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17-Year-Old Fugitive From Pennsylvania Arrested In Garden City
An officer saw a car traveling south on Clinton Road at 75 MPH on Dec. 5. The office tried to pull the car over, but the driver refused to stop and continued to drive in an unsafe manner on multiple streets in Garden City and Hempstead, breaking many laws. The car finally came to a stop on Stowe Pla
Man dies after Uniondale shooting, police say
One of the two men shot in Uniondale Wednesday has died of his injuries, Nassau police said Friday. Homicide detectives identified the victim as Terrance Brown, 24, of Uniondale.
CoreLife Eatery opens second Long Island location, in Garden City
Get ahead of the post-holiday healthy eating game at the newest location of CoreLife Eatery, which opened Friday in Garden City. CoreLife specializes in build-your-own bowls featuring greens, grains or bone broths.
Mineola amends village code to ban most construction work before 8 a.m. on weekdays
Restrictions also apply to weekends and in residential and industrial areas and are meant to give residents more peace and quiet, officials said. Village trustees in Mineola have passed legislation designed to make mornings much quieter by banning construction work before 8 a.m.
‘Good Samaritan’ saves young girl from would-be kidnapper
A creep snatched an 11-year-old girl off a Queens street early Saturday — and a good Samaritan came to the rescue, holding the would-be kidnapper until cops arrived, police said.
5 Open Houses To Scope In The Garden City Area
GARDEN CITY, NY — If you're searching for a new house, you've likely already browsed through all the internet listings for your area. And while you may have learned roughly what these houses are like from the images, there's just no comparison to witnessing the real thing.
Feds: LI police chief texted about jewelry, meals, trips
Floral Park Police Commissioner Stephen McAllister discussed intervening in arrests and repeatedly asked alleged fixer Jeremy Reichberg for help getting items ranging from an emerald pendant to a TV and Billy Joel tickets, according to text messages introduced last week at the NYPD corruption trial
Red Wings suffer 4-3 shootout loss to Islanders
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Mathew Barzal scored on a power play in the third period and had the only goal in the shootout to lift the New York Islanders to a 4-3 win over the Red Wings on Saturday night.
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.
High School honors Fall 2018 “Champions”
“Each department here at Garden City High School selects a ‘Champion’ because you, the student, make this school a wonderful place,” said Principal Nanine McLaughlin to the selected students and their parents at the November 21st “Breakfast for Champions.” “You’ve contributed in ways you might not e
Authors appearing on Long Island, week of Dec. 16
Risa Beckett reads from and signs copies of her children’s book “Scarlett" at 11:30 a.m., The Dolphin Bookshop & Cafe, 299 Main St., Port Washington; 516-767-2650, thedolphinbookshop.com.
NYU Winthrop ambulances to serve GC starting January 7
At their December 6 meeting, the Village Board approved a transfer of funds and purchase of $20,189 for ambulance radio equipment as part of the new two-year village agreement with NYU Winthrop for ambulance service, two ambulances serving Garden City 24/7, approved at its September 20 meeting.
Investigators: Man ran ecstasy 'cook lab' out of Mastic home
Federal officials say an intercepted package led them to uncover a "cook lab" inside a Mastic home that was being used to produce ecstasy. Teams with Homeland Security Investigations, Suffolk police and other agencies descended on the Roda Drive home on Friday, with some officers in hazmat suits. Ph
Baby found dead in Midtown Manhattan hotel; 2 women in custody
MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- Two women are in custody after a baby boy was found dead inside a Midtown hotel. Police responded to a 911 call at the Hotel Pennsylvania on 7th Avenue and West 33rd Street around 1 a.m. Saturday. Hotel staff told police they saw two women wandering around the hotel with
Man, 24, fatally shot in the Bronx: NYPD
CLAREMONT VILLAGE, the Bronx — A 24-year-old man was fatally shot in the Bronx early Friday morning, the NYPD said. At about 12:40 a.m., police responded to a 911 call of a man shot inside of 1420 Grand Concourse, the location of an apartment building located in the Claremont Village section of the
Westbury crash kills pedestrian on Old Country Road, police say
A vehicle struck and killed a woman on Old Country Road in Westbury on Thursday night, Nassau County police said. The pedestrian, 63, was trying to cross Old Country Road at School Street at 8:42 p.m., police said in a news release Friday. A westbound vehicle struck her.
Hempstead school board moves toward dismissing security chief
The Hempstead school board voted late Thursday to take steps toward seeking the dismissal of the district’s security director, former Freeport Mayor Andrew Hardwick. The panel, following a closed-door session, voted 3-2 to issue disciplinary charges against Hardwick and extend his paid administrativ
Nassau Police Seeking Public's Help To Catch Identity Thief
Nassau County police are looking for a man they say committed identity theft in Rockville Centre over the summer. According to police, the man pictured above used a stolen credit card to make a purchase at CVS, located at 598 Merrick Road in Rockville Centre, at 6:19 a.m. on July 31.
GC Schools to keep current starting times
During the Tuesday, December 11 Board of Education meeting, the subject of a possible later high school starting time was revisited by schools’ administration and for the first time under the leadership of new Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kusum Sinha. The decision for now remains “to hold off” on a
Hundreds Pack Hearing On Nassau County Property Tax Assessments
MINEOLA, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- Hundreds of residents in Nassau County packed a hearing on property tax assessments Wednesday night. Fifty-two percent of residents in the county will see their property taxes rise under the new assessment program while 48 percent will see a drop in their taxes.