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Imagine walking into your local beauty-supply store for a bottle of conditioner, tired from your workout at the gym. Your favorite tunes are blaring through headphones. You can hear nothing else. Then, standing before you, are two Nassau County police officers with guns drawn, seemingly yelling at you, but you can hear nothing but the music. That was the scene that played out for Ben Faulding, a Baldwin native and communications manager, earlier this month. Because Faulding is African-American, the incident has spurred a heated discussion about race relations on Long Island on social media. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday that he was seeking $11.5 million for more after-school and vocational training programs for young people in “high-risk” communities, to prevent them from joining the notorious El Salvadoran gang MS-13. more
A man from Valley Stream and a man from Baldwin were charged last week with the 2015 murder of rap artist Chinx in Briarwood, the Queens district attorney said. “In another example of the … more
Two men were arrested after a routine traffic stop turned into an attack on two Nassau County police officers on Friday afternoon in Baldwin, according to police. more
FBI officials have confirmed the identities of the murder victims found on Oct. 25 at Cow Meadow Park, at the end of South Main Street in Freeport, and in the woods between Commercial Street in Freeport and Babylon Turnpike in Merrick on Oct. 27. more
Authorities reportedly discovered human remains in the woods between Freeport and Merrick on Saturday morning. more
Human remains were found at Cow Meadow Park in Freeport on Wednesday, according to the FBI’s Long Island Gang Task Force and Nassau County police. The discovery follows another recent case in which a Freeport High School teen was found dead in nearby Roosevelt, likely the victim of the notorious El Salvadoran gang MS-13. more
Police are searching for the suspect involved in a shooting on Tuesday afternoon. more
The death toll was climbing steadily on Monday, less than 24 hours after a lone gunman opened fire with an assault weapon from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas during country music star Jason Aldean's performance at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. In the crowd at the Aldean concert was Peter Meehan, 24, of Rockville Centre, who flew to Las Vegas last Thursday to attend the three-day music festival with his girlfriend. more
Roughly two months after the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan reversed New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s corruption conviction, a federal appeals panel overturned those of former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, on Tuesday. more
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