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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
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
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.
Accident Closes Two Lanes Of Southern State In Malverne
An accident in Malverne has closed two lanes of the Southern State Parkway, police say. The accident was reported just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday, and happened in the eastbound lanes near Exit 17 for Hempstead Avenue.
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
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.
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.
NY State Senator Kevin Parker Tells Woman 'Kill Yourself!' on Twitter
A New York State Senator just joined the ranks of disgusting Twitter trolls by telling a woman to kill herself ... because she ID'd him as the alleged culprit of a parking violation.
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
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."
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.
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 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
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.
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
'Top Chef' Judge Opens New Long Island Restaurant
Eight-time James Beard Award–winner, Top Chef Head Judge and Long Island resident Tom Colicchio has opened his newest restaurant, Small Batch, at the Roosevelt Field Mall. Small Batch aims to celebrate the best of Long Island through locally sourced food. Set within a 180-seat farmhouse inspired spa
New York News: Queens Man, Jermaine Jackson Sentenced to More Than 30 Years’ Imprisonment for Murdering Employee of Long Island Convenience Store During a Robbery
Valley Stream, New York – Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, Jermaine Jackson was sentenced by United States District Judge Sandra J. Feuerstein to 365 months’ imprisonment, to be followed by five years’ supervised release, for the murder of Edwin Lopez, an employee of a conv
Woman Killed As She Crosses Notorious Queens Blvd, Police Say
SUNNYSIDE, QUEENS – A woman was hit and killed as she tried to cross Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside Monday, police said. Yimei Gao, 73, who lived on 56th Ave, was crossing the notoriously dangerous road near her home at 6:22 a.m., police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Brothers honored after teaming up to foil suspect's escape, say Nassau police
Siblings Matthew Grogan, a Nassau County police officer, and Kevin Grogan, 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.
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