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1 min ago | LongIsland.com

Garden City Ordered to Remedy Effects of Intentionally Discriminatory Zoning Decision

April 24, 2014 - On April 22, 2014, federal judge Arthur D. Spatt of the Eastern District of New York entered final judgment in the discriminatory zoning case brought by New York Communities for Change and affordable housing developer MHANY Management, Inc. against the Village of Garden City in Nassau County on Long Island.

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Related Topix: Garden City, NY

4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

NY man who faked drowning death gets 7 years in prison

Raymond Roth, who faked his own death and then pretended to be a cop when he tried to lure a woman into his van, is led out of the Nassau County Court after an appearance in his criminal court case.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Massapequa, NY

4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

DA: Queens man gets 16 years for trying to kill toddler

A Queens man is headed to state prison for the next 16 years after being convicted of trying to kill his young daughter by poising her bottle with ammonium chloride and sprinkling pesticides on her car seat, Nassau County prosecutors said Thursday .

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

4 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Queens Man Sentenced for Poisoning Child in Lawrence

April 24, 2014 - Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced the sentencing today of a Queens man in the 2011 poisoning of a child in a vehicle parked in Lawrence.

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Related Topix: Lawrence, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Jamaica, NY

5 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

Pediatrician faces up to 30 years in prison after admitting sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl

A New York pediatrician is facing up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal child sexual exploitation.

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Related Topix: Bethpage, NY

9 hrs ago | CBS Local

New Hyde Park Woman Charged With Illegally Using Handicap Parking Permits Since 2010

As WCBS 880's Sophia Hall reported, authorities said it was laziness and convenience that led Jennifer Lisojo of New Hyde Park to obtain nine handicap parking permits.

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Related Topix: New Hyde Park, NY

11 hrs ago | Newsday

Police: 3 arrested in Woodbury drug-deal beating

A man who arranged to meet three other males in Woodbury to buy marijuana was beat up when the deal went sour, Nassau County police said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, NY, Drugs, Syosset, NY, Dix Hills, NY

15 hrs ago | Newsday

Murder suspect testifies Nassau cops ignored his request for a lawyer

William Flowers, a defendant in a Hempstead slaying, testified that Nassau detectives ignored his request for a lawyer, and coerced him into talking about the incident while continuing to question him.

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Related Topix: Hempstead, NY, Mineola, NY

15 hrs ago | Newsday

Cops: Woman left scene of fatal accident in Hempstead

A Hempstead woman has been arrested for allegedly leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident early Monday, police said.

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20 hrs ago | South Shore Record

Baldwin man charged with using stolen credit card in Bellmore

A Baldwin man was arrested in Bellmore last Friday after he allegedly tried to purchase goods from a local electronics store with a stolen credit card, officials said According to the Nassau County Police Department's Crimes Against Property Squad, Tariq Shirley, 22, was arrested at about 6:30 p.m. on April 18 at P.C. Richard & Son on Sunrise ... (more)

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Related Topix: Baldwin, NY, Bellmore, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Newsday

Maragos: Plainview for-profit school had fiscal irregularities

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos is asking the state to suspend a for-profit Plainview school that provides early intervention services for children with disabilities after auditors discovered "troublesome" irregularities with the company's books.

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Related Topix: Plainview, NY, Family, Kids

LongIsland.com

Mangano Announces Navy And Marine Helicopter Landing At Eisenhower Park

April 23, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that Nassau County will once again host the Navy and Marine Helicopter Landing in Eisenhower Park on Saturday, May 24th as part of the "Fleet Week 2014" activities in New York City .

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Newsday

UN games open Wednesday in Nassau

In Nassau slow moving maintenance vehicle. right lane closed on The Southern St Pkwy WB at Fletcher Ave/X14.

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Related Topix: Valley Stream, NY, Islip, NY, West Islip, NY, Bay Shore, NY

Newsday

William Rapfogel expected to plead guilty to kickback scheme, says source

A former New York City power broker with ties to Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is expected to admit to participating in a massive kickback scheme Wednesday as part of a plea deal that calls for him to receive a 3- to 10-year prison sentence and repay a prominent charity $3 million, a source said.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Valley Stream, NY

LongIsland.com

New Hyde Park Woman Arrested for Using Illegally Obtained Handicap Parking Permit

April 23rd, 2014 - Crimes Against Property Squad detectives report the arrest of a New Hyde Park woman for possession of a forged instrument that occurred in Uniondale from 1/01/10 through 04/10/14.

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Related Topix: New Hyde Park, NY, Uniondale, NY

LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Launches Initiative to Improve Water Quality and Resiliency on Long Island

Intensive Review with Community Stakeholders of Long Island Wastewater Management and Clean Water Infrastructure Public Meetings to Be Held to Obtain Input on Solutions.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Albany, NY, Suffolk County, NY

Newsday

Woman forged doctor's signatures on handicap parking applications, cops say

A New Hyde Park woman was arrested Tuesday on charges of forging doctor's signatures on nine different applications for handicap vehicle permits, Nassau police said.

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Related Topix: New Hyde Park, NY, Garden City, NY

Newsday

Westbury car crash ends in woman's arrest on assault, drug charges, cops say

A New Cassel woman who had drugs in her car was arrested Tuesday after she and another driver collided at a Westbury intersection, police said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Westbury, NY, New Cassel, NY

Patch.com

Syosset High School Students Shine in LI Science Congress

Syosset High School students saw big wins when they competed in the Long Island Science Congress at St. Joseph's University in March.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Saint Joseph's University, Syosset, NY

Tue Apr 22, 2014

LongIsland.com

Mangano & NICE Bus Win Green Award

This Earth Day, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and NICE Bus were recognized for their efforts in reducing Nassau County's Carbon footprint through the green purchasing of natural gas.

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