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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Police: 2 Women Charged in Mortgage Scam; Cops Warn of More Victims

Police: 2 Women Charged in Mortgage Scam; Cops Warn of More Victims

Two women charged in separate mortgage scams this week, police said.
New Fund Takes Aim at Anti-Semitic Acts

New Fund Takes Aim at Anti-Semitic Acts

The fund rewards anyone providing information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators of these crimes, officials said.
Narcan Training Seminar Coming to Nassau

Narcan Training Seminar Coming to Nassau

Session to address growing epidemic of heroin use and abuse as well as training on administering life-saving antidote.
Cops: 2 Nassau Banks Held Up Tuesday

Cops: 2 Nassau Banks Held Up Tuesday

Bethpage and West Hempstead banks held up hours apart by separate subjects Tuesday, cops said.
Police Seek Man Who Tried to Rob Bank in Bethpage

Police Seek Man Who Tried to Rob Bank in Bethpage

The incident occurred Tuesday morning, police say.
Cops: Man and Passenger Attack Father and Son After Hempstead Turnpike Crash

Cops: Man and Passenger Attack Father and Son After Hempstead Turnpike Crash

Defendant's six-year-old daughter was in the car during the crash and subsequent attack, police said.
Nassau DA Hatches Plan to Combat Texting While Driving

Nassau DA Hatches Plan to Combat Texting While Driving

Comparing the practice to DWI, Kathleen Rice proposes a five-point plan to help save lives.
Teen Motorcyclist Killed in E. Farmingdale Crash

Teen Motorcyclist Killed in E. Farmingdale Crash

Accident occurred early Saturday morning, police say.
DA: Former Bethpage Pediatrician Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse

DA: Former Bethpage Pediatrician Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse

The man drugged and sexually abused young girls, claiming the incidents were part of a medical exam, officials said.
DA: Life Without Parole for Man Who Killed Nassau Cop, Brooklyn Driver

DA: Life Without Parole for Man Who Killed Nassau Cop, Brooklyn Driver

Darrell Fuller will spend the rest of his life behind bars for shooting and killing a detective and a driver after a hit-and-run, DA says.
NCDA: Plumber Scammed Sandy Victims in Need of Home Repairs

NCDA: Plumber Scammed Sandy Victims in Need of Home Repairs

Floral Park man took money and did not fulfill promise to repair nine households in Nassau County, said the DA.
Cops: Hicksville Man Posed as Doctor, Wrote Fake Prescriptions

Cops: Hicksville Man Posed as Doctor, Wrote Fake Prescriptions

The man contacted multiple Rite Aid pharmacies across Nassau County, police said.
Speed Cameras Activated in Nassau County School Zones

Speed Cameras Activated in Nassau County School Zones

Nassau County speed camera locations released as program kicks off.
Cops: Hicksville Man Placed Fake Orders to Fire Departments, Paid Commission

Cops: Hicksville Man Placed Fake Orders to Fire Departments, Paid Commission

The man placed 12 fraudulent orders between July and August, police said.
Expect DWI Checkpoints in Nassau County Labor Day Weekend

Expect DWI Checkpoints in Nassau County Labor Day Weekend

The effort is part of a Stop-DWI Initiative, authorities said.
Cops: Man Robbed Bank in North New Hyde Park

Cops: Man Robbed Bank in North New Hyde Park

The robbery occurred Tuesday at 11:55 a.m., police say.
DA: Queens Teen Sentenced for 2012 Southern State Crash that Killed 4 Friends

DA: Queens Teen Sentenced for 2012 Southern State Crash that Killed 4 Friends

Man was driving at high speed while impaired by drugs, authorities said.