Hempstead

Nassau County Police
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March 20, 2019 - 1:36 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A man accused of starting a fatal high speed chase Monday night on Long Island may have been trying to go after an ex-girlfriend. According to prosecutors, Dana King, 23, a star basketball player at Nassau Community College, saw the woman get into a vehicle with Jimmy Hayes...
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Reputed MS-13 member Tommy Alvarado Ventura
Nassau County Police
March 20, 2019 - 11:54 am
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- Wednesday was sentencing day for a reputed MS-13 gang member. RELATED: MS-13 member pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 2-year-old | Alleged MS-13 member says he was breaking up fight in Queens subway attack | Authorities: Wiretap saved man from MS-13 hit Tommy...
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Nassau County Police
January 25, 2019 - 9:40 am
HEMPSTEAD, NY (1010 WINS) -- Police in Nassau County have arrested a teacher for allegedly abusing a female student in an after school program. RELATED: States move to ease restrictions on child sex-abuse lawsuits | Vatican: No prior accusation of sex abuse against Argentine | More sexual abuse...
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23-year-old Jose Quintanilla Cruz of Hempstead is accused of committing murder for MS-13.
Nassau County Police
September 27, 2018 - 9:06 am
HEMPSTEAD, NY (1010 WINS) -- Nassau County Police have made another arrest in connection with a suspected MS-13 murder. Jose Quintanilla Cruz, 23, of Hempstead will be arraigned Thursday, on a charge of second degree murder. Prosecutors say 21-year-old Carlos Rivas-Majano of Uniondale was killed in...
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September 23, 2018 - 11:51 am
Four people were shot while attended a party on Long Island Saturday night, according to police.
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September 05, 2018 - 8:59 am
Two Hofstra University students were held at gunpoint at an off-campus home Tuesday night, according to police.
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A Hofstra student was woken up by an armed home invader on Monday night.
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September 04, 2018 - 2:09 pm
HEMPSTEAD, NY (1010 WINS) -- The fall semester got off on the wrong foot for a Hofstra journalism student. The 21-year-old woman was sleeping around 11:30 Monday night, when she heard her bedroom door open. She thought it was one of her housemates, but it turned out to be a stranger with a gun. He...
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July 09, 2018 - 12:12 pm
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- Police were back at Hempstead Lake Park on Monday, searching for a missing young man. Cops began searching after anonymous text that was sent to a cousin of the missing teen. It said to search thoroughly in and around the lake. Louis Germosen, 19, has been missing for...
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Dreamstime
June 12, 2018 - 1:20 pm
A man and woman are under arrest following a police chase on Long Island.
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Dreamstime
April 20, 2018 - 8:38 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops have been cracking down on MS-13, and now MS-13 is said to be ready to strike back the way they do in their headquarters in El Salvador. An MS-13 member from Hempstead reportedly vowed to execute a police officer. "MS-13 wants to threaten a cop in this county, MS-13 is...
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