Part of the Long Island Expressway remained closed in both directions late Wednesday night, several hours after a fiery multi-vehicle crash left a woman dead and nearly three dozen others injured.
A three-foot-long gator was found inside a container in the parking lot of the Applebees Shopping Center in Shirley on Sunday, according to the Suffolk County SPCA.
The National Transportation Safety Board said witnesses reported that the single-engine plane was flying slowly and used almost the entire length of the runway at Brookhaven Airport before it took off.
Federal transportation authorities are investigating a small plane crash that killed two people and injured a third on board when the aircraft plummeted into a residential neighborhood in Suffolk County.
Authorities said the small plane went down in a vacant lot.
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.
Kristopher Kahl, 22, is accused of sexually abusing a female victim while she was being transported to a local hospital. He faces a charge of Sexual Abuse 3rd Degree.
Suffolk County police say 25-year-old Nicholas Lobianco handed a Rite Aid employee a note demanding prescription drugs. They say Lobianco then ran away before the employee could comply.
A Long Island mother was arrested after police say she was seen trying to do drugs in a Toys-R-Us parking lot with her infant son in the back seat of her car.
Suffolk County police say Daphne Melin of Shirley was rooting for a fight between her daughter and another young girl, 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera reports.
A Long Island man was charged Friday with 61 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty after a number of dead animals were found at his home.
The surviving rabbits, mice, pigeons, chinchilas, dogs, cats, goats, along with a pig and a cow, were being cared for at several different facilities. Many were malnourished and suffering from other health problems.
Officials said pigeons, chinchillas, a deer, a pig and a cow were also among the 100 animals found both dead and alive on a property in Shirley, N.Y., on Tuesday.
Police said Jeanine Rescigno was driving southbound on William Floyd Parkway in Shirley when the accident occurred.
Officials on Long Island say they’ll be conducting an investigation into a propane gas leak that forced the evacuation of 900 homes.