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Dean Skelos, the former Rockville Centre politico who rose to become speaker of the State Senate, and his son, Adam, are scheduled to return to federal court on June 18 to face charges that Dean … more
A Roosevelt teenager has been arrested and charged in connection with the alleged MS-13 murder of another Roosevelt teen whose body Nassau County police discovered in a secluded woodland two weeks … more
A mistrial was declared on Thursday, Day 47 of the trial of former Nassau county Executive Ed Mangano and his wife, Linda. Jurors remained deadlocked on a verdict after nearly nine days of deliberations. more
At the east end of Frederick Avenue in Roosevelt, on a leafy residential block with a Baptist church, Nassau County police set up a command post Wednesday afternoon. In the dense woodland to the … more
Nassau County police have arrested a Freeport teenager in connection with the murder of a Freeport High School student from Roosevelt last year. Authorities believe the killing was related to the El … more
After a month-long trial, a jury is expected this week to decide the fate of Michael Belfiore, a Merrick physician accused of writing hundreds of opioid prescriptions for profit and causing the … more
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
The Merrick physician facing federal charges of illegally prescribing opioids, and causing the overdose deaths of two South Shore men, began on Wednesday, with prosecutors calling Dr. Michael Belfiore “a dealer, not a healer,” and Belfiore's defense attorney insisting that the doctor is being unfairly prosecuted. 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
Detectives of the Second Squad of the Nassau County Police Department arrested Andrius Guobys, 55, of Locust Valley around 3 p.m. on April 1. After hearing the sound of a gunshot, neighbors saw … more
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