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Missing Syosset Boys

Nassau Police Searching For Teen Missing From Group Home; 2 Others Located

Three boys were last seen leaving MercyFirst Group Home in Syosset around 8 p.m. on Sunday. Shakeem Smith, 14, and Gabriel Hernandez, 16, were located on Tuesday. Jonathan Acevedo, 15, remains missing.

01/28/2014

Missing Syosset Boys

Police Search For 3 Teenage Boys Who Vanished From L.I. Group Home

Nassau County police on Monday were searching for three teenage boys who vanished from a group home this weekend.

01/27/2014

Man fires Taser (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Man Tased By Suffolk Police Dies Following Altercation

A “violent and uncontrollable” resident of a Long Island group home for the developmentally disabled died after officers used a Taser on him during a struggle, a police official said Thursday.

07/25/2013