Long Island

LIRR Westbury
1010 WINS
February 28, 2019 - 5:39 pm
WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) -- The Metropolitan Transportation Agency has identified two of three people killed in the car that was struck by two commuter trains on Long Island. MTA spokesman Aaron Donovan said Thursday that 23-year old Jesus Hernandez, 36-year-old Miguel Angel Jimenez Luna and 28-year-old...
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Crews work on tracks after deadly LIRR crash
Carol D'Auria
February 28, 2019 - 8:44 am
Two cars from the westbound LIRR train that derailed in Westbury have been removed from the tracks revealing the full extent of the damage from Tuesday's deadly crash.
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LIRR Westbury
1010 WINS
February 27, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Three people are dead after two Long Island Rail Road trains -- an eastbound train and a westbound trains -- struck their vehicle in Westbury Tuesday night, which led to a derailment, fire and ongoing service disruptions, officials said.
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Nassau County Police
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February 22, 2019 - 6:11 pm
BELLMORE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police on Long Island say a 54-year-old man shot his wife to death before turning the gun on himself. Police say Douglas Kelly and his 50-year-old wife, Dawn Kelly, were fatally shot in their Bellmore home Thursday night. Nassau County police tell Newsday that the couple's 21...
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February 21, 2019 - 4:16 pm
MELVILLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police on Long Island say a man was killed and his wife was hospitalized due to apparent carbon monoxide poisoning. Suffolk County police say officers responded to report of a couple feeling ill at a home in Melville at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday. Police say 55-year-old Stephen...
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Dreamstime
February 19, 2019 - 5:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two women have accused the late Long Island Bishop John McGann and others of sexual abusing them as girls in the 1960s and 1970s. The allegations were detailed at a press conference Tuesday by the women's lawyer and Road to Recovery, a nonprofit that aids victims of clergy abuse...
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NYU
February 19, 2019 - 5:20 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- New York University plans to open a new tuition-free medical school on Long Island focusing on training primary-care doctors. Newsday reports that the NYU Long Island School of Medicine will offer a three-year study program instead of the standard four years of study. Dr. Dean...
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Tommy Alvarado-Ventura aka Montana
Nassau County DA
February 14, 2019 - 1:43 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- An MS-13 member has pleaded guilty to attempted murder and sexually assaulting a child. Tommy Alvarado-Ventura, 33, known as 'Montana' on the street, pleaded guilty to attempting to murder three people including a two-year-old that he sexually assaulted. RELATED:...
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Mercedes
Thomas Niedermueller / Stringer
February 14, 2019 - 11:10 am
NORTH BABYLON, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- Police arrested 59-year-old Darrell Morgan of Suffolk County after he was caught driving with 53 license suspensions. Morgan was arrested after being pulled over on the Sunrise Highway service road in North Babylon. Police found Morgan driving with fake New Jersey...
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West Babylon High School
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February 14, 2019 - 8:50 am
WEST BABYLON, NY (1010 WINS) -- The West Babylon school board has voted in favor of deploying armed security guards at district schools starting in the fall. RELATED: Louis C.K. mocks Parkland students in audio of stand-up set | Florida sheriff makes changes after Parkland school shooting |...
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