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Arrest Made for Freeport Assault Involving Slashing with a Box Cutter

Major Case Bureau detectives report the arrest of a Freeport man for an Assault that occurred on Friday, July 10, 2015 at 3:31 pm in Freeport.

NCPD Dispatched to Massapequa Home For Woman in Labor

Seventh Precinct officers report the details of a childbirth that occurred on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 1:20 am in Massapequa.

Tips for Observing the Perseid Meteor Shower and Summer’s Other Starry Nights

The Earth will be passing through the Perseid meteor shower in the second week of August, so prepare yourself to spot some of the brightest meteors across the night sky!

Long Envisioned Hiking Trail Opens in Stony Brook Park

It was nearly 17 years ago when a coalition of civic and community groups first envisioned a park and nature trail on what was slated to become a 40 lot subdivision.

Mangano Announces Salute To Veterans Concert Starring Tony Orlando And The USO Liberty Bells At Eisenhower Park's Lakeside Theatre

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Eisenhower Park’s Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre will host the Salute to Veterans Concert starring Tony Orlando and the USO Liberty Bells on Saturday, August 1st.

Gregory, Lindsay Announce Crackdown on Deadbeat Parents

Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory and 8th District Legislator William J. Lindsay III on Friday announced a change in policy that will require Suffolk County police officers to arrest parents for driving if their license ...

LIRR Plans Overnight Track Maintenance Work This Weekend

Buses replace trains between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma on Sat., Aug. 1 from 12:45 a.m. until 5:30 a.m. and between Deer Park and Ronkonkoma on Sun., Aug. 2 from 12:45 a.m. until 8:30 a.m.

Westbury Man Who Purchased a Car through Craig's List Later Discovers Car is Stolen, NCPD Investigating

Third Squad detectives are investigating an incident that occurred on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 6:30 pm in Westbury.

Mangano: Cooling Centers Open This Week

In an effort to help Nassau County residents cope with high temperatures and humidity, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that cooling centers will be this week with the assistance of our partners in government.

PSEG LI Says It's Prepared For the Heat

The weather for the next few days calls for hot and humid temperatures. PSEG Long Island continues to monitor the weather forecast and has enough capacity available to meet the projected service-area peak demand for this week’s ...

Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For New York State For Wednesday, July 29, 2015

An ozone advisory in effect for Long Island and New York City metro regions.

Governor Cuomo Advises New Yorkers to Stay Safe in Summer Heat

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today urged New Yorkers to take precautions as high temperatures and humidity are being predicted throughout New York State this week.

Guinness World Record™ Marathon Challenge, All Proceeds Will Be Donated to Autism Speaks LI

On August 11-15, 2015, Darren Stakey will attempt to break the Guinness World Records™ for the Longest Singing Marathon and Longest Marathon Playing Piano at The Outerbanks Restaurant, Indian Island Golf Course in Riverhead, NY.

Three-Foot Long Crocodile Found in a Box, Turned Over to Suffolk County SPCA

A three foot long Crocodile was turned over to the Suffolk County SPCA today by Town of Huntington Animal Control Officials.

Rockville Centre Grandmother Nabbed for Kidnapping 11 Month Old Grandson

The First Squad reports the arrest of two individuals for Kidnapping that occurred on Monday, July 20, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. in Rockville Centre.

Celebrate Historic Coney Island - 5th Annual History Day on Saturday, Aug. 8th

Enjoy live music, dancing and history at the 5th Annual History Day at Deno's Wonder Wheel Park, Coney Island's oldest amusement park, and the Coney Island History Project exhibit center.

Owner of World’s Most Extreme Haunt Creating New Scare Experience in NY, Controversial Extreme Scare Experience Moving to LI

Owner of the world’s most extreme haunted attraction, Russ McKamey, is seeking a new place to operate his show and he’s got his eyes set on Long Island.

Nassau Man Indicted for Shoplifting Spree That Targeted Local Drug Stores and Supermarket

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that Alexander Wachmyanin was arraigned today on an indictment for a shoplifting spree that targeted six businesses in Nassau County.

House Passes Rep. Rice’s Bill to Improve Maintenance of Airport Screening Technology

The U.S. House of Representatives tonight passed H.R. 2770, legislation authored by Representative Kathleen Rice, Ranking Member on the House Committee on Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Subcommittee. H.R. 2770, the Keeping Our Travelers Safe and Secure Act.

Schumer Pushes to Accelerate Development of New Technology That Prevents Drunk Drivers From Driving

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, today, pushed new legislation called the ROADS SAFE Act which would accelerate the development of new technology that would prevent drunk drivers from running their car by disabling the ignition if the ...
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