Hempstead Turnpike

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

(credit: Nassau County police)

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

(credit: CBS 2)

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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