Crime
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Nineteen years after former Merrick doctor Stuart Copperman was stripped of his medical license for reported cases of sexual assault, more than 50 of his former patients now hope to sue him for … more
Since moving into the corner house at Bellmore Avenue and Davenport Place last August, Ashley Umanzor has become aware of the intersection’s notoriety for car accidents. But she never anticipated … more
In the face of rising anti-Semitism nationwide, coupled with the recent synagogue shooting at the Chabad of Poway in San Diego, the Merrick Jewish Centre, which takes in congregants from Merrick and Bellmore, is instituting new security measures, including armed guards. more
A graffiti vandal or vandals defaced a vacant building on Merrick Road two weeks ago, leaving behind spray-painted marks, known in street parlance as tags. more
For 90 years, everyone who has lived on Long Island for more than a few months or who has visited Jones Beach State Park has had a favorite story about it. The official anniversary of the … more
Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced Thursday that an Uber driver was arraigned on a grand jury indictment for allegedly kidnapping a 15-year-old girl in July. more
Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin called on County Comptroller Jack Schnirman to resign on Tuesday amid an investigation into a “payout scandal” in Long Beach that Clavin … more
An East Rockaway resident was arrested on June 30 and charged with making purchases with a debit card that she allegedly stole at Lakeside Elementary School in Merrick, where she works as a teacher. … more
A jury convicted a Merrick woman on July 9 in Brooklyn federal court of embezzling $1 million from the Lynbrook nonprofit organization for the disabled that she led. She used the money to renovate her home and fund vacations and cosmetic surgeries, prosecutors said. more
A North Bellmore man has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident after he allegedly struck a Nassau County police officer on routine motorcycle patrol. The suspect, police said, was … more
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