‘No turn on red’ signs aim to cut deaths on Hempstead Turnpike

Thursday, March 14, 2013
Hempstead Turnpike

Drivers on the Hempstead Turnpike on Long Island have noticed a growing number of ‘No Turn On Red’ signs popping up on their commute. The Department of Transportation…

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Long Island pharmacies step up security in wake of fatal shootings

Friday, February 24, 2012
Many local pharmacies display signs, like the one pictured above, as a safety precaution (LIR Photo by Jill Goldstein)

The deaths of six people in two Long Island pharmacy robberies over the past year have forced many pharmacy owners to rethink security in their stores. Some pharmacies…

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Halloween safety top priority for Nassau police

Monday, October 31, 2011
Jack-O-Lantern on Halloween (Photo courtesy of cohdra, morgueFile)

Happy Halloween, Long Island! But before you get too excited, keep this bone-chilling statistic in mind: The number of deaths nationwide among young pedestrians increases 4.5 times on…

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