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  • DWI Charges Filed Following Wrong-Way Crash On LIE

    DWI Charges Filed Following Wrong-Way Crash On LIE
    A Long Island woman was arrested and charged Tuesday after police say she got behind the wheel drunk and drove down the wrong way of the Long Island Expressway, ultimately crashing into an oncoming vehicle. According to Nassau County police, both drivers...
  • LIE Drag Race Ends With Gas Station Explosion

    LIE Drag Race Ends With Gas Station Explosion
    An early morning drag race, where speeds reportedly reached 145 miles per hour, left one driver injured and a gas station up in flames, police said. "These 2 cars are flying in the left and center lane and he said it actually rocked the car as they went...
  • LI Cops: Murder Suspect Committed Suicide During Police Chase

    A man is accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death before fatally shooting a friend and leading police on a chase which ultimately ended in his death, according to Suffolk County police. The incident unfolded around 2:30 a.m. when someone on Atlantic...
  • Cops: Man Was Drunk When He Clocked 126 mph on LIE

    Cops: Man Was Drunk When He Clocked 126 mph on LIE
    A Long Island man was charged with DWI and reckless endangerment after he was busted driving drunk down the Long Island Expressway at speeds over 120 mph, police said. According to Nassau County Police, Joseph Melendez, 26, of Central Islip was behind...
  • Hundreds of Police Officers Unite and Ride In Honor Of Fallen Cops

    Hundreds of Police Officers Unite and Ride In Honor Of Fallen Cops
    When it comes to unity, there may be no more shining example than the men and women we trust to protect us every day. In funeral after funeral this year alone, they came out in numbers to honor their fallen brothers and sisters. And today, up to 700...
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Motorcyclist While Speeding Down LIE

    Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Motorcyclist While Speeding Down LIE
    A motorcyclist is dead Monday after he was struck from behind on a highway by a speeding driver, who fled the scene but was caught a short time later by cops. Police say the the motorocyclist was travelling eastbound on the Horace Harding Expressway at...
  • Body Found Near LI Beach Identified As Missing Maine Woman

    Body Found Near LI Beach Identified As Missing Maine Woman
    One of the four decomposed bodies found along Gilgo Beach has been identified as 22-year-old Megan Waterman, Suffolk Police Commissioner Richard Dormer confirmed Wednesday. "To let all know ... the remains found have been confirmed to be my daughter,...
  • Police: 3 LI Bodies ID'd, May Be Serial Killer

    Police: 3 LI Bodies ID'd, May Be Serial Killer
    The three remaining bodies found near Jones Beach on Long Island have all been identified, Suffolk County police and the district attorney announced Monday. They were identified as Melissa Barthelemy, 27, from the Bronx; Amber Lynn Costello, 27, from...
  • Sleeping Driver Kills Cop on LIE

    Sleeping Driver Kills Cop on LIE
    A police officer sitting in his cruiser with lights flashing during a traffic stop on the Long Island Expressway died Saturday after being hit by a flatbed truck. Nassau County Officer Michael Califano had pulled a vehicle over near exit 39 in Old...
  • Thousands Mourn Fallen Nassau Police Officer

    Thousands Mourn Fallen Nassau Police Officer
    At the church where he was married, Nassau County Police Department Officer Michael Califano will be buried Thursday, six days after losing his life when a truck slammed into the police cruiser in which he was sitting. Highway Officer Califano was 44-...
  • Utah Woman, Cab Driver Killed In Rain-Slick Crash On LIE

    Utah Woman, Cab Driver Killed In Rain-Slick Crash On LIE
    A taxi ride from John F. Kennedy International Airport ended in death for a Utah woman on holiday -- and her driver, who lost control of his cab during that early Saturday morning rainstorm. Authorities have identified them as Suzanne Nicholson, 60,...
  • Muslim Taxi Family Reaches Out to Mormon Victims in Fatal Crash

    Muslim Taxi Family Reaches Out to Mormon Victims in Fatal Crash
    The grieving family of a New York City cab driver who was killed in a rainy night accident on the Long Island Expressway reached out to the Utah relatives of the grandmother who died in the same crash, trying to shield her 11 year old grandson in the...