Tag: Queens

2 Mob Associates Charged With Franklin Square Heist, Feds Say

Two reputed mobsters were indicted for allegedly robbing a Franklin Square jewelry store and trying to rob two other jewelry stores in the same community six years ago, federal authorities said Wednesday.

Oyster Bay Man Convicted Of Fatal DWI Hit-And-Run

An Oyster Bay man was convicted Friday of driving drunk, causing a crash that killed a 59-year-old Hempstead man, fleeing the scene and trying to cover it up by having an accomplice set fire to his car.

First Casino on Long Island Debuts in Islandia

Thousands of people flocked Monday to Jake’s 58 Hotel & Casino in Islandia upon the debut of the first such facility to open on Long Island following years-long debates over its location.

Man Forced Robbery Victim to Commit Sex Act in Inwood, Cops...

A Queens man was arrested Monday for allegedly robbing a woman and forcing her to commit a sex act in Inwood, Nassau County police said.

Carle Place Crash Leaves Pedestrian Dead

A 34-year-old Queens man was fatally hit by a car while crossing a road in Carle Place on Friday afternoon.

Donald Trump Sworn in as First President from NY in 72...

Donald Trump was sworn in Friday as 45th president of the United States, becoming the oldest and richest incoming commander in chief ever and the first from New York in 72 years.

QUIZ: What Should Your College Major Be?

Just like that the fall semester is coming to a close and everyone is ready to take a break from school. If you haven't chosen a major yet, you might be feeling pressured to make a decision. One of the toughest decisions to make in college is what to major in, so let us help you make that decision with this quiz!

Rocker Steve Vai Among Long Island Music Hall of Fame 2016...

Grammy Award-winning guitarist, singer and Carle Place native Steve Vai is one of 10 recording artists that will be inducted into The Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHOF) next month. Also being honored are Amagansett-based film score composer Carter Burwell, the late Queens-born producer Sandy Pearlman and five Brooklynites, including rapper Big Daddy Kane, producer Charles Koppleman, singer Garland Jeffreys, surf rockers Santo & Johnny, saxophonist Vince Giordano and composer Jim Steinman. Westbury Music Fair will be the second local music venue to be inducted. And accepting the Harry Chapin Music Award is rocker, producer and actor Steven Van Zandt—a New Jersey resident who’s the lone non-Long Islander being inducted.

Uniondale Suspects Charged in Fatal Shooting

Two suspects have been arrested for their alleged role in the shooting death of a 32-year-old man in the victim’s hometown of Uniondale last week, Nassau County police said.

Mattituck Tornado The First in 4 Years on Long Island

A “weak, short-lived” tornado touched down in Mattituck without causing injuries on Wednesday—four years to the day since the last twister hit Long Island, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).