Orlando Police Det. Adam Gruler, the first member of law enforcement to exchange fire with the Pulse nightclub shooter a year ago Monday, is a Long Island native, the Press has learned.
A man was arrested for kidnapping his girlfriend from Elmont, locking her in the trunk of his car and driving her to his hometown of Brooklyn this week, Nassau County police said.
A Hempstead man was indicted for allegedly raping two unconscious women on several occasions in Manhattan after investigators found video footage of the attacks on his computer earlier this year, prosecutors said.
A Queens man who killed a 47-year-old taxi cab driver in a Franklin Square hit-and-run crash last year admitted to the crime on Wednesday, the day his trial was set to begin.
Long Island Press writers were honored with 10 awards for their local news and entertainment coverage during the annual Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) annual gala Wednesday at Woodbury Country Club.