Nassau County

New York Attorney General Letitia James
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New York Attorney General Letitia James says her office cannot make up for a lack of “micro” oversight over the Nassau County Police Department.

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran
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Long Island elected officials and trade groups made a list of capital improvements worth over $5 billion that they hope Congress will fund through President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal.

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The New York state Senate has passed legislation to create a Nassau County Water Authority. This new corporation would provide drinking water to Long Island customers currently receiving it from New York American Water, a private utility provider.

UPDATE: Person In Custody After Fatal West Hempstead Supermarket Shooting

Apr 20, 2021
Nassau County Police
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Nassau County Executive Laura Curran said 31-year-old Gabriel DeWitt Wilson is in custody after a gunman fired several shots at a Stop & Shop in West Hempstead. One person is confirmed dead and at least two more are injured, police said.

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Democrats in Nassau County are proposing a new law that would extend protections under the county’s human rights law that would penalize anyone who perpetuates the notion that Asians are responsible for COVID-19.