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NCPD Investigating Skimming Devices Attached to Gas Station Pumps in Merrick

The Major Case Bureau is investigating an Unusual Incident that occurred on May 28, 2015 in Merrick.

Rep. Rice, Local Leaders Announce That “East Garden City” Will Be Re-Designated as Part of Uniondale

U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice announced today that the U.S. Census Bureau has agreed to re-designate “East Garden City” as part of Uniondale, after hearing overwhelming support for the re-designation from local officials and community leaders at a ...

Mangano, Red Cross And PSEG Urge Residents To Prepare For Hurricane Season

With the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season beginning June 1st, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, the American Red Cross and PSEG urge all residents to update or develop their Family Emergency Plan, ...

Brentwood Teens Enjoy Night at the Ballpark

Players from the Brentwood High School baseball team and members of the Suffolk County Police Department Third Precinct’s Police Explorers were treated to a night at Citi Field to watch the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies ...

Six Foot Alligator Turned Over To Suffolk County SPCA

A close to six foot long American Alligator was turned over to the Suffolk County SPCA yesterday by its owner of 17 years.

Suffolk Police Explorer Selected to Attend Leadership Academies in the Nation’s Capital

A High School student from the Suffolk County Police Department Fourth Precinct Explorers program has been selected to participate in the National Law Enforcement Exploring Leadership Academies at the FBI Academy in Virginia this summer.

Governor Cuomo Announces $30 Million for Summer Youth Employment

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $30 million in funding for the Summer Youth Employment program which supports communities across the state in creating summer jobs for youth from low-income families.

Female Bicycle Rider Hit By Vehicle in Oceanside Succumbed to Her Injuries

The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Serious Vehicular Accident that occurred at 10:35am on Sunday, May 24, 2015 in Oceanside.

Several Arrested in Smithtown Following Sobriety Checkpoint Over Memorial Day Weekend

Suffolk County Police, assisted by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police, arrested five people and seized one vehicle during an overnight sobriety checkpoint in the Smithtown area.

Missing Person Alert Issued For Frank Punturieri of Melville Who Has Dementia

At the request of the Suffolk County Police Department- 2nd Precinct, a New York State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been issued relating to the disappearance of Frank Punturieri, 82, from Melville, NY at 11:43 pm on ...

CANCELLED - Missing Person Alert Issued For Alfred Tobias of Greenlawn Who Has Dementia

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a Greenlawn man who suffers from dementia.

Mangano, Singas & Krumpter Announce Aggressive Stop DWI Initiative for Memorial Day Weekend

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Acting District Attorney Madeline Singas and Police Commissioner Tom Krumpter today announced that the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) will conduct an extensive DWI enforcement initiative this Memorial Day weekend.

Schumer Announces FAA Will Install Critically-Needed Runway Lighting Systems at NY’s 3 Major Airports By End of Year

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that, after his push, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) is moving forward on the construction and installation of runway lighting systems at JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Airports.

CANCELLED: Missing Person Alert Issued For Salvatore A. Iervolino of Hauppauge Who is Vulnerable and Has Dementia

At the request of the Suffolk County Police Department- Headquarters, a New York State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been issued relating to the disappearance of Salvatore Iervolino, 78, of Hauppauge at 6:29 pm on May 21, ...

Mangano Announces 2015 Blockbuster Summer Concert Series Line-Up At Lakeside Theatre

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the summer concert lineup at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park.

Long Island Rail Road Adding Extra Trains for Memorial Day Weekend

MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide ten additional early-afternoon train trains from Penn Station on Friday, May 22, for customers planning an early start to the Memorial Day Weekend.

Legislator McCaffrey Meets with Colleagues to Discuss Economic Development

Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently met with colleagues from county and local government to discuss downtown economic development.

Long Island State Park Improvements Well Underway as Summer Season Begins

As the summer season kicks off Memorial Day weekend with the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach and the opening of the swimming season this weekend, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation ...

Cancelled -- Silver Alert For Edwin C. Phelps: Missing Setauket Man Who May Be Suicidal

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Setauket man who may be suicidal.

Arrest Made in Case of Stolen Isles Glove After Final Game at the Coliseum

Man wanted for stealing Islanders glove from the team's bench at the end of an Islanders game at the Nassau Coliseum.
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