Man points gun at 6-year-old’s head who left Halloween goody bag on his porch

MANHASSET, NY – A 6-year-old boy in Manhasset, Long Island, had a terrifying encounter when he mistakenly left a Halloween goody bag with candy on a front porch. The incident unfolded around 7:30 p.m. last Saturday. According to Nassau County police, a 42-year-old woman had driven her daughter, two sons, and a nephew to 138 Rockcrest Road to deliver the Halloween treats. The 6-year-old boy and his 10-year-old sister rang the doorbell of what they …

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Man shot dead by police after confronting officers with swords

SMITHTOWN, NY – A deadly incident unfolded in Smithtown, Long Island, as a 54-year-old man, identified as Alan Weber, was fatally shot by a police officer on Tuesday. The encounter stemmed from a 911 call reporting Weber’s erratic and violent behavior at his residence, according to statements from the Suffolk County Police Department and the New York State Attorney General’s office. Upon arriving at Weber’s home, officers were met with resistance as he refused to …

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Murder suspect wounds innocent 3-year-old during police standoff, then shoots himself

A tense stand-off on Long Island took a tragic turn on Tuesday night when a murder suspect wounded a 3-year-old girl and then fatally shot himself during a confrontation with the police. As the situation unfolded, the suspect, identified as Gary Jones, opened fire at the officers, narrowly missing them but inadvertently hitting the young girl in a neighboring apartment. Late on Tuesday evening, Suffolk County Police Homicide detectives arrived at the residence on Ticonderoga …

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Four shark attacks in two days near Long Island

A series of shark attacks off the shores of Long Island has raised concerns among beachgoers and prompted officials to take precautionary measures. Following two reported attacks on Monday, another two swimmers were apparently attacked by sharks on Tuesday. As a result, one beach delayed its opening and drones were deployed to monitor the waters for potential danger. With last year’s increase in shark bites, state parks officials have intensified patrols and surveillance efforts to …

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