There's a show of support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement on Long Island. The Village of Hempstead has renamed Main Street 'Black Lives Matter Way.'
Nassau prosecutors are reviewing a previously closed 1998 case in which a Hempstead police officer fatally shot a village resident with a history of mental illness after he attacked police with a baseball bat.
A push has emerged to disband and replace leadership in the Village of Hempstead Fire District after a firefighter made a controversial Facebook post.
A Hempstead Village trustee is calling on abolishing the village fire council and asking the village to appoint a new commission to review a firefighter's suspension for an "insensitive" social media post.
Village of Hempstead is keeping parks closed this weekend because they are afraid of people gathering and not wearing masks #nbc4ny
Officials in Hempstead Village, which has the highest number of coronavirus cases in Nassau, say they will have officers patrol streets in search of gatherings.
Thursday's cover: Hempstead Village Chief of Police Paul Johnson, others indicted in alleged traffic ticket-fixing
Corruption probe widens to include Hempstead Village Police ChiefPaul Johnson, one of 4 indicted today in an alleged ticket fixing scheme for a local businessman. He’s the 6th member of the Hempstead PD facing some sort of criminal charges over the last 3 1/2 years.
Friday's cover: Nassau and Hempstead Village police officers are on high alert and stepping up enforcement after MS-13 twice threatened cops, pledging in one case to “take the streets back” in retaliation for arrests of gang members.