A retired NYPD officer who pleaded guilty in the hit-and-run death of a 13-year-old girl with Down syndrome in Levittown was sentenced to 1 1/3 to four years in prison on Tuesday.
Officials emphasized however that the student did not have the D68 strain which killed 4-year-old Eli Waller of Hamilton, N.J.
Raleigh Maddox, 44, is accused of prying open the door of the Eglise Baptist Haiti Enne Church on Prospect Avenue in New Cassel in August and stealing $12,000 worth of audio/visual equipment.
Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray said last year the town budgeted $2 million for snow removal, but spent more than $2.4 million. This winter, they’re setting aside $2.8 million.
A dead 58-foot whale caused quite a stir on Smith Point Beach on Long Island this week after it washed ashore.
Of the 27 most expensive zip codes that are on Long Island, Sagaponack — where Billy Joel used to own a house — ranked second on the Forbes list.
Police said with the help of his ex-wife and an acquaintance, Robert Oliver robbed three banks over the course eight days in Setauket, Smithtown and Nesconset.
Detectives said the body of 17-year-old Jonathan Graff, of Queens, was found by a man walking his dog in Spur Drive Park at around 4:15 p.m.
Police on Long Island are investigating a series of hateful letters sent to a gay advocacy group, including one that threatened to kill its leader and burn down a housing complex.
Five vehicles have been stolen since the beginning of October, said Nassau County Police Inspector Kenneth Lack. The thefts occurred in Woodbury, Baldwin, Greenvale, Munsey Park and Kings Point.
U.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.
Ziggy, the Shih Tzu-mix that was found abandoned in a house in Lindenhurst last month, has found a forever home.
Leah Cuevas was arraigned on indictment charges Thursday in Suffolk County District Court. She’s being held without bail.
John Bittrolff, 48, of Manorville, was arraigned Thursday in a Riverhead court. The carpenter and married father of two has been indicted on two counts of second-degree murder in connection with the deaths 31-year-old Rita Tangredi and 20-year-old Colleen McNamee.
A man posed as a water department worker knocked on the door of a North Cottage Street home and told an elderly couple that he needed to check the water pressure in the basement, police said.