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Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Suspects Punch Delivery Man, Steal Pizza In West Hempstead

Nassau County police said the delivery man arrived at a home to deliver a pizza on Woodfield Road when he was approached by two men and woman.

07/04/2014

Hector Hernandez (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Long Island Man Arrested On Dogfighting Charges

Hector Hernandez, 26 was arrested Thursday after investigators found eight pit bulls in cages at his West Hempstead home, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Friday.

01/17/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police On Long Island Report Rash Of Auto Thefts From Driveways

It has happened five times since Jan. 1 – cars being stolen from driveways in Nassau County. Three cars were stolen in West Hempstead, one from Carle Place, and a fifth from Roosevelt.

01/04/2014

Officer Ronald Holmes

NYPD Officer Pleads Not Guilty In Drunken Wrong-Way Crash On Long Island

A veteran NYPD officer faced a judge on Long Island Tuesday, on accusations that he took a drunken wrong-way drive along a highway and crashed into five cars.

08/13/2013

Kashmire Dawson (credit: Nassau County Police)

L.I. Woman Arrested After Dispute Over Tip At Nightclub

The incident happened early Sunday morning at the Rumors Nightclub on Hempstead Turnpike in West Hempstead.

05/20/2013

LIRR-Trains

MTA Announces Schedule Changes On A Number Of LIRR Lines Ahead Of Work Week

Temporary repairs to an East River Amtrak tunnel have allowed for the reopening of a number of lines but with a reduced number of trains able to travel through the tunnel.

11/11/2012

David Boutin Mugshot (credit: Suffolk County Police)

West Hempstead Man Accused Of Molesting Boy He Met On Craigslist

The man was arrested after a police officer searching for a stolen dirt bike came across Boutin in his car with the boy. Boutin was arrested at the scene and charged with two counts.

08/18/2012

LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

MTA Expanding Quiet Car Program On Metro-North, LIRR

If seated in a quiet car, passengers are asked not to talk on cell phones, to turn off the sound on any electronic devices and conversation must be subdued.

04/02/2012

Burglars (file / credit: clipart.com)

Police: Nassau Woman Hides In Closet While Robbers Ransack Her Home

Imagine hearing your home being ransacked. You are scared, hiding in the closet, waiting for police to arrive.

02/15/2012

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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

Ground Spraying for Mosquitos (file / credit: AP)

Nassau County To Conduct Mosquito Ground Spraying To Prevent West Nile Virus

After one man died from West Nile Virus and a number of mosquitos tested positive for the virus, the Nassau County health department has decided to spray the pesticide Scourge.

09/20/2011

Cell Phone

Man Allegedly Steals Cell Phone From Mourner At Funeral On L.I.

Authorities said a man is accused of stealing a mourner’s cell phone during a Long Island funeral Mass. He’s also charged with pilfering poor boxes at two churches.

06/08/2011

The Courtesy Hotel is demolished in West Hempstead on May 12, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Crime-Infested Courtesy Hotel In West Hempstead Finally Torn Down

Cheers erupted as Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray gave the signal and a wrecking ball barreled into the Courtesy Hotel Thursday in West Hempstead.

05/12/2011

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