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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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Related Topix: East Williston, NY

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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Related Topix: Roosevelt, NY

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

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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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

South Shore Record

Lights, camera, action

Kenny Laguna, left, Richard "Big Daddy" Salgado, City Manager Jack Schnirman, Joan Jett, film festival co-chairs Ingrid Dodd and Craig Weintraub, and Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano at last year's event.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, NY, Rockville Centre, NY, Theater, Arts

Newsday

Nassau patronage worth a second look in this economy

There's nothing inherently wrong with patronage. It's one way political parties solicit and repay campaign workers, donors and party affiliates -- which, like it or not, makes the winning party's ability to award lucrative contracts and jobs part of the political process.

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Related Topix: Hempstead, NY, Opinion

Newsday

Nassau panel backs bill to curb puppy mills

A Nassau legislative committee Monday approved a Republican-backed bill to curb the sale of animals from so-called "puppy mills," despite opposition from Democrats and local animal advocates who said the measure did not go far enough to prevent inhumane breeding practices.

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Related Topix: Massapequa, NY, Merrick, NY

Newsday

Kevan Abrahams endorses former opponent Kathleen Rice for Congress

In North Merrick road construction. left lane closed on The Southern St Pkwy WB between Meadowbrook Rd/X23 and Nassau Rd/X21 in Uniondale.

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Related Topix: US News, North Merrick, NY, Merrick, NY, Uniondale, NY, Glen Cove, NY

South Shore Record

Legislators, activists demand water study's release

Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg, fourth from right, front, led a July 16 protest at the Merrick water tower to call for the release of a draft study of a proposed public takeover of Long Island American Water.

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Related Topix: Merrick, NY, East Nassau, NY

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