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December 07, 2018 - 6:15 pm
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say a former district attorney for eastern Long Island threatened that any ``rat'' who was cooperating with federal authorities investigating a beating by the police chief ``would never work in Suffolk County again.'' Court papers filed Thursday say...
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December 04, 2018 - 2:48 pm
OCEANSIDE, NY (1010 WINS) -- An Oceanside woman was taken for a ride by a scam artist. Detectives say he ripped the 81-year-old woman off for $45,000. RELATED: Fundraising fury: Woman blames ex-boyfriend for Go Fund Me scam | Man said to be Jamaican lottery scam kingpin gets 6 years | NYPD: 2 Men...
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Marijuana
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December 03, 2018 - 10:56 am
Members of the New York state Assembly are heading to Long Island for a public hearing on proposals to legalize marijuana for recreational use by adults.
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November 28, 2018 - 1:51 pm
YAPHANK, N.Y. -- A six-year-old girl was hospitalized on Long Island Tuesday after three boys on her school bus pulled on her scarf from behind and began choking her, News 12 Long Island reports. The youths were on the Longwood Central School District bus heading home from Charles E. Walters...
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In this June 23, 2014 file photo, fighters from the Islamic State group parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle on the main road in Mosul, Iraq.
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November 26, 2018 - 3:01 pm
CENTRAL ISLIP, NY (1010 WINS) -- A Long Island woman has pleaded guilty to providing material support to ISIS. RELATED: US officials: Ex-ISIS fighter entered US as refugee | Authorities: ISIS Sympathizer Planned Poison Attack In Germany | Feds Track Down Unsuspecting Tourist Used In ISIS Propaganda...
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Suffolk County Police
November 23, 2018 - 9:26 am
Authorities say a man is facing charges after an officer on patrol found 21 dogs outside behind his home in frigid temperatures.
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Nassau County Police
November 20, 2018 - 1:09 pm
The owner of a Long Island daycare was arrested after two toddlers wandered away and were found by a busy roadside.
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November 01, 2018 - 2:35 pm
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- A Long Island judge has ordered police to turn over recordings and transcripts of a 911 call made by a woman whose 2010 disappearance led to the discovery of 10 people's remains. The Suffolk County Police Department has been given about three weeks to provide attorneys with...
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October 29, 2018 - 5:09 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- A Long Island man who tortured his landlord's toy poodle has been sentenced to two months in jail. A judge said Monday that Peter Granath must also pay more than $3,600 in restitution and serve five years of probation. The 26-year-old Mineola man pleaded guilty in August to...
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October 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state will invest another $20 million in efforts to crack down on MS-13 and gang recruitment on Long Island. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo traveled to Brentwood on Monday to announce the funds. The community has been the epicenter of the fight against MS-13 violence...
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