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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.
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.
Filmmaker visits Island Park, shares new National Geographic documentary
Darren Foster, a former Island Park resident and Lincoln Orens Middle School graduate, returned to the school on Nov. 21 to give students a preview of his new film “Science Fair.”
Christmas Lights Stolen From East Meadow Homes: Nassau Police
Both license plates were stolen from a car parked at Oxford Street in East Meadow on Dec. 6. Christmas lights were stolen from a home on Meadow Court in East Meadow on Dec. 9. Christmas lights were stolen from a home on Willow Lane on Dec. 9.
Former ‘Snapple Lady’ will share her story on life after job loss with the Long Island Breakfast Club
Looking for new ways to inspire middle-aged residents seeking work after losing jobs, the Long Island Breakfast Club booked former Snapple spokeswoman Wendy Kaufman, once known as the Snapple Lady, for its upcoming meeting on Saturday. Kaufman will share stories about her career and how she dealt wi
STEM connection with West Hempstead High School alumni
With alumni home for Thanksgiving break, West Hempstead High School extended a welcome to recent graduates for a STEM Major Alumni Day panel and discussion on Nov. 21. Current juniors and seniors were invited to sit in as alumni who are majoring in STEM-related fields discussed their college experie
Vehicle Slams Into Utility Pole In Hit-Run Rockland Crash
A potentially dangerous scene unfolded in New Hempstead on Friday morning when a driver struck a utility pole, sending wires onto the roadway, police said. Members of the Ramapo Police Department were dispatched to Bonnie Court at approximately 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, when the motorist took down
The Week Ahead in Malverne, West Hempstead
Sharpen up your safe driving skills at the Lakeview Public Library on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 9:30 to 3:30 p.m. The cost of this class is $45, payable at registration by check or money order. Payment should be made out to Baron Reginald and Associates Safety Speaking LLC. Reginald will also accept pa
Nassau County Residents Blast Property Tax Reassessment
MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A five-hour heated public hearing didn’t end until 12:18 a.m. on Thursday, as hundreds of outraged homeowners aired grievances about their changing property tax assessments.
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
Free Christmas ham dinner in Oceanside
The Windsor Avenue Bible Church in Oceanside is hosting a community dinner with ham and all the trimmings on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. Enjoy a nice meal, fellowship and new friends. RSVP online through the church’s Facebook page.
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.
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
Two men shot in Uniondale, Nassau County police say
Two men were shot in Uniondale on Wednesday night, Nassau County police said. An unknown male gunman fired multiple shots into a vehicle on Bira Street at Jerusalem Avenue just before 8 p.m., hitting two men inside, police said in a news release Thursday.
Judge moves back former Chief Deputy Nassau County Executive Rob Walker's obstruction of justice trial to April
Walker is accused of taking $5,000 in cash from an unnamed Nassau County contractor at a 2014 University of Notre Dame football game, according to federal prosecutors. A federal judge Thursday rescheduled the criminal trial of former Chief Deputy Nassau County Executive Rob Walker for the second tim
Nassau County reassessment not the time for errors
When Nassau County Executive Laura Curran decided to do a full reassessment of nearly 400,000 properties and build an accurate and defensible tax roll, she set the county on a tremendously difficult path.
New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries
New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.
High School Student Slashed in Face Says Weeks-Old Argument Sparked Violent Attack
The teenage boy slashed by another student inside their high school in Queens is speaking out for the first time as he recovers in a hospital bed. The 16-year-old boy's face is covered in stitches after the slashing at Benjamin Cardozo High School in Bayside Tuesday morning. In an exclusive intervie
Queens Man Gets Life In Prison For 2011 Murder In Nassau
A Queens man was sentenced to 17 years to life in prison today for the 2011 robbery and murder of a man in Freeport. Jerod Plowden, 31, was convicted on Oct. 19 of second-degree murder, two counts of first-degree robbery and second-degree robbery.
Nassau County executive defends tax reassessment plan, calls for legislative support
NASSAU COUNTY (WABC) -- Nassau County Executive Laura Curran defended her property tax reassessment plan Tuesday after weeks of outcry from some taxpayers and members of the Nassau County Legislature.