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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal flood advisory in effect from 4 am to 7 am EST Friday... The National Weather Service in New York NY has issued a coastal flood advisory, which is in effect from 4 am to 7 am EST Friday. * Locations...western Long Island Sound including New Haven and Fairfield counties in southern Connecticut, Westchester, Bronx, northern Queens, northern Nassau and northwest Suffolk counties in New York. * Tidal departure...2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides around the times of high tide. * Coastal flood impacts...there is a low threat of property damage. Shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the Waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, Parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding. * Timing...around the times of high tide tonight. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour. Bridgeport CT MLLW categories - minor 8.9 ft, moderate 10.4 ft, major 11.4 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.6 ft, moderate 3.1 ft, major 4.1 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 8.9/ 9.4 1.6/ 2.0 2.7/ 3.2 2-3 minor Stamford CT MLLW categories - minor 9.4 ft, moderate 11.0 ft, major 12.4 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.5 ft, moderate 3.1 ft, major 4.5 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 9.3/ 9.8 1.4/ 1.9 2.7/ 3.2 2-3 minor New Haven CT MLLW categories - minor 8.6 ft, moderate 9.2 ft, major 10.5 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.5 ft, major 3.8 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 8.4/ 8.9 1.7/ 2.2 2.7/ 3.2 2 minor Kings Point NY MLLW categories - minor 10.0 ft, moderate 10.5 ft, major 13.0 ft mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 2.7 ft, major 5.2 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/06 am 9.4/ 9.9 1.6/ 2.0 2.8/ 3.4 2 none Old Field NY MLLW categories - minor 9.2 ft, moderate 10.2 ft, major 12.2 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.9 ft, major 4.9 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 9.1/ 9.6 1.8/ 2.2 3.0/ 3.5 2-4 minor Glen Cove NY MLLW categories - minor 10.1 ft, moderate 11.1 ft, major 13.1 ft mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 3.2 ft, major 5.2 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 9.2/ 9.7 1.3/ 1.8 2.6/ 3.1 2-3 none -- Thursday Nov.15 18,05:19 AM

Hempstead Man Sentenced for Vicious Knife Attack Behind Laundromat

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Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a Hempstead man was sentenced to prison today for the March 2013 stabbing death of 28-year-old Darwin Hernandez, also of Hempstead.

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Mineola, NY - July 15, 2015 - Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a Hempstead man was sentenced to prison today for the March 2013 stabbing death of 28-year-old Darwin Hernandez, also of Hempstead.

Acting Nassau Supreme Court Justice Helene Gugerty sentenced Luis Moreno, 38, to the maximum sentence of 25 years to life in prison today. Moreno was found guilty by a Nassau jury last month of Murder in the 2nd Degree (an A felony) and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th Degree (an A misdemeanor).

“This defendant showed no mercy upon his victim when he stabbed him to death in broad daylight as he tried to defend himself and flee,” Acting DA Singas said. “Thanks to the persistence and hard work of Hempstead Police and our prosecutors, this defendant will be off our streets for a very long time to come.”

Acting DA Singas said that at approximately at 4:20 p.m. on March 2, 2013, Moreno stabbed Hernandez multiple times in the chest, hand, abdomen, groin, and head behind a laundromat on Clinton Street in Hempstead. Hernandez died from blood loss caused by a puncture wound to his heart. His body was later found nearby on Lincoln Boulevard.

Moreno was taken into custody by Hempstead Police at 12:50 p.m. on March 24, 2013, a few doors down from the location on Clinton Street where Hernandez’s body was found. The knife used in the crime was never recovered.

Assistant District Attorney Ania Pulaski of Acting DA Singas’ Major Offense Bureau is prosecuting the case. Moreno is represented by Jeffrey Groder, Esq.