Two men under surveillance by police have been arrested in connection with a string of armed robberies at gas stations and doughnut shops in Suffolk County.
Some opponents of a controversial proposal for a gambling hall at the former Fortunoff store in Westbury, Long Island have said it should be built at the Nassau County Coliseum instead.
Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter announced Tuesday that major crime is down 9.5 percent.
New Yorkers can now bring their Christmas trees to designated parks to be turned into mulch.
Two people are in critical condition and another nine were sent to the hospital.
Attorney Jeffrey Lisabeth said a loving, hardworking police lieutenant became a different person before committing suicide with his service revolver.
Space heaters cause 25,000 house fires every year and 6,000 emergency room visits.
Arctic air sent temperatures plummeting across the Tri-State area on Thursday with wind chills driving them even lower.
County Executive Steve Bellone announced the Department of Public Works has added four new heavy-duty snow vehicles to its fleet.
From now on, the investigators say they will be in court for each and every case involving animals.
OTB announced last month it had chosen the vacant store in The Source mall for the gambling parlor, which would include up to 1,000 slot machines and table games. It could open sometime in 2015.
Wilson Reyes, 21, was babysitting the 2-year-old girl when the attack happened on New Year’s Day in Freeport, police said.
The dog’s owner, John Balk, said the 4-year-old pooch was shot to death and a pellet was found in his chest.
The lieutenant said the Police Department is taking part in a program designed to help young people arrested for drug use get on the right track.
Investigators said the suspect was fumbling with the lock at the home on North Gardiner Drive in North Bay Shore Friday night when someone inside the home opened the door.