Nassau County

$450M Counterfeit Ring Busted in NYC, One of Biggest Ever

More than two dozen people have been arrested in connection with one of the largest counterfeit goods busts in New York City history, a scheme that …

Intellectual Property

Mansion Global Daily: Unquenchable Demand in the U.S. Midwest, Dubai Delays Apartment Launches and More

<b>U.S. Housing Shortage Drives Prices Up in Midwest</b><p>Demand has outstripped supply in oil-rich west Texas and the northern Rust Belt. <b>Read More</b><p><b>BY THE</b> …

Real Estate

NUMC to allow metal badges for security guards

Security guards at Nassau University Medical Center will be able to wear metal badges after hospital administrators shelved a policy that mandated …

Health Care

Man Falls 20 Feet Through Skylight At Clarke High School

The incident is under investigation.<p>A contracting worker fell 20 feet through a skylight at a high school in Westbury on Wednesday afternoon, police …

Nassau County

Jumbo Shrimp Homestand Highlights August 19-23

<b>Sunday, August 19, 6:05 p.m. (Gates open at 5 p.m.)</b><p><b>Southpaw's Birthday presented by Jax Refrigeration:</b> Local mascots will join the celebration of the …

Box Office

Nassau GOP lawmakers move to limit termination pay

Majority Republicans in the Nassau County Legislature are moving to cut in half the payouts for unused sick and vacation time for nonunion workers …

Long Island

Officials: Hempstead withheld $7.6M over 'unsettled issues' with county

The Hempstead Town comptroller "withheld" about $7.6 million collected by the town Industrial Development Agency and owed to Nassau County because of …

Long Island

Sweltering Heat Before More Storms For Long Island

A hazardous weather outlook and a heat advisory have been issued as hot, stormy weather continues. Will the weekend be spared?<p>Nearly 5 inches of rain …

Weather

LI homeowners urged to check trees for signs of beetle infestation

Federal agriculture officials are encouraging Long Island residents to check their trees for signs of the Asian longhorned beetle, a pest that has …

Insects

Swimming advisory lifted at most Nassau beaches, but Biltmore still closed

Nassau County health officials have lifted an advisory against swimming at most county beaches.

Beaches

Bill to oversee DAs misses the point

Criminal justice advocates are right: The process to discipline New York lawyers is slow and secretive, and comprehensive reform is overdue.

New York State

Nassau Woman Spent Months Stealing From Elderly Employer: Police

Police say she worked as a bookkeeper for 18 months, and spent that time forging checks for herself.<p>Nassau police arrested a Hicksville woman after …

Judiciary

Dragon's Breath dessert unfit for consumption, Suffolk board rules

A supercold frozen dessert called Dragon's Breath will no longer be available in Suffolk County, health officials said.

Long Island

Long Island weather: Air quality alert, heat advisory for Nassau

It will be mostly sunny and hot Thursday across Long Island, forecasters said.

Weather

LIer celebrating 107th birthday a 'true inspiration'

Henrietta “Henri” Dobin lives a normal, busy life. She works at a museum two days a week, plays bridge and bingo at her assisted-living facility, …

Great Depression

Nicki Minaj's Mom Opens Up About Her Son Jelani's Child Rape Conviction

<b>Carol Maraj</b>, has finally opened up about her son <b>Jelani Maraj</b>'s child rape conviction.<p>In a sit-down interview with <b>Charles Fisher</b> of the "Hip Hop Hood …

Crime

Nassau Property Manager Sentenced From Stealing From Tenants

The landlord was skimming money from rent checks to pay for his personal expenses.<p>A New York City property manager, who was the landlord of a strip …

Corruption

Cuomo's chance to curb the spate of wrongful convictions

New York ranks fourth in exonerations because prosecutions have run amok<p>As pressure for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a proposed bipartisan bill …

Andrew Cuomo

Disgraced library chief is still raking it in — at your expense

He might be out of the book business, but the former president of the Queens Library is still getting paper.<p>Thomas Galante, fired for alleged misuse …

Opinion

Nassau Police Help Deliver Baby

The officers arrived just in time to help welcome the newborn into the world.<p>Two Nassau County police officers helped a mother in Roosevelt give …

Nassau County Police Department

RXR Seeks $500 Million for Fund That Benefits From New Tax Break

RXR Realty is planning to start a fund targeting projects in low-income neighborhoods that are now eligible for breaks created by last year’s federal …

Real Estate

American Water fights rising tide of criticism

New York American Water officials promised not too long ago to restore customer confidence in the privately held utility.

Customers

Muttontown mayor says he hopes to settle noise dispute with garden center

Muttontown's new mayor said he hopes to reach an agreement with the owners of a local garden center over a lawsuit alleging they run "a large scale …

Landscaping

Long Island home prices rise as buyers face competition

In Suffolk County, homes sold for a median price of $390,000 in July, a 6.8 percent increase from a year earlier, the Multiple Listing Service of …

Real Estate

British tourist stabbed to death by New York woman 'to rid her home of evil'

A British woman has been stabbed to death while visiting a New York woman she had just met, who pounced on her in the living room and claimed she had to “rid her home of evil”.<p>Faye Doomchin, 66, from the town of Great Neck on Long Island, met the 60-year-old British woman on Monday.<p>The two women …

Crime

New York woman stabs British tourist she just met in bid to 'rid the house of evil,' cops say

A New York woman stabbed a British tourist she met earlier in the day in a crazed bid to rid the “evil” from her house, cops said Tuesday.<p>Faye Doomchin, 66, was charged with second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a 60-year-old woman who was visiting the U.S. for three weeks, FOX5NY reported. …

News (U.S.)

Man who threatened police online busted trying to flee the country

A Long Island man who threatened to kill cops was busted as he was about to board a plane to the Dominican Republic, police said Tuesday.<p>Before his …

Dominican Republic

Nassau Man Threatened To Kill Officers: Police

Police say he posted the threatening messages to his Instagram account.<p>A Freeport man was arrested on Monday morning after police say he made …

Social Media

Police horse named after fallen cop rides off into retirement

A Nassau County police horse named for a fallen officer clip-clopped into retirement on Monday as his namesake’s widow looked on.<p>Mike, a black …

Retirement

Hempstead School District Scrambling To Relocate Students After Elementary School Damaged

<b>HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)</b> — The upcoming start of school is going to be a scramble for one Long Island school district.A lightning strike last …

Education