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NYPD Sgt. from Valley Stream Charged With Bribery

A New York City police sergeant from Valley Stream was arrested for allegedly taking cash bribes, limo rides and liquor bottles in exchange for expediting gun license applications, federal prosecutors said.

Kaminsky Claims Victory in Close Race for Skelos’ Seat; McGrath Not...

Democrat Todd Kaminsky declared victory in Tuesday’s special election for a New York State Senate seat that could sway the balance of power in the chamber, but Republican Christopher McGrath hasn’t conceded. Kaminsky, a freshman state Assemblyman and former federal prosecutor from Long Beach, leads McGrath, an attorney and first-time candidate from Hewlett, by 780 votes, according to unofficial results tallied by the Nassau County Board of Elections. If confirmed, a Kaminsky win could give state Senate Democrats a majority for the first time since 2009—although that also hinges on if a handful of breakaway Democrats that caucus with Republicans rejoin their party.

Voters to Decide Replacement for Skelos Seat

A special election Tuesday will decide who replaces ex-State Sen. Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre), who was convicted of corruption.

Help Young Long Islanders Find Places Here They Can Afford

More than ever, Long Island residents are struggling to pay for housing. Since 1980, the Island has lagged behind regional competitors like Northern New Jersey and the Hudson Valley in residential construction. With comparatively little new housing stock and variety, home prices and rents in Long Island have soared.

Bellerose Man Fatally Hit by Car

The 61-year-old victim was crossing a road in Valley Stream when he was hit.

Valley Stream Home Invasion Sexual Assault Probed

The victim was leaving his home when the suspects forced him back inside.

East Northport Man Dies After Crash

The 36-year-old victim died a day after the crash in Valley Stream this week.

Valley Stream Woman Killed in Crash

The 20-year-old victim hit a tree on the side of the Meadowbrook State Parkway.

Green Acres Mall Child Abduction Attempt Probed

Police said a mother was tending to her one-year-old child inside a Kohl’s restroom at 10:45 a.m. when a woman commented “That is a beautiful baby.”

Valley Stream Murder Suspect Nabbed in Oceanside

Deon Ewers, 50, of Los Angeles, Calif., was charged with killing his estranged wife's boyfriend.
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