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Juan Oscar Argueta (in white shirt), father of  murder victim Vanessa Argueta,, and about two dozen relatives and friends attended Monday's arraignment of alleged killer Jose Elias Garcia in Central Islip. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

‘Most Wanted’ Reputed L.I. Gang Member Pleads Not Guilty To Murders Of Girlfriend, Toddler

A reputed Long Island gang member who was added to the FBI’s most-wanted list last week pleaded not guilty Monday to the 2010 execution-style killings of his girlfriend and her toddler son.

03/31/2014

Juan Elias Garcia (credit: FBI)

L.I. Murder Suspect On FBI’s ‘Most Wanted’ List Returns To U.S. To Face Charges

Juan Elias Garcia was the last of four MS-13 gang members sought in the February 2010 execution-style killings of his 19-year-old girlfriend, Vanessa Argueta, and her 2-year-old son, Diego Torres, officials said.

03/28/2014

New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio speak at a news conference near the United Nations headquarters denouncing Iran's diplomacy offensive on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota: De Blasio ‘Needs To Explain Himself’ Over Cuba Honeymoon, Sandinista Support

Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio was on the defensive Tuesday, explaining his support for the socialist government of Nicaragua and a honeymoon in Cuba that was so secret, he never told his kids.

09/24/2013

A U.S. Citizenship Swearing-In Ceremony at Sagamore Hill - Cove Neck, NY - Apr 18, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

New American Citizens Sworn-In At Sagamore Hill On Long Island

Fifty new American immigrants from 35 different nations were officially sworn-in as naturalized U.S. citizens on Monday.

04/18/2011

Cesar Mercado. (Handout released by the Nicaraguan Consulate)

Official: Nicaraguan Diplomat Ingested Drain Cleaner

A law enforcement official says Cesar Mercado may have killed himself.

09/30/2010

Cesar Mercado. (Handout released by the Nicaraguan Consulate)

Hair Found In Hands Of Slain Nicaraguan Diplomat

More questions than answers surround the brutal murder of a high-ranking Nicaraguan diplomat Friday as police search for both a suspect and a motive.

09/24/2010