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  • LIE Drag Race Ends With Gas Station Explosion

    LIE Drag Race Ends With Gas Station Explosion
    An early morning drag race, where speeds reportedly reached 145 miles per hour, left one driver injured and a gas station up in flames, police said. "These 2 cars are flying in the left and center lane and he said it actually rocked the car as they went...
  • DWI Charges Filed Following Wrong-Way Crash On LIE

    DWI Charges Filed Following Wrong-Way Crash On LIE
    A Long Island woman was arrested and charged Tuesday after police say she got behind the wheel drunk and drove down the wrong way of the Long Island Expressway, ultimately crashing into an oncoming vehicle. According to Nassau County police, both drivers...
  • Hundreds of Police Officers Unite and Ride In Honor Of Fallen Cops

    Hundreds of Police Officers Unite and Ride In Honor Of Fallen Cops
    When it comes to unity, there may be no more shining example than the men and women we trust to protect us every day. In funeral after funeral this year alone, they came out in numbers to honor their fallen brothers and sisters. And today, up to 700...
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Motorcyclist While Speeding Down LIE

    Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Motorcyclist While Speeding Down LIE
    A motorcyclist is dead Monday after he was struck from behind on a highway by a speeding driver, who fled the scene but was caught a short time later by cops. Police say the the motorocyclist was travelling eastbound on the Horace Harding Expressway at...
  • Body Found Near LI Beach Identified As Missing Maine Woman

    Body Found Near LI Beach Identified As Missing Maine Woman
    One of the four decomposed bodies found along Gilgo Beach has been identified as 22-year-old Megan Waterman, Suffolk Police Commissioner Richard Dormer confirmed Wednesday. "To let all know ... the remains found have been confirmed to be my daughter,...
  • Police: 3 LI Bodies ID'd, May Be Serial Killer

    Police: 3 LI Bodies ID'd, May Be Serial Killer
    The three remaining bodies found near Jones Beach on Long Island have all been identified, Suffolk County police and the district attorney announced Monday. They were identified as Melissa Barthelemy, 27, from the Bronx; Amber Lynn Costello, 27, from...
  • Manorville Brush Fire Prompts Evacuations

    Manorville Brush Fire Prompts Evacuations
    A brush fire broke out in Manorville causing at least 25 homes and a daycare in the town of Brookhaven to evacuate. Smoke from Long Island could be seen from miles away, and around 1:40 p.m. 30 fire departments in Suffolk and Nassau Counties have...
  • City Left Billboards As Unintentional Graffiti Canvasses: Councilman

    If you have driven on the Long Island Expressway lately, you may have noticed a lot of empty billboards. It's not a reflection of a bad economy, says Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., it's a reflection of a bad choice by the City. "The City passed a...
  • Daughter Brings DWI Message To Fatal Accident Scene

    Daughter Brings DWI Message To Fatal Accident Scene
    Courtney Rey Ahlsen of Greenlawn, Long Island drove her pick-up truck to the eastbound service road of the Long Island Expressway in Flushing, Queens Monday. She parked near 150th Street and carried a homemade poster to the fence. It read, "In Memory of...
  • Bandits Armed With Machine Guns Rip Off Jewelry Store In Americana Mall

    Bandits Armed With Machine Guns Rip Off Jewelry Store In Americana Mall
    Gun-toting thieves robbed a Long Island jewelry store in broad daylight, this afternoon. Police say four men entered the London Jewelers at the Americana Mall, a.k.a. "Miracle Mile," just before 2pm. Police say one car drove up, let three men out, and...
  • Wrong-Way Crash On L.I.E. Service Road Kills, 1, Injures 2

    Wrong-Way Crash On L.I.E. Service Road Kills, 1, Injures 2
    Police are looking for the man they say caused a deadly, wrong-way crash on the Long Island Expressway service road early Saturday. The accident occured around 6:45 a.m. Saturday near Exit 19, the off-ramp for Woodhaven and Queens boulevards....