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Queens Man Gets Life In Prison For 2011 Murder In Nassau

A Queens man was sentenced to 17 years to life in prison today for the 2011 robbery and murder of a man in Freeport. Jerod Plowden, 31, was convicted on Oct. 19 of second-degree murder, two counts of first-degree robbery and second-degree robbery.

PATCH - 2018-12-12 18:29:00

Nassau County executive defends tax reassessment plan, calls for legislative support

NASSAU COUNTY (WABC) -- Nassau County Executive Laura Curran defended her property tax reassessment plan Tuesday after weeks of outcry from some taxpayers and members of the Nassau County Legislature.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-11 22:49:17

Nassau Police Arrest Two For October Murder

Nassau County police arrested two men on Tuesday and charged them with a shooting in October that left one man dead and one injured. Jamik Q. Cannon, 26, of Linden Place, Hempstead, and Brian Marquis Marshall Gibson, 23, of Kingston Avenue, South Floral Park, were arrested in connection with the sho

PATCH - 2018-12-11 22:11:00

Andy Roddick to play Jim Courier in exhibition match at New York Open

Past U.S. Open winner Andy Roddick and finalist Jim Courier will play an exhibition match as part of the gala opening festivities of the New York Open at NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum on Feb. 9.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-12 18:55:48

Nassau Police Looking For Man Scammed Woman Out Of Thousands

Nassau County police are searching for a man who scammed a senior citizen living in Oceanside out of tens of thousands of dollars. According to police, an 81-year-old woman received a call from an unknown man on Dec. 3 who said that her son was involved in a car crash that caused injuries, and she n

PATCH - 2018-12-11 17:44:00

PIX11 honors the Nassau County Fire Service Academy

PIX11 News goes behind the scenes with the Nassau County Fire Service Academy. First responders from the academy share fire tips and a person who lost family members in a tragic house fire around the holidays a couple of years ago will share her story.

PIX11.COM - 2018-12-12 20:19:33

Lynbrook couple indicted on murder charges for 2016 attack on Long Beach woman

A Lynbrook couple was formally charged this past weekend for allegedly murdering a Long Beach woman in Dec. 2016. Ralph Keppler, 28, and Francesca Kiel, 21, the victim’s daughter, were arrested in November. According to authorities, Keppler beat Francesca’s mother, Theresa Kiel, with a metal barbell


Nassau County reassessment is no time to play politics

Not one Nassau County taxpayer has gotten a flawed property-tax bill as a result of County Executive Laura Curran’s crusade to build an accurate roll of more than 400,000 properties. That’s because tax bills generated by the new values for 2020-21 won’t be sent out until Jan. 2.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-11 00:09:42

Progress in Hempstead schools needs sustained focus

Good things are beginning to happen in the Hempstead school district. That’s clear in the most recent report by the state-appointed adviser to the long-troubled system, and that’s great news. But for anyone involved with Hempstead, and anyone who cares about the district’s students, there is a more

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-12 00:12:47

‘Autism Whisperer’ opening new ABA centers in Nassau County

Everyday social interactions can be daunting tasks for children with autism. Obtaining the proper education and therapy for children on the autism spectrum is up to the family, and often resources are difficult to get, not comprehensive or nonexistent. Kevin Gersh, often called the “autism whisperer

THEISLANDNOW.COM - 2018-12-11 10:08:10

Laura Curran defends property reassessment

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, facing taxpayer anger over the countywide reassessment, appeared Tuesday with homeowners who support her plan, including several projected to see tax decreases after years of paying a disproportionate share of the property tax burden.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-11 22:58:15

Nassau seniors crowd county offices after erroneous phone call

Hundreds of Nassau County seniors packed into elevators and crowded hallways outside the county assessor's office Tuesday after an erroneous robocall spread confusion over whether they would qualify for tax exemptions.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-11 19:46:00

10 Long Island wrestlers to watch in 2018-19

Adam Busiello, Sr., Eastport-South Manor: The 4-time state champion went 49-0 as a junior as he won the state title at 126 pounds. Sean Carter, Sr., North Babylon: Carter went 41-8 on his way to the Suffolk title and fourth in the state at 113 pounds.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-11 19:13:10

Alec Baldwin’s ABC Talk Show Was Lowest Rated Network Show of Saturday Night, Lost 400K More Viewers

Alec Baldwin’s talk show on ABC returned to the air on Saturday night. Baldwin, banished from Sundays at 10pm after his arrest for allegedly punching someone over a parking spot, gave the hour over to Sarah Jessica Parker. I watched it, it was good. SJP is articulate and smart, so that helps.

SHOWBIZ411 - 2018-12-11 00:39:28

Student slashed in face at Queens school, NYPD says

A 14-year-old student was slashed in the face by another student at a Queens school Tuesday morning, police said. The suspect, who also is a student, slashed the victim in the face and arm at the Benjamin N. Cardozo High School on 58th Avenue and 223rd Street in Bayside at about 8:50 a.m., an NYPD s

AMNY.COM - 2018-12-11 15:44:00

'Clueless' review: Does the musical match the charm of the movie? As if.

“In the '90s, everything is awesome. … Fashions are fly, music rocks, the whole world loves America, even the President is a Baldwin,” Beverly Hills teen idol Cher Horowitz cheerily explains at the start of “Clueless,” a peppy but disappointing stage musical adaptation of Amy Heckerling’s beloved 19

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-12 02:00:00

Man Arrested For Nassau Commercial Burglary Spree: PD

A Hicksville man was arrested on Friday for a commercial burglary spree that occurred in Nassau County since July, police say. According to authorities, 42-year-old Scott Gilmor was identified as the suspected burglar through video surveillance. Police say he forcefully entered the below businesses

PATCH - 2018-12-10 13:00:00

3-year-old girl dies after being found unresponsive at Long Island day care

MALVERNE, Long Island (WABC) -- An investigation is underway into the death of a 3-year-old child at a day care in Nassau County. The incident was reported at Grace Lutheran Church and School in the 400 block of Hempstead Avenue around 1 p.m. last Friday.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-10 22:52:56

Mom from viral video showing cops yanking baby away from her ordered released from Rikers Island after charges against her dropped

A Brooklyn mom arrested after cops forcibly yanked her baby away was poised to leave jail Tuesday after a pair of legal victories. Jazmine Headley first had charges dropped against her from the viral video incident inside a Brooklyn social welfare office, and then a borough judge ordered her release

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-11 17:05:00

Man wanted for road rage killing of FDNY firefighter nabbed in NJ — report

Authorities have apprehended a man they say beat an off-duty FDNY firefighter to death with a baseball bat during a road rage incident in Brooklyn. The suspect, believed to be a Latin Kings gang member, was apprehended with a woman inside a hotel at the Circle Inn on Victory Plaza in South Amboy N.J

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-11 12:00:00