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A homeless man has pleaded guilty to a string of knifepoint robberies committed throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties between February and April 2017. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday that he was seeking $11.5 million for more after-school and vocational training programs for young people in “high-risk” communities, to prevent them from joining the notorious El Salvadoran gang MS-13. more
A Nassau County police officer was hospitalized after a pickup truck slammed into the back of his cruiser in Seaford Friday morning. The crash happened on Sunrise Highway near … more
FBI officials have confirmed the identities of the murder victims found on Oct. 25 at Cow Meadow Park, at the end of South Main Street in Freeport, and in the woods between Commercial Street in Freeport and Babylon Turnpike in Merrick on Oct. 27. more
Authorities reportedly discovered human remains in the woods between Freeport and Merrick on Saturday morning. more
Human remains were found at Cow Meadow Park in Freeport on Wednesday, according to the FBI’s Long Island Gang Task Force and Nassau County police. The discovery follows another recent case in which a Freeport High School teen was found dead in nearby Roosevelt, likely the victim of the notorious El Salvadoran gang MS-13. more
The death toll was climbing steadily on Monday, less than 24 hours after a lone gunman opened fire with an assault weapon from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas during country music star Jason Aldean's performance at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. In the crowd at the Aldean concert was Peter Meehan, 24, of Rockville Centre, who flew to Las Vegas last Thursday to attend the three-day music festival with his girlfriend. more
Roughly two months after the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan reversed New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s corruption conviction, a federal appeals panel overturned those of former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, on Tuesday. more
A 21-year-old man was robbed and assaulted by two men who offered to help him move out of his Seaford home last week, according to the Nassau County Police Department.  Christian Dowd, 20, of … more
With drug arrests and opioid overdoses on the rise in Nassau County, local community and elected leaders from Wantagh, Seaford, Levittown and bordering areas are taking action. To help curb local … more
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