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Man accused of robbing Girl Scouts, punching Good Samaritan in the face

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, New York – A group of Girl Scouts were selling cookies at the Rockville Centre train station Wednesday evening when a cash-hungry thief stole their proceeds, according to Nassau County police. 343 more words


Town Supervisor Wants North Hempstead Police Precinct Restored

NORTH HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — North Hempstead’s town supervisor is calling for the merger of two police precincts to be reversed.

The town’s 6th Precinct was merged with the 3rd Precinct several years ago as a cost-cutting move. 113 more words


Children In Need Get Christmas Shopping Spree Thanks To Nassau County Police

HEWLETT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Christmas came early to more than a hundred children in need on Long Island thanks to some police officers.

The Nassau County Police Department teamed up with Matty’s Toy Shop in Hewlett Thursday to host a shopping spree for 114 families in need. 147 more words


Police: Heist At Westbury Babies R Us Could Be Work Of Serial Armed Robber

WESTBURY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police believe an armed robbery in Westbury on Monday morning could be linked to more than a dozen other stickups on Long Island. 482 more words


Teen Arrested After Making Threat At LI High School, Police Say

LONG BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A student has been arrested after allegedly making a suspicious threat at a Long Island high school, according to police. 86 more words


Nassau Police Increasing DWI Patrols For 'Blackout Wednesday'

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The night before Thanksgiving, known as “Blackout Wednesday,” can be a very dangerous time to be on the roads, Nassau County officials warned. 126 more words


Nassau Cop Testifies Force Was Needed To Subdue Man During Traffic Stop

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Nassau County police officer admitted on the witness stand Monday that he repeatedly struck a man during a traffic stop but that the use of force was justified. 252 more words