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‘Heil Hitler’: Reports of Hate Crimes Have Long Island, Nation on...

Complaints of harassment and ethnically or racially motivated hate crimes across the country have put communities on edge, including in New York, where a swastika and the word “Trump” were spray-painted on a wall at SUNY Geneseo. Although only some of the incidents mention Trump or his surprise victory explicitly, the spate of verbal or physical attacks has evoked fears among minority groups that a segment of the population has been emboldened by Trump’s campaign rhetoric.

Feds: Suffolk DA Spota Quashed Investigations Into Conservative Party Chair Ed...

Federal prosecutors allege in court papers that Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota quashed investigations into embattled ex-county correction officer and Suffolk County Conservative Party Chair Edward Walsh, who was indicted last year on charges of defrauding taxpayers of more than $80,000 in no-show work.

Top 15 Long Island News Stories of 2015

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Brentwood Man Gets 25 Years for Trying to Join al-Qaeda

A Brentwood man was sentenced Monday to 25 years in federal prison after admitting last year to trying to join the terrorist group al-Qaeda...

Suffolk County Conservative Party Chair Ed Walsh Indicted on New Charges

Initially arrested for alleged scheme to defraud, he is now facing counts of wire fraud and theft of funds.

Hacker Admits Sabotaging Long Island Company

A software programmer formerly from Smithtown has admitted to hacking into and sabotaging a Long Island-based company’s computer network in retaliation for being passed...

3rd Miller Place Gang Murder Suspect Nabbed

Milton “Diabolico” Contreras, 19, of Brentwood, was apprehended in Kansas.

Brentwood Gang Member Charged With Murder

Oscar Wellman Espinoza-Merino, also known as “Speedy” and “Petey,” was charged with conspiracy to commit murder in-aid-of racketeering, murder in-aid-of racketeering, obstruction-of-justice murder and firearms offenses.

Nassau Pol David Denenberg Admits to $2M Fraud

The veteran Democratic county legislator pleaded guilty mail fraud.

Garner Grand Jury Decision Sparks Protests, Federal Civil Rights Probe

U.S. Attorney General Eric holder said his office was awaiting the decision before announcing the probe.
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