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  • Suspensions will continue to impact LIRR into Sunday after train crash

    LONG ISLAND — Service interruptions are anticipated to continue into Sunday on the Montauk Branch of the LIRR after a slow-speed crash occurred east of Speonk between a work locomotive and an eastbound revenue train, a spokesperson for the MTA told PIX11 Saturday. In place of the suspended trains, the LIRR has provided limited bus service to customers on Montauk-bound trains that ended in Patchogue. They continue to advise customers to make alternate arrangements to get any further east on […]

  • Day care owner arrested for child sex abuse: police

    BRENTWOOD, Long Island— The owner of a Brentwood day care facility has been arrested for sexually abusing a child who attended the day care, Suffolk County Police said Saturday. Jose Flores, the co-owner of Little Sponges Family Day Care, located at 3 1st Street, sexually abused a 7-year-old female earlier this year, police said. Flores, 56,  was arrested and charged with first degree sexual abuse degree and endangering the welfare of a child. The Office of Family and Child Services […]

  • Body found in shallow grave at Massapequa Preserve could be 2017 MS-13 victim: NCPD

    NASSAU COUNTY, Long Island— Police are investigating a homicide at the Massapequa Preserve, Nassau County Police said Saturday. Homicide detectives canvassed the heavily wooded area  Friday morning into Saturday, in search of a missing body of a victim of the MS-13 gang. Police scoured the area more than a dozen times before in search of missing victims of the street gang, but to no avail, Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder said in a press conference. Officials said during their search, […]

  • Knife-wielding woman shot by NYPD officer in Queens: police

    QUEENS VILLAGE, Queens — A woman who was allegedly holding a knife and acting “erratically” was shot by an NYPD officer in Queens, police said Saturday morning. Shortly before 10 p.m. Friday, two police officers from the 105 precinct were traveling on Jamaica Avenue and approaching 212 Street when they saw a woman standing in front of a carwash acting erratically, police said. The officers entered the carwash driveway when the woman threw a glass bottle at the officers as […]

  • Slow-speed LIRR train crash causes derailment, service suspensions

    LONG ISLAND— Service has been suspended on the Montauk Branch of the LIRR after a slow-speed crash occurred east of Speonk between a work locomotive and an eastbound revenue train, LIRR said early Saturday morning. Service is suspended on the Montauk Branch following a slow-speed impact east of Speonk between a work locomotive and an eastbound revenue train as a passing move was being attempted in single-track territory resulting in the derailment of a locomotive. — LIRR (@LIRR) May 25, […]

  • Eiffel Tower locked down amid reports man climbs landmark

    PARIS — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down Monday after a man scaled nearly to the top of the Paris monument and refused to come down for several hours. Members of a special firefighter climbing unit and police negotiators eventually persuaded the man to surrender, a Paris police official said. The official said the man was “under control and out of danger” Monday night. Managers said the tower would reopen Tuesday morning as usual and promised to reimburse […]

  • Queens basketball coach arrested for punching boy: police

    GREENVALE, New York— A basketball coach from Queens has been arrested after he punched a child in the face in Greenvale, Nassau County Police said Monday. Police responded to a call for an assault that took place at Sid Jacobsen Jewish Center on Saturday around 4:30 p.m. Detectives arrived to the home of a young boy, who complained of substantial pain and bruising which he sustained while playing basketball at the center, police said. Police were told that the injuries […]

  • Second fire erupts at NJ pool chemical plant, emits plume of toxic vapors

    KEARNY, New Jersey —Firefighters in Kearny returned to a chlorine plant a day after a massive fire consumed the facility, fire officials said Monday. A second fire erupted late Sunday, prompting reports of multiple explosions at Alden Leads chlorine plant in Hudson County. The Kearny Fire Department posted a message on the Facebook page stating: Units are still operating at the chlorine fire in South Kearny. The air in the area is being monitored and is now within normal limits.  […]

  • Multiple people injured after driver crashes into trolley bus carrying wedding party: Suffolk PD

    EAST ISLIP, Long Island— Several people were hospitalized after a driver ran through a stop sign, and crashed into a trolley bus carrying a wedding party in East Islip, police said Sunday. Suffolk County Police responded to the crash around 2 p.m. at the intersection of Hardwood Avenue and Union Boulevard. Police said a woman was driving an Alfa Romeo northbound on Harwood Avenue when the allegedly ran a stop sign at the intersection with Union Boulevard and collided with […]

  • Video shows man being punched multiple times in face by Dover Police

    DOVER, New Jersey— The family of a New Jersey man is demanding answers after disturbing cellphone videos surfaced overnight of his violent arrest by the Dover Police department. The video showed the 19-year-old man  being punched in the face several times by a Dover police officer during an arrest in New Jersey. The man, who family identified to PIX11 News as Cyprian Luke of Morristown, could be seen with a bloodied face as a Dover Police officer allegedly strikes him […]

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