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4 hrs ago |

DA: Oyster Bay Man Sentenced in Animal Abuse Case

An Oyster Bay man was sentenced Thursday in a Nassau County Court for an animal cruelty charge, authorities said.


Related Topix: Animal Rights, Oyster Bay, NY

8 hrs ago | Newsday

Lee Hughes gets 60 days in jail in animal cruelty case

Lee Hughes, 40, of Oyster Bay, former owner of a pit bull named Snowball, was sentenced Thursday, July 24, 2014 to 60 days in jail and barred from having animals for five years after the dog was found with serious injuries.


Related Topix: Oyster Bay, NY

12 hrs ago |

Cops Searching for Possible Memory Card Thief

Nassau County Police released surveillance photos of a subject they said stole memory cards from a nearby Walmart.


Related Topix: Uniondale, NY

16 hrs ago | Newsday

Officials: 5-alarm fire burns through stores in Williston Park

An early morning five-alarm fire that damaged a line of stores and businesses in Williston Park was under control at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Nassau County fire officials said.


Related Topix: Williston Park, NY, Albertson, NY, Manhasset, NY, East Williston, NY, Garden City Park, NY

18 hrs ago |

Cops: Brooklyn Woman Charged With Murdering Housemate, Spreading Body Parts

A Brooklyn woman was arrested on Wednesday and charged with murdering her housemate and then spreading the victim's body parts across Long Island, police said.


Related Topix: Bay Shore, NY, Hempstead, NY, Suffolk County, NY

19 hrs ago |

Nassau County Executive Congratulates Two New Eagle Scouts

Matthew E. Canigiani, and Arjuna Lal, both of Port Washington, were honored by Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano for earning their Eagle Scout Awards.


Related Topix: Port Washington, NY

23 hrs ago | Newsday

Fairway Market opens in Lake Grove near Smith Haven Mall

Fairway Market opened its first location in Suffolk County Wednesday, in the DSW shopping center directly across from the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.


Related Topix: Lake Grove, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Plainview, NY, Westbury, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

DA: Former Wantagh Man Pleads Guilty to Scamming Homeowners

A former Wantagh resident pleaded guilty and will repay money he stole from them in a repair scam, according to the Nassau County District Attorney's office.


Related Topix: Wantagh, NY, Home Improvement, Home


Long Island to get $144M in state Sandy repair funds, says Cuomo

New York State will provide about $144 million to municipalities in Nassau and Suffolk counties to fund superstorm Sandy repair costs not covered by the federal government, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Tuesday.


Related Topix: FEMA, US News

Cops: 2 Charged in Garden City Burglary

Two men face burglary charges after a detective saw them peering into several homes and tried to climb through a window Tuesday, reported Nassau County Police.


Related Topix: Garden City, NY

County Executive Mangano Celebrates Two Girl Scout Gold Award Recipients

Gina Sanchez and Danielle Kertyzak, both of Massapequa, were honored by Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano for earning their Girl Scout Gold Awards.


Related Topix: Massapequa, NY


Pedestrian hit by car in North Wantagh seriously hurt, police say

A pedestrian accident left a man seriously injured Wednesday, after he was struck by a car in North Wantagh, police said.


Related Topix: Wantagh, NY, North Wantagh, NY

New York Post

Dada s tough love backfires as troubled son dies in jail

John Gleeson decided not to bail out his down-on-his-luck son, John P. Gleeson , who later died in jail.


Related Topix: Oceanside, NY

WSTM-TV Syracuse

NY adding cameras for drivers running red lights

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed bills to expand the use of traffic cameras at intersections to catch drivers running red lights.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Suffolk County, NY, Rochester, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Chamber to help minority-owned firms win state certification

Phil Andrews, owner of PA Public Relations Co. speaks during a table discussion with the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. on July 21, 2014.


Related Topix: African-American, Baldwin, NY, Freeport, NY

Little Free Libraries Hope to Always Keep You Stocked With a Beach Read

The Long Beach Public Library , together with the City of Long Beach, has installed four Little Free Libraries on the boardwalk near the Franklin, Grand, Magnolia and Monroe Boulevard ticket booths.


Related Topix: Libraries, Long Beach, NY

Cedarhurst Man Killed in Car Accident in East Meadow

July 22nd, 2014 - Third Squad detectives are investigating a fatal auto accident that occurred in East Meadow on Monday, 07/21/14 at 7:08 P.M. According to detectives, Paul Wentz, 50, of Cedarhurst , while operating a 2012 Subaru Outback westbound on Hempstead Tpke., lost control of his vehicle, crossed over the divider and all eastbound lanes of ... (more)


Related Topix: East Meadow, NY, Cedarhurst, NY

Farmingdale Woman Arrested for Falsely Claiming to be Lawyer

July 22nd, 2014 - The Crimes Against Property Squad reports the details of an arrest for Offering a False Instrument that occurred in Westbury .


Related Topix: Westbury, NY, Farmingdale, NY, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Manhattan Man Arrested in Bethpage for Identity Theft, Grand Larceny

Crimes Against Property Squad detectives report the arrest of a Manhattan man for grand larceny and identity theft which occurred throughout Nassau County beginning Friday, ... , NY - July 22nd, 2014 - Crimes Against Property Squad detectives report the arrest of a Manhattan man for grand larceny and identity theft which occurred throughout Nassau ... (more)


Related Topix: Bethpage, NY, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY


Man killed after car hits utility poles in NY

Nassau County police say a 50-year-old man has been killed after he lost control of his car and struck two utility poles on Long Island.


Related Topix: Cedarhurst, NY, East Meadow, NY