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  • Ralphael Brown
    LI man pleads not guilty to kicking baby during robbery
    A man accused of kicking and stepping on an infant while allegedly attempting to steal a necklace off an employee’s neck at a Hempstead laundromat denied the charges in court Friday.Ralphael Brown, 19, pleaded not guilty to robbery, assault,...
  • Sirlentor Berry
    Hempstead teacher’s aide accused of stealing grant money
    Nassau prosecutors said Thursday that a widespread investigation into the Hempstead Union Free School District has netted its first arrest with a teacher’s aide accused of stealing $1,200 and allegedly trying to pocket another $1,200 in...
  • Hempstead Schools
    State: Investigation needed after students out of class in Hempstead
    Amid ongoing criminal and state probes, Hempstead school officials are under the microscope once again after community advocates say nearly three dozen children have been repeatedly turned away from attending classes for weeks.A new investigation ...
  • John B. King, Jr.
    State orders Hempstead school board race annulled amid DA’s probe
    Hempstead school officials will need to hold a new election for a highly-contested school board seat after amid an investigation into allegations of voter fraud in a May school board election, New York State Education Commissioner John B. King...
  • Leah Cuevas
    Prosecutor: NYC woman decapitated neighbor after argument
    A New York City woman decapitated her neighbor after an argument over unpaid rent and then dismembered the woman’s lifeless body before dumping her head, arms, torso and legs at different locations across Long Island, a Suffolk County...
  • Betty Cross
    Hempstead school board member ousted amid election investigation
    The state education commissioner ruled Friday that a Hempstead school board member must immediately step down from her post amid an inquiry into allegations of voter fraud stemming from a May school board election.State Education Commissioner John...
  • Bennett Avenue - Hempstead
    Police seek suspect in fatal shooting of teen in Hempstead
    Nassau County police are searching for a suspect who shot and killed a 16-year-old boy in Hempstead late Friday night.Hempstead Village Police were called around 11:50 p.m. Friday to respond to a home at 245 Bennett Ave., where they found the 16...
  • Jean Almonacy
    Long Island DMV worker admits to fondling women during road tests
    A state Department of Motor Vehicles employee from Long Island pleaded guilty Tuesday to forcible touching charges and admitted he fondled a woman while overseeing her road test, Westchester County prosecutors said.Jean Almonacy, 55, of Hempstead,...
  • William Flowers
    Long Island murder suspect pleads guilty to gun charge
    A Queens man who was facing up to life in prison on a murder charge is headed to state prison for 12 years after pleading guilty Monday to a felony weapons charge relating to the fatal shooting of a Hempstead man.William Flowers, 33, of Rosedale,...
  • Jeff Jeannot
    Cops: Queens man charged in $80K work fraud case
    A Queens man will face a judge Friday after being arrested for allegedly scamming his employer out of $80,000 by filing false time sheets for his girlfriend for more than six months, Nassau County police said.Jeff Jeannot, 27, of St. Albans,...
  • William Flowers
    Long Island murder suspect says cops denied him a lawyer
    In an attempt to suppress a videotaped confession, a Queens man facing murder charges testified Wednesday that Nassau County homicide detectives ignored his request for an attorney before grilling him about his alleged involvement in a fatal...
  • Raymond Wade and Ramone Green
    Long Island man faces murder charge in fatal stabbing
    A Hempstead man was arrested Saturday on a felony murder charge after police said he – and an accomplice who has not yet been caught – stabbed a Long Beach man to death in front of a Uniondale store, according to a March 8 police news...
  • Ivey Dixon
    NY woman accused of beating bus driver for not making unscheduled stop
    A Long Island woman was arrested Wednesday after a video surfaced of her allegedly violently attacking a Nassau Inter-County Express bus driver when the driver refused to make an unscheduled stop, Nassau County police said Feb. 26.Ivey Dixon, 27,...
  • Gerard Brown and Nicholas McNeil
    Cops: Men charged in Hempstead robbery spree
    Two men have been arrested and stand accused of terrorizing businesses in Hempstead for nearly six months by allegedly committing more than 10 robberies and police said many were at gunpoint, according to a Feb. 6 police news release.Gerard Brown,...
  • Timothy Brown
    Hempstead man faces bank robbery charge
    A Hempstead man – already on parole for robbery – was arrested Tuesday after detectives said he robbed a local bank by saying he had a gun and wanted cash, according to Nassau County police.Timothy Brown, 46, will be arraigned Feb. 5...