Teen girls beaten to death in Brentwood

Teen girls beaten to death in Brentwood A teen girl found dead in the street near a school on Long Island Tuesday night was beaten to death, officials said, and investigators believe they’ve found her best friend’s body a day later. The body of Nisa Mickens, 15, was spotted by a passing motorist on Stahley …

Russian helicopter shot down in Syria

Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, Fate of 5 unknown A Russian transport helicopter was shot down in Syria on Monday but the fate of the five people on board was not immediately known, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. The Mi-8 helicopter was shot down in Idlib province while returning to the Russian air base on …

LI woman walking dog is followed home, Robbed

Long island woman walking dog is followed home, Robbed Police are investigating a home invasion and robbery on Long Island, and released sketches of the suspects. Nassau County police say a woman walking her dog near her Hillside Drive South home began talking to two men around 8 p.m. Thursday. Authorities say she went home, …

LI woman accused of endangering kids, underfeeding dogs

LI woman accused of endangering kids, underfeeding dogs A Long Island woman has been arrested after police say her two children were found living in unsanitary conditions. When Nassau County police arrived at the North Merrick house on Tuesday they also found 15 underfed dogs living in crates. The two children were taken to a …

Man charged with boating while intoxicated near Fire Island

Man charged with boating while intoxicated near Fire Island Police in Suffolk County have arrested a man on charges of boating while intoxicated on the Great South Bay on Saturday night. According to police, an officer observed a boat operating without navigation lights heading directly toward the police boat at about 9:40 p.m. north of …

LI man sentenced in 4th dogfighting case

Long Island man sentenced in 4th dogfighting case A man in Nassau County was convicted for dog-fighting for the fourth time. Anthony Reddick could spend up to four years in prison. Prosecutors say he bred dogs to attack each other in high stakes matches worth thousands of dollars. At least one dog died from the …

Dante Taylor found guilty of killing Sarah Goode

Dante Taylor found guilty of killing Sarah Goode A Suffolk County jury has convicted Dante Taylor of first and second degree murder and attempted rape in the killing of Sarah Goode. The 21-year-old single mom from Medford went missing after a party in June 2014. The jury reached its verdict on the second day of …

Man found shot in 7-Eleven parking lot in Baldwin

Man found shot in 7-Eleven parking lot in Baldwin Police are investigating an assault on Long Island late Monday night. According to Nassau County Police Department, police responded to a 7-Eleven parking lot just before midnight at 1289 Grand Ave. They found a man, 20, with a gunshot wound to the chest. A man was …

POLICE ANTI-TERROR ACTIVITIES STEPPED UP IN NYC, LI

POLICE ANTI-TERROR ACTIVITIES STEPPED UP IN NYC, LI Authorities in New York City and Nassau and Suffolk counties have increased counterterrorism patrols and are monitoring developments, just hours after the worst mass shooting in the nation’s history, a case deemed terror-related in Orlando, Florida. “We are in contact with law enforcement authorities in Florida, as …

2 Shot, 1 wounded, In hempstead neighborhood

2 Shot, 1 wounded, In hempstead neighborhood Police are investigating after a shooting in a Long Island neighborhood Thursday morning that left one person dead and another wounded. The shooting occurred at Lawson Street and Pierson Avenue in Hempstead just after 4 a.m. The shooting appears to have occurred inside. The identities of the victims …