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Members of the El Salvadoran gang MS-13, or Mara Salvatrucha, have threatened Nassau County and Village of Hempstead police officers, according to County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder. The threats follow the extradition from Maryland this week of Miguel Angel Corea Diaz, known on the street as “the Reaper,” an MS-13 kingpin who is the gang’s highest-ranking member on the East Coast. more
Elise Damas, director of the Pathway to Citizenship Long Island Program at the Central American Refugee Center in Hempstead, says she is really worried about the possible end to the Temporary Protected Status program for El Salvadorans, Hondurans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans because it could lead to a rise in crime. more
With a swift, fluid motion, Deborah Carleton did as she was instructed and disarmed the “gunman.” She moved in quickly toward the shooter, pushed the rifle barrel up so as to point it … more
Elaine Duke, former Department of Homeland Security secretary, and current Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced last year that the Temporary Protected Status programs for El Salvador, Guatemala, … more
Dozens of uniformed officers and recruits lined up outside of the Nassau Police Academy in Massapequa Park on Tuesday to show their support for the new School Resource Program, aimed at providing … more
Past the twists and turns of Grumman Rd., in Bethpage, lies The Safe Center LI, Inc., a nonprofit organization that offers support and advice to victims of sexual, domestic and child abuse. Elizabeth … more
Opening arguments were heard on Wednesday in the corruption trial of Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto. more
The Nassau County Police Department’s 3rd Squad arrested a Franklin Square student for making a terrorist threat at the Sewanhaka High School on March 6. Detectives said Floral Park police … more
Sewanhaka Central High School District Superintendent Ralph Ferrie addressed parents’ concerns over school safety on March 1, following the shooting that killed 15 students and two teachers in … more
Richard “Rob” Walker, who was chief deputy under former County Executive Ed Mangano, pleaded not guilty on Feb. 22 to federal charges of obstruction of justice and making false statements to FBI … more
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