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Hempstead teen reported missing, Nassau cops say

Nassau County police are looking for a juvenile reported missing in Hempstead. Yoralis Rodriguez, 15, was last seen at 8 a.m. Sunday leaving her residence on Terrace Avenue, police said. She is about 4-foot-5, 94 pounds and was wearing a white T-shirt, yellow pants with a gold necklace and adidas sl

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 12:51:10

Group raises security concerns after Hempstead HS brawl

A student brawl caught on camera at Hempstead High School is raising concerns about security at the school. Cellphone video shows students pushing and shoving and school security breaking it up. The brawl happened Wednesday, and the video was emailed to members of the media, state lawmakers and the

NEWS 12 - 2017-11-18 01:50:00

New Hempstead supervisor needs a coalition to lead, experts say

On a governing board with seven members, the magic number is four. Less than two weeks after Democrat Laura Gillen's unexpected victory in the Hempstead Town supervisor's race, experts are wondering if she'll be able to reach a majority on the mostly Republican board once she takes office Jan. 2. "F

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-16 21:40:46

Hempstead Lake State Park projects to begin next year

The Governor's Office of Storm Recovery responded to public input last month regarding the construction of anti-flooding interventions in Hempstead Lake State Park. The project, as part of GOSR's $125 million "Living With the Bay" initiative, is estimated to cost nearly $36 million in renovations ai


To everything there is a season

Congressman Tom Suozzi, right, speaks beside Congressman Peter King during an executive breakfast event hosted by the Long Island Association in Melville Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Photo Credit: Barry Sloan Happy Friday from The Point! Know someone who would like this newsletter? Send them this link t

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 20:42:00

Small LI retailers seek to offer what the internet can't

Brian Drucker's Cow Over the Moon toy store in Huntington offers a full-service shopping experience. Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara Small retailers on Long Island are facing the challenge of online shopping by offering products and services that can't be easily matched by a website. The

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

The way forward in Nassau County

Election results underscore not only the problem but also yield a chance for a fresh start. Nassau County Executive-elect Laura Curran with newly elected Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen speak to the media last week in Mineola. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp In 2001, Tom Suozzi swept into o

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 10:53:00

Old Navy to replace O'side Joe's Crab Shack

The former Long Beach Road Joe's Crab Shack location has been torn down, and will be replaced by an Old Navy clothing store, officials from the Town of Hempstead Zoning Board of Appeals confirmed. Joe's Crab Shack in Oceanside abruptly closed last September. A sign was left on the door, and the ext


Grants Pass Family turns to the community for help

A picture of the teenager who lost his life in a skateboard crash. (Taken from GoFund Me page) The family of the Grants Pass teenager who died Monday in a skateboarding accident have set up a GoFund Me page. They hope to raise $1 thousand dollars to pay for funeral expenses. They say the costs exce

KTVL - 2017-11-16 19:12:20

Neighbor living near fatal longboard accident speaks out

Grants Pass, Ore.- A 14-year-old boy from Josephine County is dead after he was hit by an SUV around 7 P.M. last night. The incident occurred at the intersection of Majestic Drive and Elk Lane in Grants Pass. NBC5 News spoke to one man, Ernie Elmer, who lives directly across from where the 14 year o


8 month investigation into drug trafficking operation ends with 6 arrests

An eight month investigation into a drug trafficking operation in Josephine County ends with 6 arrests. (Josephine County Jail) The eight month investigation into a drug trafficking organization (DTO) that supplied heroin and methamphetamine into Grants Pass and Josephine ended with 6 arrests on Tue

KTVL - 2017-11-17 15:28:44

Family Solutions celebrates grand opening of new treatment center

Grants Pass, Ore.- A new treatment center for young boys is now open in Grants Pass. The new Family Solutions' facility caters to boys between the ages of 7 to 12 who have been abused or traumatized. "They will receive the care, the therapy, the support, the skill development that they'll need to as

KOBI5.COM - 2017-11-17 05:36:33

Man Sentenced to Prison after Hash Oil Explosion Injures Kids

MEDFORD, Ore. - On Thursday, November 16, 2017, United States District Judge Michael J. McShane sentenced Brian Keith Sunkenberg, 53, to 45 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to endangering human life by manufacturing marijuana in the form of hash oil. Judge McShane ordered Sunkenberg to pay

KDRV - 2017-11-16 19:55:13

Southern Oregon men sentenced for immigration fraud scheme

MEDFORD, Ore. - Two southern Oregon men were sentenced for their parts in a statewide immigration fraud and money laundering scheme. Court documents show 41-year-old Grants Pass resident Patrick Snyder and 54-year-old Medford resident Juvenal Vega Rodriquez used Snyder's business, Immigration Soluti

KOBI5.COM - 2017-11-17 01:59:23

Teen longboarder killed in Josephine County crash

GRANTS PASS, Ore. - A 15-year-old on a longboard was killed while skating down a hill in Grants Pass. Oregon State Police said on November 14 at 7:00 p.m., troopers responded to a fatal crash at the intersection of Elk Land and Majestic Drive. According to OSP, a 15-year-old was skating downhill on


JoCo, Mercy Flights at odds over hospital transports

A dispute over which ambulance service transports patients from a Grants Pass hospital to the Medford airport has escalated to federal court. In the month since Josephine County commissioners threatened to impose fines against Mercy Flights for cancelling a service contract with the county's primary


Quincy woman accused of giving genital herpes to partner

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A 20-year-old woman accused of knowingly giving her partner genital herpes is facing charges in Leon County. Keandra Vann, 20, of Quincy turned herself in on Thursday. According to court documents, Vann began a relationship with the victim in January 2016. During a visit t

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-17 16:25:00

Police: Woman held knife to man's head during argument

By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness NewsNovember 16, 2017 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Police say a woman is facing charges after allegedly threatening a man with a knife during an argument at his Tallahassee apartment. Tamara Wilson, 21, of Winter Haven, was arrested Wednesday for aggravated assault

WCTV - 2017-11-16 22:29:00

Attempted Robbery at Pilot Gas station

UPDATE: 1:01 A.M. Midway (WTXL)-- WTXL Crew on scene early Friday morning of an attempted robbery. Multiple Florida Highway Patrol Troopers and Gadsden County Sheriff's deputies responded around 11:30 p.m. to the the Pilot Gas Station on Hwy 90 in Midway. Captain Bobby Collins with the Gadsden Count

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-17 05:47:00

Tallahassee man stopped for car with no tag admits to selling meth

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Tallahassee man stopped for driving a car without a tag is facing additional charges after admitting to deputies that he occasionally sells meth. Thomas H. Smith, booked into the Leon County Detention Center on Wednesday, was arrested for trafficking methamphetamine, on

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-17 16:45:00