Emergency service officers eventually tranquilized the dogs using a dart, police said. The pit bulls then were returned home and then removed by the Town of Hempstead Animal Control.
Three accused thieves, who allegedly stole church audio equipment, were arrested while trying to sell the goods to a Long Island music store — while church leaders were inside the same location.
With the New York Islanders heading to Barclays Center in Brooklyn in 2015, the search is on for a replacement for the decaying Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Authorities said four Hofstra University men’s basketball players have made admissions of guilt after being arrested on burglary charges
Bottlenecks and red tape made getting back on line nearly impossible for the powerless across Nassau and Suffolk counties.
With the hockey team’s announcement it is packing up its sticks and pucks in 2015, the field appears to have widened greatly on the possibilities for developing one of the last large parcels of prime real estate in the heart of Long Island.
A new type of exam is making the rounds in subjects where students aren’t used to being put to the test.
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.
The Tire Rack Street Survival program — which was held on Saturday — is designed to teach teens how to maneuver their vehicles better.
A Uniondale man was shot outside of his home on Sunday morning. Ainsworth Evans, 26, was studying at Nassau Community College, he dreamed of becoming a police officer.
Health officials have re-opened 19 Long Island beaches that were closed on Saturday because of concerns about bacteria in the water after heavy rains.
Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has decided to close 19 beaches on Saturday for precautionary reasons. Storm water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels, the Nassau County Department of Health said, and can affect bathing water quality.
More than 600 first responders, emergency managers and elected officials from the region are attending the two-day conference on hurricane preparedness in Uniondale, sponsored by the Long Island Power Authority.
Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Union Leader Jerry Laricchiuta said that the bedbug and mice problem at the Nassau County Social Services building in Uniondale on Long Island is unacceptable.
Activists in Hartford are holding a rally today to call for justice in the killing of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer. A rally is also taking place in Hempstead on Long Island in support of the victim.