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Hempstead Turnpike Safety Initiative - Elmont, NY - May 7, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Officials Announce New Safety Efforts For Hempstead Turnpike

Hempstead Turnpike on Long Island has been listed as the most dangerous roadway in the Tr-State Area and on Monday, federal, state and local officials announced a new push for safety..

05/07/2012

Nassau County Police (credit: CBS 2)

State Grant Allows Nassau County Cops To Crack Down On Drunk Drivers In May

Thanks to the help of a state grant, more police officers will be on patrol throughout the month of May. And they’ll be looking to arrest those driving drunk.

05/06/2012

Hempstead Turnpike (Credit: Google Maps)

Police: Uniondale Man Was Driving The Wrong Way On The Hempstead Turnpike

A Uniondale man was arrested in the wee hours of Saturday morning for driving the wrong way on the Hempstead Turnpike, Nassau County’s Highway Patrol Bureau said.

04/21/2012

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Police: Suspects Fire Shots Into Elmont Home Injuring 20-Year-Old Woman

Police said a group of men fire shots into an Elmont home after a woman yelled at them to stop hitting her boyfriend’s car.

04/09/2012

Nassau County Police (credit: CBS 2)

16-Year-Old Struck, Killed By Minivan On Hempstead Turnpike In Levittown

A 16-year-old man was struck and killed on Wednesday in Levittown when he was hit by a minivan, according to the Nassau County Police Department.

04/05/2012

Traffic on the Long Island Expressway - Oct 6, 2011 (credit: TrafficLand)

New Report Details Most Dangerous Roads In The Tri-State

Topping the list is the Hempstead Turnpike in Nassau County, where there have been 15 deadly accidents involving pedestrians from 2008 to 2010.

03/08/2012

The suspect was identified as Duane Oxley (credit: CBS 2 | inset: Facebook)

Nassau Cop Shot, Suspect Dead, After Early Morning Incident In East Meadow

Police say for some reason a struggle broke out, the suspect — identified as 41-year-old Duane Oxley — fought for the officers gun and the officer was shot in the leg. The suspect was shot and killed by a second police officer.

12/30/2011

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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 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

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Nassau County Cab Driver Charged With Killing Coworker On Hempstead Turnpike

Police say two cab drivers got into fight over picking up a passenger early Friday morning in Franklin Square.

08/13/2011

Hempstead Turnpike (Credit: Google Maps)

Hempstead Turnpike Named Most Dangerous Road

The Tri-State Transportation campaign says 415 pedestrians are killed in downstate New York, New Jersey and Connecticut every year.

02/09/2011

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