Long Island

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.
(AP Photo, File)
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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Jose Borgos
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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Graciela Castro.
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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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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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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October 29, 2018 - 4:54 pm
HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (AP) -- A Long Island town is changing its name to ``Hauntington'' for Halloween at the urging of a 7-year-old resident. Newsday reports second grader Angelica Dee Cunningham was all smiles when she learned Huntington was making the one-day switch Wednesday. The town council...
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October 25, 2018 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal transportation officials say a plane that crashed off Long Island earlier this month, killing all three people aboard, had broken up before hitting the water. Newsday reports the National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report says the twin-engine Piper PA-34 ``...
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Cops say three men were running a heroin ring out of a Long Island barber shop.
Suffolk County Police
October 25, 2018 - 2:05 pm
PORT JEFFERSON, NY (1010 WINS) -- Cops on Long Island say a barber shop called the Mancave, was really a drug den. Three men have been arrested in connection with a major drug trafficking ring; 41-year-old Juan 'Willy' Lopez-Enriquez, 64-year-old Santiago 'Old Man' Tavarez, and 33-year-old Carlos...
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Pablo Villavicencio poses with his wife and 2 daughters outside their Hempstead home.
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October 23, 2018 - 6:07 pm
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- A pizza deliveryman detained at an Army base over his immigration status, sparking outrage, has been released from jail after his arrest last week in a domestic violence case. Pablo Villavicencio was freed Tuesday after spending at least four days behind bars. The 35-year-...
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