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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.'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.'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.

Wheelchair User from LI Files Lawsuit Against the Smithsonian for Discrimination

Max Gold of Merrick was prevented entry to two flight simulators at the National Air and Space Museum, and is filing a lawsuit to get the museum to change their policy to accommodate individuals with disabilities and ...

Behind the Scenes of "Send No Flowers," the Film that Swept the Long Island International Film Expo

"Send No Flowers" took home awards for Best Long Island Feature Film and Audience Favorite thanks to Sean Young's powerful lead performance as mafia princess and Fred Carpenter's eclectic cast.

Merrick Man Arrested For Stealing $2,000 Worth of Sports Memorabilia

Adam D. Gibson walked into A and S Sports store in Westbury and stole more than two grand worth of sports memorabilia.

Merrick Home Burglarized, Reward for Missing Dog

A home in Merrick was burglarized on Monday. Not only did the homeowners lose valuables, but it also their beloved dog -- Cookie.

Police Arrest Man Responsible for Several Home Burglaries on Long Island

Sergey Fattakhov, 23, of Bellmore attempted to or burglarized eight homes on Long Island in five weeks. Homes targeted were located in Bellmore, Merrick and Wantagh.

Robots & Rockets Land Again in Long Island

Destination Science camp’s program, geared towards young kids ages 5-11, has expanded to Merrick and Commack this summer, bringing their Long Island locations to 13.

Nassau County Beaches at Risk of another Closure Due to Rainfall

Heavy rainfall amounts and flooding can mean certain Nassau County beaches are at risk of another closure this week. The health department issues closures as a precautionary measures against the spike in bacteria in the water.
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