Police Say Duo Used Stolen Credit Card For Skydiving SessionsAbass Ibrahim, 21, and Maryam Burkes, 19, both of Brooklyn, turned themselves in to police on Tuesday. They have been charged with identity theft and forgery.
Couple Used Stolen Credit Card Number To Purchase Skydiving Sessions, Police SayAuthorities are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest.
Parachute Association: ‘Dust Devil’ Could Have Caused L.I. Skydiving AccidentU.S. Parachute Association Spokeswomen says a miniature tornado or as skydivers call it, a dust devil, could have caused a skydiving accident in Long Island.
Police: 1 Skydiver Dead, 1 Critically Hurt After Parachute Fails On Long IslandAround 4 p.m., two jumpers believed to be involved in a tandem jump at Skydive Long Island in Calverton somehow ended in a free fall, police said.
EXCLUSIVE: Following Disastrous Skydiving Incident, L.I. Woman Discusses Her OrdealShe is shaken up, but very grateful to have little more than a few scratches. The young woman who was stuck dangling from a tree after skydiving in Calverton on Long Island spoke about the ordeal on Thursday.
Skydivers Rescued From Manorville TreeStrong winds and skydiving do not mix, WCBS 880's Sophia Hall reported.