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Police to crack down on unbuckled motorists

Police throughout New York State plan to aggressively ticket motorists through the end of the month who are caught without wearing a seat belt or driving others who are not buckled up, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office announced Friday. 

  • icon Updated: May 21

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Tuesday 05/19/2015
County rollout of police body cameras rushed: PBA prez
Updated: May 21, 2015 - 11:43 am

Nassau County is rushing in its rollout of a year-long pilot program to equip 31 county police officers with body cameras, the head of the county police benevolent association said Tuesday.

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Fox News host O'Reilly dragged ex wife down staircase: Report
Updated: May 19, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Political commentator Bill O’Reilly dragged his now ex-wife down the stairs of their Manhasset home while their daughter watched, according to a report from

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Monday 05/18/2015
Nassau County police unveil body camera pilot program
Updated: May 18, 2015 - 5:38 pm

Police in various Nassau County communities will soon be wearing body cameras to track officer interactions with the public to determine whether to implement a department-wide system, officials said Monday.

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Friday 05/15/2015
Man killed aboard garbage truck that hit utility pole in Roslyn Estates
Posted: May 15, 2015

A man who chased down a runaway garbage truck on Northern Boulevard was killed Friday morning after the vehicle sideswiped a utility pole, Nassau County police said.

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Thursday 05/14/2015
Hempstead town Supervisor Murray tapped to face Singas for DA
Posted: May 14, 2015

The Nassau County Republican Committee pegged Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray as the party’s pick in the district attorney race during a nominating convention in Levittown last week and announced its slate of candidates for town and county positions also up for election in November.

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Town sets hearing on allowing dogs in parks
Updated: May 14, 2015 - 1:58 pm

The North Hempstead Town Council set a June 2 public hearing on Tuesday to determine whether to begin allowing dogs at any of its 52 parks. 

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Six arrested for allegedly defrauding county social services
Updated: May 14, 2015 - 4:21 pm

A law enforcement sweep of Nassau County led to the arrest of six people who allegedly claimed thousands of dollars in social service benefits for which they were ineligible, Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas’s office announced Wednesday. 

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