Thomas Dale

Attorney Fred Brewington and Randy Hoskins-White, left, hold a news conference in Hempstead, Long Island, on Jan. 6, 2014. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Lawyer: Nassau Officials Covering Up Politically Motivated Arrest

Randy Hoskins-White was treated like a caged animal by Nassau County police and officials who now are trying to cover up his politically motivated arrest, the man’s lawyer alleged Monday.

01/06/2014

Police Commissioner (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Report: Kelly Declines Offer To Take Over Nassau County Police

A published report said NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly was offered the top position in the Nassau County Police Department on Long Island, but he politely said no thank you.

12/21/2013

Nassau County Police Chief Thomas Dale (credit: Nassau County Police)

Nassau Police Commissioner Thomas Dale Resigns

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano said he met with Thomas Dale on Thursday morning and the commissioner tendered his resignation.

12/12/2013

A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Drunk Driving Checkpoints To Be Set Up Across New York State Over Holiday Weekend

Bar and restaurant owners, along with local officials, urge people to choose a designated driver before heading out for the night or take a taxi home.

11/27/2013

Car keys and an alcoholic drink (credit: clipart.com)

Nassau Police To Beef Up DWI Patrols For Thanksgiving Long Weekend

Starting Wednesday, there will be an additional 100 officers patrolling the roadways, authorities announced.

11/25/2013

Outside Garden City synagogue (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Traditions Usher In Rosh Hashanah, The Jewish New Year

Nassau County authorities are urging people to be extra vigilant over the next 10 days.

09/04/2013

Lorraine Bianchini and Thomas McKinley (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Husband And Wife Sold Heroin From Elmont Home

Thomas McKinley, 53, and his wife Lorraine Bianchini, 61, were arrested Monday around 12:30 p.m. during an undercover operation, police said.

03/26/2013

AR-15 Assault Rifle (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Nassau County Police Holds Seminar On School Shootings

Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas Dale told hundreds of educators at a seminar on Monday that school shootings can be prevented.

01/08/2013

Nassau County officials hold an event to promote teen driving safety - May 16, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

100 Deadliest Days For Teen Drivers Coming Up Soon

The 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the most dangerous for teenage drivers in America, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

05/17/2012

Thomas Dale, Steven Skrynecki, and Ed Mangano - Mineola, NY - Feb 23, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

Nassau Burglaries On The Rise; Weather, Prescription Drug Abuse Blamed

The nice weather and men and women trying to get money to feed their prescription drug habits are two main reasons police in Nassau County said burglaries are up 70 percent from the beginning of last year.

02/23/2012

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and police brass announcing new policing plan (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County To Close Half Of Its Police Precincts Under New Plan

The county will be implementing a new Community Policing Plan which Executive Ed Mangano said will save taxpayers up to $20 million a year.

01/30/2012

Nassau County Police (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Official To Become Nassau County Police Commissioner

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano says the Long Island county will benefit from a “fresh look” at its operations after a series of problems in the department.

12/03/2011