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Two Suspects Wanted for Robbing BFCU on W. Merrick Road in Freeport

The Third Squad is investigating a Burglary that occurred on Monday November 25, 2013 at approximately 1:45 a.m. in East Meadow.

Lynbrook Man Receives Maximum Sentence, Upstate Prison Time After 12th DWI Conviction

Crane hit two senior citizens while driving unlicensed with a .20% BAC.

Harry Chapin Practice-a-Thon Expands Statewide To Support Regional State Food Banks

During the month of March, music students across New York State are invited to take part in a Practice-a-Thon with all proceeds going to support the work of local foodbanks

Nassau County Police Dept. Announces Numerous "Project 21" Arrests

NCPD busted numerous local businesses for selling alcohol to minors.

NCPD Seeking Public's Help in Merrick Grand Larceny Case

Perpetrators of a theft which occurred in August are still at large.

Nassau Police Arrest Man Impersonating a Fire Marshall in Garden City

Christopher Charles, owner of a fire restoration business, was arrested for impersonating a fire marshal, and later impersonating a firefighter in order to win the business of the victim of an apartment fire.

Nassau County PD: Merrick Man Arrested for Criminal Impersonation in Williston Park

The Arson Bomb Squad and Garden City Detectives report the arrest of a Merrick man for Criminal Impersonation on Friday, November 08, 2013 at 4:20 P.M. in Williston Park.

Nassau County PD: South Hempstead Man Arrested for Selling Heroin

Narcotics/Vice Squad detectives report the arrest of a South Hempstead man for criminal sale and possession of Heroin on Tuesday, 11/05/13 at 5:20 P.M.

LongIsland.com's 2013 November Guide: Fall Festivities, Thanksgiving Fun, & More!

Many locals have their own holiday and seasonal traditions but why not change it up a little, and enjoy some of the fun traditions that are enjoyed in communities across LI.

Suffolk Man Charged With Stealing $10K Down Payment on Kitchen Renovation He Never Performed

Vadjinia, an unlicensed contractor, stole cash from an elderly Merrick couple for whom he had previously performed work.

Crime Update: Walmart Employee Accused of Sexually Abusing Child, Merrick Man Takes Ambulance on Three Mile Joyride

Matthew Bulmer has been accused of sexually assaulting a young boy in the Wal-Mart he worked in.

NCPD: North Merrick Man Arrested for Robbing 711 Store

First Squad detectives report the arrest of a North Merrick man for grand larceny that occurred in Merrick on Wednesday, 10/08/13 at 11:57 P.M.

Carbon Monoxide Scare at Long Island Elementary School, School Evacuated

The parents of one elementary school on Long Island had a scare after news of an evacuation due to carbon monoxide.

Lynbrook Man Convicted of 12th DWI After Hitting Two Senior Citizens Crossing the Street

Crane’s BAC was .20%; will serve up to 14 years in prison

Nassau County Police Department: Freeport Woman Arrested for Theft

The First Squad reports an arrest for Burglary which occurred on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. in Freeport.

Nassau County Police Department: House Fire in N. Merrick

Arson/Bomb Squad detectives report the details of a house fire that occurred in North Merrick on Tuesday, 09/24/13 at 3:12 P.M.

Dina Lohan Arrested for DWI on Northern State Parkway

Dina Lohan, mother of Lindsay Lohan, was arrested Thursday night by state police for driving while intoxicated.

Schumer Calls For Feds To Develop Comprehensive Nassau County Coastline Protection Project Using Funds From Sandy Relief Bill

Plan Should Focus On Infrastructure Hardening, Flood Mitigation and Other Crucial Elements – Schumer Said Projects in Lawrence, Merrick, Freeport, Oceanside and Others Should All Be Considered.

LongIsland.com's 2013 September Guide

September marks the end of the summer but there are still plenty of things to do! Check out the variety of exciting events and festive activities happening near you!

Suspect Arrested for the Murder of a Teenage Girl in Rockville Center

Maxwell Sherman, 18, of Long Beach was arrested Saturday and charged with second-degree murder in the case of Lauren Deverin, whose body was found on a footbridge Thursday night in Rockville Center.
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