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3RD PERSON DIES FROM LEGIONNAIRES’ DISEASE; TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES RISES TO 57 IN SOUTH BRONX

NY: A third death and 11 more cases of Legionnaire's disease have been reported in the South Bronx section of New York City Friday. Health officials said the third death involved a person with underlying medial problems. There is now a total of 57 confirmed cases of the disease. A third…
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OUTBREAK OF LEGIONNAIRE’S DISEASE REPORTED IN THE SOUTH BRONX

SOUTH BRONX (WABC) -- The New York City Health Department is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the South Bronx. Thirty-one cases have been reported since July 10, including two possible deaths. Health officials say they are actively trying to determine if the deaths are related to the outbreak.…
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New York Man Arrested and Charged with Attempting to Provide Support to ISIL

Arafat M. Nagi, 42, of Lackawanna, New York, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with attempting to provide material support and resources, namely personnel, to a foreign terrorist organization, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).  The charge carries a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison…
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3 Rescued After Vessel Capsized

A rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Shinnecock rescued three people after their vessel capsized near Shinnecock Inlet, New York, Wednesday. Coast Guard photo. NEW YORK — A rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Shinnecock rescued three people after their vessel capsized near Shinnecock Inlet, New York, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard…
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Army National Guard helicopter crews train with sheriff deputies, firefighters on Oneida Lake

A crewman from Company F 1-169 General Support Aviation Battalion, New York Army National Guard, brings a soldier from the 401st up on a hoist. (Photo by Spc. Harley Jelis, HHC 42nd CAB, NYARNG) A crewman from Company F 1-169 General Support Aviation Battalion, New York Army National Guard, brings…
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Coast Guard Sector New York held change of command ceremony

Capt. Gordon Loebl (right) and Capt. Michael Day render a hand salute during a change of command ceremony for Coast Guard Sector New York at the Alexander Hamilton Customs House in Manhattan, New York, July 17, 2015. Day relieved Loebl of his duties and responsibilities of the sector as well…
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Tall Ship Hermione Supports American Revolution War Rebels

The Hermione sails into New York passing the Statue of Liberty. Hermione was built in eleven months at Rochefort, by the shipwright Henri Chevillard as a light (French: légère) frigate, fast and maneuverable. Between May and December 1779 she underwent successful sea trials in the Gulf of Gascony under the command…
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Arrests Include Suspects in July 4 Plots

NY NJ: FBI Says Recent Islamic State Arrests Include Suspects in July 4 Plots US authorities have arrested more than 10 people over the past four weeks who were suspected of having ties to the Islamic State, including several who may have been planning terrorist attacks to coincide with the July…
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Militia Plot to Attack Muslim Enclave in Catskills

Catskills, NY: 2 Now Charged in Militia Plot to Attack Muslim Enclave in Catskills . A second person has been charged in connection with a Tennessee man's plot to attack Islamberg, a Muslim community in the Catskills, according to federal prosecutors. Robert R. Doggart, a 63-year-old former congressional candidate, was…
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Fulton Fish Market Dealer and President Plead Guilty in Long Island to Fraud, Falsifying Federal Records, and Lacey Act Violations

Lou’s Fish Market Inc , a federally-licensed fish dealer located in the Bronx, New York, and its company president, Mark Parente, of Englishtown, New Jersey, pleaded guilty today in federal court in Central Islip, New York, to federal felonies stemming from their role in systematically covering up purchases of illegal…
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