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Man Accused Of Taking Pictures Up Woman's Shirt At Long Island Store Man Accused Of Taking Pictures Up Woman's Shirt At Long Island Store
Man Accused Of Taking Pictures Up Woman's Shirt At Long Island Store A man has been accused of using his cellphone to take pictures up the skirt of a 43-year-old woman at a store on Long Island. The incident allegedly happened Thursday, May 9 at the Dollar Tree on Broadhollow Road in East Farmingdale. Following an investigation by First Squad detectives, New York City resident Christopher St. Surin, of Manhattan, was arrested on Friday, May 24, at approximately 9:50 p.m., said police. St. Surin, age 30, was charged with unlawful surveillance.  He was scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip/ The investiga…
'Superb': New Italian Restaurant On Long Island Offers 'Hamptons Vibe Without The Drive' 'Superb': New Italian Restaurant On Long Island Offers 'Hamptons Vibe Without The Drive'
'Superb': New Italian Restaurant On Long Island Offers 'Hamptons Vibe Without The Drive' A new restaurant on Long Island serving seasonal Italian and American cuisine alongside wine and cocktails is making a splash with diners just weeks into business. Elaine’s Restaurant and Bar – located in East Setauket at 316 Main Street – held its grand opening on Thursday, April 4. Under the direction of husband-and-wife team Enzo and Elaine Micali, the eatery offers a number of Italian-inspired dishes, like spaghetti aglio e olio, pappardelle alla bolognese, and orecchiette with sausage, broccoli rabe, and parmigiano reggiano. Its menu also features a number of salads and small plates,…
Hit-Run Biker Who Left Floral Park 18-Year-Old In Coma Nabbed Nearly Month Later, Police Say Hit-Run Biker Who Left Floral Park 18-Year-Old In Coma Nabbed Nearly Month Later, Police Say
Hit-Run Biker Who Left Floral Park 18-Year-Old In Coma Nabbed Nearly Month Later, Police Say Nearly a month after a University at Albany student from Long Island was severely injured in a hit-and-run dirt bike crash, a suspect is behind bars. Albany Police arrested Austin Breyette, age 25, of Watervliet, early Thursday morning, May 23, in connection with the collision that left 18-year-old UAlbany freshman Alexa Kropf in a medically induced coma. Kropf, a Long Island native from Floral Park, was struck by a dirt bike rider just blocks from the UAlbany campus at around midnight Saturday, April 27. Earlier Report: New Update: 18-Year-Old Severely Injured In NY Hit-Run Awake …
Winning $50K Lottery Ticket Sold At Long Island Convenience Store Winning $50K Lottery Ticket Sold At Long Island Convenience Store
Winning $50K Lottery Ticket Sold At Long Island Convenience Store Could it be yours? A winning lottery ticket worth $50,000 was sold at a convenience store on Long Island, according to New York Lottery. The third prize-winning Powerball ticket was purchased in Southampton, at the Speedway store located at 816 County Road 39, for the drawing held on Saturday, May 18. Saturday’s winning numbers are 19-36-37-42-59 and the Powerball is 19. Players can check their ticket status any time on the New York Lottery website.
