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Friday | via Newsday
Shown here in his booking photo, Jackie L. Conrad, a New York Institute of Technology professor was arrested Wednesday, July 13, 2016, after police said he placed a camera disguised as a pen in a campus bathroom. He was found dead on Thursday, July 21, 2016. Comment?
Friday | via Newsday
Bing Jie Yang, 24, of Westbury, was found guilty of animal cruelty Thursday, July 21, 2016, for beating his Pomeranian to death, Nassau County prosecutors said Friday. Photo Credit: NCDA Bing Jie Yang, 24, of Westbury, was found guilty of animal cruelty Thursday, July 21, 2016, for beating his Pomeranian to death, Nassau County prosecutors said Friday. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via Newsday
A Queens woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Westbury after she attempted to make a purchase with a forged Visa card, Nassau police said. Briana Quinones, 18, tried to use the card at a Micro Center computer department store on Merrick Avenue in Westbury, according to a report from detectives with the Major Case Bureau's Crimes Against Property unit. Comment?
Monday Jul 18 | via Newsday
He was driving drunk with a 3-week-old child, in an unrestrained car seat, in his car, Nassau County police said. The child is safe. Comment?
Sunday Jul 17 | via LongIsland.com
July 16, 2016 - Westbury Market Fair has announced that for the next two weekends , they will be donating proceeds to the families of the Dallas police officers that were killed in the July 7th shooting. Of the four days, proceeds from the two highest grossing days will be collected for the families to help them in their time of need. Comment?
Sunday Jul 3 | via Newsday
Members of the Islamic Center of Long Island in Westbury preparing for prayer on Friday, July 1, 2016, one of the final days in the monthlong observance of Ramadan. Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr. Members of the Islamic Center of Long Island in Westbury preparing for prayer on Friday, July 1, 2016, one of the final days in the monthlong observance of Ramadan. Comment?
Saturday Jul 2 | via Newsday
A Nassau County court officer died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting his girlfriend Thursday night in Brooklyn, according to a source. The NYPD said officers found the man in a fifth-floor Bushwick apartment with a gunshot wound to his head and a 9-mm handgun near his body. Comment?
Jun 22, 2016 | via South Shore Record
Muslims in East Meadow and Salisbury began celebrating Ramadan - a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad - on June 6. But in the midst of what they consider to be the holiest time of the year, community members said, political leaders and pundits are questioning their religion and stereotyping it as violent because of the actions of one man who they feel does not represent Islam. Omar Mateen - the 29-year-old who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on June 12 in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history - claimed allegiance to the Islamic State. Comment?
Jun 21, 2016 | via LongIsland.com
More than $1 million in goods were seized along with embroidery machines, which are estimated to have illegally labeled 16 million articles of clothing. Westbury, NY - June 20, 2016 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, District Attorney Madeline Singas, Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter, Sheriff Michael Sposato and representatives from the United States Department of Homeland Security today announced an arrest in connection with the manufacturing of counterfeit goods in Westbury . Comment?
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