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Crimes and Fires: FedEx Driver Robbed, Bar Shooting

A look at recent crime and fire headlines.

Here are some of the top crime and fire stories from across Long Island over the past week:

Officials: West Babylon Man Was Ringleader of High-Tech Burglary Crew

A West Babylon man was the mastermind behind a massive burglary spree across Long Island in which a crew stole more than $10 million worth of cash and property, officials said Thursday.

Man With Knife Robs Work 'N Gear

A Lindenhurst clothing store was robbed by a man wielding a knife last week, according to Suffolk Police. 

Man Approached, Held at Knife Point on Fourth Street

A man leaving a relative's house on Fourth Street was approached by two men, one with a knife who demanded money, Garden City police said.

Merrick Avenue 7-Eleven Robbed at Gunpoint

Cops are seeking the community's help in identifying the three men responsible for robbing 7-Eleven at gunpoint in East Meadow Tuesday.

Merrick FD Extinguishes Attic Fire

Merrick firefighters extinguished a blaze that started in the attic of a Wynsum Avenue home on Tuesday morning. 

FedEx Truck Robbed in Lynbrook

A FedEx delivery driver was tied up by two suspects and robbed at gunpoint of his wallet, cell phone and packages Tuesday morning in Lynbrook, police said. 

Cops Hunting Masked Burger King Robber

Nassau County Police are searching for a man they say robbed an Oceanside restaurant Sunday evening.

Cops: Long Beach Man Skipped Out on $90,000 Gas Bill

A Long Beach man was arrested in Island Park Thursday after he was allegedly spotted trying to sell gas hoses and a sign from a gas station he no longer owned.

Cops Release Photo Of Suspected Armed Robber

The Suffolk County Police Department has released a surveillance video still-photo of the man they think may be responsible for a pattern of armed robberies across Suffolk County this past month.

Families Escape Ronkonkoma Blaze

Thanks to being warned by a Uniondale volunteer firefighter from Smithtown, families escaped from a Sunday blaze that lit up the apartments above 343 Hawkins Avenue in Ronkonkoma.

Fort Salonga Man Arrested in Napper Tandy's Shooting

A Fort Salonga man was arrested Monday after police said he shot a 21-year-old man at Napper Tandy's bar in Northport Sunday night.

Cops: Drunken Driver Kills Pedestrian In Hampton Bays Crash

A 56-year-old pedestrian delivering newspapers in Hampton Bays in the early morning hours on Sunday was struck and killed by a drunk driver, according to Southampton Town police. 

Cops: Masked Gunman Fires Shots On East Main, Man Targeted

Masked gunmen fired shots in Riverhead Wednesday night, police said, and a young man was targeted.
Concerned Resident January 14, 2014 at 10:21 PM
What is Fed Ex doing to protect their drivers? What support was offered to this driver?? Should do a story about how this company is dealing with a rash of hold ups.

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