The plan to merge police precincts was intended to save Nassau County $20 million, but the PBA said all it has done is increase major crimes.
Brothers Dave and Nick Pereira found themselves in the labor and delivery room at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola on Wednesday morning.
Officials called on state lawmakers to close a loophole allowing convicted drunk divers to avoid the mandatory ignition interlock requirement under the anti-drunk driving measure.
The 67-year-old purchased the winning ticket for the Nov. 2 drawing in Mineola.
Long Island was a disaster area Tuesday night, after Superstorm Sandy uprooted trees and blew them over like matchsticks, and at one point cut power to 90 percent of LIPA customers without power.
Nassau County police said that the man was traveling south on the Rockaway Turnpike on Friday night when a 72-year-old man heading north in a minivan made a left turn, cutting across the victim’s path of travel.
The victim was shaking and crying as she spoke in the Nassau County courtroom during the sentencing hearing, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.
More than two dozen convicted drunk drivers in Nassau County were busted for illegally driving a car to meet with their probation officers. The Nassau County District Attorney’s office announced the arrests of 25 convicted drunk drivers during a two-week sweep.
Some streets on Long Island were filled with caskets and hearses on Thursday. The coffins were empty, but the scene was filled with very real and raw emotion.
Nassau County detectives said that 48-year-old Jose Sorto of East Meadow surrendered to authorities on Saturday night, and he has been charged with two counts of leaving the scene of an incident.
Schumer Calls For Investigation After Mineola Residents Complain Of Flying Debris From Freight Trains
Schumer wants the Federal Railroad Administration to require freight trains traveling through densely populated areas to cover cars carrying loose debris.
Former Olympian Katherine Starr offered her moving and heartfelt perspective on Tuesday at “Recognizing and Preventing Sexual Abuse in Youth Sports,” a Nassau County symposium on preventing child sex abuse.
There’s some good economic news for residents of Nassau County. Sales tax revenues have jumped in Nassau County, and county comptroller George Maragos said they are up 5.2 percent compared to last year.
A gang of suspected fake police officers on Long Island allegedly thought they were about make a killer score. Instead, they ended up in some very real cuffs.
The full legislature will vote on the move in two weeks on February 27th.