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.
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.'
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.