Singer Natina Reed hit and killed by car

Authorities say R&B singer Natina Reed, known as a member of the female group Blaque, was killed after being struck by a car in the Atlanta metropolitan. Reed was hit by a car late friday while in the roadway at an intersection on U.S. 29 near Lilburn.  Police say the driver called 911 for help, […]

Cops: Woman accidentally shot self in Nassau County

A woman taking a firearms training course accidentally shot herself in the right thigh yesterday morning at the Nassau County Rifle and Pistol Range in Uniondale, according to Nassau police and a county spokeswoman. She was taken to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow with a nonlife-threatening flesh wound. The accident occured about 10:40am […]

MONSTER Energy Drink cited in 5 Deaths

Monster Beverage Corp.’s energy drinks have been cited in the deaths of five people in the past year.The Food and Drug Administration received five death reports that said the victims consumed Monster drinks, Shelly Burgess, and FDA spokeswoman, said yesterday.The FDA reports are being used by parents who sued Corona, California based Monster last week, […]


A Long Island school bus driver is accused of drinking before driving a bus full of children to a field trip.  He crashed the bus during a field trip in Cold Spring Harbor, injuring a 12-year old passenger.Cops say James Sommer was taking Plainedge 7th graders and a teacher to the Cold Spring Harbor Labs when […]

Construction Worker seriously injured in fall – Syosset, NY

A construction working in Syosset who fell 8 to 10 feet yesterday is in the emergency unit at Nassau University Medical Center.  The unidentified worker is expected to be admitted to the medical-surgical floor in serious but stable condition.The police responded to the construction site after getting an emergency call at about 10:49pm.  Fire officials […]

Contaminated steroid injection claim 23 victims injury nearly 300

Twenty-three people have now died and more then 280 have been sickened in the nationwide meningitis outbreak tied to contaminated steroid injections produced by a Massachusetts specialty pharmacy, U.S. health officials reported Saturday. Fungus found in steroid injections produced by this Massachusetts specialty pharmacy matched the fungus linked to the outbreak. The officials said they’d confirmed […]

Drunk Driving caused more Deaths then War in Iraq/Afghanistan

In the wake of the tragic death of Nassau County Police Officer Joseph Oliveri,  drunk driving is once again at the front of all our minds.  It appears that driving while intoxicated is the root cause of this tragedy.  One thing is clear…the carnage drunken driving causes has to be curtailed. The nation has lost […]

Plane Crashes in Suffolk County on the rise

Investigators began examining the wreckage of a single-engine airplane (1946 two-seat Globe Swift GC-1A) that crashed into Moriches inlet on Saturday afternoon.  Two men were killed.  Cyril McLavin, 51 of Fresh Meadows, Queens and Andrew Messana, 72, of Bayside, Queens, were in the cockpit when the plane sputtered and plunged into waters not far from […]

Court: Cellphone, tumor tied

Italy’s top court has ruled that a businessman developed a benign brain tumor because he held a cellphone to his ear for hours daily for his job and deserves worker’s compensation. Innocente Marcolini, whose face is partially paralyzed, argued that using his cell and portable phones six hours a day for 12 years while dealing […]

Sunscreen recall: Banana Boat spray-ons can catch on fire

Energizer Holdings, the maker of Banana Boat sunscreen, is recalling about 500,000 defective product bottles of spray on lotion after reports surfaces that a handful of people have actually CAUGHT ON FIRE after applying the product and coming in contact with an open flame. Makers of product think the problem is caused by UltraMist’s spray […]