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FILE- In this Monday, April 24, 2017 file photo, Evelyn Rodriguez, whose teen-aged daughter was brutally slain by MS-13 gang members in 2016, listens during a news conference by Suffolk County officials in Hauppauge, N.Y. Rodriguez recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union after MS-13 gang members allegedly killed her daughter was struck and killed Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 by a car at the girl's memorial. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)
September 15, 2018 - 1:02 pm
A grieving New York mother recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union in his campaign against deadly MS-13 gang violence was struck by an SUV and killed at her slain daughter's memorial site Friday
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September 14, 2018 - 6:05 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a New York state trooper used a false identity online to harass a Long Island resident. Jennifer Daignault was arraigned Friday on two counts of coercion and released on her own recognizance. The 31-year-old's phone number isn't listed, and court records didn't...
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September 05, 2018 - 12:16 pm
MASSAPEQUA, NY (1010 WINS) -- Cops aren't laughing about a clown who was allegedly terrorizing children Tuesday night on Long Island. They say 17-year-old Christopher DeSousa was wearing a clown mask and costume when he chased several kids with a stun gun inside Massapequa's John Burns Park. He was...
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Dreamstime
September 05, 2018 - 8:59 am
Two Hofstra University students were held at gunpoint at an off-campus home Tuesday night, according to police.
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September 04, 2018 - 3:12 pm
NORTHPORT, NY (1010 WINS) -- A Long Island kid was hit by a car Tuesday morning. It happened around 8 a.m. on Laurel Hill Road near Northport High School. The district wouldn't release the student's name, but said the student was heading to cross country practice. The driver stayed at the scene,...
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A Hofstra student was woken up by an armed home invader on Monday night.
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September 04, 2018 - 2:09 pm
HEMPSTEAD, NY (1010 WINS) -- The fall semester got off on the wrong foot for a Hofstra journalism student. The 21-year-old woman was sleeping around 11:30 Monday night, when she heard her bedroom door open. She thought it was one of her housemates, but it turned out to be a stranger with a gun. He...
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Riverhead Police Department
September 02, 2018 - 3:25 pm
A police dog riding in a car with his officer in pursuit of a driver who fled from a DWI checkpoint was killed when the officer lost control of his vehicle and hit a utility pole.
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Nassau County police have found a body after a search in East Meadow.
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August 31, 2018 - 2:01 pm
UNIONDALE, NY (1010 WINS) -- Police have identified the body found this week on Long Island. They say it was 21-year-old Carlos Rivas-Majano of Uniondale. His remains were found Wednesday in the woods in East Meadow. Carlos Benitez-Hernandez, 21, also of Uniondale has been charged in the killing...
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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August 29, 2018 - 12:29 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced that Long Island will get $8.3 million to fight MS-13 gang violence and keep young people from joining gangs. He said the grant will go to 17 organizations and school districts for job training and placement, and for after school programs. "...
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August 29, 2018 - 8:58 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An 11-year-old girl is dead after she was discovered in a hot car on Long Island Tuesday afternoon, Suffolk County police said. A passerby noticed a girl in the Ford Expedition in the hamlet of Coram, and called police at around 3:45 p.m. When police arrived, the girl was...
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