Tag: Jericho

New Cassel Man Convicted of Murder, Robbery Spree

A New Cassel man was convicted Wednesday of shooting and killing a 56-year-old man during an attempted hold-up amid a six-month-long armed robbery spree targeting gas stations across Nassau County.

Swastikas Spray Painted on Car in Mineola

Nassau County police are investigating an incident in which two swastikas were spray painted on a parked vehicle in Mineola on Monday night, authorities said.

Swastika Made of Silly String Found on Jericho Sidewalk

A swastika made of “Silly String” or a similar product was found drawn on a sidewalk in Jericho and authorities are investigating the incident as a bias crime, Nassau County police said.

Veteran Nassau Legis. Judy Jacobs Dies at Age 77

Eleven-term Nassau County Legis. Judy Jacobs (D-Woodbury), a 20-year veteran lawmaker who served seven years as the legislature’s first Democratic presiding officer, died Tuesday after a reported fall. She was 77.

Suozzi, Meeks Win Long Island Primaries; East End Race Too Close...

Ex-Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi and U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Queens) won Long Island Democratic congressional primaries Tuesday, but a third local race was too close to call, according to unofficial results. Suozzi decalred victory with 36 percent of the vote in the crowded field of five Democrats seeking to replace outgoing U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington), who’s not seeking re-election. Meeks, who represents part of Nassau County, easily fended off Democratic challenger Ali Mirza, a publicist and county worker. But former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst had a slim 29-vote lead over opponent David Calone, a former federal prosecutor turned venture capitalist.

Long Island Congressional Primary Voters Guide 2016

Voters who are registered Democrats will cast their ballots to decide who wins their party line in three Long Island Congressional primary elections on Tuesday, June 28. What follows is a voters’ guide profiling each of LI’s nine Democratic Congressional primary candidates.

DWI Suspect in Custody for Fatal LIE Crash

The victim was standing outside of his car when he was fatally hit.

Nassau Gas Station Robbery Spree Suspect Charged With Murder

Joshua Golson-Orelus was charged with first-degree murder, robbery, attempted robbery and criminal possession of a weapon.

Long Island Press 2015 High School Journalism Awards Honor Outstanding High...

With nearly 1,600 entries from more than two dozen high schools throughout Nassau and Suffolk, the 2015 contest was unprecedented in its scope and quality of submissions.

Murder Suspect Wanted for 9 Armed Robberies, Cops Say

“This subject has demonstrated that he is very violent, or can be very violent."