Nassau County Lawmakers Say It's Time To Protect Police Officers With 'Blue Alert' SystemThere are weather alerts, AMBER alerts and Silver alerts. Now, Nassau County lawmakers want to launch Blue alerts.
Long Island Doctor Charged With Murder For Overprescribing Addictive Painkillers To 5 Patients, Nassau DA Says; 'As Lethal As Any Murder Weapon'Dr. George Blatti faces unprecedented murder charges in New York. The victims - all suffering from acute pain following surgeries - were prescribed a deadly cocktail of pills by the thousands.
Police Find Enough Material To Build 'Six Powerful Bombs' In Farmingdale Home Along With Guns, Ammunition, DrugsPolice also took three luxury cars from the house and will be searching them.
Long Island Beaches Going Resident-Only As New York City Keeps Its Beaches Shut For Memorial Day WeekendThe surf's up, and anger too, on Long Island, where beaches will be banned to New York City residents.
Criminal Justice Reform Advocates Say New Discovery Laws Not To Blame For Death Of Witness On Long IslandNassau Police laid out a timeline that implicated new laws about revealing evidence for trials called discovery.
Bail Reform: Nassau County Officials Planning For Release Of Nearly 200 Inmates From Correctional CenterAs part of the new criminal justice reforms, people accused of misdemeanors and what are described as "non-violent felonies" will be released without bail as they await trial.
Nassau County Steps Up Security Around Synagogues, Religious Institutions After Jersey City Shooting"We are here to protect you. We are here to respect you. And we are here to reassure you it is safe to go about your business," said Nassau County Executive Laura Curran.
Former UFC Champ Chris Weidman Taking Part In 'Wrestling Takes Down Drugs' Event Set For Long IslandFormer UFC middleweight champion and Baldwin native Chris Weidman has teamed up with Nassau County Police to participate in "Wrestling Takes Down Drugs."
Christmas Comes Early For Disadvantaged Children Thanks To Nassau County PoliceMany of the 150 children are living in shelters. But at Matty's Toy Stop, they were just kids enjoying the magic of Christmas.
Nassau County Police To Hold 'School Safety Forum' For Students, ParentsThe forum is open to students in sixth grade through college and their families. It will be held September 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hofstra University.