Long Island

Police: NY deli owners stole $1M lottery ticket

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) – A Long Island deli owner and his son were charged Saturday with scamming a customer out of a $1 million lottery ticket. Nassau County police say a 34-year-old man who doesn’t […]

11/23/2013

In this file photograph, John Gotti Jr. participates in a press conference for the film 'Gotti: Three Generations', based on the life of John Gotti, at The Sheraton Hotel on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

Report of ‘Junior’ Gotti stabbing is investigated

SYOSSET, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a report that John “Junior” Gotti was stabbed outside a Long Island pharmacy on Sunday night. That’s the word from Shams Tarek, a spokesman for Nassau County prosecutors. […]

11/11/2013

Gabila Food Products' original Coney Island square knishs. (AP Photo/Gabila Food Products, Inc.)

NY knish factory fire leads to nationwide shortage

COPIAGUE, N.Y. (AP) — A fire at a factory billed as the world’s biggest maker of knishes has created nationwide shock and oy for those who can’t seem to find the Jewish treats anywhere. Kvetching […]

11/11/2013

This March 26, 2007 file photo shows the ferry building on Ellis Island, N.J.  (AP Photo/Mike Derer, File)

Key developments as Sandy anniversary approaches

(AP) – The anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, which swamped New Jersey, New York and other parts of the East Coast on Oct. 29, 2012, is fast approaching. Some developments as that date approaches: CHARITY FUNDS […]

10/24/2013

This 2011 photo provided by Dr. Barry Weiss, from the website of Advanced Periodontics in Hamden, Conn., shows former employee Miriam Carey. (AP Photo/Advanced Periodontics)

Caution urged on postpartum link to car chase

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lots of women suffer from postpartum depression, but violence in new mothers is incredibly rare, and when it happens, it typically is linked to a different condition. Experts caution against assuming that […]

10/04/2013

Donald Trump (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Donald Trump interested in NY’s Plum Island

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump is thinking about adding an island to his already flashy portfolio. The real estate mogul and TV reality star said Tuesday he’s considering purchasing New York’s Plum Island, but […]

10/01/2013

Members of the New York National Guard are reunited with eight mixed breed dogs that they found while on patrol in Afghanistan earlier this year, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 in Port Jefferson Station, N.Y. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman)

Afghan vets reunited in NY with 8 battlefield dogs

PORT JEFFERSON STATION, N.Y. (AP) — Army reunions have been held as long as soldiers have been going off to war, yet a reunion this week was perhaps like no other in history. National Guard […]

09/05/2013

In this undated photo provided by Brookhaven National Laboratory, a bird’s-eye view of the Muon g-2 ring, 50-foot electromagnet, is ready to be transported across the Brookhaven National Laboratory site on New York's Long Island. (AP Photo/Brookhaven National Laboratory)

Mysterious giant magnet attracts rock-star status

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (AP) — It skipped tolls. It had a Twitter hashtag and a GPS tracker. It even posed for photos with groupies. The 50-foot-wide, 15-ton electromagnet attracted a sensation wherever it went during […]

07/26/2013

John Aldridge holds his nephew Jake after returning to his parents' home, Thursday, July 25, 2013 in Oakdale, N.Y. Aldridge was describing how he was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman)

Lobsterman survives night in sea, thanks to boots

OAKDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island lobsterman who spent 12 hours floating in the Atlantic Ocean after falling off his boat joked Thursday that he may have the two rubber boots that kept him […]

07/25/2013

Message in a bottle

Note found amid NY Sandy debris helps grieving mom

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — More than a dozen years ago, a 10-year-old girl scrawled a message on a piece of notebook paper, sealed it up in a green plastic bottle and tossed it into the […]

07/11/2013

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Feds: NY student wanted to join al-Qaida

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York high school student secretly pleaded guilty to federal charges accusing him of trying to join an offshoot of al-Qaida in Yemen so he could die fighting jihad, authorities […]

06/26/2013

Main Beach sign, East Hampton, New York (AP Photo)

NY’s Main Beach tops annual survey of best beaches

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — This may be hard to believe in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, but an annual list of the best beaches in the country has a New York beach ranked No. […]

05/25/2013

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