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.
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.
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.
The incident happened early Sunday morning at the Rumors Nightclub on Hempstead Turnpike in West Hempstead.
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.
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.
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.
Imagine hearing your home being ransacked. You are scared, hiding in the closet, waiting for police to arrive.
Police said since Dec. 9, teams of two have targeted senior citizens in Wantagh, Massapequa Park, Jericho, West Hempstead, Oceanside and Merrick.
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.
Nassau County police say the burglaries happened seven times in the past two weeks.
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.
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.
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.
Mass transit around the Tri-State finally began to move again after the blizzard brought the commute to a standstill but many suffered a long ride to work this morning and were prepared to face much of the same this afternoon.