Tag: Brooklyn

NYC Man Kidnapped Teen Girlfriend in Elmont, Cops Say

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.

Valley Stream Man Charged With $1M Medicaid Fraud

A medical supply company owner from Valley Stream was indicted for stealing more than $1 million by billing Medicaid for expensive nutritional formula while supplying patients with a lower-priced substitute, authorities said.

West Hempstead Man Charged With Murder in NYC

A West Hempstead man was arrested for allegedly stabbing a 26-year-old man to death in the victim’s hometown of Brooklyn over the weekend, New York City police said.

Lawyer Sentenced for Fatal DWI Crash on LIE

A Brooklyn lawyer was sentenced Thursday to one to three years in prison for driving drunk when he was involved in a crash that killed a 21-year-old Ronkonkoma man on the Long Island Expressway.

Gunman Sentenced for West Babylon Revenge Killing

A Manhattan man was sentenced Thursday to 25 years to life in prison for the revenge killing a 32-year-old Brooklyn man in West Babylon nearly a decade ago.

3-Ex NYPD Cops from Long Island Charged With Bribery

Three former New York City police officers from Long Island were implicated in an alleged scheme to rush gun permit licenses in exchange for bribes, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

West Hempstead Attorney Sentenced for $6M Theft

A former attorney from West Hempstead was sentenced Monday to three to nine years in prison for stealing more than $5.7 million from clients and spending the funds on personal expenses.

NY Islanders Plan to Pitch Arena at Belmont Park, NHL Says

The New York Islanders plan to formally submit a proposal to build a new arena on vacant land next to Belmont Park racetrack in Elmont, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman told reporters Friday.

Customs Agent from Farmingdale Smuggled Cocaine at JFK, Feds Say

A rookie U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent from Farmingdale has been accused of trying to help drug smugglers get more than 100 pounds of cocaine passed security at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

NYC Man Convicted of West Babylon Murder

A Manhattan man was convicted Thursday of killing a 32-year-old Brooklyn man in West Babylon nearly a decade ago.