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Body of Young Man Found Behind Long Island Community Center

The body of a teenage man was found behind a community center on Long Island, and police believe he was killed by multiple gunshots, probably late Monday night. A passerby discovered the body Tuesday morning in some woods behind the Five Towns Community Center. Nassau Police could not yet identify t

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-12-19 00:03:05

Data reveal an aging and slow-growing Nassau County

Nassau County is changing and barely resembles the post-World War II suburb it was in the second half of the 20th century, new demographic numbers show. The county's population is graying and growing at a slower rate than ever before. As of 2017, Nassau's newest residents were increasingly Hispanic

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-18 22:34:00

Nassau County: New sexual harassment protections for county workers

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced on Tuesday new sexual harassment protections for county employees, including the county’s first-ever policy to safeguard transgender workers against discrimination.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-18 18:11:29

Long Island To Get Millions To Fund Local Development Projects

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced that more than $763 million in economic and community development funding has been awarded through Round VIII of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative, including more than $68 million for Long Island.

PATCH - 2018-12-18 19:16:00

Indictment charges 12 Mid-Hudson residents with drug trafficking

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Twelve members of an alleged narcotics-trafficking ring operating in Ulster, Dutchess and Orange counties were arraigned Tuesday after a 110-count indictment charged them with selling thousands of prescriptions pills on a daily basis, according to acting state Attorney General B

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-12-18 22:58:00

BMCHSD Students Help Kiwanis Bring Holiday Cheer To Families

From Bellmore Schools: Students from the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District recently volunteered at the Brookside School to assist the Bellmore Kiwanis Club with a holiday mission.

PATCH - 2018-12-17 17:04:00

Anesthetic drug recovered from Nassau inmate's cell, sources say

Authorities at Nassau's jail seized ketamine from an inmate's cell Monday, according to sources who said the drug sickened numerous correction officials after it was recovered from the quarters of a man accused of dragging a police officer at a traffic stop.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-19 00:17:07

Bellmore: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market

BELLMORE, NY — On the hunt for a new house nearby, but getting tired of looking through the same old real-estate listings again and again? Thanks to our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 16:09:00

Speeding driver in Hempstead had 36 license suspensions, police say

A Roosevelt man whose license had been suspended three dozen times was arrested Monday evening after being pulled over for speeding, Nassau County police said. Raymond Renwick, 34, was speeding on Lee Street in Roosevelt in a 2018 Honda Accord about 5:35 p.m. when officers stopped him, police said i

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-18 12:35:38

Police activity at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence

Nassau County police and 4th Squad detectives responded to a call at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence. Police said they received a call at 9:02 a.m. The investigation is continuing.


Young man found shot, stabbed behind Long Island community center

INWOOD, Long Island (WABC) -- Police on Long Island are investigating after a dead body was found behind a community center. Detectives are on the scene in Inwood, where the corpse was discovered behind the Five Towns Community Center at 270 Lawrence Avenue.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-18 20:27:56

Hempstead apartment fire forces tenants from their homes

An apartment building fire Monday in Hempstead forced some residents out of their homes. The Hempstead fire chief says it was a small fire that traveled from a first-floor apartment up to the second floor. It was reported just before 5 p.m. at one of the Hofstra Gardens apartment buildings at 621 Fr

NEWS 12 - 2018-12-18 00:24:00

Queens Man Gets Decades In Prison For Killing Nassau Store Clerk

A Queens man was sentenced on Monday to more than 30 years in jail for murdering a clerk at a Valley Stream convenience store he was trying to rob in 2016. Jermaine Jackson, 25, was sentenced to 365 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for the murder of Edwin Lopez. Jackso

PATCH - 2018-12-17 19:54:00

5 New East Meadow Area Houses For Sale

EAST MEADOW, NY — On the hunt for a new home, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Need some assistance in your search? With our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 17:21:00

Hero brothers honored in Mineola

Siblings Matthew Grogan, 28, a Nassau County police officer, and Kevin Grogan, 33, a Port Authority police officer, teamed up last month to help foil the escape of a woman who had robbed her husband of $80,000 and was preparing to flee to North Carolina, law enforcement officials said Monday, Dec. 1

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-17 21:43:39

Hells Angels ride into Centereach neighborhood, buy vacant church

The Suffolk County chapter of the Hells Angels motorcycle club bought a vacant church in Centereach. Town of Brookhaven officials say the group purchased the abandoned church on Lynbrook Street. The club installed a big, brightly lit sign on its new home.

NEWS 12 - 2018-12-18 03:04:00

Nassau Police Searching For Serial Package Thieves

Nassau police are looking for three men who stole multiple packages from homes in Valley Stream on Dec. 13. According to police, three men were driving on North Grove Street and West Dover Street in a white Volkswagen Atlas around 1 p.m. looking for packages. Two men would get out of the car and ste

PATCH - 2018-12-17 14:09:00

Suffolk police shoot, kill knife-wielding man in "confrontation" in Shirley

Suffolk County police officers shot and killed a man holding a knife in Shirley on Saturday, police said. Homicide squad detectives are investigating the shooting at 12:30 p.m. on Rockledge Drive, police said.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-15 22:46:01

Two suspects sought for package thefts in Valley Stream, police say

Nassau police said they are looking for two male suspects caught on security cameras stealing packages from doorsteps in Valley Stream. The suspects stole the packages Thursday afternoon from stoops of homes on North Grove and West Dover streets, police said.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-16 14:16:44

Body of young man found in Queens park, police investigating

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens (WABC) -- Police are investigating after a young man was found dead in a park in Queens. The body of a man in his twenties was found inside Bayswater Point State Park in Far Rockaway around noon on Sunday.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-17 04:10:59