Lisa Ferkovich met the victim at a supermarket over the summer, gained his trust and then drained his bank accounts, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.
Bryan Clay lost everything after a fire gutted his Mastic Beach home on Dec. 8. His wife Carol, who is an animal rescuer, was nursing 14 cats, all of which perished in the blaze.
A group of good Samaritans have come together to help a Long Island family that was forced to move back into their Sandy-damaged home.
Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano said he met with Thomas Dale on Thursday morning and the commissioner tendered his resignation.
Christopher Kiezek, of East Northport, was born without most of his left arm. This year he told Santa Claus that he wants an Xbox One and a new prosthetic arm with fingers so that he could play with it.
Suffolk County Police said the theft occurred sometime between 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Tom and Maureen Johnson, both 54, have been living with their two daughters, 11-year-old Viktoria and 12-year-old Stephanie, in rental homes for the past 13 months.
Port Authority workers used shotguns to go after snowy owls at John F. Kennedy International Airport, killing several over the weekend.
On Dec. 7, 1993, a gunman opened fire on a train car filled with commuters leaving New York City. By the time passengers tackled Colin Ferguson, his fusillade had left six people dead and 19 wounded.
The accident happened on Long Beach Road shortly after 1 p.m.
The locomotive at the rear of the wrecked train was equipped with an “alerter” system, which can automatically apply the brakes if the engineer is unresponsive and doesn’t react to an alarm. There was no such alarm in the engineer’s cab.
A fire at the Gabila’s plant in Copiague on Sept. 24 damaged the machinery that makes the company’s top seller – “The Original Coney Island Square Knish.”
The MTA identified the victims Sunday as Donna L. Smith, 54, of Newburgh; James G. Lovell, 58, of Cold Spring; James M. Ferrari, 59, of Montrose; and Ahn Kisook, 35, of Queens.
Four people were killed and more than 60 were injured in the early Sunday morning crash when a train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central traveling on the Hudson line derailed.
Rita Anya Nara, author of The Anxious Traveler said Monday that it is a common reaction for crash survivors to have trouble getting back on a train.