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Police Looking For Nassau County Rape Suspect

It happened back on Aug. 18 in East Meadow. Police say around 5 a.m., the knife-wielding suspect raped a victim near the Hempstead Turnpike.

10/26/2011

Nassau County police cruiser (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS/File)

Police: 2 Men Pistol-Whipped During Home Invasion In East Meadow

Nassau County police are asking for the public’s help in finding four to six men wanted in a home invasion in East Meadow.

10/12/2011

Samir Khan is seen in 2008 (credit: AP Photo/WBTV)

Rep. Peter King: Al Qaeda Extremist Had Long Island Connection

Stunned residents remember the extremist killed in last week’s U.S. drone strike as a former neighbor who “fit right in.” He lived in the area for 10 years with his parents, brother and sister, and attended a local mosque.

10/07/2011

Jonathan Lopez (credit: CBS 2)

East Meadow Man Pleads Not Guilty In Crash That Killed Off-Duty NYPD Cop

Jonathan Lopez is charged with vehicular manslaughter, assault and DWI. Police off-duty NYPD officer Kevin Jessup of Massapequa died in the three-car crash.

09/12/2011

East Meadow 911 tribute

Nassau County Residents Gather For Somber 9/11 Tribute Ceremony

With the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 just days away, events marking the darkest moment in this country’s history are underway. On Wednesday night on Long Island, a few hundred family and friends of victims came together.

09/07/2011

Kim Wolfe is seen on Jun 16, 2010 - Photo: WCBS-TV

Nassau County Jail Guard Kim Wolfe Pleads Guilty To Murder

Wolfe entered the plea to two counts of murder, one count of kidnapping, assault and a weapons charge. The judge said he will sentence her to 22 years to life in prison on Nov. 2.

09/07/2011

LIPA Crews In Syosset, Aug. 31 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LIPA Races To Restore Power; Gov’t Reaches Out To Irene-Affected Residents

LIPA crews say they have restored power to nearly 300,000 customers in three days and get upset when given an “F” grade by a politician or slammed by customers.

08/31/2011

Nassau University Medical Center - File Photo

All-Clear After Liquid Oxygen Leak At Nassau Hospital

Everything is back to normal at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, Long Island after an 11,000-gallon liquid oxygen tank leaked.

08/23/2011

Town of Hempstead public safety officer Robert Core was charged with vehicular manslaughter and DWI in connection with a fatal accident on June 15, 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hempstead Public Safety Officer Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter, DWI After Fatal Accident

A trusted Town of Hempstead public safety officer was behind bars on Friday, accused in a deadly drunk driving crash in East Meadow.

07/15/2011

Fireworks (file / credit: RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images)

Fireworks To Light Up Sky Over Eisenhower Park In East Meadow On Saturday

The show will be held Saturday night, July 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater.

07/01/2011

Janet Chiauzzi (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Cops: Long Island Mom Stalked, Threatened Little League Coach After Son Was Cut

A Long Island mother was under arrest Monday after police said she stalked her son’s coach and sent threatening letters to his family, after her boy failed to make the team.

06/20/2011

Nassau University Medical Center

Police: 11 Arrested After Fight Breaks Out Inside Long Island Hospital

Police say the loud and disorderly crowd walked into Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow around midnight and began threatening the hospital staff.

06/12/2011

Golfing at Eisenhower Park - East Meadow, NY - File / Photo: Michael Cohen/Getty Images

The Weather Is Golden For Golfing In The Tri-State Area

Golfers, if you haven’t done it already, get out your clubs! It’s going to be a beautiful day to hit the course.

03/17/2011

Generic Classroom File Photo

Boy Wins Long Island Spelling Bee

Naman Shakrani, a student at W.T. Clarke Middle School in East Meadow, competed against the top 21 spellers in the finals of Long Island’s annual spelling bee.

03/11/2011

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

NY Man, 89, Burned In Votive Candle Fire Dies

An 89-year-old New York man has died from injuries he suffered after his clothes caught on fire as he was lighting a votive candle in his wife’s memory.

02/26/2011

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