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DA: NO CRIMINAL CHARGES FOR COP IN STUDENT'S SHOOTINGA Nassau district attorney's review of the police shooting that killed Hofstra student Andrea Rebello and the armed robber who took her hostage has ruled out criminal charges against the officer who opened fire.


MARCUS HENRY, NEWSDAY JOURNALIST, DIES AT 41 - 
A versatile member of the Newsday sports staff since 2003, Henry died unexpectedly Tuesday at his home in Hempstead. He was 41.

Newsday sports reporter Marcus Henry. (Credit: Twitter) 

GLEN COVE THEATER REOPENING POSTPONED - The reopening of the overhauled Glen Cove Cinemas has been postponed from today until next Thursday because of unfinished work and one remaining required approval, an owner said Wednesday.

Jay Levinson, owner of Glen Cove Cinemas, on March 27, 2014, outside the theater. (Credit: Barry Sloan) 


American Airlines has filed an application with the federal Department of Transportation to operate flights between Long Island MacArthur Airport and Washington D.C.'s Reagan National Airport, raising the possibility of the airline giant coming to Islip. (Credit: Charles Eckert) 

AUDIT: PROGRAM USED $875G IN PUBLIC FUNDS FOR EXEC BONUSES - A for-profit provider of special education services in Suffolk and other downstate locations should not have used public funds to pay $875,000 in bonuses and executive compensation over three years, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Wednesday.

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP LOOKING FOR FISH COUNTERS - It is spawning season for alewives, the once-plentiful river herrings native to Long Island, and the environmental group that helped Babylon Village build its fish ladder last year is looking for volunteer fish counters.

Scientists are studying the alewife in hopes of restoring that fish's Long Island spawning areas, which have long been cut off by dams on rivers. Fish that have made it up the Peconic River are measured Wednesday, April 2, 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely) 

SERVICES FOR LI VETS NOW CENTRALIZEDLong Island veterans now have a one-stop shop for finding services aimed at making their lives easier.



Featured video: Walking a mile in her shoes


Adelphi University's Pi Lambda Phi fraternity brothers walked in high heels to raise awareness about gender equality on April 2, 2014, with all the proceeds going to the Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence. 





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