Double-Fatal Crash: Rockville Centre Man ID'd As One Of Victims On NY State Thruway Double-Fatal Crash: Rockville Centre Man ID'd As One Of Victims On NY State Thruway
Double-Fatal Crash: Rockville Centre Man ID'd As One Of Victims On NY State Thruway Two people were killed in a crash involving a rolled-over tractor-trailer on the New York State Thruway. The crash happened around 8 a.m. Thursday, May 23 in Albany. State Police say an investigation determined that the northbound tractor-trailer struck the concrete barrier separating northbound from southbound traffic.  The collision caused the tractor-trailer to overturn onto a northbound passenger vehicle.  The driver of the tractor-trailer and a passenger of the other vehicle were transported to Albany Medical Center.  A passenger in the tractor-trailer, Massachusetts …
Chazz Palminteri Bringing 'Bronx Tale' One-Man Show To Long Island: Here's When Chazz Palminteri Bringing 'Bronx Tale' One-Man Show To Long Island: Here's When
Chazz Palminteri Bringing 'Bronx Tale' One-Man Show To Long Island: Here's When Beloved actor Chazz Palminteri is again bringing his acclaimed one-man show, "A Bronx Tale," to theaters in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.  Palminteri, age 72, originally premiered "A Bronx Tale" as a one-man play in Los Angeles in 1989. Since then, the show has been turned into a feature film with the help of famed actor Robert DeNiro, as well as a musical that opened in 2016.  Now, Palminteri, a lifelong New York and Bronx native who currently lives in Northern Westchester County in the town of Bedford, is once again bringing the original one-man show to the…
Southern State Parkway Fatality: Victim ID'd In Wrong-Way Long Island Crash Southern State Parkway Fatality: Victim ID'd In Wrong-Way Long Island Crash
Southern State Parkway Fatality: Victim ID'd In Wrong-Way Long Island Crash Authorities have identified a Long Island man who was killed by a wrong-way driver on the Southern State Parkway. The crash happened at around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, near Exit 43A in Islip. New York State Police said a 2004 Buick was going westbound in the eastbound lanes when it collided with a Honda motorcycle, ejecting the rider from his bike. The motorcycle operator, 42-year-old Hugo Cajamarca, of Patchogue, was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. The other driver was treated for minor injuries. New York State Police said the crash is under investigati…
Eatery Dubbed 'Absolute Sunshine' Opens New Spot In Westbury Eatery Dubbed 'Absolute Sunshine' Opens New Spot In Westbury
Eatery Dubbed 'Absolute Sunshine' Opens New Spot In Westbury A swanky restaurant known for its brunch has opened its fifth spot on Long Island – and has already received rave reviews. The newest spot of The Shed, located at 685 Merrick Avenue in Westbury, celebrated its grand opening on Wednesday, May 22, marking the restaurant’s fifth official spot. With over 40,000 followers on Instagram, The Shed offers up brunch, lunch, and dinner dishes that are as tasty as they are aesthetically pleasing – and the newest addition, which is located in the Selby luxury apartment building, seems to be no different. Melissa M, a Hempstead resident who visited T…
Athletic Cuts, Bigger Class Sizes Loom After Voters Reject Long Island School Levy Increases Athletic Cuts, Bigger Class Sizes Loom After Voters Reject Long Island School Levy Increases
Athletic Cuts, Bigger Class Sizes Loom After Voters Reject Long Island School Levy Increases Teachers and parents in two Long Island school districts are bracing for major budget cuts after voters rejected a pair of tax levy increases. In Suffolk County, both the Sachem Central School District and the West Babylon School District fell short of the 60-percent supermajorities that were needed as the proposed budgets exceeded the tax cap. Final vote tallies Wednesday, May 22, showed 56-percent of voters backed West Babylon’s levy increase, while just 50.3-percent supported Sachem’s. Prior to Tuesday’s vote, the Sachem Central School District said the levy increase was needed to “pres…
Inside Job: Pair Steals Copper Wire From Jericho Employer, Police Say Inside Job: Pair Steals Copper Wire From Jericho Employer, Police Say
Inside Job: Pair Steals Copper Wire From Jericho Employer, Police Say Two Long Island men were arrested after police allegedly discovered they were swiping copper wire from their employer. Nassau County Police Department received notification of the theft from a company in Jericho between Wednesday, May 15, and Thursday, May 16. The report indicated that a burglar had stolen copper wire from Getty Terminal Corp, located at 125 Jericho Turnpike. After an investigation, police arrested two employees for the theft — 35-year-old Carlos Hernandez of Bellerose and 23-year-old Hugo Ayala of Malverne. Both men are charged with burglary and grand larceny. Herna…
23-Year-Old Shot  In Broad Daylight Outside Shop On Long Island 23-Year-Old Shot  In Broad Daylight Outside Shop On Long Island
23-Year-Old Shot In Broad Daylight Outside Shop On Long Island An investigation is underway after a shooting in broad daylight outside a Long Island business. It happened just before 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in Wyandanch. A 23-year-old Deer Park man was outside of an autobody shop located at 366 Long Island Ave. when he was approached by a man on foot and shot twice, according to Suffolk County Police. The victim ran to a friend’s house on Lakewood Street, and 911 was called at 3:53 p.m. The shooter fled on foot westbound on Long Island Avenue. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of serious but not life-threat…
Girl Accused Of Threatening Mass Harm To Long Island School Girl Accused Of Threatening Mass Harm To Long Island School
Girl Accused Of Threatening Mass Harm To Long Island School A teenage girl has been accused of threatening mass harm to a school on Long Island. An Old Field Middle School official in Greenlawn notified police about the threat Friday afternoon, May 17. The school searched the teen's locker, Suffolk County Police said. She was arrested at the school at approximately 4:30 p.m. and charged with making a threat of mass harm, a Class B misdemeanor.  Her name has not been released due to her status as a minor. She will be arraigned in Suffolk County Family Court at a later date.
