Massapequa Park

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Nassau County Police Release Sketch, Surveillance Photo In Distraction Burglary Cases

Police said since Dec. 9, teams of two have targeted senior citizens in Wantagh, Massapequa Park, Jericho, West Hempstead, Oceanside and Merrick.

01/25/2012

(credit: Nassau County Police)

Nassau County Police Investigating Another Distraction Burglary

A recent rash of distraction burglaries is continuing on Long Island. This time the two suspects allegedly targeted an Oceanside woman on her 89th birthday around noon on Wednesday.

01/05/2012

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Nassau Police Investigating Series Of Burglaries Targeting The Elderly

Nassau County police say the burglaries happened seven times in the past two weeks.

12/28/2011

Massapequa Park, NY - Sep 27, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Massapequa Park To Use Sensors To Detect Illegally Parked Vehicles

Massapequa Park will be the first Long Island municipality to use electronic sensors embedded in the street to detect illegally parked vehicles.

09/27/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf, left and Officer Alain Schaberger (credit: Nassau County Police/DCPI)

Funerals Held For Slain L.I. Police Officers Schaberger, Breitkopf

Relatives, friends, and colleagues of both Nassau County Special Operations Police Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf and NYPD Police Officer Alain Schaberger said their final goodbyes Friday.

03/18/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Nassau Cop Union Head Wants Criminal Charges In Friendly Fire Shooting

“The Nassau County Police Department was in charge of that scene and he should have let them run the scene,” said Nassau Police Union President James Carver.

03/17/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Wake Set For L.I. Police Officer

Geoffrey Breitkopf, 40, was killed last weekend by friendly fire after responding to a call for backup. He was in plainclothes and carrying a rifle when he arrived at the chaotic scene in Massapequa Park.

03/16/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

L.I. Suspect’s Father Says Death Of Son & Officer Breitkopf Was Preventable

On Tuesday, David Digeronimo, the suspect’s father, spoke to CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan and said he told police to “put the guns away.”

03/15/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Nassau PBA President: Civilian Shouting ‘Gun’ Led To Friendly Fire Shooting Death

Nassau County PBA President James Carver said someone at the scene yelled ‘gun’ when he saw Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf with a rifle.

03/14/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Nassau Police ‘Not Prepared To Say’ What Led To Shooting Death Of Officer

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf was fatally shot by an MTA officer after a confrontation with a knife-wielding man inside a Long Island home on Saturday.

03/13/2011

Massapequa cop shooting

Nassau County Cop Fatally Shot In Massapequa Park

A Nassau County police officer was shot and killed in Massapequa Park Saturday night in what may have been a tragic case of friendly fire.

03/12/2011

Demonstrators for and against hearings into Islamic radicalization showed up at Massapequa, L.I. district office of Congressman Peter King (Photo/Mona Rivera)

‘Pray-In’ Held Outside Rep. King’s Office Ahead Of Hearings On Radical Islam

About 200 noisy but peaceful protesters — split about evenly “for” and “against” — chanted outside the district office of Long Island Congressman Peter King who plans hearings on radical Islam next month.

02/22/2011

Our Lady Of Lourdes Church (credit: CBS 2)

More Exposed To Hepatitis A Risk At NY Church

Health officials will return to Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Massapequa Park on Friday, offering vaccines to anyone who may have been exposed.

01/07/2011

Our Lady Of Lourdes Church (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Administer Hepatitis Vaccinations At L.I. Church

It’s not what you normally think about on your way to church. But on Tuesday parishioners were returning to pray for good health and to receive injections after being exposed to a potentially dangerous virus.

01/04/2011

L.I. Construction Company Missing 6,000 Pound Hammer

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A Long Island construction company is on the lookout for its 6,000 pound hammer.

09/21/2010

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