter Council is warning Long Island Rail Road riders to plan ahead for a possible work strike next month.
Elected officials and health experts on Long Island are calling for the federal government’s help in fighting a breed of mosquito known for carrying the potentially deadly dengue fever virus.
In the event of a walkout, shuttle bus service will be provided from six LIRR stations to subway stations in New York City.
The latest stats show a 17 percent reduction in property crimes and an 8.5 percent decline in violent crime since 2012.