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Girl Scouts help load cookies to send to troops overseas

Nassau Girl Scouts gathered at their Garden City headquarters earlier to load a million cookies onto trucks to be delivered to U.S. military troops overseas. Tara Conry's social media updates are below.





Crime Alert: Wanted for grand larceny


Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating the person or persons responsible for stealing property from a trailer in Holtsville last week.

The responsible party cut the locks on a trailer at a home on Wendy Drive and stole three motorcycles, two Himon motorcycle racing suits and a gray and black motorcycle helmet on April 11, sometime between 2 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. The stolen motorcycles, a red 2013 Kawasaki Ninja, a yellow 2011 Suzuki 750 and a red 2007 Kawasaki ZX10R are designed for racetrack use and are not legal street vehicles.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. 

The stolen motorcycles, a red 2013 Kawasaki Ninja, a yellow 2011 Suzuki 750 and a red 2007 Kawasaki ZX10R are designed for racetrack use and are not legal street vehicles. 


Crime Alert: Man wanted for damaging cars


Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk police are seeking the public's help in identifying and locating the man who damaged multiple cars at a gas station in East Northport on Saturday. The man broke and cracked side view mirrors on four parked cars in the parking lot of Larkfield USA, 311 Larkfield Rd., at about 3 a.m. The cars damaged were a 2006 BMW X3, 2003 Honda Civic, 1999 Toyota Camry and a 2003 Acura. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.

The man broke and cracked side view mirrors on four parked cars in the parking lot of Larkfield USA, 311 Larkfield Rd., at about 3 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, 2014. (Credit: Suffolk police) 



Video: Celebrity chef serves lunch at Adelphi


Fabio Viviani, known for his appearances on 'Top Chef,' came to Adelphi University on Wednesday as part of the school's program to introduce students to a higher quality lunch experience. Watch a video by Newsday's Alejandra Villa.

Fabio Viviani, known for his appearances on 'Top Chef,' came to Adelphi University on April 16, 2014, as part of the school's program to introduce students to a higher quality lunch experience. (Credit: Alejandra Villa) 


Video: LI Chocolatier makes 3-foot chocolate bunnies


Easter is coming up on Sunday, so here's how Bons Bons Chocolatier in Huntington makes 3-feet-tall molded chocolate bunnies. Don't drool as you watch a video by Newsday's Jessica Rotkiewicz.

Bons Bons Chocolatier in Huntington makes 3-feet-tall molded chocolate bunnies for Easter in the shop on April 3, 2014. (Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz) 


Today's top stories


LIER FACES MULTIPLE ANIMAL FIGHTING CHARGES - A Freeport man charged with several counts of dogfighting after 13 pit bulls were found dead in a garage fire in February was arraigned in Nassau County Court on Wednesday on a grand jury indictment for those charges and on three new related charges.

Anthony Reddick, 53, of Freeport, right, is led out Mineola Police Headquarters on Sunday, March 2, 2014, for arraignment in Nassau County First District Court on felony charges after police say 13 pit bulls were found dead in a garage that caught on fire. Reddick is accused of using the dogs for fighting. (Credit: James Carbone) 

COPS: WOMAN, 92, ROBBED EATING BREAKFAST - Police are investigating a home invasion Wednesday morning in North Valley Stream in which a 92-year-old woman was robbed while eating breakfast, police said.

DEA: HUGE HEROIN RING SUPPLYING LONG ISLAND TAKES 'SIGNIFICANT HIT' Authorities busted a cartel-affiliated heroin and methamphetamine ring with supply routes to Long Island, making three arrests and netting nearly $13 million worth of elaborately hidden drugs, officials said Wednesday.


DISTRICT APPEALS OVER FIRING OF PRINCIPALS - The Hempstead school district has appealed a court ruling that found it had failed to comply with a state law when it fired three principals last year

SCHOOL EXPELS 4 STUDENTS FOR FLAG, BLACKFACE INCIDENTS - St. Anthony's High School has expelled four students in separate incidents that the principal called racially offensive — display of a Confederate battle flag at a school sports event, and posting of a photograph in blackface along with incendiary language on social media.

7 LI RESTAURANTS TO PAY NEARLY $1.7M FOR WAGE ABUSES - Seven Long Island restaurants have agreed to pay a total of almost $1.7 million in back wages and damages owed to 363 workers, mostly waiters and kitchen help, the U.S. Labor Department announced Wednesday.

A Google street view image of the Kumo Sushi & Steakhouse in Stony Brook, one of seven restaurants ordered to pay penalties and back wages due to a Department of Labor investigation. (Credit: Google) 

LONGTIME EYESORE TO BE DEMOLISHED AFTER 10-YEAR FIGHT - A longtime eyesore in Lindenhurst Village is finally due to be demolished Thursday, after more than a decade of legal wrangling between officials and the homeowner.



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