'Career Criminal' Nabbed For Serial Nassau County Burglaries: DA 'Career Criminal' Nabbed For Serial Nassau County Burglaries: DA
Vincent Dougherty Nabbed For North Shore Burglaries: DA A man has been charged with multiple counts of burglary after he allegedly broke into several Long Island homes, stealing thousands of dollars worth of items. Vincent Dougherty, age 64, faced his arraignment on Wednesday, May 15, the Nassau County District Attorney announced. Beginning in May 2021 and lasting a period of five months, Dougherty is alleged to have burglarized or attempted to burglarize several homes along the North Shore of Nassau County. According to the DA, Dougherty’s crimes took place in the early hours of the morning at homes adjacent to parks, wooded areas, or publ…
Capitol Riot: MTA Worker, Wife From Massapequa Participated In Jan. 6 Breach, Feds Say Capitol Riot: MTA Worker, Wife From Massapequa Participated In Jan. 6 Breach, Feds Say
Capitol Riot: MTA Worker, Wife From Massapequa Participated In Jan. 6 Breach, Feds Say A husband and wife from New York are the latest to be charged in connection with the breach of the US Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Long Island residents Kevin Moore, age 61, and Carol Moore, age 57, of Massapequa, are named in a four-count criminal complaint that was filed in US District Court in Washington, DC on Monday, May 13. According to investigators, the couple attended then-President Donald Trump’s speech at the Ellipse that morning before making their way to the Capitol building. Along the way, Carol Moore was seen draped in a blue Trump flag. Earlier Report: Pot-Smoking NY Rioter …
Construction Scam: Man Steals Over $70K From Levittown Homeowner, Police Say Construction Scam: Man Steals Over $70K From Levittown Homeowner, Police Say
Construction Scam: Man Steals Over $70K From Levittown Homeowner, Police Say A man allegedly posed as a construction worker, conning a Long Island homeowner out of tens of thousands. Westchester County resident Martin Ward, age 27 of Yonkers, was arrested on Tuesday, May 14 for the scam, which occurred on Long Island months prior. In March, a Levittown homeowner reached out to Ward after searching Google for someone to fix the cracks in their home’s foundation. The victim, whose identity has not been released, set up an appointment for the next day with Maichel Woods of Empire Foundation and Masonry (authorities allegedly discovered that Ward had been using “Mai…
Driver Nabbed Months After Hitting, Killing Man On Long Island, Police Say Driver Nabbed Months After Hitting, Killing Man On Long Island, Police Say
Driver Nabbed Months After Hitting, Killing Man On Long Island, Police Say A suspect is behind bars months after a hit-and-run crash on Long Island that killed a 63-year-old man. Michael Sabeno, age 72, of Holbrook, was arrested Thursday, May 16, in connection with the death of Richard Dirocco. Suffolk County Police said Dirocco was walking in Holbrook, on Coates Avenue near Frank Court, at around 5 p.m. on Dec. 3, 2023, when he was struck by a driver who fled the scene. Earlier Report: Fatal Hit-Run: ID Released For Man Struck Near Holbrook Intersection He was taken by ambulance to Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue, where he was pronounced dead…
Duo Stole Over 100 Tires, Rims From Vehicles Across Long Island, DA Says Duo Stole Over 100 Tires, Rims From Vehicles Across Long Island, DA Says
Duo Stole Over 100 Tires, Rims From Vehicles Across Long Island, DA Says Two Long Island men are facing dozens of charges after allegedly stealing tires and rims from over 100 vehicles. Randy Woods, age 37, of Wyandanch and Dwayne Jones, age 45 of Central Islip are named in a 190-count indictment announced by the Suffolk County DA’s office on Wednesday, May 8. According to investigators, the pair targeted residents, car dealerships, and rental car companies across Suffolk County between July 2022 and October 2023. In all, they stole tires and rims from 114 vehicles, leaving nearly $500,000 in property damage in their wake, prosecutors allege. Woods and Jones …
