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1 hr ago | Newsday

Cops: 4 charged in Target iPad thefts

Four Brooklyn men were under arrest Wednesday, charged with using a fake American Express card to fraudulently purchase Apple iPads and other electronics from a Target store in Valley Stream, Nassau County police said.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Valley Stream, NY

2 hrs ago | Newsday

Cops: Leandra's Law arrest after mom Megan Pieroni involved in two hit-runs, then overturns SUV

A Manhattan woman was arrested Tuesday and charged with driving while intoxicated under Leandra's Law after police said she was involved in two hit-and-run accidents on the Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway before overturning her Jeep -- with her two young children in the vehicle.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Oyster Bay, NY

5 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Suffolk County SPCA Praises Nassau DA Rice

August 26, 2014 - The Suffolk County SPCA issued a statement today praising Nassau county District Attorney Kathleen Rice's Office for obtaining a conviction of Anthony Reddick for dog fighting-related charges.

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Related Topix: Suffolk County, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Newsday

Boy, 7, commended for keeping calm in mom's medical emergency

In Melville accident on The L.I.E./I-495 WB at X48/Round Swamp Rd. Slow traffic from Walt Whitman Rd in Nassau County In Melville accident on The L.I.E./I-495 WB at X48/Round Swamp Rd. Slow traffic from Walt Whitman Rd in Nassau County In Roslyn Heights road construction.

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Related Topix: Melville, NY, North Hills, NY, Fire

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Plenty of debate about debates in NY elections

Plenty of debate about debates in NY elections Plenty of debate about election debates in New York this year Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1peBXft There are no formal debates scheduled currently between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his two Democratic challengers, who will face off in a primary on Sept.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Carl Paladino, US Politics, US News

WHTC

New York teen gets five to 15 years in fatal drugg...

A New York teenager was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison on Tuesday, a month after he admitted he had been high on marijuana when he smashed his car into a tree, killing four of his friends, said a spokesman for the Nassau County District Attorney.

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Newsday

Cops: Teens use Facebook, BB gun in Wantagh robbery

Two 18-year-old Holbrook men used Facebook and a BB gun to rob two teens Monday in Wantagh, Nassau County police said.

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Hot Air

Sweet: $2.4 million ticket amnesty in NY where speed cameras malfunctioned

It's almost as if it wasn't about safety first: Nassau County of New York is forgiving thousands of speeding tickets issued this summer from malfunctioning speed cameras, totaling about $2.4 million in fines.

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Related Topix: Bethpage, NY, Plainedge, NY, South Hempstead, NY, Hempstead, NY, US News

Newsday

Stephen Clark, Robert Treimanis killed in East Meadow crash, cops say

A landscaper's dump truck and a sedan collided on Aug. 25, 2014, in East Meadow on North Jerusalem Road between Newbridge and Bellmore roads.

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Related Topix: East Meadow, NY, North Bellmore, NY, Bellmore, NY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

Mangano: Police Launch Aggressive Investigation into Bias Crime in Roosevelt

An aggressive investigation by the Nassau County Police Department is underway after a swastika and racially biased statement were found painted on a U.S Post Office building in Roosevelt, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano said Monday.

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LongIsland.com

Guz Nuzzolese of Port Washington to receive Theodore Roosevelt Council's W.D. Boyce Award

August 25, 2014 - The Theodore Roosevelt Council serves over 10,000 youth and 3,500 adult volunteers in Nassau County.

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Newsday

Freeport man, owner of 13 pit bulls who died in garage fire, pleads guilty to animal fighting

Anthony Reddick, 53, of Freeport, right, is led out Mineola Police Headquarters on Sunday, March 2, 2014, for arraignment in Nassau County First District Court on felony charges after police say 13 pit bulls were found dead in a garage that went on fire.

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Related Topix: Freeport, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Hempstead, NY

South Shore Record

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Plattduetsche Park Restaurant in Franklin Square is the setting for Summerfest, benefiting the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County, on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Franklin Square, NY, Glen Cove, NY, Huntington, NY, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Newsday

Cops: 3 arrested after attempt to sell stolen jewelry for drugs

Two men and a woman were arrested Sunday in connection with a case involving drug possession, theft and harassment, Nassau County police said.

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Related Topix: Roslyn Heights, NY, Mineola, NY

Sun Aug 24, 2014

LongIsland.com

Police Investigating Swastika Painted Near Roosevelt Post Office

August 24, 2014 - According to detectives, First Precinct officers responded to a report of a swastika and a racially bias statement painted in white on the rear of the U.S. Post Office located on Mollineaux Place.

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South Shore Record

Loss of bus service angers parents

The Lawrence School District held a town hall-style meeting on Monday, at which parents vented their frustration over the loss of busing for their children.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Family, Kids, Inwood, NY, Atlantic Beach, NY, Hicksville, NY

Newsday

Cops: Hempstead woman driving drunk with 2-year-old daughter in car

Araceli Mondragon-Vargas, 27, of Hempstead, was arrested early Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 after she drove her minivan down a Hempstead street while intoxicated with her toddler daughter in the van, Nassau County police said.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Over $2 million worth of speeding tickets voided in Nassau

Nassau County, NY Executive Ed Mangano has effectively torn up $2.4 million worth of traffic tickets after it was discovered that speed cameras malfunctioned at 6 school locations, creating an uproar among drivers who were falsely fined.

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Related Topix: Merrick, NY, Hempstead, NY, North Merrick, NY, Plainedge, NY

LongIsland.com

Wantagh Couple Arrested for Robbing Gas Station

August 23rd, 2014 - The Seventh Squad reports the Arrests of a man and woman for Robbery that occurred in Wantagh on Friday, August 22, 2014 at 8:40 pm.

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Related Topix: Wantagh, NY, Merrick, NY

WALK 97.5

Nassau Exec: Amnesty for School Speed Zone Violators

Nassau County will forego about $2.4 million in revenue in tickets issued for speeding violations recorded by cameras at county school zones.

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Related Topix: Hempstead, NY, North Merrick, NY, Merrick, NY, Bethpage, NY

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