Long Island

October 22, 2018 - 7:12 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- A driver who drunkenly rammed a minivan into a teenage skateboarder on Long Island and seriously injured him has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Luis DeJesus didn't speak at his sentencing Monday. But 15_year_old victim Nicholas Suarez did, lifting his shirt to show his...
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October 19, 2018 - 5:49 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- Two alleged MS-13 gang members have been charged with murder in separate killings of two teenagers who were hacked to death in New York. Josue Figueroa-Velazquez and Kevin Lopez-Morales were arraigned on a grand jury indictment Friday in the deaths of 15-year-old Angel Soler...
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Daniel McMenamin is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student when he was teaching at Lawrence Woodmere Academy.
Nassau County Police
October 19, 2018 - 2:01 pm
VALLEY STREAM, NY (1010 WINS) -- A teacher at a private school on Long Island is charged with raping a student with whom he'd had a sexual relationship for nearly three years. Through his attorney teacher Daniel McMenamin pleaded not guilty to over two dozen charges, including having a sexual...
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Suffolk County PD
October 16, 2018 - 5:30 pm
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- Prosecutors say a driver accused of plowing into a group of Boy Scouts and killing one of them had refused a ride home after pounding back vodka during a morning round of golf. Thomas Murphy pleaded not guilty Tuesday to aggravated vehicular homicide, assault and other...
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Coast Guard
Dreamstime
October 16, 2018 - 5:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities have released the identities of the two passengers from Georgia and Connecticut who were killed in the plane crash off of Long Island on Saturday. State police on Tuesday identified the passengers as 45-year-old Jennifer Landrum, of Augusta, Georgia, and 53-year-old...
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October 10, 2018 - 6:26 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A professional poker player who was charged in a New York marijuana bust earlier this year is now charged with funneling marijuana and hash oils into the Baltimore area. The Baltimore Sun reports 50-year-old Micah Raskin was charged Oct. 1 with distributing 100 kilograms or more...
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October 09, 2018 - 5:09 pm
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- A 28-year-old Long Island man has been sentenced to 3 1/2 to 10 1/2 years in prison for causing a crash last summer that killed two people riding his brother's suspected stolen dirt bike. Christopher Bouchard, of Mastic, was sentenced on Tuesday after pleaded guilty to...
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Russell Cohen faces aggravated DWI and child endangerment charges.
Suffolk County Police
October 09, 2018 - 10:24 am
CENTEREACH, NY (1010 WINS) -- Students say their driving instructor didn't seem to care much for the rules of the road, now he's under arrest. The Long Island driver's ed teacher is facing charges for taking his students for a ride while intoxicated. Russel Cohen, 58, was giving a lesson to four...
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Northport Police Department
October 07, 2018 - 4:00 pm
A high school math teacher on Long Island lured a 15-year-old girl into his car and inappropriately touched himself behind her, Northport Police said Saturday.
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Coast Guard
Dreamstime
October 07, 2018 - 12:52 pm
U.S. Coast Guard crew members have rescued a man, his 9-year-old son and their dog after the family's fishing boat capsized off Long Island.
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