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Three members of the Latin Kings street gang were sentenced today for brutally stabbing, beating and kidnapping a member of the Bloods street gang who had entered the window of a Valley Stream home to collect his girlfriend’s belongings in March 2016. more
Fourteen people, including an Elmont man, have been indicted for their alleged roles in running a “large-scale” heroin ring in Nassau, Queens and Brooklyn, according to District Attorney Madeline Singas. Much of the heroin was sold in Long Beach, Hicksville and Levittown. The Rockville Centre Police Department was among the units that helped bust the ring, Singas said. more
A Roosevelt man was sentenced four to 12 years in prison on May 5 for a fatal car crash that killed his girlfriend, Lakeview resident Diamond Hawkins, in 2015. more
Nassau Police report the arrest of an Elmont man, Julio Aracena, 32, of Clinton Street, for promoting a sexual performance by a child. more
Nassau Police arrested Kenneth Mateo, 45, of Elmont, for criminal possession of a controlled substance that happened Thursday at 10:24 p.m. more
Hempstead Town Councilman Edward Ambrosino was arrested March 31 and charged with eight counts of wire fraud, tax evasion, making and subscribing to false corporate tax returns, and failing to file a return or pay tax, according to an indictment released March 31 by the U.S. Department of Justice. more
New York State named the Town of Hempstead a Clean Energy Community earlier this month, a designation that qualifies the town for $150,000 in grant funding to pursue additional renewable energy … more
New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman Wednesday announced a settlement with FCN Corporation, a company that operated 5 Star Car Wash in Elmont, and its manager Christopher Conte, which collectively is known as "5 Star," for underpaying employees, including failing to compensate workers the required minimum wage and overtime pay rates. In the settlement, 5 Star agreed to pay $154,951 in restitution to 16 current or former employees. more
Twelve alleged members of a criminal theft and fencing ring — including one from Elmont and one from Long Beach — were arrested and charged last week with stealing millions of dollars worth of goods and selling them online for more than two decades, according to State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. more
Village of Rockville Centre police officer Anthony Federico left the Nassau County Courthouse in Mineola on March 8 silently as a crush of press surrounded him. His attorney, William Petrillo, … more
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