$3 Million Scheme: Long Island Financial Advisor Sentenced For Fraud $3 Million Scheme: Long Island Financial Advisor Sentenced For Fraud
$3 Million Scheme: Long Island Financial Advisor Sentenced For Fraud A New York financial advisor will be spending time behind bars after he admitted to defrauding a local bank out of millions. Long Island resident Gary Confredo, a 61-year-old from East Northport, received his sentence of 42 months on Tuesday, May 14, the United States Attorney's Office Eastern District of New York announced. Confredo, also known as Gary Conte, is the former operator of Goldstar Financial Management Corporation, a financial services business based in Commack. Original Story: East Northport Financial Advisor Admits To $3M Bank Loan Scheme However, between November…
Sticky-Fingered Trio Swipes $9K In Handbags From Long Island Saks Fifth Avenue, Police Say Sticky-Fingered Trio Swipes $9K In Handbags From Long Island Saks Fifth Avenue, Police Say
Sticky-Fingered Trio Swipes $9K In Handbags From Long Island Saks Fifth Avenue, Police Say Police are asking for help in identifying three women accused of stealing designer handbags from a Saks Fifth Avenue store on Long Island. The incident happened at around 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at the Saks store at Walt Whitman Shops in Huntington Station. Suffolk County Police said three women stole four handbags totaling $9,439. A cash reward for information leading to an arrest is being offered by Suffolk County Crime Stoppers. Anyone with information can contact the organization anonymously at 1-800-220-TIPS or on its website.
Jackpot! Long Island Man Claims $5M Lottery Prize Jackpot! Long Island Man Claims $5M Lottery Prize
Jackpot! Long Island Man Claims $5M Lottery Prize A New York man has five million more reasons to be smiling. Long Island resident William O’Donnell, of Babylon, claimed a $5 million top prize playing the NY Lottery’s Cash X100 scratch-off game, lottery officials announced. O’Donnell received a single lump sum payment of $3,255,000 after paying taxes. He purchased the incredibly lucky ticket in Lindenhurst, at the Maakrupa Super Stop located at 200A Montauk Highway. Scratch-off games ginned up more than $4.4 billion in sales during fiscal year 2022-2023, according to New York Lottery. Of that, school districts in Suffolk County received …
Man Rescued After Saving Service Dog In Oyster Bay Man Rescued After Saving Service Dog In Oyster Bay
Man Rescued After Saving Service Dog In Oyster Bay A 34-year-old man was rescued on Long Island after he got stuck while saving his service dog from the same fate. The incident occurred on Sunday, May 12 in Oyster Bay. Nassau County Police reported that a man, 34, was walking his service dog near the water just before 8:30 p.m. when the dog went into the water for a swim. However, during the swim, the pup got stuck underneath a dock and began to struggle. The man contacted his girlfriend about the situation, who was able to use the dog’s GPS collar to locate the pair and contact the police. While authorities were on the way to the sc…
Shooting Incident In Quiet Manhasset Neighborhood Under Investigation Shooting Incident In Quiet Manhasset Neighborhood Under Investigation
Shooting Incident In Quiet Manhasset Neighborhood Under Investigation Police are investigating a shooting incident in a quiet neighborhood on Long Island.  It happened around 6:40 p.m. Friday, May 10 in Manhasset. Officers who responded to a 911 call for shots fired on Pond Hill Road observed a dispensed shell casing lying on the ground, Nassau County Police said. Further investigation revealed that a male subject wearing unknown clothing was responsible for the shooting.  The male subject then fled on foot in an unknown direction.  No injuries were reported, and the investigation is ongoing. If you have any information on th…
