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Nassau County Veteran's Court Judge Terence Murphy sees people in his courtroom every day who, at some point in their lives, pulled themselves away from home and family to serve overseas in the military.
Evaluation of air and water samples taken in communities near the Bay Park Wastewater Treatment Plant "did not reveal any public health concerns," the Nassau County Health Department said Thursday.
Mirella Lopez wept Wednesday as she lifted her hand and gently caressed her son's name set on a Nassau County Police Department's memorial wall honoring officers killed in the line of duty.
Widespread budgetary missteps led to Long Beach ending fiscal year 2012 more than $5 million in the red, according to the city's independent annual audit.
The parolee shot and killed along with a Hofstra student by a Nassau police officer was praised by a state parole panel in 2011, before his conditional release from prison, according to a transcript of the hearing.
Two Nassau County lawmakers said Wednesday that they will not seek re-election, while a third said she remains undecided about her political future.
More than 25 years after the pajama-clad body of a 15-year-old Staten Island rabbinical student was found in his dorm room at a Jewish high school in Long Beach, Nassau County police said they are reopening the long-cold case -- even raising the Crime Stoppers reward in hopes of gaining new leads.
A sign recently installed on the long-vacant property known as the Bellmore Army Base has given neighbors hope:
Nassau's police union president blamed the armed parolee for a Hofstra student's death and fiercely defended the officer Tuesday who shot and killed the 21-year-old woman and the gunman as he held her in a chokehold.
The Oyster Bay Town Board on Tuesday unanimously approved the $32.5 million sale of the public works complex in Syosset to a group of buyers that includes a rival of the developer seeking to build an upscale mall on the adjacent former Cerro Wire property.
Nassau County Legis. Wayne Wink dropped out of the Democratic primary for county comptroller Tuesday, throwing his support behind former comptroller Howard Weitzman.
An association of Long Island bay constables is donating underwater rescue equipment to four towns to try to prevent deaths in boating accidents like the one last July Fourth in which three children drowned.
The man who faked his own drowning at Jones Beach last summer pleaded not guilty Tuesday to new charges that he posed as a police officer and tried to order a woman into his van.
A federal judge sentenced a Syosset man who had been named the nation's "most wanted deadbeat" parent to 31 months in prison Tuesday despite pleas from two ex-wives that he not be imprisoned.
North Hempstead officials are rethinking their plan to call in federal workers to kill Canada geese residing in town parks after the idea raised a hue and cry among wildlife advocates, who plan to protest Thursday in front of town hall.
The uncle of a Hofstra student accidentally shot and killed by a Nassau police officer when he fired eight bullets at a parolee holding her hostage criticized the officer's tactics, but authorities said it was unclear if he knew it was a hostage situation.
The Nassau County Legislature Monday backed a bid by correction officers to base demotions or job cuts on "time in rank" instead of years on the job and approved a requirement that all construction contracts in excess of $500,000 have apprenticeship programs.
Oyster Bay officials Tuesday are expected to give initial approval to selling a public works facility in Syosset to bring $32.5 million to the financially troubled town while continuing to block a long-contested upscale mall on the adjacent Cerro Wire property.
Bellone administration computer experts have come under fire after a legislative capital budget report questioned a $4.9 million software deal, warning it will not save the $1 million touted and could end up costing millions more.
For the chairman of anthropology at Adelphi University, it was a transporting moment.