Nassau County

Mike Balsamo / AP

Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas reportedly fired a veteran investigator who she accuses of interfering with the Oyster Bay public corruption probe.

Construction To Begin On New Nassau Police Facility

Jul 26, 2017
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Construction could begin later this year on a new multi-million dollar facility for the Nassau County Police Department in Garden City.  

Arrests Made After Rash Of Overdoses On Long Island

Jun 8, 2017
Debora Cartagena / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Long Island authorities have made several arrests and seized about 700 grams of heroin, cocaine and fentanyl after a sudden spike in drug overdoses this past weekend.

Cuomo Doubles Budget To Fight Opioid Crisis

Apr 20, 2017
Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke at a Long Island Addiction Recovery Center this week about his efforts to fight the opioid epidemic in the state. Cuomo’s recent budget allocates nearly $200 million to combat the crisis, double previous funding.

Nassau County GOP Calls On Mangano To Resign

Apr 5, 2017
Charles Lane / WSHU

Republican leaders of the Nassau County legislature called on County Executive Ed Mangano to resign.

Monday’s news conference came only a few hours after Mangano had given his State of the County address.

Mangano was indicted on federal bribery and corruption charges in October.

Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves says it was a difficult decision to call for his resignation but Mangano has to do what is best for the county.

Mangano called the move by the Republican leaders “election season nonsense.”