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Police say a Bay Shore man killed his mom 2 days before Thanksgiving

(Bay Shore, NY)-  Just two days before Thanksgiving, Suffolk County Police arrested a Bay Shore man, for allegedly killing his mother. Authorities say Third Precinct officers responded to a 911 call at 433 East Main Street after a man called and stated that he had killed his mother.  Police say the call came in around…

Food Cost Of Thanksgiving

Suffolk County SPCA offer Thanksgiving tips for your pets

(East Farmingdale, NY)- The Suffolk County SPCA offer the following tips to help keep your pets safe this Thanksgiving.  Avoid feeding your pet table scraps–as this may cause at a minimum weight gain, and we all want to avoid that this season. Keep turkey bones away from your pets. These dangerous treats can cause obstructions, choking and damage…

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Mail your letters to Santa program returns to Nassau County

(East Farmingdale, NY)-  There are multiple ways to get your letter to Santa this year.  On Tuesday, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced that the children of Nassau County will once again be able to send their holiday lists directly to Santa through special mailboxes at various county parks and even via email as part…

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55-year sentence affirmed for 15-year-old MS-13 gang killer

NEW YORK (AP) — An appeals court has affirmed a 55-year prison term for a MS-13 gang member who led the slaughter of four young men in a Long Island park when he was 15. But the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals also expressed disappointment Tuesday that parole was not still available for federal…

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Cuomo pleads with New Yorkers to skip in person gatherings on Thanksgiving

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state’s governor and New York City’s mayor made one more plea Tuesday to urge people to abandon plans for in-person Thanksgiving festivities. Gov. Andrew Cuomo donned a turkey-themed face mask at a press conference in Long Island, where he disclosed he will no longer be celebrating Thanksgiving with his 89-year-old…

NYPD Misconduct Complaints

2 NYPD officers from LI hurt on the job

NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York City police officers shot and killed an off-duty college security officer after he opened fire and wounded them as they responded to a domestic violence call at his home. Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said 41-year-old Rondell Goppy walked into his Queens home and started shooting around 12:45 p.m.,…

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Fed declares President-elect Joe Biden as “apparent winner”

WASHINGTON (AP)  The General Services Administration has formally designated President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election. The move late Monday allows Biden to coordinate with federal agencies on plans for taking over on Jan. 20. Trump, who had refused to concede the election, said in a tweet that he is…

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NYC’s first African American Mayor, David Dinkins, has died

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s first African American mayor, David Dinkins, has died. He was 93. Dinkins broke barriers when he was elected to lead the city in 1989 but the Democrat’s calm and low-key demeanor was seen by critics as a flaw and Dinkins only served one term. The New York Police…

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4 Long Island towns declared “Yellow Zones”

(East Farmingdale, NY)-  Four Long Island towns are in “yellow zones”.  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday that Massapequa Park, Great Neck, Riverhead and Hampton Bays have now been designated as Long Island COVID-19 hot spots and in an effort to slow the spread, the four communities will now need to implement new…

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Man arrested for driving with 23 license suspensions

(North Babylon, NY)-  Suffolk Police arrested a Copiague man for driving with 23 license suspensions in North Babylon.  Officials say on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at approximately 4:15 p.m., a First Precinct Police Officer observed Henry Torrez Valerio driving a 2005 Honda CRV westbound on Prairie Drive and failed to signal at the intersection of…