Drew Barrymore Lists LI Converted Barn Estate With 7 Beds, 6 Baths For $8.5M Drew Barrymore Lists LI Converted Barn Estate With 7 Beds, 6 Baths For $8.5M
Drew Barrymore Lists LI Converted Barn Estate With 7 Beds, 6 Baths For $8.5M Drew Barrymore won’t be spending ever after at her sprawling New York estate. The “E.T.” and “Scream” star listed her Long Island abode in the village of Sagaponack, converted from a barn that was originally built in 1920, for just under $8.5 million. Situated on 1.7 acres less than a mile from the beach, the charming home boasts nearly 7,000 square feet of living space that includes seven bedrooms and six bathrooms. “This exceptional compound is in a premiere A+ location among the wide open scenic fields and beaches of iconic Sagaponack,” reads the listing from Sotheby’s International Rea…
Hour Of Terror: Abusive Ex Kidnapped, Held Long Island Woman At Knifepoint, Jury Finds Hour Of Terror: Abusive Ex Kidnapped, Held Long Island Woman At Knifepoint, Jury Finds
Hour Of Terror: Abusive Ex Kidnapped, Held Long Island Woman At Knifepoint, Jury Finds A Long Island man with a history of abusing and stalking his ex-girlfriend could spend decades behind bars for abducting the woman at knifepoint. Holmark Garces, age 35, of Bay Shore, was found guilty of kidnapping and related charges by a Suffolk County jury on Thursday, May 9. According to prosecutors, the victim moved out of Garces’ Bay Shore residence in December 2019 after he became increasingly controlling and abusive. She claimed he isolated her from her family and repeatedly took her cell phone to monitor her activity and communications. Earlier Report: New Details Released A…
Tractor-Trailer Overturns On Meadowbrook State Parkway In Garden City After Bridge Strike Tractor-Trailer Overturns On Meadowbrook State Parkway In Garden City After Bridge Strike
Tractor-Trailer Overturns On Meadowbrook State Parkway This story has been updated. Drivers on Long Island encountered extended delays after a tractor-trailer struck a highway overpass and flipped onto its side. The incident happened at around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, on the Meadowbrook State Parkway in Garden City. New York State Police said a man was driving a tractor-trailer from a Walmart store in East Meadow to a store in Pennsylvania when he struck the Stewart Avenue overpass. Photos shared on Breaking News Network (BNN) showed the truck on its left side with nearly half of its roof sheared off. No other vehicles were involved, and …
'Sickening' Road Rager Admits Stomping Man To Death In Baldwin 'Sickening' Road Rager Admits Stomping Man To Death In Baldwin
Patrick Destine Admits Killing David McKenzie In Baldwin A Queens man who stomped a man to death after a DWI crash on Long Island has pleaded guilty to the charges against him. On Tuesday, May 7, 27-year-old Patrick Destine pleaded guilty to charges including murder for the April 2023 incident, the Nassau County District Attorney announced. Original Story - Road-Rage Murder Update: Baldwin Man Identified As Victim It was just after 11 p.m. on April 15 when the victim, 54-year-old David McKenzie, was driving his 2003 Honda near Shuman Place and Forest Avenue in Baldwin. He collided with Destine’s 2004 Infiniti, which also carried two p…
Internationally Wanted Jewel Thief Steals $17K Watch In Manhasset: Police Internationally Wanted Jewel Thief Steals $17K Watch In Manhasset: Police
