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More states added to Tri-State travel advisory

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Travelers from 34 states, as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, must now quarantine for 14 days when they travel to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Governors of New York and New Jersey announced Tuesday that Illinois, Minnesota, Puerto Rico and D.C. are now now on the…

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Grocery store parking lot assault

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who assaulted another man at a parking lot in Melville last month.  Authorities say a man was attempting to back out of his parking spot at the parking lot of Uncle Giuseppe’s, located at 890 Walt Whitman Road, on April…

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Second heatwave of Summer

Long Islanders on Tuesday will face another hot and humid day.  The National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory for the Long Island area with temperatures expected to top 90 degrees.  WALK Meteorologist Pat Pagano said that if temperatures top 90 on Tuesday, “we could have our second official heatwave of the 2020 season”.  Pagano…

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PHOTO: Cops search for missing LI teenager

Nassau Police are asking for help in locating a missing teenager.  Officials say 14 year old Donna Michael was last seen on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 12:00pm near her Massapequa house on Nearwater Avenue.  Donna is described as a female white, 5’0” tall, 120 pounds with hazel eyes and brown hair. She was last seen…

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Shark spotted at Long Island Beaches

Beach goers trying to beat the heat on Monday, got quite the scare after several Long Island beaches were evacuated after a shark sighting.  The Town of Hempstead, tweeted on July 27, 2020 that a lifeguard had spotted a shark close to shore at Lido Beach West.  Swimming was prohibited at Civic Beach, Lido Beach,…

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A woman was carjacked at gunpoint over the weekend in Wantagh

A woman was carjacked, at gun point, over the weekend in Wantagh.  Nassau police say Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 4:27 pm, a female victim, 41, was parking her car on Cypress Street, when she was approached by two male subjects who displayed a black handgun and ordered her to exit the vehicle.  The victim…

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Vandals broke lock and hung Trump flag at Huntington lighthouse

Authorities are investigating after someone broke into the Huntington lighthouse over the weekend and hung a Trump flag.  Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society, President and Director, Pamela Setchell said “they broke into private property to do this… and also jammed the lock so that no one could get into the structure”.  Police are asking anyone with…

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Weekend shooting outside LI mall, cops search for suspect

Authorities are searching for a second suspect wanted in connection with a weekend shooting at a popular Nassau County mall.  Officials say on Saturday afternoon, just after 1pm, two men got into an argument outside the Americana Mall in Manhasset.  Police say the argument was between 22 year old Yri Oluh of Queens and an…

Suffolk Police

Teens injured in Ronkonkoma crash

Two teenagers suffered serious injuries Saturday night in a Rononkoma car crash.  Suffolk Police say on July 25, 2020 just before 11pm Ruben Jaden was driving a 2003 BMW 325i westbound on Parr Drive when he made a right turn on Rosevale Avenue and was struck by a northbound 2020 Ford F150 driven by Alec Mislin…

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Pedestrian injured in Brentwood crash

A pedestrian was seriously injured Thursday night in a Brentwood motor vehicle crash. Authorities say 45 year old Juan Martinez-Umana was walking on Fifth Avenue near Third Avenue around 9pm, when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle.  Police say the vehicle was a 2011 Honda Pilot driven by Dinorah Pantaleon.  The vehicle was impounded…

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NY lawmakers OK cutting back nursing homes’ legal shield

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers have voted to strip away pieces of the broad legal shield they gave nursing homes, hospitals and other health care facilities to fend off lawsuits and criminal prosecutions over coronavirus care. The state Senate and Assembly voted Thursday evening to limit the protection, which the Democrat-led Legislature agreed…

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Bicyclist killed Friday morning in Lake Grove crash

**Update: Bicyclist has been identified as 61 year old Peter Ferentinos of Nesconset.   A bicyclist was struck and killed in an early morning crash on Friday in Lake Grove.  On July 24, 2020, around 1:45am, authorities say an unidentified bicyclist was heading southbound on New Moriches Rd when he was struck by an eastbound…