Nassau County Police Gear Up For Long Island MarathonThe Long Island Marathon is this weekend. Runners are getting ready, and so is the Nassau County Police Department.
COMMUTER ALERT: Weekend Traffic Troubles On TapThanks to the Five Boro Bike Tour and Long Island Marathon, getting around the Tri-State Area won't be easy.
Beefed Up Security Put Into Place For Long Island MarathonBomb-sniffing dogs and state troopers are on hand. There are officers on horseback and motorcycle along the route and police helicopters are also keeping an eye on things from the sky.
Security Tight As Long Island Marathon Weekend BeginsHundreds of runners took off at the sound of the horn Saturday morning for the 5K run – part of the Long Island Marathon weekend.
Enhanced Security On Tap For This Weekend's Long Island MarathonAfter the bombings that killed three people at the Boston Marathon, this year's Long Island Marathon will be different.
Nassau County Police Discuss Security For Upcoming Long Island MarathonDozens of state and county officials as well as race organizers met for about an hour Wednesday on how to improve safety measures.
Nassau County Plans Security Meeting For Long Island MarathonCounty Executive Edward Mangano said police are "closely monitoring" the ongoing investigation in Boston and have placed police on high alert as a precaution.