Internationally Wanted Jewel Thief Steals $17K Watch In Manhasset: Police A Queens man who is wanted across the country and the world for jewelry theft has been arrested on Long Island, police announced. Forty-nine-year-old Yaorong Wan, who lives in Queens, was arrested on Saturday, May 4 for the Manhasset incident, which happened nearly three weeks before, according to Nassau County Police. Wan, on Friday, April 19, is alleged to have walked into London Jewelers, located at 2046 Northern Boulevard. Once inside, police said he distracted the salesperson using a sleight of hand and stole a $17,000 Chopard watch. A search warrant was issued for Wan. When execu…
Farmingdale HS Sweethearts Killed In Out-Of-State Crash; Fundraiser Seeks To Transport Remains Farmingdale HS Sweethearts Killed In Out-Of-State Crash; Fundraiser Seeks To Transport Remains
Farmingdale Couple Dies In Crash; GoFundMe To Transport Body Sam Cullen and Suzie Kedar were planning on spending the rest of their lives together when tragedy struck. The Long Island natives and Farmingdale High School sweethearts were killed in a car crash in Washington State on Thursday, May 2. Details about the wreck were not immediately available. Their deaths came just two days after the 28-year-old Cullen, a Petty Officer in the US Navy stationed outside of Seattle on Whidbey Island, picked up an engagement ring that he planned on giving to Kedar, according to relatives. “They had plans on Friday morning to look at houses together with a real…
'Bit Long Islandy': Popular Pizza Guru Renders Verdict On Albertson Restaurant 'Bit Long Islandy': Popular Pizza Guru Renders Verdict On Albertson Restaurant
Dave Portnoy Reviews da-Angelo Pizzeria In Albertson The verdict is in. Self-proclaimed pizza expert and Barstool Sports owner Dave Portnoy found himself on Long Island Monday, April 29, and stopped by da-Angelo Pizzeria & Ristorante in Albertson for his popular “One Bite Pizza Reviews” YouTube series. After snapping a quick photo with a fan, the 47-year-old dives into his plain cheese pizza which he cites for having “good undercarriage.” “Thin. Looks a little bit Long Islandy,” he says, taking his first bite. “It’s the same as all Long Island pizza; it’s chewy. All Long Island pizza is chewy. That would be like the number one thing whe…
Full Closures Of Long Island Expressway Planned Full Closures Of Long Island Expressway Planned
Full Closures Of Long Island Expressway Planned Scheduled roadwork could spell delays for Long Island drivers in the coming days. Between Monday, May 6, and Friday, May 10, full overnight closures will impact the eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway in Huntington between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. Drivers are asked to plan for the following eastbound closures: On Monday, May 6, and Tuesday, May 7, at Exit 49 (State Route 110) On Wednesday, May 8, and Thursday, May 9, between Exit 49 and Exit 50 (Bagatelle Road) On Friday, May 10, between Exit 50 and Exit 51 (State Route 231) The closures will allow crews to facilitate a bridge cleanin…
Garbage Truck Driver Charged In Chain Reaction Long Island Crash Killing 24-Year-Old Garbage Truck Driver Charged In Chain Reaction Long Island Crash Killing 24-Year-Old
Garbage Truck Driver Charged In Chain Reaction Long Island Crash Killing 24-Year-Old A sanitation truck driver is facing homicide charges after allegedly causing a chain reaction crash on Long Island that killed a 24-year-old man. Jaswinder Singh, age 52, of Bellerose, was arraigned on criminally negligent homicide and related charges in Suffolk County Court on Friday, May 3, in the death of Joseph Kelly. According to prosecutors, Singh was driving a garbage truck from Brooklyn to a business in Suffolk County on the morning of July 3, 2023, when he got off the Long Island Expressway at Exit 57 in Hauppauge. He allegedly continued driving at a high rate of speed despite app…