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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

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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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Man Dead, Woman Wounded In Hempstead Stabbing

A man was found stabbed to death, and a woman was hospitalized with stab wounds, on Long Island Sunday morning, according to a published report.

10/06/2013

Drew Morgan, 42, has been accused of stealing nearly $2-million from charities set up to fund a recreational program for adults and children with special needs. (Credit CBS 2)

Financial Planner Accused Of Stealing Millions From Long Island Charity Funds

The Nassau County district attorney said that Morgan used the money of everything from plane tickets to furniture for his home. He allegedly stole the money over the course of 5 years while servings as the treasurer and board member of the funds.

10/02/2013

First District Court in Hempstead, N.Y. (file/credit: nycourts.gov)

Hempstead Courthouse Briefly Shut Down Following Brawl

An arraignment at First District Court in Hempstead was disrupted when a fight broke out inside the courtroom.

09/20/2013

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Hempstead Residents Vow To Fight Proposal To Allow Mall Expansions

Hempstead Town zoning legislation would allow both Roosevelt Field Mall and Green Acres Mall to expand.

09/16/2013

Eight people were inside the Hempstead home when it caught fire, officials said. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

‘Suspicious’ Hempstead Fire Leaves 8 Homeless

Eight people are homeless after a fire erupted at a house in Hempstead, Long Island, early Saturday morning.

09/14/2013

Family members gather at a makeshift memorial for Dante Quinones Wright who was shot to death in Hempstead. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Relatives Of Teen Killed In Hempstead Demand Justice

Dante Quinones Wright was hanging out with friends on Dartmouth Street in Hempstead when he was shot three times around 10 p.m. Wednesday.

09/13/2013

Police on the scene of a shooting in Hempstead, NY where a teenager was killed on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Teenager Killed In Shooting On Long Island

It happened around 10 p.m. on Dartmouth Street in Hempstead.

09/12/2013

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Some L.I. Schools Put On Department Of Education’s Academic Watch List

Schools in Great Neck, Lawrence, South Huntington, Plainedge, Malverne and Hempstead districts were put on a list of schools needing improvement.

08/23/2013

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Police: L.I. Father Arrested After Baby Left In Car Dies

A Long Island father was under arrest on homicide charges Wednesday night, after his 7-month-old son died in a car that had been parked under the hot sun for half an hour.

08/21/2013

Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Community Gathers To Honor Fallen Marine

Buckley joined the Marine Corps when he was 17-years-old. He was killed just days before he was scheduled to return home.

08/10/2013

Remaining damage from Sandy in Hempstead, N.Y. - May 30, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

New Bulkhead Completed To Protect Shoreline In Bay Park, L.I.

A celebration was held Saturday after a new bulkhead was built to protect shorefront homes in Bay Park, Long Island.

08/03/2013

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