With the threat of a Long Island Rail Road strike growing direr by the day, businesses have been forced to firm up alternate plans right along with commuters.
A New York grand jury will consider whether to indict entertainer Flavor Flav for allegedly speeding to his mother’s funeral.
Raymond Ragen, of Mineola, was convicted in April in the death of bus driver Jorge Guevara.
A college student from Long Island alleged Tuesday that he was wrongfully arrested for protesting on a Long Island Expressway overpass.
Mineola officials said they’re trying to preserve the village’s suburban charm with a new ordinance that prohibits paved driveways from taking up more than 25 percent of a front yard.
Prosecutors said Joseph Beer, 19, was high and impaired after smoking $20 worth of marijuana and then driving more than 100 mph before crashing off the Southern State Parkway, killing his four teenage passengers.
Closing arguments are expected in the Long Island trial of a Queens man accused of driving high and speeding in a 2012 crash that killed four of his friends.
Daniel Miller was charged back in 2012 for allegedly drugging and sexually abusing a 17-year-old boy then trying to hire a hitman to kill the teen so he could not testify.
According to prosecutors, 19-year old Joseph Beer is accused of driving high on marijuana while going at least 110 mph on the Southern State Parkway before losing control and crashing into trees near Exit 17 on October 8, 2012.
According to authorities, the detective was passing by when he noticed flames coming from the home on Mineola Boulevard in Williston Park around 7:30 a.m.
According to the Nassau County district attorney’s office, 45-year-old Raymond Ragen was convicted of manslaughter and assault after a three and a half week trial.
Jonathan Lopez, 22, did not speak as the judge handed down the sentence. Lopez was acquitted at trial of manslaughter but found guilty of assault and reckless endangerment after prosecutors said he was drag racing on the Southern State Parkway in September 2011.
Steven Clancy, 19, was driving a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta northbound on Roslyn Road near Locust Lane when he struck a curb and then a tree, police said.
The Metro-North railroad put more trains into service for the evening rush, after riders were squeezed into cars during the morning commute.
Snow, sleet and ice took down trees, left intersections flooded with slushy muck, and had residents fit to be tied on Long Island Wednesday.