Hempstead

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North Hempstead Board Member Reportedly Not In Favor Of Pay Raises For City Employees

The town of North Hempstead approved pay raises for employees this past week, but some are not happy about the increases.

04/03/2015

FILE -- A stray cat (credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

New Pet Project: Hempstead Using Mobile Unit To Spay, Neuter Feral Cats

Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray said it’s a surgical suite so that feral cats that are outside someone’s home or in a wooded area can be spayed and neutered free of charge and then set free.

03/29/2015

Residents in Wantagh demanded lawmakers put an end to door-to-door solicitations, similar to a program in Oyster Bay. (Photo: CBS2)

Hempstead Launches ‘Do Not Knock’ Program To Combat Door-To-Door Solicitors

Violators could fined up to $500 under the new program.

03/09/2015

Ruben Saravia (Credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Nassau Police: DWI Driver From Elmont Left Child Home Alone

Nassau County Police said 36-year-old Ruben Saravia, of Elmont, was stopped by officers on North Franklin Street near Centre Street due to a broken rear tail light.

03/09/2015

Firefighters respond to a blaze at 100 Terrace Ave. in Hempstead, Long Island, on Feb. 19, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Dozens Spend Night In Shelter After Hempstead Apartment Fire

The Red Cross says about 40 people stayed overnight in a shelter, and more went to friends’ and families’ homes, after a fire raged through a Long Island apartment complex.

02/20/2015

A fire broke out an apartment complex at 100 Terrace Ave. in Hempstead, Long Island, on Feb. 19, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Massive Fire Erupts At Hempstead Apartment Complex

About 200 firefighters battled a fire — and strong winds — at a Hempstead apartment complex Thursday.

02/19/2015

Paul Keiley (right) and Sharona Abraham protest against the $30 Nassau County Driver Responsibility Fee, which is charged even for tickets that are dismissed. (Credit: CBS2)

Extra Parking Ticket Fee Infuriates Nassau Drivers, But Judge Advises Getting Used To It

Some Long Island drivers are livid, after their tickets were dismissed but they were stuck with a costly surcharge anyway.

02/19/2015

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

Nassau OTB Backs Off Plans For Casino In Westbury Following Strong Opposition

The attorney for Nassau OTB said although they believed the site would have received all the necessary approvals, the opposition no longer made the property viable.

01/31/2015

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Hempstead Man Claims Racial Discrimination After Rejection From Suffolk County Police Force

A Hempstead man is planning to sue the Suffolk County Police Department saying he wasn’t hired because of his race.

01/23/2015

(clockwise from top left): Jean Guilberto, Troy Russell, Larry Henley, Jahmari Monroe, and Alecia Holland are charged with participating in a fake accident and insurance fraud ring on Long Island. (Credit: New York State Attorney General's Office)

5 Arrested In Alleged Accident Staging, Insurance Fraud Ring On Long Island

Five people have been arrested and charged in an alleged staged car accident ring on Long Island, the New York State Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday.

01/07/2015

Ralphael Brown (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Man Stepped On, Kicked Toddler In Violent Hempstead Robbery

Police have arrested one man after an alleged violent robbery on Long Island.

12/19/2014

Winners of a housing lottery will move into federally subsidized homes on Long Island in 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Housing Lottery Proves To Be Christmas Miracle For Seven New York Families

Christmas wishes came true on Thursday, for seven lucky winners of a unique lottery.

12/18/2014

Hempstead officials are looking for volunteers to help build dunes and fight erosion. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Town Seeks Volunteers To Help Build Up Coastal Dunes

This week’s nor’easter caused moderate beach erosion on Long Island’s south shore, but favorable winds kept it from being worse.

12/11/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

2 Men Arrested In Series Of Long Island Robberies

Sgt. John Giambrone said the men targeted business owners, believing they had large amounts of cash on them.

12/11/2014

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Nassau Police: Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Car In Hempstead

According to Nassau County police, two men were walking across Clinton Street at Dartmouth Street in Hempstead at around 1:15 a.m. when they were struck by an orange 2013 Dodge Challenger travelling northbound.

12/06/2014

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