Firefighters Battle House Fire In HempsteadPockets of flame could be seen shooting from the roof of the Stewart Avenue home in Hempstead as firefighters attacked the flames from all angles.
Ousted Superintendent Takes Hempstead School District To CourtThe fate of the struggling Hempstead school district in now in the hands of a federal judge.
Trustees Fire Administrators Brought In To Root-Out Corruption In Hempstead SchoolsAdministrators brought in to root out corruption in the Hempstead school district have now been ousted, and a principal who was fired has his job back.
Hempstead Superintendent Placed On Administrative LeaveThe 3 to 2 vote to ban Hempstead Superintendent Dr. Shimon Waronker from all school facilities and place him on paid leave came close to midnight Tuesday.
Hempstead Superintendent Says He's Being Stymied By School BoardOne of the most troubled school districts in New York state is in turmoil.
11th Hour Vote Passes Controversial Proposal To Protect So-Called Patronage Jobs In HempsteadMany taxpayers, and the newly elected Hempstead town supervisor, showed up to protest on Tuesday.
Democrat Wins Town Supervisor Seat In Longtime GOP Stronghold HempsteadIt's been a proving ground for Republican leaders like Alfonse D'Amato, but America's largest township is no longer in GOP hands.
Merrick Residents Embroiled In Dispute Over Playground ProposalIt's neighbor against neighbor in one long Island town, over whether to build a playground in an empty park.
80-Year-Old Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run In HempsteadAn 80-year-old woman is dead after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while crossing a street in Hempstead, police said.
Hempstead Teacher Accused Of Buying Computers With District Money, Reselling Them For ProfitA high school theatre teacher on Long Island is the subject of high drama this week.
Admitted MS-13 Gang Member Charged In Vicious Assault On Ex-GirlfriendPolice say Kenny Cruz allegedly punched and kicked the woman, hit her with a stapler, and stabbed her with scissors.
Suspect In Hempstead Triple Homicide Arraigned On Murder ChargesA Long Island man accused of bludgeoning his mother, sister and another woman to death after being kicked out of his home in Nassau County has made his first appearance in court.