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Teen Reportedly Dies In Snow-Tubing Accident During Blizzard

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 01.27.2015 | Crime

A 17-year-old boy died in a snow-tubing accident on Long Island Monday night, Newsday reported. It was the first reported death of the blizzard that s...

Police: Man Confesses To Killing Three Women

AP | JIM FITZGERALD and TOM HAYS | Posted 12.05.2012 | Crime

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Detectives hoping to finally arrest a suspect in a 19-year-old killing in New York City didn't find him when they went to his ap...

What Caused This Fatal House Explosion?

AP | Posted 10.15.2012 | New York

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — Police say a propane explosion destroyed a suburban New York house that killed a toddler and injured 17 other people. But offi...

House Explodes In Long Island

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 10.14.2012 | New York

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — An apparent gas-related explosion destroyed a house in a Long Island suburb of New York City on Tuesday, killing a toddler and...

Long Island Serial Killer? More Human Remains Discovered

AP | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York

MANORVILLE, N.Y. -- Another human skeleton has turned up in a wooded area on the eastern end of Long Island, in a town where at least four other sets ...

11th Body Found Near Long Island Beach

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

By FRANK ELTMAN, AP OAK BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — After a yearlong search, police on New York's Long Island announced Tuesday that they believe they hav...

Police Find New Clues In Serial Killer Search

AP | By FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 02.06.2012 | New York

OAK BEACH, N.Y. -- Clothing and other items belonging to a missing New Jersey prostitute whose disappearance helped spark an investigation into a poss...

Suffolk Police Failing Residents With Limited English, Need Meaningful Changes [VIDEO]

Ted Hesson | Posted 11.29.2011 | New York
Ted Hesson

Despite touting new translation tools and cursory Spanish-language trainings, Suffolk County police consistently deny basic services to residents with limited English proficiency.

DOJ Says Suffolk County, N.Y., Police Need Improvements on Hate Crimes

Mark Potok | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics
Mark Potok

The Department of Justice sent a letter to officials earlier urging non-mandatory improvements in the way that the Suffolk County, N.Y., Police Department investigates hate crimes.

A Hate Crimes Commander Laid To Rest in Suffolk, But Questions Remain

Ted Hesson | Posted 10.11.2011 | New York
Ted Hesson

Robert Reecks will be remembered as an accomplished leader within the Suffolk police department. But Reecks also faced criticism for his handling of hate crimes; specifically those perpetrated against Latinos.

Four Dead In Pharmacy Massacre

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 08.19.2011 | New York

MEDFORD, N.Y. — A gunman shot four people inside a pharmacy in a New York suburb Sunday morning, killing everyone inside the store in what polic...

Hate Crimes Against Immigrants in a Post-Racial Society

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Arlene M. Roberts

Earlier this week jurors returned a guilty verdict in a trial on Long Island. The teenage defendant was convicted of manslaughter as a hate crime in ...