Civic leaders on Long Island say Chris Weidman is a “true hometown hero.” A “Chris Weidman Day” celebration is being held Wednesday afternoon in Baldwin.
According to court papers filed by the family’s lawyer, the pending suit alleges “wrongful death, civil rights and negligence actions against the County of Nassau and its police officers and possibly other defendants to be named after discovery,” reported Newsday.
As many as 2,000 people have already signed the petition to increase security. This comes in the wake of a home invasion that ended with 21-year-old student Andrea Rebello being shot dead by a police officer.
Family and friends of 21-year-old Hofstra student Andrea Rebello said a final farewell at a wake Tuesday evening.
While critics have questioned the actions of the Nassau County police officer who accidentally killed a 21-year-old Hofstra University student, police union officials have called him “a great cop who did the right thing.”
John Jay College of Criminal Justice professor Michele Galietta said the officer was confronted with a split-second choice when a masked man holding 21-year-old Hofstra University student Andrea Rebello in a headlock pointed a loaded handgun at him.
Graduation day was bittersweet for students at Hofstra University Sunday, as students carried heavy hearts for a classmate who was shot and killed in a violent home invasion.
A funeral mass is planned for next week for a Hofstra University student who was shot and killed during a break-in at her apartment on the school’s campus in Uniondale.
Nassau County Deputy Inspector Kenneth Lack said a man with a ski mask forced his way into the house at 213 California Ave. in Uniondale at 2:30 a.m. Three females and one male were in the house.
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation sponsored Wednesday’s event which will raise funds for childhood cancer research.
Five schools on Long Island received donations that either matched or exceeded their largest gifts ever.
Authorities said four Hofstra University men’s basketball players have made admissions of guilt after being arrested on burglary charges
The players are accused of breaking into six unlocked dorm rooms at the Uniondale campus on Hempstead Turnpike between Oct. 4 and Nov. 5, police said.
With the Waldorf buttoned down under presidential-level security, the two candidates ascended to the grand dais packed with millionaires, billionaires, bishops, pundits, politicians and the occasional TV star.
There were so many blatant signs of Obama-favored bias displayed by CNN political correspondent Candy Crowley that one scarcely knows where to begin. She caused the difference between Romney’s huge win in the first debate and his extremely narrow win in the second.