Hempstead

LIRR ticket machine. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Parking Permit Rules Approved For Merrick LIRR Station, NUMC Lot

Starting on April 1, cars parked at the Merrick lot will have to display a resident parking sticker or face a fine of $120. The goal is to combat overcrowding at lots.

02/19/2014

Plows hit the road in White Plains on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Some LI Residents Contend With Snow-Covered Sidewalks Days After Last Snowstorm

In New Hyde Park, shoveled sidewalks have been quickly covered with snow and ice after plows pass by. Meantime, residents in Elmont are demanding that businesses be held accountable for failing to shovel their sidewalks.

02/10/2014

Town of Hempstead crews load salt onto trucks at Levittown salt dome on Jan. 21, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Flurry Of Storms Emptying Some LI Snow Removal Budgets

Brookhaven, Smithtown and Babylon have met or exceeded their snow removal budgets. Hempstead is about 60 percent through its snow removal funds.

02/10/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hempstead Brothers Charged In Connection With Party Shooting

Oneil Meade, 28, and Clive Meade, 41, were arrested after a guest at a party in their Hempstead home was wounded in the neck during an argument, police said.

02/09/2014

Flavor Flav mug shot (credit: Nassau County Police)

Flavor Flav Pleads Not Guilty In Long Island Speeding Case

State police said the rapper, whose real name is William Jonathan Drayton Jr., was speeding and driving without a license en route to his mother’s funeral on Jan. 9.

01/28/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Authorities Probe Man’s Death At Hempstead McDonald’s

A man was found dead Monday morning in the restroom at a McDonald’s in Hempstead, police said.

01/27/2014

Abram Owens mug shot (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Freeport Home Invasion Suspect Turns Himself In Via Crime Stoppers Hotline

The Nassau County Police Crime Stoppers tipline got an unusual tip leading to the arrest of a man wanted for shooting a woman during a home invasion last spring.

01/14/2014

Flavor Flav mug shot (credit: Nassau County Police)

Flavor Flav Arrested For Driver’s License Violations On Long Island

Hip-hop icon Flavor Flav was arrested on Long Island Thursday morning, after he was allegedly caught speeding driving on a suspended license.

01/09/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

No One Injured When Bullet Enters Home In Hempstead

Police on Long Island were investigating Sunday night, after a bullet went flying into a house in Hempstead.

12/29/2013

A chick looks at  visitors during the 15th National Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn 2013 in Moscow on October 9, 2013. (Credit: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Box Of 28 Baby Chicks Found Outside Long Island Pet Store

Someone left a box of 28 baby chicks outside a pet store on Long Island this week.

12/28/2013

Town Hall - Hempstead, NY - File / Photo: Town of Hempstead

Hempstead Officials Propose Giving Themselves Raises Of Up To $10,000

A public hearing on the proposal will be held Dec. 10.

12/03/2013

Nassau County Police Big DL

3 Charged In Early-Morning Robbery In Hempstead

Police on Long Island have arrested three men in connection with a robbery early Sunday in Hempstead.

12/01/2013

Karim And Nabil Jaghab

Police: Store Owner, Clerk Tried To Cheat Man Out Of $1M Lottery Winnings

A Long Island convenience store owner and his son were charged this week with lying to a customer and cheating him out of all but a small fraction of the winnings from a $1 million lottery ticket.

11/23/2013

A McDonald's in Hempstead where police said an officer was hit on the head with a piece of cement (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Throws Piece Of Cement At Long Island Officer’s Head

The incident happened just before midnight Thursday at a McDonald’s on Peninsula Boulevard in Hempstead.

10/18/2013

Speed safety sign outside Saw Mill Road Elementary School in North Bellmore, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Electronic Speed Signs Being Installed Near Hempstead Schools

The electronic signs display a driver’s speed as they go by. They’re posted below the signs alerting drivers that the speed limit in a school zone is 15 mph.

10/08/2013

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