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Sunday, February 7, 2016
Crime
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Flanked by fellow Democratic lawmakers and representatives of Long Island nonprofit groups on Monday, Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran, of Baldwin, called on the State Legislature to pass a measure that would “raise the age” of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18. more
A jury in Suffolk County needed only two hours to convict a Huntington Station man of shooting Suffolk police officer Mark Collins, of North Bellmore, during a traffic stop last March, according to a representative of the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office. more
A security guard shot an alleged bank robber at the Chase Bank in Franklin Square on Thursday night. According to police, the suspect entered the bank just before 5:35 p.m. and announced the … more
A crowd much too large for the Floral Park Memorial High School auditorium gathered at the school on Jan. 12 to voice its disapproval of Nassau Off Track Betting’s plan to put video lottery … more
A Merrick woman was arraigned on Tuesday on a six-count indictment related to a Fourth of July fatal hit-and-run on Sunrise Highway in which the defendant was allegedly driving while intoxicated, as … more
Andrew Denton, 17, of East Meadow, and Jacob Palant, 19, of Syosset, have pleaded not guilty on charges of throwing bricks from an overpass on the Meadowbrook Parkway on Dec. 26. more
An unidentified employee of the Roosevelt Field Mall was shot in the back of the shoulder during a robbery at the Tourneau store just before one p.m. The 67 year-old victim, who was not involved in … more
A 67-year old employee of Roosevelt Field mall was shot and seriously wounded Dec. 22 when, during a robbery at the mall’s Tourneau store, a gunman struggled with store security and a stray bullet hit the employee, who was uninvolved in the robbery. According to witnesses, police put the mall on lockdown for an hour, keeping thousands of people inside stores throughout the mall until the scene was proven to be safe. more
Former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, were found guilty last Friday of all the corruption charges against them, bringing an end to Skelos’s more than 30 years in the Senate and kicking off a race to fill his now-vacant seat. The jury deliberated the case for a day and a half before returning its verdict. Because of the conviction, Skelos automatically — and immediately — lost his seat in the Senate. more
In May, President Obama signed an executive order to demilitarize the police, banning the Pentagon from issuing surplus military hardware — including rifles, grenade launchers and armored vehicles — to police departments nationwide. His decision was a response to the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., by a police officer the previous August. more
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