A Suffolk County woman stood charged Saturday with encouraging her young teenage children to fire a BB gun at car the windows of parked cars.
Authorities said there is often a spike of bogus sites or social media pleas for donations in the wake of a disaster, where scammers prey on those looking to lend support.
The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will be holding an amnesty day later this month, where anyone who is keeping an illegal reptile can turn the animal in, no questions asked.
Experts are also of the opinion that such false websites and social media account will increase in number over the coming days, Suffolk Police said.
Jason Parker, 25, was charged with criminal mischief, assault and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle after he smashed another driver’s windows with a bat and punched him in the face last Wednesday, police said.
A makeshift memorial is growing outside the home of Ralph Knowles, 5, and Sharon Knowles, 7. The two died Sunday after they were pulled from the waters of a neighbor’s uncovered above ground pool in Central Islip, police said.
A 5-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl drowned Sunday afternoon in a backyard pool in Suffolk County.
Brittany Ozarowski’s bruised arms were covered by the green jail jumpsuit she wore in court Thursday. She stood motionless and handcuffed as she pleaded not guilty to the charges against her.
A round of severe thunderstorms cut power, and brought lightning that struck a home and caused a fire in Queens on Wednesday evening.
Under the heading “Help Save My Life,” prosecutors said Brittany Ozarowski posted pictures of herself sitting in a wheelchair on a website saying she had “few options left.”
Emergency Service Police Officers Fred Sales and Carl Glaser responded after a 911 caller reported an injured owl on the side of the westbound LIE near Exit 65 at 8:25 a.m.
Three Village Schools spokeswoman Deirdre Gilligan issued a statement saying officials believe “that these symptoms were the result of the consumption of brownies potentially containing harmful toxins.”
Police Sunday night were searching for a man who walked into a 7-Eleven store in Suffolk County and smashed a Lotto machine with his bare fist.
The Suffolk County Police Identity Theft Unit announced the arrest of Noreen Hanney on Thursday, after finding that she used her job as a home health aide to steal a patient’s identity.
A squabble has erupted in a community on the East End of Long Island, as town officials rethink controversial leash laws affecting dog owners on the beach.