Nassau OKs $7.7M Jo'Anna Bird settlement
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The Nassau County Legislature Monday approved a $7.7 million settlement for the family of Jo'Anna Bird, whose 2009 murder led to a lawsuit alleging that police had failed to protect her.
The Nassau Interim Finance Authority, a state board that oversees finances for the cash-strapped county, will make the final decision on payment, for which the county must borrow money. NIFA officials could...