Standoff ends at Huntington Station home after man barricaded himself inside

Standoff ends at Huntington Station home after man barricaded himself inside

Police in Huntington Station had to use a battering ram to break down a garage door at the home on New York Avenue, after a man barricaded himself inside the home for more than five hours.The standoff started at around 3:40 p.m. Monday afternoon. It ended shortly after 9 p.m when police walked out with…

School bus crashes into a home in N. Merrick

School bus crashes into a home in N. Merrick

A school bus crashed into a North Merrick home on Meadowbrook Road around noon Wednesday afternoon. The bus struck two vehicles and crashed into the Long Island home after dropping off a group of students, according to fire officials.Police say the school bus driver suffered minor injuries. No one in the house was hurt. No…

Queens man faces fine for jumping from Fire Island ferry

Queens man faces fine for jumping from Fire Island ferry

The  man who leapt into the Great South Bay off the deck of a Fire Island ferry is facing a $2,500 fine. Officials confirmed there is an ongoing U.S. Coast Guard investigation into the incident . The jumper, a 24-year-old man from Queens, jumped ship as it neared the dock in Bay Shore on the…

Police are seeking tips following an attempted bank robbery in North Babylon

Police are seeking tips following an attempted bank robbery in North Babylon

Suffolk police are searching for a man who tried to rob the Bethpage Federal Credit Union, located on Deer Park Avenue in North Babylon Wednesday morningThe incident happened around 9:30 a.m. when a man walked into the bank and passed the teller a note demanding cash.He then fled the bank on foot without any money.…

Rosyln community shows support for victims families

Rosyln community shows support for victims families

Nearly 100 members of the Rosyln community were at the Nassau County courthouse for an appearance of the alleged drunk driver accused the crash that killed two Roslyn teenagers, saying they came to show their support for the families of the victims in the crash that happened Wednesday evening in Jericho.Nassau County police say Amandeep…

Jon Rahm rallies to win the Masters

Jon Rahm rallies to win the Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jon Rahm kept hearing how he was destined to win this Masters because so many Spanish stars were aligned in his favor. Sunday was the birthdate of Seve Ballesteros, his idol and inspiration for playing. This year was the 40-year anniversary of the second Masters title Ballesteros won. If that wasn’t…

Suffolk Cracks Down On Baby Chick Sales

Suffolk Cracks Down On Baby Chick Sales

The Suffolk County District Attorney says multiple businesses were charged with misdemeanors and fined after they were accused of selling day-old baby chicks in amounts less than allowed by state law.Each spring around Easter time there is a jump in the purchases of newly born baby chicks, ducklings, and rabbits, to use as live decorations…

Suffolk police officer saves man who drove his truck into the water

Suffolk police officer saves man who drove his truck into the water

A Suffolk police officer saved the life of a man who drove his pickup truck into the water in Patchogue on Monday.The driver suffered a medical episode, and he plunged his truck into the water.Officer Daniel Elitharp saw the man slumped over in his car. He jumped into the water and rescued the man.The driver…

Whale dies after washing ashore at Lido Beach

Whale dies after washing ashore at Lido Beach

A humpback whale died after washing ashore at Lido Beach early Monday.According to officials, the whale was an adult male about 35 feet long.Town officials say this is the first time in four years that a whale washed up onto the beach.The whale will be buried somewhere on the beach. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Hofstra University walkway closed after crash

Hofstra University walkway closed after crash

The pedestrian walkway that links the north and south sides of the Hofstra University campus over Hempstead Turnpike is closed indefinitely after it was struck by a truck Thursday. Nassau County police say a truck, used to haul dumpsters struck the bottom of the walkway shortly after 2 p.m. The driver of the truck was…