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Following a broad investigation into the operations of the MS-13 gang, Nassau County officials announced that 41 of its alleged members were indicted on June 15 for multiple acts of violence and conspiracy in Nassau County over the last four years. more
Freeport resident Jessica Coleman pleaded not guilty at her arraignment on Monday in the First District Court in Hempstead. Coleman was charged with vehicular assault and driving while intoxicated. … more
The search of two men tried to lure a 10 year-old-boy walking on N. Brookside and Maryland avenues last Thursday continues. The two men were described as black males in their 20s to 30s with high top … more
A 53-year- old, unidentified woman was crossing Sunrise Highway at the intersection of S. Main Street on Wednesday at 10:15 p.m. in Freeport when a car struck her. Nassau County police said, a 1990 … more
A Freeport man was headed for arraignment in First District Court in Hempstead on Monday after Nassau County police say he held his girlfriend hostage from Saturday night into Sunday morning. more
“You could ask any police officer, and they’ll tell you that you’re not going to arrest your way out of this,” said Steven Dodge, an Oceanside High School graduate and former drug addict who started the Saving Lives from Addiction through Treatment and Education Project to educate youth about the dangers of substance abuse. “It has to come from every sector of the community. I mean, essentially, that’s what communities are for.” more
Three members of the Latin Kings street gang were sentenced today for brutally stabbing, beating and kidnapping a member of the Bloods street gang who had entered the window of a Valley Stream home to collect his girlfriend’s belongings in March 2016. more
Fourteen people, including an Elmont man, have been indicted for their alleged roles in running a “large-scale” heroin ring in Nassau, Queens and Brooklyn, according to District Attorney Madeline Singas. Much of the heroin was sold in Long Beach, Hicksville and Levittown. The Rockville Centre Police Department was among the units that helped bust the ring, Singas said. more
A Roosevelt man was sentenced four to 12 years in prison on May 5 for a fatal car crash that killed his girlfriend, Lakeview resident Diamond Hawkins, in 2015. more
Hempstead Town Councilman Edward Ambrosino was arrested March 31 and charged with eight counts of wire fraud, tax evasion, making and subscribing to false corporate tax returns, and failing to file a return or pay tax, according to an indictment released March 31 by the U.S. Department of Justice. more
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