The fire broke out around 2 a.m. Tuesday at a home on Weichers Street in Lake Ronkonkoma and quickly spread to the first and second floors.
Huilan Ho, 49, of Flushing, is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on March 20. She was arrested, police said, after an undercover investigation at the Ming Zhu Spa in Lake Ronkonkoma.
Friends and family are in mourning following a crash on the Long Island Expressway that took the life of William Schettino and left a section of the highway closed for hours.
A woman caught on surveillance video apparently being beaten and abducted last week at the Ronkonkoma Long Island Rail Road station has come forward and is safe, police said.
Witnesses told authorities that the suspect placed the victim over his shoulder and threw her into the back of a light silver 4-door Nissan Altima — either late 1990′s or early 2000′s model.
Authorities say a man entered the bank and showed a teller a note that demanded cash and indicated a threat if the teller did not comply.
Police say Steven Kinalis was driving a 2007 Toyota Scion eastbound on Sunrise Highway when his vehicle rear-ended a 2004 Dodge pickup truck, which then struck a tree.
Police say Dominick Hatzmarkos, 47, was traveling eastbound on Forest Court when he apparently lost control of his 2008 Nissan Maxima, struck a fence, and crashed into a home at 5 East Drive.
Rep. Steve Israel of Long Island says that one way to slow the sale of made in China products here in America is to prevent them from being sold in our national parks.
Police say as one of the suspects distracted the cashier at the counter, the other two grabbed three cases of beer and quickly left the store.
Victoria Ruvolo of Long Island is lucky to be alive after a 20-pound turkey was thrown through her car windshield in the fall of 2004. She talks about the incident and forgiveness in her new book.
Heavy rain and flooding Sunday has caused power outages, train service disruptions and has stranded motorists throughout the area. So much rain has fallen that New York City set a record for rainfall on Sunday.
Inside Penn Station, thousands were straining their necks watching the schedule monitors while listening for any service changes.
Police say 33-year-old Brian Mullady was driving a Dodge pickup on Smithtown Avenue in Ronkonkoma when it crossed into oncoming traffic just before hitting the Cadillac Escalade.
Neighbor Kathy Meyers says a man, who is 62-years-old, has lived in the home for years without running water and electricity and with raccoons. He was not home when the collapse occurred.
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