| Jan 3, 2009
Son of actor and actress
Jett Travolta, 16, the son of actor John Travolta and his wife, actress Kelly Preston, died in the Bahamas after falling ill and hitting his head at his family's vacation home, police said Friday.
| Sep 11, 2009
| 9:15 AM
A Freeport man was arrested Thursday night after police said he shot his 3-year-old niece in the stomach with a BB gun.
According to detectives, Allen Hubbard, 18, began shooting the BB gun from a window in his Archer Street residence, while looking...
| Apr 21, 2010
| 11:07 AM
A teenager, who mowed down an elderly woman gardening outside her home in Hempstead Tuesday morning, was apparently high on prescription drugs during the time of the accident.
Kayla Gerdes, 18, of Freeport lost control of the van she was driving and...
| Nov 14, 2009
A Long Island woman visiting her son's grave was dismayed when she found another body in his burial plot as a result of a clerical error.
A staff member of the Greenfield Cemetery in Uniondale may have made the mistake due to miscommunication,...
| Jun 8, 2010
| 2:18 PM
A Freeport teenager -- who mowed down an elderly Hempstead woman while she was high on prescription drugs -- was indicted on 24 charges Monday, Nassau County prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Kayla Gerdes, 18, was apparently high on oxycodone when she...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 2:10 PM
The Freeport woman who was apparently high when she fatally ran over a 69-year-old woman gardening in front of her Hempstead home, has been indicted on 28 charges, including second-degree manslaughter, Nassau County authorities said Tuesday....
| Jun 19, 2009
Two gold medallion pins presented by President George W. Bush to the family of a New York City firefighter and Freeport native killed in the 9/11 attacks are missing from the Florida apartment of the man's mother, according to police and a relative....
| Aug 24, 2010
| 3:09 AM
The MTA has issued a series of cancellations for the Long Island Rail Road, and warns that customers should anticipate significant schedule changes and delays during the Tuesday morning and evening rush hours.
The cancellations are a result of damage...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 5:59 PM
MEDIA ADVISORY: LIRR CUSTOMERS ARE ADVISED TO EXPECT CANCELED TRAINS, DELAYS FOR THURSDAY'S AM & PM RUSH HOURS, AUGUST 26
MTA Long Island Rail Road is advising customers to expect significant schedule changes and delays during Thursday's morning and...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 2:56 PM
A Long Island man has been arrested after impersonating military personnel while on an international American Airlines flight.
According to authorities, Rock Diaz, 22, of Freeport, Long Island was arrested Friday night at John F. Kennedy airport.
| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:23 AM
If you had Caribbean dreams in your travel plans for this week, they’re fading rapidly into reality with the arrival of Hurricane Irene, a powerful storm that has targeted Puerto RIco, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and potentially the entire...