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NYPD unit launches dramatic rescue effort after boat capsizes near Fire Island

NYPD unit launches dramatic rescue effort after boat capsizes near Fire Island The search has been suspended for a missing boater in the waters off Fire Island, as dramatic video shows the rescue efforts of the NYPD’s aviation unit. A fishing boat overturned in the Fire Island Inlet Tuesday evening, …

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Hofstra University campus prepares for tonight’s presidential debate

Hofstra University campus prepares for tonight’s presidential debate

Hofstra University campus prepares for tonight’s presidential debate There is an electric feeling on the Hofstra University campus as everyone heads into the final stretch when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will go head-to-head inside Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. “When I found out this was going on, I almost …

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Human skeletal remains found in Brentwood

Human skeletal remains found in Brentwood

Human skeletal remains found in Brentwood Police on Long Island say detectives are investigating the discovery of human skeletal remains found in Brentwood. Suffolk County police said Monday the remains were found on Friday in a wooded area west of Emjay Boulevard and north of the Long Island Railroad tracks. …

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UN General Assembly: Here’s where you can expect traffic disruptions

UN General Assembly: Here’s where you can expect traffic disruptions The NYPD has announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the week of the UN General Assembly. Here is where drivers should expect delays: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles …

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Teen girls beaten to death in Brentwood

Teen girls beaten to death in Brentwood A teen girl found dead in the street near a school on Long Island Tuesday night was beaten to death, officials said, and investigators believe they’ve found her best friend’s body a day later. The body of Nisa Mickens, 15, was spotted by …

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Venomous snake bites owner, 6 snakes removed from home

Venomous snake bites owner, 6 snakes removed from home

Venomous snake bites owner, 6 snakes removed from home A snake owner was bitten by one of several venomous snakes he kept inside his West Babylon home Monday night. Richard Downing, 32, was handling the Egyptian saw-scaled viper, which he owns, at the house on Salem Avenue when he was …

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Rip currents, flooding remain the concern in Suffolk County

Rip currents, flooding remain the concern in Suffolk County For residents along the coastlines of Suffolk County, the threat from Hermine is still very real, and with another round of high-tide cycles coming Monday, some towns could see flooding. Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone issued a state of emergency ahead …

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New York Area Gears Up For Possible Hermine Hit

New York Area Gears Up For Possible Hermine Hit Post-tropical Cyclone Hermine is regaining strength as it moves slowly up the Eastern Seaboard. Tropical storm warnings are in effect as far north as Connecticut, with a dangerous storm surge expected along the coast from Virginia to New Jersey. Residents in …

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6 balconies collapse at long beach apartments

6 balconies collapse at long beach apartments The Long Beach Police Department said multiple balconies fell Tuesday morning from an apartment building. Six balconies collapsed at the building at Shore Road and Long Beach Boulevard. Here’s a view of the scene from NewsCopter 7: Police said no injuries were reported. …

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Mangano Launches Relief Mission To Louisiana Flood Areas

Mangano Launches Relief Mission To Louisiana Flood Areas Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, in cooperation with the Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office, the Office of Emergency Management and the Terry Farrell Fund, will be sending emergency supplies to areas in flood stricken Louisiana. This mission begins Monday, August 29th. …

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