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Long Island day care owner in court after toddlers found wandering in street
HICKSVILLE, Long Island (WABC) -- A Long Island day care owner who was arrested after two toddlers were found in and near the roadway was in court Monday. Graciela Castro was hit with three Do Not Harass orders, which are similar to orders of protection but not as strict, in connection with her arre
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
19 LIRR Trains Canceled For Evening Commute
It's going to be a hellish commute home for Long Island Rail Road riders Tuesday evening. The LIRR has canceled 19 trains "due to signal trouble in West Side Yard adjacent to Penn Station."
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
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.
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.
Hicksville GEMs Honored For Contributions In STEM
The Hicksville Board of Education recently honored members of Hicksville High School's Girls in Engineering and Mathematics program for their efforts to increase awareness and familiarize female students with career opportunities within the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fie
Levittown Schools Ensure Happy Holidays For Dozens
From Levittown Schools: Administrators, board of education members, students, staff and families once again showed their generosity as they wrapped and filled tables with gifts for 220 individuals in the large board room of Levittown Memorial Education Center on Dec. 17. As part of the Levittown Pub
Hempstead siblings get life-altering procedure for relieving fluid in the brain
For years, there wasn’t a night the Navarro siblings didn’t worry that the thin tubes that snaked from their brains down into their abdomens would fail. A blockage meant fluid would pool in their brains, causing them unbearable headaches, dizziness and if left untreated coma or death.
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
5 New Houses For Sale In The Hicksville Area
HICKSVILLE, NY — On the hunt for a new home, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Need some help in your search? Not to fear! To save you some time, we've got an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.
Chinese Food Delivery Man Robbed By Duo At Gunpoint: PD
WYANDANCH, NY - A Chinese food delivery man was robbed at gunpoint while working in Wyandanch last weekend. The incident was reported on Sunday at 8:36 p.m. on Davidson Street.
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.
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.
LIRR: Hicksville-area delays after vehicle strikes bridge
The Long Island Rail Road warned of 5- to 10-minute delays through Hicksville after a vehicle struck a bridge west of the station on Monday morning. The Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma branches were affected, the LIRR said in service advisories. The first notice of the strike was at about 9:20 a.m., s
Law firm admits guilt in Fannie Mae fraud case, must pay $6.1M
A Plainview law firm whose principals also own Sparkling Pointe Winery and Vineyard in Southold has reached a settlement with the U.S. Attorney’s office in which it admits wrongdoing and will pay more than $6.1 million to resolve the government’s claims.
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
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
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
Man Caught On Video Stealing Packages From Deer Park Home
DEER PARK, NY - A Deer Park woman caught a thief stealing packages from her home on camera last week. After Alicia Neuner realized someone stole a box from her West 24th Street home about two weeks ago, she decided to install cameras around her house.