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Schumer Wants To Close Federal Loophole in Missing Child Cases « CBS New York

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Sen. Charles Schumer is looking to close a federal loophole that he said hinders the search for missing children.

Schumer’s bill, the Bringing Missing Children Home Act, makes several changes to existing rules, which currently prevent local and state law enforcement officials from quickly sharing or updating missing children files. 86 more words

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Man sentenced in garage fire that killed 13 pit bulls

MINEOLA, N.Y. – A Long Island man who pleaded guilty to a fire that killed 13 dogs bred for fighting was sentenced Monday to prison time and banned from owning any animals for 15 years, the Nassau County District Attorney said. 253 more words

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Long Island Homeowners Furious Over No-Show Fines From Utility Company

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Some suburban homeowners are furious after being shocked with a surprising fine.

The charge is being tacked onto their bills because they’re not home when a worker shows up to read the meter. 377 more words

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New York Jazz Academy Now Open in Mineola

With locations in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Mineola, the New York Jazz Academy is quickly becoming a well-respected music school. Offering lessons in Trumpet, Saxophone, Guitar, Piano, Drums and other instruments, as well as Vocal instruction and development, NYJA provides a comprehensive and professional approach to music instruction. 42 more words

NY man who killed policeman, driver gets prison

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A parolee convicted of killing a New York police officer during a traffic stop and then a driver while he was fleeing has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. 101 more words

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September

I will always remember the sights and smells of early September. The unofficial end of summer, school began right after labor day and along with school came the cooler mornings and that unmistakeable autumn smell in the air. 711 more words