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1 hr ago | Newsday

Burglar grabs keys, steals SUV from Westbury home, say cops

A Westbury man's home was burglarized and his sport utility vehicle stolen as he slept Friday morning, Nassau County police said.

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Related Topix: Westbury, NY

5 hrs ago | Newsday

State's 4-mile repaving project on LIE in Nassau is done

The repaving of more than four miles of the Long Island Expressway in western Nassau County has been completed, the state Department of Transportation said Friday in a news release.

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Related Topix: Roslyn Heights, NY

9 hrs ago | BTF's Baseball Primer

Rosendo 'Rusty' Torres found guilty of 5 counts of sex abuse, acquitted of 3 other charges

A Nassau County jury convicted a former player for the Yankees, Rosendo "Rusty" Torres, Thursday of sexually abusing a girl at his baseball clinic in Plainview several years ago.

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Related Topix: Plainview, NY, Oyster Bay, NY

10 hrs ago | Newsday

School bus parking contract will not be renewed for North Hempstead town park

North Hempstead Town will not renew a contract allowing the Manhasset school district to store buses and vans at a park in Port Washington, after objections from local leaders and residents.

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Related Topix: Hempstead, NY, Manhasset, NY, Education Etc., Port Washington, NY, Roslyn Heights, NY

14 hrs ago | NewsLI.com

Hempstead Traffic Stop Nets Stolen Loaded Automatic Handgun, Crack...

The Nassau County Police Department has reported the arrest of two men on July 31, 2014 at 11:21 pm in Hempstead.

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

18 hrs ago | Newsday

Cops: Stolen handgun seized in traffic stop

A Hempstead man tried to hide a stolen loaded handgun Thursday during a traffic stop and then ran from the scene before being arrested on weapons charges, Nassau County police said.

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

Thu Jul 31, 2014

South Shore Record

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Lessons of the Holocaust to Teach Tolerance A contextualized history that explains the 1920s' increase of intolerance, reduction of human rights, and lack of intervention that enabled the persecution and mass murder of millions of Jews and others.

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Related Topix: Glen Cove, NY, Huntington, NY, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, Roslyn Harbor, NY

Newsday

Maragos: Contractor bilked Nassau of as much as $322,000

In Suffolk construction work on Northern State Pkwy WB between Rt-347/Rt-454/Veterans Hwy and The Sagtikos/Sunken Meadow Pkwys/X44 in Commack In Suffolk construction work on Northern State Pkwy WB between Rt-347/Rt-454/Veterans Hwy and The Sagtikos/Sunken Meadow Pkwys/X44 in Commack In Islip construction work on Sunrise Hwy Service Rd WB between ... (more)

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Related Topix: Commack, NY, Islip, NY, Glen Cove, NY, Bay Shore, NY

NewsLI.com

Nassau Police Investigating Robbery in Roosevelt; Involves Silver or...

The Nassau County Police Department is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 10:45 pm in Roosevelt.

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Related Topix: Roosevelt, NY, Hempstead, NY

NewsLI.com

Nassau Police: Victim, 33, Slashed in Neck with Razor Knife Inside Mi Olivia Restaurant in Hempstead

The Nassau County Police Department has reported the arrest of a Hempstead man for assault yesterday, Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 10:18 pm in Hempstead.

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Related Topix: Hempstead, NY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Newsday

Eight in Glen Cove cheating scandals paid $144,522 in fines

Two administrators and six teachers in the Glen Cove City Schools, including the assistant principal at the high school, were fined a total of $144,522 in connection with two cheating scandals in spring 2012, state Department of Education records show.

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Related Topix: Glen Cove, NY, Education Etc., Plainview, NY

LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Expands NY Rising Program to Help 6,575 Homeowners...

Individuals eligible for this round of funding experienced damage to their homes as a result of Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Suffolk County, NY, Hempstead, NY

Newsday

East Williston wants safe crosswalks for busy county roads

East Williston Mayor David Tanner has asked the Nassau County Department of Public Works to reconsider safety measures for what residents say is a dangerous intersection for pedestrians in the Village Green area.

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LongIsland.com

Queens Driver Pleads Guilty to Top Charge in High-Speed Crash that Killed Four

July 29, 2014 - Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced that a Queens teenager pleaded guilty today to the top charge against him in a high-speed crash that resulted in the deaths of four young people on the Southern State Parkway in October 2012.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Richmond-Hill, NY, Drugs

NewsLI.com

Burglary: Armed Suspect Kicks in Door of Roosevelt Home; Shot Fired, Male Victim Pistol Whipped

The Nassau County Police Department has reported the details of a Burglary which occurred yesterday, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 5:26 P.M. in Roosevelt.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Newsday

Jury deliberations begin in 'Rusty' Torres molestation trial

A jury began deliberating Tuesday in the sex abuse trial of ex-Yankee outfielder Rosendo "Rusty" Torres, asking near the end of the day to review testimony of one of two girls prosecutors said he had inappropriately touched.

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Related Topix: Massapequa, NY, Mineola, NY, Oyster Bay, NY, Plainview, NY

NewsLI.com

Two Seniors Scammed by Fake Water Department Men Visiting Home in...

The Nassau County Police Department has reported the details of a Burglary which occurred yesterday, Monday, July 28, 2014 at 6:00 P.M. in Valley Stream.

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Related Topix: Valley Stream, NY

Newsday

Editorial: Tax break for Costco? Bad idea

When we heard Nassau County Industrial Development Agency officials are considering giving tax breaks to Costco to build a store in Oceanside because it would be a tourist destination, we kept waiting for the punchline.

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Related Topix: Oceanside, NY, Opinion

LongIsland.com

Nassau Jury Finds Queens Man Guilty on All Counts of Killing Policeman and Motorist

July 29, 2014 - Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced that a Nassau County jury today found a Queens man guilty of intentionally murdering Nassau County Police Officer Arthur Lopez and Brooklyn motorist Raymond Facey at two separate locations along the Nassau-Queens border in October 2012.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Albany, NY

NewsLI.com

Two Connecticut Men Arrested Selling Stolen Guitars from Connecticut...

The Nassau County Police Department has reported details of an arrest of two individuals for Criminal Possession of Stolen Property that occurred on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 7:39 P.M. in Carle Place.

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Related Topix: Carle Place, NY, Sam Ash

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